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Michigan Men

What is a “Michigan Man?”

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University of Michigan Men's Glee Club

Student Athletes

In 2015-2016, there were 946 varsity student athletes and close to 3,000 club student athletes enrolled at the University of Michigan. This is a significant population facing unique challenges that other students may not experience. As a student athlete, you are not only expected to perform well academically, but you are subject to high expectations in your sport as well. Balancing these conflicting priorities can result in an increased risk of additional stress.  

Michigan Stadium

Students As Caregivers

Students as Caregivers

Think that keeping your grades up and paying your bills is hard enough? Try doing all that while raising a child or taking care of an ailing family member — or both! There are no easy solutions, but there are resources on campus that can help.  According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), in 2015 4.8 million students enrolled in postsecondary education programs in the United States are raising a dependent child.

Students With Disabilities


Understanding exactly what a chronic health condition is can be quite difficult. University of Michigan public health students developed their own working definition: