The University of Michigan has a number of resources available to its students. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but a collection of some common resources for graduate students
Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC) promotes healthy relationships, teaches non-violence and equality, supports survivor healing, and fosters a respectful and safe environment for all members of the University of Michigan community. SAPAC provides numerous resources for survivors of sexual assault, including a 24-hour crisis line, crisis intervention, peer-led support groups, and survivor advocacy services. In addition to these services, SAPAC provides workshops and training for members of the campus community to promote respectful and safe community climate.
Counseling and Psychological Services offers free counseling services to enrolled U-M students. Visit their site to learn more about their offerings.
The Spectrum Center is a collaborative space working to provide resources, support, and a better community for LGBTQ+ students on campus.
Services for Students with Disabilities works with students and staff to answer questions, help assess disability needs and work with students as they transition to the U-M campus.
The Division of Student Affairs consists of a variety of units that interact with and support U-M students.
University Health Services provides support to U-M students, faculty and staff. Visit their site to explore the wide range of services they offer including a pharmacy, eye care clinic, health promotion, counseling and specialty clinics.
The International Center is a great resource for international students as they transition to life in the United States. They also work with American students as they plan to study, work or travel abroad.
Rackham Graduate School provides many resources to graduate students, including (but not limited to) additional funding, professional development programs, affinity groups (eg. for student veterans, LGBTQ+ students, student parents, and more), a dedicated Counseling and Psychological Services counselor, a dedicated career counselor, and a conflict resolution officer to support students who have disagreements or are in conflict with faculty or staff.
The Sweetland Center for Writing offers free services and programming to U-M students ranging from writing workshops to a dissertation writing institute.
Visit the Office of the Registrar with questions about the U-M academic calendar, tuition and fees, transcripts, degree verification and enrollment/registration.
Dual/Joint Degree Program Support
Navigating the dual/joint degree process can sometimes be difficult. Below are important steps to follow when seeking support.
1. Equip yourself with the academic policies associated with these programs
2. Seek other students doing a dual/joint degree and talk to them about their experience
3. Talk to representatives from both schools/colleges to ensure you are secure in your credits, funding, etc.