• Mark S. Schlissel speaking at a podium on the Law Quad

    Honoring the Class of 2021

    “The story of the Class of 2021 is one of human potential and it’s bolstered by the transformative power of education and research,” President Schlissel said during his commencement address. He also called upon graduates to address global climate change in their communities and professions, saying, “We will not solve the climate crisis if we are merely an island in a rising sea of apathy and inaction.”

  • COVID-19 vaccine arrives at U-M

    COVID-19 vaccine arrives at U-M

    Michigan Medicine begins vaccinating health care workers as about 1,950 doses of the vaccine arrive. President Mark Schlissel and Executive Vice President Marschall Runge say today’s vaccinations are “the first steps on our road back to normalcy after this long journey with COVID-19.”

  • President Mark Schlissel drops off his ballot at UMMA.

    Get registered and go vote

    U-M is partnering with the City of Ann Arbor to provide a satellite office location for the City Clerk at our Museum of Art on State Street. All students, faculty and staff can use the location to register to vote and cast early, in-person absentee ballots up until Election Day on Nov. 3.

  • Campus Maize & Blueprint

    Preparing for excellence

    U-M will welcome students for the fall semester, providing a blend of in-person and remote classes, making full use of our longstanding excellence in teaching and learning to deliver a world-class Michigan educational experience. Students, faculty and staff will also see a broad array of research-based public health measures and tools.
    View our Campus Maize & Blueprint

  • The Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs singing

    Congratulations to the Class of 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life throughout the United States and around the world. But it has also revealed once again the importance of research universities and the need for educated, creative and talented people to lead in an uncertain future. We are ever so grateful that the University of Michigan Class of 2020 will rise to meet the challenge.

  • Vineet Chopra, M.D., consults with Michael Mageli, R.N. and Katherine Klug, R.N.

    Thank You!

    University of Michigan health professionals and researchers are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. They are on the front lines saving lives in our hospitals and clinics, providing expertise to policymakers and communities, processing tests and working on treatments. We are grateful for their extraordinary efforts.


President Schlissel is working to position the University of Michigan for perpetual excellence and public impact in research, creative work, performance and education.

His initiatives include:

Don’t miss your shot

Michigan Medicine has invited all U-M students, faculty and staff who filled out the BlueQueue questionnaire and live in Michigan to receive a vaccine.

Michigan Medicine has opened up its Michigan Stadium clinic to walk-ins who want their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. The clinic is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4-9.

Vaccination remains the best way we can protect ourselves and loved ones from COVID-19 and resume more in-person activities.

Learn how to schedule your vaccine on the Campus Maize and Blueprint site and Michigan Medicine.