1. Weekly U-M Ann Arbor COVID-19 Update

    October 23, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: I thank the students, faculty and staff who have signed up for and received COVID-19 tests through our Community Sampling & Tracking Program. Last week, we conducted nearly 5,800 on-campus tests. Following Tuesday’s announcement of a Stay in Place order for Ann Arbor campus undergraduates and new guidance on Read more


  2. County Stay in Place order and course format changes

    October 20, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: COVID-19 cases are increasing on our campus, and in the region, state, and nation. As we noted last Friday in our weekly briefing, increases among students both on and off campus are heightening the pressure on our case investigators, contact tracers, and quarantine and isolation housing capacity. Today, Read more


  3. Weekly U-M Ann Arbor COVID-19 Update

    October 16, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: I want to thank everyone who has signed up for asymptomatic testing through our Community Sampling & Tracking Program and urge everyone on campus to participate. This is an important tool we use to monitor COVID-19, and we have capacity that is going unused. There has been a troubling increase Read more


  4. Voter registration information

    Dear Students and Colleagues: The privilege and responsibility to vote is a hallmark of our engagement as citizens of a democracy. I strongly encourage you to register and participate in this process by voting on or before Election Day, Tuesday, November 3. The last day to register to vote in Michigan by mail or online is October 19. After that, Read more


  5. Weekly U-M Ann Arbor COVID-19 Update

    October 9, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: The video for this week’s Campus Weekly COVID-19 Briefing is available here. I thank everyone who watched or submitted questions. Some of the questions we were not able to get to during last week’s briefing are now answered here. During the session, Associate Professor of Epidemiology Emily Martin Read more


  6. Weekly U-M Ann Arbor COVID-19 Update

    October 2, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: I thank everyone who viewed, or submitted questions for, our first Campus Weekly COVID-19 Briefing to share updates about campus conditions with the University of Michigan community. At this week’s briefing: Chief Health Officer Preeti Malani shared an update on campus conditions. Provost Susan M. Collins discussed the Read more


  7. Statement on Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

    September 26, 2020

    The University of Michigan is committed to creating a culture that reinforces the values of diversity, equity and inclusion so that all members of our community feel valued and can thrive. To reach that goal we must be willing to acknowledge and commit to dismantle those structures that contribute to racial inequality. The executive order Read more


  8. Weekly U-M Ann Arbor COVID-19 Update

    September 25, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: Now that we are a month into the semester, University of Michigan Chief Health Officer (and Michigan parent) Preeti Malani reports that cases have been increasing the last two weeks and shares updates on our campus and how we can prevent the spread of COVID-19. Her video is Read more


  9. Weekly U-M Ann Arbor COVID-19 Update

    September 18, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: Faculty, students and staff continue to share their concerns about the need for greater testing resources, more detailed and timely information about cases in our university community and other ways to help them stay safe. We’re working hard to put these ideas into action. This week’s update contains Read more


  10. Statement on Big Ten decision to resume football season

    September 16, 2020

    I want to share my support for the Big Ten decision to begin football competition next month. I join Athletic Director Warde Manuel and everyone at Michigan Athletics in offering appreciation for all the athletes and coaches, the fans and the families who have been preparing for the possibility of playing in the Big House Read more