1. New COVID-19 cases in our community

    January 24, 2021

    To All Members of the Campus Community: A more contagious variant of COVID-19 called B.1.1.7 was recently identified in a cluster of U-M students. This weekend, we learned of additional cases that are positive for the B.1.1.7 variant, and this number may continue to rise.  All of these cases have been investigated and the individuals and Read more


  2. Athletic Department pauses athletic activities in all sports following MDHHS recommendation


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

    January 22, 2021

    To All Members of the Campus Community: We are monitoring and helping members of the U-M Ann Arbor community who have tested positive for the COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7. The variant strain was identified as a result of regular university testing followed by additional testing in U-M labs. We know the variant is here and will likely Read more


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

    January 15, 2021

    To All Members of the Campus Community: All students, faculty and staff coming to the Ann Arbor campus – and U-M students living in the area – can now be tested for COVID-19 weekly through our regular asymptomatic testing program, and I encourage all to do so. The process has been streamlined so that you can Read more


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

    January 8, 2021

    To All Members of the Campus Community: Welcome, everyone, to another year at the University of Michigan. I hope all of you had the opportunity to connect safely with loved ones over the holidays. Vaccination rollout and planning for the winter term continue at full speed. Michigan Medicine is completing vaccinations of those eligible to Read more


  6. Statement on violence at U.S. Capitol

    January 6, 2021

    I join elected leaders of both parties from our state and beyond in denouncing the violence in the Capitol and calling for the governance of our nation to proceed peacefully in full support of our democratic process. The sight of a violent mob taking over the floor of the U.S. Senate brought tears to my Read more


  7. Chris Kolb appointed as vice president for government relations

    December 18, 2020

    Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Kolb as the vice president for government relations at the University of Michigan. He will begin Jan. 19 and will oversee and provide university-wide leadership and strategic vision for our government relations programs at the local, state and federal levels. Chris has embraced public service throughout Read more


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

    To All Members of the Campus Community: The year is quickly coming to a close, and I hope all of you will be able to enjoy winter break and connect safely with friends and loved ones. I join you in the optimism that 2021 will include a return towards normalcy in our personal and professional Read more


  9. Important COVID-19 Vaccination Information from President Schlissel and Dr. Runge

    December 14, 2020

    To All Members of the U-M Community: With FDA “emergency use authorization” of the COVID-19 vaccine, Michigan Medicine is ready to begin vaccinating health care workers this week. This is great news and, knowing how challenging the last year has been for all of us, we are optimistic about these first steps on our road Read more


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

    December 11, 2020

    To All Members of the Campus Community: I thank everyone who has helped to protect our communities by wearing face coverings and limiting gatherings and travel. COVID-19 activity remains at high levels throughout our region and state. We continue to exceed one of our Campus Response Metrics – more than 70 new cases of COVID-19 per million Read more