Messages to the Community

  1. September 2023 video message

    September 6, 2023
  2. Internet Restored on All U-M Campuses

    August 30, 2023

    Dear U-M community, Thank you for your patience during our recent service disruption. I am happy to inform you that internet connectivity and WiFi has been restored on all U-M campuses. You should be able to connect as normal from any device. We expect some issues with select U-M systems and services in the short …

  3. Important IT outage update

    August 29, 2023

    To the university community: The loss of internet access and other business functions across the University of Michigan community cast an unfortunate cloud over an otherwise sunny and glorious start to the academic year. Despite this setback, our campuses were alive Monday with a wide array of activities as students greeted each other, faculty members …

  4. Welcome home to the University of Michigan!

    August 23, 2023

    Dear students, staff and faculty, As we begin our annual move-in, it’s my sincere pleasure to welcome you here, welcome you back, and welcome you home, to the University of Michigan. We’re so glad you’ve joined us – we have so much to look forward to in this new school year. It will be a …

  5. Dean Donna Fry to serve as interim chancellor of UM-Flint

    August 17, 2023

    Dear colleagues and friends across the University of Michigan community, I am delighted to announce that Donna Fry, dean of the UM-Flint College of Health Sciences, has agreed to serve as interim chancellor of UM-Flint, effective Aug. 18. We made this selection after an extensive and expedited search. Recognizing the importance of having an interim …

  6. August 2023 video message

    August 7, 2023
  7. News regarding UM-Flint

    July 18, 2023

    To the U-M community: Great universities need great leaders to evolve and thrive. So, it is never easy when we lose people from our three-campus community of scholars who are so essential to our collective success. Today, I write to share the news that UM-Flint Chancellor Deba Dutta will leave this fall to pursue his …

  8. July 2023 video message

    July 17, 2023
  9. Statement on Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action ruling

    June 29, 2023

    To all members of the campus community,  The University of Michigan remains steadfast in its commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment for our students and scholars, which is essential to our core mission of academic excellence. Today as university leaders, we recommit ourselves to this value.  Although the U-M is not directly affected by …

  10. June 2023 video message

    June 19, 2023