In This Edition:
  • Save-the-date for the New Student Orientation Webinar on 8/19
  • Your Well-being and Safety
  • School of Public Health Group Ticket Information
Mark Your Calendar!
Save-the-Date! New Student Orientation Webinar

  • 8/19 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm (ET) | Registration and event details coming soon

Additional Important Dates:

  • Week of 8/23 | Department Orientation Sessions - Details coming soon
  • 8/30 | First day of classes
  • View the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar for more important dates. *The online programs follow a slightly modified academic calendar.
Course Registration and Expectations

Course registration opened 6/1/2021.

In March the University announced plans to have an innovative, responsible return to in-person education and a residential campus experience this fall, including a majority of in-person classes and activities with some continuing precautions to maximize health and safety. Students at the School of Public Health will be expected to participate in all of their courses during their scheduled day and time, whether they are offered as in-person or remote classes.

Email sph.registrar@umich.edu with questions.
2021 Football Ticket Information for Incoming Students

Student season tickets for Football, Men's Basketball and Ice Hockey are available to new and incoming students through 6/25 at 5:00 pm (more information).

Group seating is available for School of Public Health Students. If you would like to join the School of Public Health seating group, please use the information below:

  • Seating group (case sensitive): PUB
  • Password (case sensitive): taubman

For questions, contact mtickets@umich.edu or call (734) 764-0247 or (866) 296-MTIX (6849).
Well-being & Safety for U-M Students
Eight Dimensions of Well-being

Well-being is a life-long journey that requires more than just physical and mental health. As a student, it's important to take time to prioritize all the dimensions of your well-being. As the School of Public Health, we are eager to share our resources for well-being with you!

Wellness Resources:
Wolverine Wellness through UHS

Wolverine Wellness fosters personal and community well-being for U-M students, in college and beyond through Wellness Coaching, Mindfulness Sessions, a Wellness Course and more!
Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is involved in activities and services that strengthen the U-M campus to be supportive, engaged and connected around student mental health.
Wolverine Support Network

Wolverine Support Network facilitates 35+ peer-led support groups across campus, for both undergraduate and graduate students, that fit within students’ own availability.
Nichols Arboretum

Just down the street from the School of Public Health, The Arb contains specialty gardens, thematic areas, dispersed collections, culturally significant landscapes, natural areas, and active areas of ecosystem restoration research. Take a break from studying and enjoy a walk through the Arb (view map)!
Virtual Yoga at SPH

The School of Public Health offers free vinyasa yoga for Public Health Students during the academic year on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm led by Kate Wilhelmi, Certified Yoga Instructor. The class blends vinyasa flow with restorative stretching and breathing. Event details will be updated on the events calendar closer to the fall.
Recreational Sports

Get active and stay healthy all year long with Recreational Sports. Members enjoy year-round access to three comprehensive facilities, pools, exercise equipment, free weights and weight machines along with support from our trained staff. Rec Sports focuses on creating a comfortable environment that highlights friendliness, community, and fun.
Campus Safety

Download the U-M Public Safety App

The Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) is responsible for all police and security functions for the University of Michigan. The mission of DPSS is to contribute to and promote a safe and secure community while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons utilizing the facilities and programs of the University of Michigan. Call (734) 763-1131 anytime you need to report a crime, fire, or any other safety or security concern on campus. Always dial 911 in an emergency.
Report Incidents, Share Comments, and Access Confidential Resources


We hope that your time at the University of Michigan is excellent, but unfortunately, negative events sometimes occur. If something takes place, please report it. Members of the SPH Community can share feedback with SPH Administration and report incidents such as:

  • Discrimination, Discriminatory Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct
  • Campus Climate Concerns
  • Compliance Concerns
  • Crime, Suspicious Activity, and Public Safety Concerns
COVID-19 Information and Updates

The most up-to-date COVID-19 information for the University of Michigan is found on the Campus Maize and Blueprint website. As we get closer to the Fall term, the School of Public Health Fall 2021 and COVID Planning page will be updated as well. This page will contain information about the University and School of Public Health's policies and protocols to keep our community safe.
Resources to Help You Succeed
University of Michigan Health Service (UHS)


University Health Service is your campus health clinic and wellness resource. U-M students who are currently enrolled in regular classes on the Ann Arbor campus pay a health service fee as part of tuition. *Online students are exempted from this fee.
Sexual Assault Prevention & Awareness Center


SAPAC provides educational and supportive services for the University of Michigan community, related to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, sexual harassment, and stalking.
Health Insurance for Domestic and International Students

Explore the Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan (rates coming soon for 2021-2022)

International students with an F-1 or J-1 visa are required to have health insurance which is coordinated through the U-M International Center.
Office of Services
for Students with Disabilities


SSD provides support services and academic accommodations to students with visual, mobility, and hearing impairments; learning disabilities; ADHD; and mental health, chronic health, or temporary conditions.
Meet Our Team
Each month we will highlight leadership within the School of Public Health so you can put a face to the name!
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team seeks to create an environment that invites and values the contributions of everyone. As a school, we are committed to honest and respectful dialogue, treating everyone with dignity and respect, and managing tensions and different viewpoints with maturity, sensitivity and as growth opportunities.
Throughout the week, Michigan Public Health will be featuring voices from our school community highlighting the Juneteenth observance and its importance to the field of public health. Follow along on @umichsph social media.
School of Public Health Embedded Counselor

Since 2018, Meaghan Narula, LMSW has been the School of Public Health CAPS Embedded Counselor. Meaghan provides free, confidential counseling to enrolled Public Health students, as well as guidance about connecting with resources on campus and in the community. Once classes begin in Fall 2021, School of Public Health students will be able to schedule a consultation.
The Global Public Health Team

The Global Public Health team keeps students engaged throughout the year through academic programs, student field experience, funding, and research. Students can broaden their program of study to include global issues and learn how to promote health equity, human rights, and social and environmental justice in a global context.
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