Blue Light Phones

Anyone on campus can directly contact the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) by using the Emergency Blue Light Phones located throughout campus. Red box emergency phones or buttons, located in campus parking structures and building elevators, also directly connect to DPSS Dispatch Services.When the telephone receiver is removed from the cradle or the button is pushed, DPSS Dispatch Services is automatically provided a location and an officer will be sent to the location of the telephone. No dialing or conversation is required, but if possible, try to describe the emergency to the dispatcher when you call.


CEW+ navigates circumstantial barriers by providing academic, financial, and professional support to help you reach your personal potential. Established to support women through higher education, CEW+ lifts up women and all underserved communities at U-M and beyond. Through career and education counseling, funding, workshops, events, and a diverse, welcoming community, the office exists to empower.

Center for Engineering Diversity & Outreach

Provides expertise, leadership, and programming that supports the College of Engineering’s belief that an excellent educational experience is intrinsically linked to fostering a climate that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.

Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office promotes student development and enhances students’ Michigan experience through programs, services, partnerships/connections, and policy development that promotes an inclusive campus climate and facilitates the successful navigation of campus life.  The office is a central place for students, parents, faculty and staff to receive assistance with navigating the complex issues of student life.

English Language Institute

The ELI provides language, academic, and intercultural instruction for international graduate students and scholars; language and pedagogy courses for international Graduate Student Instructors; and ESL/EFL teacher preparation courses for undergraduates.

Engineering Advising Center (EAC)

The Engineering Advising Center (EAC) provides academic services and support for first year and undeclared students. Services include academic advising, personal counseling, career exploration, goal setting and workshops to facilitate student success. 

Engineering Career Resource Center (ECRC)

Offer services to students and alumni that include career advising, cover letter and resume writing, and help with full-time, internship, and co-op options. 

Career planning for Master’s degree students

Career Guide

First Generation 

Provides first-generation students at the University of Michigan with resources, insight and inspiration that can help you thrive and succeed on campus as you pursue your degree.

Gender Inclusive Restrooms


One of many student-centered programs in Student Life, University Housing serves students through its mission: To create and sustain diverse learning-centered residential communities that further the goals of the University. Through partnership with others, we provide quality programs, services, and facilities for those we serve.

Petition to Alter/Terminate Housing

Northwood Apartment Transfer Request

International Center

The U-M International Center provides a variety of services to assist international students, scholars, faculty and staff at the University of Michigan, as well as U-M American students seeking opportunities to study, work, or travel abroad. 

Maize & Blue Cupboard

Located in the basement of the Betsy Barbour Residence Hall, Maize & Blue Cupboard is a free year-round resource on UM campus that provides food, toiletries, and cookware for the UM community. You will need your MCard in order to access the cupboard.

Lactation Rooms

Office of Financial Aid (OFA)

College is an investment in you – one of the biggest you will ever make.   If you need help to pay for college, OFA is here to guide and support you as you explore your options.  The University of Michigan offers grants, scholarships, loans, and federal Work-Study funds to eligible entering and continuing students.

College of Engineering OFA

Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)

The Office for Institutional Equity serves as a vital resource and leader in promoting and furthering the university’s commitment to diversity and equal opportunity for all members of its community.  We work with partners on campus to foster and support an environment that is inclusive, respectful and free from discrimination and harassment.

Office of New Student Programs (ONSP)

The Office of New Student Programs supports the continuous process of integrating and supporting students into the academic, cultural and social aspects of the University of Michigan.  They sponsor a variety of programs to help new students engage in the UM community

Office of Registrar

Provides resources for registration, tuition, academic calendars, and academic records. 

College of Engineering Office of Registrar

Office of Student Affairs (Engineering)

The Office of Student Affairs provides support and opportunities for all engineering students on a wide variety of topics including career services, advising, student organization policies, mental health, scholarships, tutoring, admissions, transfers, and much more. 

Office of Student Conflict Resolution

The Office of Student Conflict Resolution promotes a safe and scholarly community in which students navigate conflict in a peaceful, socially just, and self-reflexive manner.  OSCR offers a spectrum of conflict resolution pathways that are educationally focused, student-driven, community owned, and restorative in nature, which are adaptable to meet the needs of individuals experiencing conflict. 

Rackham Campus and Community Guide

This guide provides both on and on-campus resources for academic and health and wellness resources. Some resources will be specific to graduate students or students affiliated with Rackham. 

Spectrum Center

The Spectrum Center at University of Michigan is a collaborative space in which all members of the University and local community are welcome. Through collaboration and partnership efforts, the Center prepares students to thrive in a diverse society and globally. The Center humbly works toward enhancing the campus climate and support services for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty at the University through education, advocacy, and community building.

Student Life (for all of UM-Ann Arbor campus)

Includes units, services, and programs that all work closely together to maximize the student experience. Not sure who to contact? Find areas of Student Life here

Transfer Students

University of Michigan Division of Public Safety & Security (DPSS)

The Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) is responsible for all police and security functions related to the University’s Ann Arbor campus, including the University of Michigan Police Department, Michigan Medicine Security, Housing Security, University Security Services.

University of Michigan Police Department is a full-service community-oriented law enforcement agency dedicated to promoting a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Veteran and Military Services

Services for students that identify as active or veterans of military service.