Dean of Students

Setting Boundaries: When to say yes and when to say no

This year a number of my friends made resolutions to “only say yes to those activities I really want to do” or “to only take on the number of projects I can handle without driving myself nuts.”  Most students I know are in the same boat - planning to conquer about 1,000 projects this year - which is guaranteed to leave us feeling like frantic failures.

Saying Yes & Saying No includes setting boundaries with friends


Bike Safety

For many members of the University community, bicycling is the preferred mode of travel around campus. Do your part to stay safe when biking with these tips.

Bike locked up at bike rack.

Identity and Information Safety

Don’t be the victim of identity theft – protect your information with these tips from the Department of Public Safety and U-M Information and Technology Services.

Person shopping online with credit card.

Reporting Crime

If you witness criminal or suspicious activity around campus, alert the police in a timely manner.

Student making phone call outside of Palmer Commons

Travel Safety

With 25 percent of students studying abroad during their time at Michigan, it is important to know the steps to planning a safe trip. Whether you travel within the country or across the globe, keep these suggestions in mind.

United States passport.

U-M Emergency Alert

Sign up for U-M Emergency Alert to receive immediate notifications of major campus emergencies.

student looking at phone to read emergency alert message

Parking and Vehicle Safety

If you have a car, consider these tips from the U-M Department of Public Safety to keep yourself and your vehicle safe.

Car on the street next to a parking meter.

Tips for a Safe Off-Campus House

Work with your roommates and neighbors to keep your off-campus house safe this year. Always remember to lock your door, and review these tips to protect your home and your belongings.

Door Lock

Late Night Transportation

Descriptions of the various late night transportation options available to students, including the University-run SafeRide program.


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