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1 session on July 28, 2021
Meet with other postdocs for bagels, coffee, and tea!
Held monthly at different locations across campus.
Interested in hosting a Postdoc coffee hour near your office/lab? Let us know! Contact Gustavo & Varun at gcflores@med.umich.edu and vgadkari@umich.edu.
12 sessions available from July 28, 2021 to July 30, 2021
Sign up for a time to clear out your workspace. Time slots are 2-hour blocks. Anyone with workspaces at ASB or Boyer may schedule this week.
Thank you for your help in preparing ITS workspaces! Many workspaces in ITS buildings need to be cleared out for Facilities to arrange for some critical maintenance, including deep cleaning, cleaning or replacing carpet, improving lighting, painting, among other activities. Clearing out workspaces will allow Facilities the flexibility to reassign and redesign space to include more drop-in and reservable individual workspaces and reservable meeting rooms.
Visit Backstage for more information.
1 session on July 28, 2021
The Arabic placement test is administered online through Canvas/Zoom and is made up of three parts: reading, writing, and an interview. The duration of the test is 2 hours and a half. Any questions about the test should be directed to mesarabicprogram@umich.edu.
Registered students will receive an email at least 3 days prior to the test with instructions about the test.
For more information about the test, please check the following link: https://lsa.umich.edu/middleeast/languages/placement-tests.html
3 sessions available from July 28, 2021 to July 30, 2021
The "Engaged Mentoring" workshop is for mentors of research trainees at any stage of training. This workshop is an evidence-based, interactive approach designed to elevate mentoring skills for engaging in productive, culturally responsive, research mentoring relationships. These skills are intended to support the success of both mentors and mentees. This training is responsive to the new NIGMS guidelines regarding the preparation of mentors involved in training grants.

The goal of this workshop is to accelerate the process of becoming an effective research mentor by providing mentors with an intellectual framework, an opportunity to experiment with various methods, and a forum in which to solve mentoring dilemmas with the help of their peers. By the end of the workshop, mentors will have articulated their personal style and philosophy of mentoring and have a toolbox of strategies for approaching difficult mentoring situations. This series is adapted from the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) "Entering Mentoring" curriculum (Pfund, Branchaw, and Handelsman, 2014) and "Entering Research" (Branchaw, Butz, & Smith, 2019) and are used/adapted with permission from W.H. Freeman/Macmillan Learning.

Register for ALL sessions within this series. The expectation is that participants will make every effort to attend all four sessions in the workshop to facilitate cohort-discussions.
Tuesday, July 27, 2 - 4 PM
Wednesday, July 28, 11 AM -1 PM
Thursday, July 29, 2 - 4 PM
Fri, July 30, 11 AM - 1 PM
3 sessions available from July 28, 2021 to August 7, 2021
In alignment with the University Housing mission to create and sustain diverse learning-centered residential communities, Resident Advisors work to build meaningful relationships with graduate students, professional students, postdocs, and scholars with an emphasis on assisting residents in developing networks across disciplines through formal community building engagement, casual interactions, and service delivery.
2 sessions available from July 28, 2021 to July 29, 2021
Take a class with us! Explore current research and tools at the School of Information. Mini-Classes are a great interactive opportunity to hear about the latest work from our faculty members. You'll get to hear about some of our research, and we'll set aside some time for questions and discussion. Whether you're a working professional in the information field or want to explore topics like privacy, artificial intelligence, and new tools for archiving. We've got you covered! Mini-Classes are free but are first-come, first-served!
42 sessions available from July 29, 2021 to August 31, 2021
Come help us during normal operating hours; as well as, unload our weekly Food Gatherers deliveries and stock our shelves!
If you are outside the U-M community, please reach out to mbc-volunteer@umich.edu to sign up.
10 sessions available from July 29, 2021 to August 31, 2021
Northwood RA events 2021-2022
1 session on July 30, 2021
Join us on Fridays this summer for our graduate student nights at Circ Bar. The event features a social hour starting at 7 PM followed by live entertainment at 8 PM. Our line up of bands brings in the top talent from around the Ann Arbor area. The schedule is as follows:
June 4th -- Jamais Vu
June 11th -- Pajamas Band
June 18th -- Saturday Night Gangster
June 25th -- T.E.A.M
July 9th -- Saturday Night Gangster
July 16th -- The Chris Canas Band
July 30th -- Slowfoot
Bring your friends and spread the word. #GradNightsAtCirc
These events are brought to you by the Rackham Student Government social team.
5 sessions available from July 31, 2021 to August 8, 2021
Here at Munger Graduate Residences, we recognize it is important for graduate and professional students to learn and grow outside of their academic disciplines. This is why we developed the Munger Graduate Program. Throughout the year, graduate and professional students living both in Munger and outside of Munger have the opportunity to take part in events focused on building community and developing transdisciplinary skills essential for success in 21st-century careers
343 sessions available from August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021
Welcome to Michigan - the Michigan Housing staff are ready for your arrival.

Please select an appointment time on or after the start date of your housing contract, for you to move in.

All housing residents need to vaccinated. Those residents without a current COVID-19 vaccine on file, you will need to arrive with a negative COVID-19 test result from within the prior 7 days of your check-in day. In addition, you will be expected to wear a face covering

More information will be sent to your University of Michigan email address with move-in details.



363 sessions available from August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021
Welcome to Michigan - the Michigan Housing staff are ready for your arrival.

Based on your anticipated travel, a move-in appointment time is required.

Please select an appointment time for you to move in to Munger Graduate Residences that works best for you.

More information will be sent to your University of Michigan email address with move-in details.
4 sessions available from August 2, 2021 to August 2, 2021
Meet with LSA Newnan Academic Peer Advisors (APAs)! Newnan APAs are current or recently graduated LSA students. Throughout the summer, they can help you: Finalize your class schedule. Find where your classes are located. Learn about academic resources. Explore co-curricular opportunities. Learn about U.S. culture and college life if you're an international student. Get to know about Ann Arbor. Meet other new students. Start building your campus community. All First-Year and Transfer Students who've been admitted to LSA for Spring 2021, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021, are welcome!
4 sessions available from August 3, 2021 to August 6, 2021
The "Engaged Mentoring" workshop is for mentors of research trainees at any stage of training. This workshop is an evidence-based, interactive approach designed to elevate mentoring skills for engaging in productive, culturally responsive, research mentoring relationships. These skills are intended to support the success of both mentors and mentees. This training is responsive to the new NIGMS guidelines regarding the preparation of mentors involved in training grants.

The goal of this workshop is to accelerate the process of becoming an effective research mentor by providing mentors with an intellectual framework, an opportunity to experiment with various methods, and a forum in which to solve mentoring dilemmas with the help of their peers. By the end of the workshop, mentors will have articulated their personal style and philosophy of mentoring and have a toolbox of strategies for approaching difficult mentoring situations. This series is adapted from the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) "Entering Mentoring" curriculum (Pfund, Branchaw, and Handelsman, 2014) and "Entering Research" (Branchaw, Butz, & Smith, 2019) and are used/adapted with permission from W.H. Freeman/Macmillan Learning.

Register for ALL sessions within this series. The expectation is that participants will make every effort to attend all four sessions in the workshop to facilitate cohort-discussions.
Tuesday, August 3, 10 AM - 12 PM
Wednesday, August 4, 10 AM - 12 PM
Thursday, August 5, 10 AM - 12 PM
Friday, August 6, 10 AM - 12 PM
5 sessions available from August 4, 2021 to December 1, 2021
Each month, an orientation session is offered for all new postdoctoral research fellows, and those with a new postdoctoral research fellow appointment in the U-M HR system within the past two months at the University of Michigan. The orientation session includes information about the role of postdocs, working with your P.I./supervisor, campus resources, benefits and vacation, and membership in the U-M Postdoc Association.

Please note: if you have attended an orientation in the past, there is no need to attend an additional one.
1 session on August 4, 2021
During this session you will learn about the resources available to you through Rackham such as conflict resolution services and the Rackham Emergency Fund.
1 session on August 4, 2021
Join us as we get a chance to experience the joy Hip Hop music can provide, both as a listener and as a participant. You will also pick up some tools that can help you connect with students, academically and/or on a socio-emotional level. The 2021 Virtual CLIC Summer Series is a resource for the community as we continue to adjust to the new normal.

This workshop is led by Jamall Bufford, Washtenaw My Brother's Keeper Project Specialist and Hip Hop Recording Artist and is brought to you by M-CLIC, a program under the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
The mission of Men of Color Leading In the Classroom (M-CLIC) is to increase the number of African American, Latino and Native males that go into K-12 teaching. Through M-CLIC we hope to serve all students interested in enrolling in the School of Education at the University of Michigan and pursuing a career in education post-graduation.
3 sessions available from August 6, 2021 to December 3, 2021
Our Foundations course will introduce to you the concepts that support successful improvement efforts. We demonstrate the importance of understanding the cause of a problem, the danger of assumptions and how to focus your efforts identifying the factors that will help you drive real change.

We use a mix of real life examples, small group work and discussion to illustrate how these concepts translate into our day to day lives.
*Please come with a problem or process you'd like to improve. You will have the opportunity to apply your learning to your own problem throughout the course.
You will leave with:

Ability to define value and describe it from your customer's perspective.Understanding of the 8 kinds of waste and practice spotting them in action.
Insight into the importance of investigating issues at the source and using open-ended questions to elicit better information.
Awareness of the Plan-Do-Check-Adjust cycle, a proven problem-solving methodology.
Understanding of how Organizational Excellence can provide support to you and your team.Session length: 3 hours

1 session on August 6, 2021
Back by popular demand!


1 session on August 6, 2021
The American Red Cross lifeguard training and certification are imperative to the process of getting hired on as an official Red Cross lifeguard. Our detailed blended learning training includes both testing of hands-on skills as well as comprehension on written tests. The certification, which includes First Aid, CPR and AED training, is valid for two years upon completion and is accepted nationwide. Allow approximately 7 hours to complete the eLearning portion which must be completed prior to attending the first day of the course.
**There is no fee for current Department of Recreational Sports employees. The fee for non-employees is $280. A separate email will be sent with payment instructions once you have completed the registration process.**
13 sessions available from August 9, 2021 to August 23, 2021
Peer-to-Peer Conversations (P2P) allow current international students to share their advice around a variety of topics that will best prepare new international students for their time at the University of Michigan.
The International Center Summer Orientation Peer Advisers will provide information and resources based on their personal experiences and answer new students' questions. Each session starts with a short presentation on a specific topic and then is followed by a Q&A.
You may register as many sessions as you are interested in. All sessions are listed in Michigan's time zone: Eastern Daylight Time.
If you are unable to attend a session live, a recording of each P2P Conversation will be added to the International Center Summer Orientation Canvas site.
4 sessions available from August 9, 2021 to August 12, 2021
The "Engaged Mentoring" workshop is for mentors of research trainees at any stage of training. This workshop is an evidence-based, interactive approach designed to elevate mentoring skills for engaging in productive, culturally responsive, research mentoring relationships. These skills are intended to support the success of both mentors and mentees. This training is responsive to the new NIGMS guidelines regarding the preparation of mentors involved in training grants.

The goal of this workshop is to accelerate the process of becoming an effective research mentor by providing mentors with an intellectual framework, an opportunity to experiment with various methods, and a forum in which to solve mentoring dilemmas with the help of their peers. By the end of the workshop, mentors will have articulated their personal style and philosophy of mentoring and have a toolbox of strategies for approaching difficult mentoring situations. This series is adapted from the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) "Entering Mentoring" curriculum (Pfund, Branchaw, and Handelsman, 2014) and "Entering Research" (Branchaw, Butz, & Smith, 2019) and are used/adapted with permission from W.H. Freeman/Macmillan Learning.

Register for ALL sessions within this series. The expectation is that participants will make every effort to attend all four sessions in the workshop to facilitate cohort-discussions.
Monday - Thursday, August 9 - 12, 10 AM - 12 PM
2 sessions available from August 10, 2021 to August 11, 2021
During this session you will learn about the well-being resources and coaching provided to you through Wolverine Wellness. Choose one of the dates and times listed below. Both sessions are the same.
1 session on August 10, 2021
This 3 part workshop series will provide important guidance on credit and money management matters. Each workshop consists of teachings about building wealth and providing students with the resources (knowledge, tools, and people) to help manage their personal finances. This session focuses on Investing. The 2021 Virtual CLIC Summer Series is a resource for the community as we continue to adjust to the new normal.

This workshop is led by Damon Williams, Ph.D., Professor and Pastor passionate about Financial Health and is brought to you by M-CLIC, a program under the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
The mission of Men of Color Leading In the Classroom (M-CLIC) is to increase the number of African American, Latino and Native males that go into K-12 teaching. Through M-CLIC we hope to serve all students interested in enrolling in the School of Education at the University of Michigan and pursuing a career in education post-graduation.
1 session on August 11, 2021
Please note the following:

Before you sign-up, please make sure you have secured your supervisor's approval for attendance.
Register for only ONE session. It is recommended that you participate in Unconscious Bias before attending this training.
In this training, you will learn to:

Use the Shared Hiring Philosophy as a guide to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive search
Experience a process framework that supports equitable candidate selection from preparation to onboarding Conduct behavior-based interviewing Create a team-oriented approach to an effective and positive candidate experienceThrough demonstration and hands-on practice, this course will serve as a guide to help you through the experience of being part of a search committee team.
1 session on August 12, 2021
In this webinar, Stacy Orban, U-M Shared Services Center, Christie Tomaszewski, Finance - Sponsored Programs, and James Craven, Finance - Sponsored Programs, will share information about the sponsor billing and collection processes, including central office roles and responsibilities, unit responsibilities and procedures, helpful U-M systems and reports, and more.
Register by August 11, 2021 by 12:00 noon.
A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to registered participants the afternoon of Wednesday, August 11, 2021.


182 sessions available from August 16, 2021 to August 31, 2021
Welcome to Michigan - the Michigan Housing staff are ready for your arrival.


Please select an appointment time on or after the start date of your housing contract, for you to move in.

All housing residents need to vaccinated. Those residents without a current COVID-19 vaccine on file, you will need to arrive with a negative COVID-19 test result from within the prior 7 days of your check-in day. In addition, you will be expected to wear a face covering

More information will be sent to your University of Michigan email address with move-in details.
2 sessions available from August 16, 2021 to August 18, 2021
Learn what types of financial aid and scholarships are available from Rackham and how they may impact your financial aid during graduate school.
1 session on August 18, 2021
The first step in creating your organization is attending New Student Organization Orientation. This orientation will cover the basics of student orgs, Maize Pages org registration and authorized signer processes, and answer questions you have about setting up your org. At least one representative of your student org will need to attend orientation for your org to begin registration.

If you are unable to attend an orientation date, please email neworgsupport@umich.edu to set up an individual appointment.
2 sessions available from August 18, 2021 to August 25, 2021
1 session on August 19, 2021
Learn about the various funds that make up the university's general ledger. This is an introductory course on Fund Accounting, Chartfields, Revenue Types and restrictions, Class Codes, Journal Entries, and more! Note: this course is lecture-based with no hands-on training.


PLEASE NOTE: There will be no classes scheduled for June and July, due to peak year-end processing for the Accounting Customer Service team.
1 session on August 23, 2021
The Arabic placement test consists of three parts: reading, writing, and an interview. The duration of the test is 2 hours and a half. Any questions about the test should be directed to mesarabicprogram@umich.edu.
Registered students will receive an email as a reminder of the test date and time. The test will be administered in person in from 10AM to 1PM in the Language Resource Center (LRC) at: 1500 North Quad, 105 S. State St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109. On the day of the test, please bring with you ear/headphones, your student ID, and more than one pencil.
For more information about the test, please check. the following link: https://lsa.umich.edu/middleeast/languages/placement-tests.html
4 sessions available from August 24, 2021 to August 27, 2021
The "Engaged Mentoring" workshop is for mentors of research trainees at any stage of training. This workshop is an evidence-based, interactive approach designed to elevate mentoring skills for engaging in productive, culturally responsive, research mentoring relationships. These skills are intended to support the success of both mentors and mentees. This training is responsive to the new NIGMS guidelines regarding the preparation of mentors involved in training grants.

The goal of this workshop is to accelerate the process of becoming an effective research mentor by providing mentors with an intellectual framework, an opportunity to experiment with various methods, and a forum in which to solve mentoring dilemmas with the help of their peers. By the end of the workshop, mentors will have articulated their personal style and philosophy of mentoring and have a toolbox of strategies for approaching difficult mentoring situations. This series is adapted from the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) "Entering Mentoring" curriculum (Pfund, Branchaw, and Handelsman, 2014) and "Entering Research" (Branchaw, Butz, & Smith, 2019) and are used/adapted with permission from W.H. Freeman/Macmillan Learning.

Register for ALL sessions within this series. The expectation is that participants will make every effort to attend all four sessions in the workshop to facilitate cohort-discussions.
Tuesday, August 24, 3 - 5 PM
Wednesday, August 25, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday, August 26, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday, August 27, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
71 sessions available from August 25, 2021 to August 29, 2021
Michigan Housing Move-in 2021 is just around the corner and we invite you to help make students’ first days on campus fun, safe, and memorable.



See below for program dates and times and sign up for shifts that fit your schedule.

Please note accommodations we should keep in mind when assigning specific roles. Prior to your shift, a Housing staff member will contact you with additional details regarding your shift.

Thank you in advance for your commitment to this special time of year! If you have questions about volunteering, please contact hsg-resed-mimo-committee@umich.edu. Thank you, and Go Blue!



1 session on August 26, 2021
Meet with various campus organizations and departments at our information fair. Learn how you can connect with them throughout the year and what resources these groups can offer during your time at Rackham.
1 session on August 27, 2021
This program is for Student Life staff, unless you have prior approval of Marsha Benz to attend. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a terrific tool for helping people change behavior. It's an especially helpful for medical staff (lifestyle changes and medication adherence) and therapists/counselors for behavior change to support mental health. It's use is being expanded to Student Life advisers, supervisors and more. Learn basic, foundational skills for MI, including spirit (Compassion, Acceptance, Partnership, Evocation), OARS (open questions, affirmations, reflections, summaries), identifying-evoking-responding to change talk and identifying-responding to discord. we'll have lots of practice in "real plays" (you get to work on your own behavior changes that you are ambivalent about). While you won't be an expert at MI when you are done, you will be able to start the practice, know how to get good at it and maybe even want to learn more! All training dates in University Health Service (207 Fletcher), Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 on the fourth floor OR Zoom, depending on how things go. Please only register if you can attend all of the training dates, as each day builds on the prior session. Staff who have been through the training before are welcome to come to any part of the training (just let me know). All Fridays:
* August 27, 8:30-4:30
* September 3, 8:30-12:30
* September 10, 8:30-12:30
* September 17, 8:30-12:30
2 sessions available from August 27, 2021 to August 27, 2021
Hear from Dean Mike Solomon, student leaders, and the Michigan Fight Band as they welcome newly admitted graduate students to Rackham Graduate School. Choose either the in-person or the live-stream virtual event.
8 sessions available from August 31, 2021 to October 11, 2021
As an incoming student, figuring out what you need to do to get an internship or understanding what interests you have is hard. It’s difficult to know what employers look for or how might your interests equal a job or a major. The University Career Center understands and we want to do everything we can to help you feel confident and supported with your internship search and career decisions.
During this 50-minute workshop, we hope to...
- Walk you through what employers look for in interns
- Help you set goals to prepare yourself to be a GREAT candidate
- Debunk the myths of what you can do with your major
- Guide you on how to use our resources to gain experience
- Navigate the challenges in finding internship opportunities

You should come if you…
- Are a first-year student or a transfer student and want to create community with your classmates.
- Want to know what experiences employers look for and how to get it.
- Have been asked at least 50 times already, “what’s your major?”
- Aren’t totally sure on what the “University Career Center” does.

*RSVP is required for this program.
For questions or more information contact: achampag@umich.edu
1 session on September 1, 2021
Please join us for this session which will help you prepare your taxes and answer your questions. Please note that although all students are welcome, this session is geared towards domestic students.
108 sessions available from September 1, 2021 to September 18, 2021
Please be sure to:

· Schedule an appointment (see link below).

· Arrive during the 20 minute time frame of your scheduled appointment.
· Maintain 6 ft. from others while in line.
· Wear a face covering / mask.

· Wear appropriate clothing so the vaccine can be administered in your upper arm.

· Bring your own pen.

· Bring your health insurance card and MCard (for students only). If not covered by health insurance, flu shot is $30 and payable by check or credit card only (no cash).
· Do not attend the flu clinic if you don’t feel well.
6 sessions available from September 2, 2021 to September 28, 2021
University of Michigan School of Public Health residential graduate students have the option to earn graduate certificates in a variety of concentrations that help them dive deeper into their passions and support their career ambitions. There are six residential graduate certificates offered by the School of Public Health and several more administered through other units at the University. To learn more about Public Health Graduate Certificates, please visit our website.
4 sessions available from September 7, 2021 to September 10, 2021
The "Engaged Mentoring" workshop is for mentors of research trainees at any stage of training. This workshop is an evidence-based, interactive approach designed to elevate mentoring skills for engaging in productive, culturally responsive, research mentoring relationships. These skills are intended to support the success of both mentors and mentees. This training is responsive to the new NIGMS guidelines regarding the preparation of mentors involved in training grants.

The goal of this workshop is to accelerate the process of becoming an effective research mentor by providing mentors with an intellectual framework, an opportunity to experiment with various methods, and a forum in which to solve mentoring dilemmas with the help of their peers. By the end of the workshop, mentors will have articulated their personal style and philosophy of mentoring and have a toolbox of strategies for approaching difficult mentoring situations. This series is adapted from the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) "Entering Mentoring" curriculum (Pfund, Branchaw, and Handelsman, 2014) and "Entering Research" (Branchaw, Butz, & Smith, 2019) and are used/adapted with permission from W.H. Freeman/Macmillan Learning.

Register for ALL sessions within this series. The expectation is that participants will make every effort to attend all four sessions in the workshop to facilitate cohort-discussions.
Tuesday - Friday, September 7 - 10, 10 AM - 12 PM
1 session on September 9, 2021
Women in Science and Engineering welcomes you back to campus with some free popsicles! We'll be set up on the plaza in front of our office in the Undergraduate Science Building, between LSI and Palmer Commons. Drop by, say hi, enjoy your treats. No registration necessary.
1 session on September 9, 2021
You are invited to join us for a New Faculty Ally and Intercultural Development Inventory workshop on Thursday, September 9th from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. via Zoom. This is an orientation for new Faculty Allies to learn more about the role of being a Faculty Ally, what to expect, etc. In addition, we will also explore the group results of the Intercultural Development Inventory, a tool designed to help measure a person’s capacity for taking into account multiple perspectives in interacting across difference. It will give us a baseline of our current intercultural competence as a group and provide a starting point for our collective DEI training for this year.
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