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7 sessions available from July 5, 2020 to July 25, 2020
These are the upcoming Munger Graduate Program events that are happening to assist graduate and professional students in building learning and growth outside of their academic disciplines. Transdisciplinary Fellows' programs focus on building community and developing transdisciplinary skills essential for success in 21st-century careers.


If you have any suggestions for future events, please let a Fellow know!

1 session on July 6, 2020
Please join us for this session which will get you prepared for tax season and answer your questions. Please note, although all students are welcome, this session is geared towards domestic students. A Zoom link will be shared closer to the date.
177 sessions available from July 6, 2020 to September 3, 2020
Come help us unload our weekly Food Gatherers delivery and stock our shelves!
If you are outside the U-M community, please reach out to mbc-volunteer@umich.edu to sign up.
1 session on July 7, 2020
Student Life is intentional about providing opportunities to develop talents and encourages staff to acquire and use new skills, leading to greater career satisfaction and building capacity for the next generation of Student Affairs leaders. Take a look at our offerings!
4 sessions available from July 7, 2020 to July 10, 2020
The goal of these sessions is to share, listen, learn, and reflect. The structure of the listening circles was designed based on feedback from SPH community members looking for spaces where individuals with different experiences can process recent events. The sessions are one of many steps we will take together as a community to effect meaningful and lasting change and impact.
7 sessions available from July 8, 2020 to July 21, 2020
Current National Climate Dialogue Learning Sessions for Strategy and Assembly
These optional sessions are provided to give Strategy Group and Assembly members a private space to explore topics related to the current national climate for personal reflection and education. They are designed to build staff skills and capacities for advancing University and Divisional strategic priorities including the University’s DEI strategic plan. Some sessions are designated for Strategy Group and some for the entire Assembly

Please sign up for sessions at Sessions@Michigan (https://sessions.studentlife.umich.edu). A private zoom link with password will be sent to registered participants 24 hours prior to the session and materials will be shared a week before the session.
6 sessions available from July 8, 2020 to September 24, 2020
The Lean in Daily Work (LiDW) in a Nutshell course is designed for new and existing members of any team utilizing LiDW. This 2 hour training will provide insight into the five pillars of LiDW and provide participants the chance to reflect with and learn from other users of LiDW.


Participants should have a basic understanding of Lean (completed Lean Awareness Training) and/or time spent with a team utilizing LiDW.

6 sessions available from July 8, 2020 to July 30, 2020
Current National Climate Dialogue Learning Sessions for Connect and Up Close
These optional sessions are provided to give Connect and Up Close members a space to explore topics related to the current national climate for personal reflection and education. They are designed to build staff skills and capacities for advancing University and Divisional strategic priorities including the University’s DEI strategic plan. Some sessions will have different times for connect and Up Close. We want to acknowledge that many of the staff in these two communities of practice are on furlough. We feel it is critical to engage in these conversations now, but we will offer spaces for dialogue on national climate and various other diversity, equity, and inclusion topics in the Fall for all staff.

Please sign up for sessions at Sessions@Michigan (https://sessions.studentlife.umich.edu). A private zoom link with password will be sent to registered participants 24 hours prior to the session and materials will be shared a week before.
2 sessions available from July 8, 2020 to July 10, 2020
The International Center is excited to virtually meet new international students who will begin their studies in Fall 2020!


This event is designed to help new international students gain valuable information about University of Michigan services, life in the USA/Ann Arbor, campus resources and valuable immigration information. Attendees may also submit questions in advance when they register.
8 sessions available from July 8, 2020 to July 26, 2020
18 sessions available from July 8, 2020 to July 18, 2020
Congratulations on your admission to the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA), at the University of Michigan!

International Academic Peer Advisors (IAPAs)—international LSA students like you—from the LSA Newnan Academic Advising Center want to help you prepare for your first semester on campus. Through a series of online sessions this summer, they'll share their personal experiences of making the transition from high school or another university to U-M. They'll provide information about LSA programs and resources, tips for academic success, and strategies for well-being.

Each session consists of a short slide presentation, time for you to ask questions, and opportunities to meet other international students.

Sessions are only for international undergraduate students who've been admitted to LSA for Spring 2020, Summer 2020, or Fall 2020.
1 session on July 9, 2020
2 sessions available from July 14, 2020 to July 18, 2020
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.

2 sessions available from July 15, 2020 to July 15, 2020
Wolverine Wellness staff will be hosting two book groups during the summer. We will read and discuss anti-racist literature with an eye toward expanding our capacity to move toward, rather than away from, potentially uncomfortable conversations about race. This is an intentional, focused space in which to discuss the systematic structures of racism and the work we can do individually and community wide to dismantle them using the information from our texts and the lessons learned each session.
Each group will meet 1-2 times during the month to provide opportunity for community and dialogue. Meeting times will be after the groups are formed and availability is checked.
1 session on July 15, 2020
In June, we hosted a town hall to provide an opportunity to discuss via Zoom how Faculty Allies have been responding to the wave of protests, emotions, and discussion catalyzed by George Floyd’s murder.
In light of the continuing upset as well as the desire to take concrete steps to address U-M's struggles with diversity and racism, we will be holding a Zoom follow-up conversation for Faculty Allies. During this meeting, we will discuss some of the specific work we hope to do in the Faculty Allies space moving into the fall.
2 sessions available from July 16, 2020 to July 22, 2020
1 session on July 17, 2020
This workshop will explain the fundamental principles of building your credit during graduate school and provide practical strategies for debt management. This workshop is co-sponsored by Rackham and CEW+.
6 sessions available from July 20, 2020 to October 20, 2020
All newly hired Student Life staff are expected to attend New Staff Orientation. Prior registration is strongly encouraged: please register by Monday, July 8.
This Orientation, designed for all newly hired Student Life staff, will provide both a context and helpful trainings for the work we do. We will share Student Life mission, core work, values, and strategic direction, as well as a profile of our incoming class. The day will also include opportunities to interact with new and returning Student Life staff and students to explore how, together, we can contribute to an inclusive, respectful campus. Your Orientation will include the mandatory Responsible Employee Training, which is required for all Student Life staff members. Please complete registration for both the Orientation and the Responsible Employee Training.
Day 1 AM: Orientation - 9am-1pm (New Staff, Lunch Provided, REQUIRED)
Day 1 PM: Coaching, Feedback, & Trust: Supervision in Student Life - 1pm-4pm (New Student Life Supervisors)
Day 2 AM: Responsible Employee & Compliance Training - 9am-12pm (New Staff, REQUIRED)
1 session on July 21, 2020
The Ginsberg Center offers multiple workshops to support students and staff who are working with communities through courses, student organizations or independently. Learning in Community (LinC) is an educational workshop and training series focused on supporting those interested in community engagement, social justice, democratic engagement, advocacy, activism and philanthropy. Sessions address one or more of the following areas:

Community Engagement Essentials
Democratic Engagement
Student Organization Support
In addition to our LinC Workshop Series, groups can also request individual workshops. For more information, or to submit a request for one of the below workshops, please visit our website: ginsberg.umich.edu/linc.
0 sessions available from July 5, 2020 to July 5, 2020
Come and learn about what Sessions @ Michigan has to offer! These training sessions last about an hour and cover the features and capabilities offered by using Sessions @ Michigan to track your events.


Topics include:

Setting up your tracks and sessions in the system
Asking additional form questions to gather data from your registered users Registration options
What users experience when they register
How track managers can manually register users
How to take attendance on the day of the session and what methods of taking attendance we offer
Sending messages to registered and attended users
Sending follow-up questions and surveys to attendees
Downloading and exporting your registration and attendance data out of Sessions

If time allows we will also take questions after we cover these topics specific to your needs.
5 sessions available from August 5, 2020 to December 2, 2020
* Due to the university's request to comply with COVID-19 restrictions, these sessions will be conducted via Zoom until further notice.
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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.



4 sessions available from August 7, 2020 to December 11, 2020
Curious about Lean and how it's used to improve processes, engage staff and develop problem solving abilities?
Lean Awareness Training introduces fundamental Lean concepts and how they can help you in your daily work. You'll leave with a knowledge base you can build upon and an understanding of how Organizational Excellence can provide support to you and your team.




2 sessions available from August 20, 2020 to September 22, 2020
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.
May 2020: PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current CO-VID situation, in-person classes have been suspended.
This includes March, April, and May sessions of the ABC's of Accounting Class. As of right now, August and September are still scheduled, but those may be subject to change, depending on the situation on campus at that time.

Thank you for your understanding.
0 sessions available from July 5, 2020 to July 5, 2020
In an effort to support U-M's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives all SSC staff must attend the following instructor-led session which explains the fundamentals of DEI at U-M.
This class is a one-hour session, held in the SSC Lunchroom/Den, and is led by our very own DEI Committee Members. This class is required for all SSC Staff.


Please note: This is not the same as the online Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): The Basics - Part 1. If you have not yet watched this 15-minute video, click on the link to log in through MyLinc.
1 session on August 28, 2020
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 question, affirmations, reflections, summaries), identifying and responding to change talk and discord. 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 come to all the training dates, as each day builds on the prior session. Sessions may be at UHS meeting rooms 1 and 2 or virtual. All Fridays:

August 28, 8:30-5/September 4, 8:30-12:30/September 11, 8:30-12:30/September 18, 8:30-12:30 (20-hour training)
1 session on August 28, 2020
Rackham's Fall Welcome provides newly admitted graduate students the opportunity to learn about Rackham and resources that will enhance your experience at the University of Michigan. Hear from Rackham Dean Mike Solomon and leaders from Rackham's student organizations.


1 session on September 24, 2020
1 session on September 25, 2020
You don't have to commit to being a wellness coach to take this training, although we offer an 8-hour Supporting Student Well-Being Training that may also serve your interests. Requirements for being a UHS Wellness Coach, in addition to this training, are to participate in the 20-hour Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Training offered by UHS, getting supervisor approval and signing an expectations agreement.

Wellness coaching is a holistic approach to examining how personal well-being impacts student values, goals and motivations. Wellness coaching helps students who are considering changes to optimize their personal health and wellness, reviewing how they are doing in the eight dimensions of well-being or looking to positively shift certain aspects of their lives. Coaching topics may include: Adjustment to U-M, academic concerns, stress and anxiety management, physical health, relationships and working through barriers to achievement and well-being.There will be opportunities to get additional training in sleep, body Image/eating issues and alcohol/other drugs. We will be adapting this training to focus more closely on the health and well-being equity implications of COVID and the political climate. Sessions build on each other, so please sign up only if you can attend the entire training. Sessions may be in UHS meeting rooms 1 and 2 or virtual. All are on Friday mornings:

* September 25, 9-noon

* October 2, 9-noon

* October 9, 9-noon

* October 16, 9-noon