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2 sessions available from April 6, 2020 to April 13, 2020
Attendance for BLI Monday Leadership Lab
10 sessions available from April 6, 2020 to April 12, 2020
Maintain a routine by joining RecSports staff for virtual meditative and fitness classes. RecSports and Grad & Legacy Housing have partnered to create this livestream series, so please check back for new sessions and links.
6 sessions available from April 7, 2020 to April 21, 2020
1 session on April 7, 2020
Let's practice social distancing! Grab a tea or coffee and join IC staff to participate in a virtual coffee hour!
1 session on April 7, 2020
Impact Training is an educational session regarding bystander behavior, hazing awareness and the University of Michigan Policy & Procedures on Student Sexual & Gender-Based Misconduct & Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence. It provides students with essential knowledge on how to support themselves and other students.
Only sign up if you can attend the ENTIRE session. Arriving late or leaving early will result in your attendance not being recorded.

1 session on April 7, 2020
The Interfaith Program at Trotter Multicultural Center is hosting a virtual space for students to come together to share about their experiences during this unprecedented time. We will have a virtual dialogue about how your worldview impacts your holistic health. Discussing how our experiences shape where we seek comfort during this time, and how we may lean on faith and spirituality.
Join Hangouts Meet with this link meet.google.com/tbv-whyj-hyq


6 sessions available from April 7, 2020 to April 22, 2020
1 session on April 7, 2020
Spectrum Center and the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) are proud to continue an initiative centering Queer and Transgender Indigenous/People of Color (QTIPOC): Community Dinners for/by QTIPOC. The hosts will consist of QTIPOC staff, faculty, and community members around U-M.
You may register for as many dinners as you would like, but if a waitlist is reached (after 15 registered attendees), priority will go to those who have not attended a dinner in the same academic year.
1 session on April 7, 2020
Reserve a spot at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library for a Night Against Procrastination! While you work to get stuff done, the library will provide food, prizes and some fun study breaks to help motivate you.
Tuesday, April 7th from 6pm to midnight. Register today!

This event is hosted by U-M Library.

1 session on April 7, 2020
Join Peace Corps Prep and Wolverine Wellness for a self-care workshop! Come learn strategies about how to manage your mental and emotional health in the Peace Corps. We’ll focus on coping skills, introduce you to campus resources for wellness, and hear perspectives from returned volunteers about practicing self-care in service.
2 sessions available from April 7, 2020 to April 14, 2020
Attendance for BLI Tuesday Leadership Lab
3 sessions available from April 8, 2020 to May 6, 2020
1 session on April 8, 2020
1 session on June 23, 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.
2 sessions available from April 8, 2020 to April 15, 2020
1 session on April 8, 2020
During your international experience this summer, you will likely be exploring a new culture and engaging with a new community. This workshop will cover a range of topics, including:


Understanding and dealing with culture shock in your host country and reverse culture shock after returning back home.
Navigating your social identities abroad.
Entering and exiting your community respectfully.
Ethical photography and social media considerations.


This workshop is open to all students! Food will be provided.

1 session on April 28, 2020
Staff training for new temporary hires with the Department of Recreational Sports. This session will cover overview of our department and go into our values which will lead to our customer service that we provide for our programs, services and facilities!
2 sessions available from April 8, 2020 to April 15, 2020
If your student organization is in search of new funding sources, fresh marketing methods, or simply more knowledge and resources on how to operate as a successful org, look no further! There is no attendance cost, and students are welcome to sign up for as many workshops as they would like!




1 session on April 9, 2020
2 sessions available from April 9, 2020 to April 9, 2020
Please join the Rackham Graduate School and your fellow students with children during this virtual coffee hour. Come connect and share resources with your colleagues. Children and partners are welcome too!
7 sessions available from April 9, 2020 to April 30, 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.
6 sessions available from April 9, 2020 to May 28, 2020
MGMT (Management) Reports are a suite of reporting tools designed to help University of Michigan units monitor their finance and payroll activity.

A new version of MGMT Reports was developed in Tableau and launched in October 2019 to meet the evolving needs of the campus community. This training will provide an overview of each of the new MGMT Reports, as well as some Tableau tips and tricks for new users.
For a list of the reports covered in this session, please see the MGMT Reports website or the MGMT Reports Table of Contents in Tableau.

2/18/2020: Please note these sessions are limited by space (12 per session that is held at Wolverine Tower, G010.) Please know that we are doing our best to accommodate everyone. Feel free to put yourself on a waitlist and based on the number of people on any given waitlist, we will do our best to add more sessions.
We just added two more this afternoon for March 30 and April 21.
2/19/2020: Please note that we have added 3 more sessions at The Duderstadt Center on 3/19, 4/2, and 4/9
Latest Update - 3/16/2020: Please note that the following session have all been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date (TBD):

3/12/2020 (LSA 4260)3/16/2020 (Wolverine Tower, Room G10)3/19/2020 (Duderstadt Center, Advanced Training Lab #2)3/26/2020 (Wolverine Tower, Room G10)3/30/2020 (Wolverine Tower, Room G10)4/2/2020 (Duderstadt Center, Advanced Training Lab #2)We will keep posting updates here, and emailing those that have already registered. When we do get these rescheduled, I will send an email to all attendees that were scheduled for one of the canceled sessions first.

Thanks for your understanding and patience.

The MGMT Reports Team
1 session on April 9, 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 EssentialsDemocratic EngagementStudent 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.
2 sessions available from April 10, 2020 to April 13, 2020
The International Center will be hosting Tax Information Sessions to provide F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars an overview of the U.S tax filing process and the information provided on the IC website.

Join us to review the filing requirements, understand tax forms that you received from U-M and other sources, filing deadlines, and the options available to prepare your taxes. This session is repeated for your convenience on different dates and times; you only need to attend one session.

PLEASE NOTE: This event will NOT include tax filing assistance. International Center Staff are NOT Tax Professionals or Certified Public Accountants. ANY ADVICE IN THIS COMMUNICATION IS INTENDED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY.
7 sessions available from April 10, 2020 to May 8, 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.
1 session on April 10, 2020
Traveling abroad this summer? Come to "Survival Language and Culture" to find out about resources, tips, and tricks for navigating a new language and culture! This workshop will be presented by the International Center and the Language Resource Center.
The session is being presented as part of the "Global Wolverines: Preparing You to Have a Successful International Experience" event series.
1 session on April 10, 2020
International Coffee Hour is a great place for international and U.S. students, scholars, faculty, and staff to socialize with each other and meet new people from around the world.
3 sessions available from April 11, 2020 to April 17, 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!

4 sessions available from April 12, 2020 to April 30, 2020
2 sessions available from April 14, 2020 to April 16, 2020
Events in this track are designed to bring all graduate and professional students together to. By participating, you will have the opportunity to:
meet and network with students from disciplines outside of your own;engage in social events with other graduate and professional students;learn about resources on campus designed for graduate and professional students; and enhance your wellbeing by doing all of the above!
9 sessions available from April 15, 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)
4 sessions available from April 15, 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.



1 session on April 15, 2020
Our self-defense workshop takes a holistic approach to self-protection, emphasizing awareness and assertiveness skills as well as physical and verbal strategies to counter violence. The goal is to leave you better equipped to deal with everything from harassment to potentially violent people to sexual assault. Participants will take part in verbal exercises, physical drills and discussion.
1 session on April 16, 2020
1 session on April 16, 2020
Engage with elementary- aged children and families to promote literacy. Family reading nights are filled with fun,food, games and reading. Students will lead literacy based activities, while engaging with elementary students and families. Students can sign up to volunteer on Monday evenings from 4:45- 7:30pm.
1 session on April 17, 2020
Readers & Best was created in the Summer of 2014 as a joint collaboration between the Ginsberg Center’s Literacy Initiatives and the Athletic Department’s Let’s Go Do program. The goal was to provide opportunities for students across campus to come together to support reading in local schools through one-time visits. We provide the monthly curriculum for each visit, which includes a book and activity specific to the grade level of the classroom. The general Readers & Best visit requires a 3 hour time block from student volunteers. This includes the brief orientation, travel and the time at the school. Typically, we offer 10 slots for schools participating in the Readers and Best curriculum. The visit is led by a site leader and up to 6 additional students (since we can fit 7 people in a van). Volunteers are at the school for an hour and a half, so each volunteer reads to 2 classrooms for 45 minutes each. The Ginsberg Center provides transportation to and from the schools.
1 session on April 22, 2020
Blow the horn! Beat the drum! It is not a celebration until you come! Come say birthday wishes and sing birthday songs in different languages, learn how birthdays are celebrated in different cultures, and celebrate birthdays with people around the globe. Feel free to bring friends to the event!


Cake and fruit will be served. While walk-ins are welcome at the event, early registration is appreciated so we can better prepare for the event. Register Here.
2 sessions available from April 24, 2020 to April 30, 2020
What is µlearning?
Reading about career options is a great way to begin your career exploration. Reading alone, however, has limitations. Take your career exploration to the next level by talking to people in careers that interest you and engaging in experiential learning. Short on time? Consider µlearning!

Microlearning (or µlearning) is a new series offered by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for career exploration. This semester will showcase two career tracks in higher education for Ph.D. holders: STEM Professional Development and Technology Transfer.
1 session on April 30, 2020
The Navigate: Uniform Guidance Cost Principles course is recommended for new or seasoned research administrators involved in the pre- or post-award management of federally-sponsored research projects. This course will focus directly on the Uniform Guidance (UG) cost principles.


Please complete this registration form no later than Monday, April 20th, 2020 at 5 p.m.
The course fee is $95 per participant and includes:


One full-day, instructor-led session
Course materials
Breakfast and lunch provided
Note: The fee is payable in advance using a Shortcode.
8 sessions available from May 6, 2020 to December 2, 2020
* Due to the university's request to comply with COVID_19 restrictions, the April 1, 2020 session will be conducted via Zoom.
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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.



1 session on May 21, 2020
3 sessions available from May 28, 2020 to August 7, 2020
This course is designed to expose you to the fundamental principles, concepts, and tools of Lean. A primary focus is the concept of Lean thinking and how to build and strengthen critical thinking skills that can help support your organization's goals and mission.
3/19/2020: Please note that the April 3rd session of Lean Awareness Training has been canceled. People registered for that session will be emailed at a later date/time and added to another available session.

1 session on May 29, 2020
Crucial Conversations is a two-day course that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics—at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you’ll begin to surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment.
Cost is $265 per individual. Cost assistance is available if needed. Email robabid@umich.edu for more information on cost assistance.
Light breakfast and coffee will be provided, along with lunch each day.

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. This program is free for Student Life staff/Student Life Student Staff and costs $200 for UM staff/faculty outside of the division of Student Life (payable via short code transfer or check to University Health Service before the training begins). Certain organizations outside of the University can apply to have the fee waived (talk to Marsha about this). Please only register if you can come to all the training dates, as each day builds on the prior session. 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 September 24, 2020