Welcome to Michigan Program Highlights
The Welcome to Michigan Program consists of over 200 events that offer something for everyone. The "Anchor Events" listed below are planned to include the entire freshman class, all first-year students are strongly encouraged to attend. All other events are sponsored by student groups, University departments, or community agencies. For a complete list of all events and descriptions, see UM*Events.
If you have a disability which requires an accommodation, e.g. an interpreter or large print materials, please call Services for Students with Disabilities at (734) 763-3000 and ask for Jill Rice. This request needs to be made two weeks prior to the event in order to make arrangements. All events are held in accessible facilities. New Student Convocation and the 10 a.m. Day of CHANGE Keynote feature open captioning and American Sign Language interpretation.
New Student Convocation (4:30pm and 7pm seatings)
Artscapade 7:00pm UMMA
Escapade 7:00pm Michigan Union
Academic Programs Day various locations
Maize Craze 5:00-6:30pm, Diag
Meijer Mania- 9:00pm-1:00am, Ann Arbor Saline Rd. Meijer
Rock the Night- 10:00am-2:00am, Pierpont Commons
Recreactional Sports Expo – 11:00am-2:00pm, Palmer Field
Welcome Adventure, Canoe down the Huron River – 9:00am- 3:00pm, Elbel Field
Party for your Mind, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Shapiro Libraries
Day of Change – 11:00am-1:00pm Stamps Auditorium, Walgreen Drama Center on North Campus
Day of Change – 3:00pm-5:00pm Mendlessohn Theatre, Michigan League on Central Campus
Pre-Class Bash 7:00-10:00pm, Palmer Field
Taste of Culture- 2:00-6:00pm, Trotter Multicultural Center
Additional Welcome to Michigan events occur throughout the month of September! See more >>
September 1st, 2011
If your parents are joining you to attend New Student Convocation, it can be very difficult to find a place to eat with all of the move-in traffic. Open to students and parents from either the 4:30pm Ceremony or 7pm Ceremony, we’ve planned this dinner just for you! Hill Auditorium is right next door to the Michigan League, within easy walking distance to and from the ceremony.
Michigan Seasonal Salad:
Corn Shoots & Cherry Bomb Radishes with Mixed Greens served with your choice of Root Beer Vinaigrette or Apple-Cherry Vinaigrette
Grilled Michigan Cherry Chicken:
On a bed of Roasted Apples, Peaches, Cherries, and Apricot Dressing served with Butter Ball Maize Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Local Vegetables
Spinach and Garlic Mini Ravioli with Local Kale, Roasted Vegetables and a Roasted Tomato Sauce
Assorted Desserts & Beverages
Students and guests: $15.95 Children (12 and under) $10.50
Make your reservation now by calling 734-764-8837.
All reservations must be prepaid. Seating is limited.
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
New Student Convocation
Thursday, September 1st,
Pre-Ceremony entertainment 4pm and 6:30 pm
Hill Auditorium, 825 North University Avenue
New Student Convocation ceremonies will be held at 4:30pm for the following Residential Halls assignments:
• South Quad
• West Quad
• Martha Cook
New Student Convocation ceremonies will be held at 7:00pm for the following Residential Halls assignments:
• Baits I
• Baits II
• Northwood Houses
• East Quad
Due to space considerations, students and their families must attend the ceremony to which the student is assigned.