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Information for Parents and Families


Welcome, parents and families of incoming RC students! We're so excited to work with your student during their time at the University of Michigan. You are joining the RC community now, a community that aims to provide a nurturing, challenging, and incredibly engaging experience for your student while they embark on their studies and extracurricular and social endeavors. 

In lieu of an in-person Parent and Family Orientation program for the summer of 2020, we have had to get creative with making a meaningful online experience. Here is what we have prepared for you:

Please watch this video featuring a Zoom call with Residential College directors Catherine Badgley, Jennifer Myers, Naomi André, and Stephen Ward, to give you a feeling for the faculty and leadership in the RC and to answer some frequently-asked-questions we hear from parents and families. 
 

Join us for a virtual drop-in Zoom Q&A with one or more of our directors during one of these sessions: 

  • June 18 from 4-5pm EST
  • June 25 from 4-5pm EST
  • July 9 from 12-1pm EST
  • July 23 from 4-5pm EST
  • August 6 from 12-1pm EST


We also highly recommend that you take a look at the information at these links: