• Unseen world of microorganisms

    With COVID-19, microorganisms have dramatically migrated from natural science and medicine onto center stage in politics, history, and civil society. Through the artistry of Jim Cogswell, microorganisms can be seen in a delightful and colorful expression on the windows of the U-M Museum of Natural History.

    Learn more about this installation

  • Symphony of Forgotten Geniuses

    In her new book, Singing Like Germans, Kira Thurman tells the story of the Black classical musicians in Central Europe whose compositions, performances, and hidden histories deserve our ears.

    Learn more about this hidden history

  • Caring Throughout Crisis

    Charles Williams II, pastor of the Historic King Solomon Baptist Church in Detroit, has mobilized hundreds of people to make sure the city's most vulnerable are cared for. As he pursues his doctorate in social work and sociology at U-M, he’s been researching how neighborhood-level Black churches can play an important role in connecting underserved populations with the resources they need.

    Learn how Black churches expanded services

  • Robotically fabricated timber structure

    A new structure at U-M’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens brings leading-edge fabrication research to the public space. Led by Arash Adel, assistant professor of architecture at U-M’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, the timber pavilion—known as Robotically Fabricated Structure, or RFS—explores new responsible and precise methods of construction.

    Learn more about this research

  • Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
  • At age 99, veteran Herb Elfring relives the attack on Pearl Harbor

    This celebrated member of the “greatest generation” is one of the few remaining survivors of the Japanese attack that motivated the U.S. to enter World War II. Elfring, a 1950 graduate, attended U-M on the G.I. Bill.

    Read Herb Elfring’s Story

Campus Maize & Blueprint

The University of Michigan’s comprehensive plan incorporates public health guidance, lessons learned and extensive feedback from our community. Many safety measures are in place to support a robust in-person experience for our students, faculty and staff.

ResponsiBLUE App

  • All community members who enter U-M buildings or attend on-campus events are required to complete the ResponsiBLUE daily symptom check.

Download the ResponsiBLUE app

Weekly Testing

  • U-M’s free weekly COVID-19 testing program is available for all students, faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor campus and meets the mandatory testing requirements for those who are not fully vaccinated on campus.

Learn about weekly testing


  • All students, faculty and staff on the three U-M campuses, as well as at Michigan Medicine, are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit their vaccination information to the university.

Learn more about vaccinations

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