• Snails carrying the world’s smallest computer

    More than 50 species of tree snail in the South Pacific Society Islands were wiped out following the introduction of an alien predatory snail in the 1970s, but the white-shelled Partula hyalina survived. Now, thanks to a collaboration between U-M biologists and engineers with the world’s smallest computer, scientists understand why.

    Learn more about this study

  • Science for Tomorrow program

    During the pandemic the education staff at the Museum of Natural History decided to bring hands-on science into the homes of students. Staff assembled more than 1,200 science kits with materials to conduct two experiments each. The kits, which met state curriculum objectives included safety glasses, beakers, thermometers, rulers, rubber gloves, and other elements needed for the experiments.

    Learn more about this program

  • Researchers trace path of light in photosynthesis

    Heliobacteria, a type of bacteria that uses photosynthesis to generate energy, has reaction centers thought to be similar to those of the common ancestors for all photosynthetic organisms. Now, a U-M team has determined the first steps in converting light into energy for this bacterium.

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  • Art Fair returns

    Like most annual events in the area, 2020 marked the first time in 61 years that the beloved Ann Arbor Art Fair was forced to cancel. Recently lifted restrictions, however, will allow for art lovers to once again fill the streets of Ann Arbor for the AAAF, which runs July 15–17.

    See which museums and galleries have reopened

  • Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

    All students, faculty and staff on all three campuses of the University of Michigan are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit their vaccination information before the start of the fall term. Vaccines are free and available at most retail pharmacies and health care providers, and appointments remain available through Michigan Medicine, as well as the University Health Service.

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Campus Maize & Blueprint

The University of Michigan’s comprehensive plan incorporates public health guidance, lessons learned from the fall and extensive feedback from our community. Many new safety measures and additional resources have been developed to protect and support our students, faculty and staff.

ResponsiBLUE App

  • All community members who enter U-M buildings or attend on-campus events are required to show their ResponsiBLUE daily symptom checker results. Students must also display their weekly testing status.

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 students on campus.

Learn about weekly testing

Vaccinations

  • All individuals over the age of 12 are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in Michigan. All members of the U-M community are strongly encouraged to self-report their vaccination information. Learn how to self-report or find a vaccination location.

Plan your vaccination

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    Classes End (Summer Half)
    • Aug 18
    Study Day
    • Aug 19-20
    Examinations
    • Aug 20
    Spring-Summer (Full) and Summer (Half) Term End

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