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September 19, 2018

Did you know? Some benefits of being a Wolverine

September 4, 2018

Did you know? Some benefits of being a Wolverine

1) MCard discounts

By showing your MCard, faculty and staff can gain discounts on various products and services, including car rentals, cell phone plans, mattresses and hotels. Learn more about MCard discounts.

2) Ergonomics

The university provides ergonomics grants of up to $5,000 to provide seed money for U-M departments or units to purchase equipment or redesign work processes for projects that solve high-risk ergonomic issues that affect groups of faculty and staff. Learn more about U-M Ergonomics Grants.

3) Mental Health

Staff, faculty, retirees, dependents and departments can use personal counseling, coaching, training and consultation services from Michigan Medicine’s Office of Counseling and Workplace Resilience, or the Faculty and Staff Counseling and Consultation Office. Learn more about mental health counseling and consultation services.

4) Retirees

All retired U-M faculty and staff members and their spouses are eligible to join the University of Michigan Retirees Association.

5) Technology

Computer Showcase provides sales, service and support of personal technology to U-M students, faculty and staff.

6) Arts and Culture

The Michigan Union Ticket Office makes purchasing tickets for performing arts events throughout Ann Arbor and the surrounding area easy and convenient for U-M community members. While the Michigan Union is being renovated, the ticket office has moved to the Michigan League, 911 N. University Ave.

7) Professional Development

Faculty and staff have free access to thousands of online professional development courses through Lynda.com. Through Michigan Online, students, staff and faculty can also access U-M courses and specializations on the platform free of charge.

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