The University Record

The University Record is the official source for faculty-staff news at the University of Michigan. The University Record, in print and online, is part of the U-M Office of the Vice President for Communications.

News is posted to the website daily and a print edition is distributed weekly (Monday) during the academic year and biweekly during the summer. There is a companion University Record email newsletter that is distributed daily during the academic year and weekly during the summer.

The University Record accepts articles of interest to U-M faculty, staff and retirees from units across the Ann Arbor campus, the Health System and from the Flint and Dearborn regional campuses.

The University Record is distributed free from newsstands on all campuses. It is mailed to university retirees. Mail subscriptions also are available at a nominal cost.

Print edition deadlines

Advertising:  5 p.m. Monday, one week before publication. Advertising details are available at
Stories and events: Noon Tuesday before publication.

How to submit event listings

The University Record draws events listings for its online and print editions from U-M’s main campus events calendar, Happening@Michigan.

Happening@Michigan is managed by the Campus Information Centers, a unit of Student Life. Events are entered by clicking the Create Event button at the top of the website. For help submitting events, please email or call 734-764-4636.

Items of interest to faculty and staff that are entered in Happening@Michigan by the Tuesday before a given publication are collected and printed in each week’s printed edition. Selected items also may be considered as Coming Events on the Record website and in its daily email edition.

Guidelines for online comments

The University Record welcomes online comments to stories that are posted on its website. Comments are intended to be a forum for open, respectful and family-friendly discussion. Read the full statement of guidelines.

Letters to the Editor

The University Record welcomes letters from members of the U-M faculty, staff and retiree community. Those on topics of broad university interest will be given preference for publication. Letters must be no more than 500 words and must be signed.

The editorial staff reserves the right to reject any letter and to edit and/or condense letters for publication. The staff also reserves the right to limit the number of letters submitted by the same individual. Letters may appear in small type. Organizations submitting material must include the name and address of an appropriate officer.

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