May 18, 2023
U-M to buy properties for housing project’s second phase
U-M will move forward with a plan to acquire up to 49 properties near Central Campus as part of phase two of an effort to develop affordable, on-campus student housing options in the coming years.
March 23, 2023
Recreational Sports fields to be added on North Campus
Two new artificial-turf sports fields will be constructed on North Campus, to serve as a space for student health and well-being, replacing facilities displaced by the new Central Campus housing project.
February 16, 2023
New residential quad adding 2,300 beds; more planned
U-M is moving forward with a project that will dramatically reshape Central Campus housing with the addition of a 2,300-bed residence hall and 900-seat dining facility set to open in fall 2025.
January 31, 2023
U-M will detail Central Campus housing plans at Feb. 16 meeting
The Board of Regents will hear about about design concepts for a new Central Campus housing and dining complex at its Feb. 16 meeting, and university officials will discuss objectives for a second phase of the project.
December 8, 2022
University to add 2,300 beds to Central Campus housing
U-M will develop its first new Central Campus housing for first-year students in decades by adding a residence hall and dining facility on what is currently Elbel Field. The marching band’s practice facility will move a block north.
November 29, 2022
U-M’s expertise uniquely positioned to address housing crisis
Access to quality housing is essential to our well-being and the gateway to resources. Unfortunately, this basic necessity remains out of reach for far too many families.
June 16, 2022
Most in-state undergrads to see no additional tuition costs
Most in-state undergraduates at U-M will see no increase in out-of-pocket tuition expenses this fall. The FY ’23 budget also includes a $15-per-hour minimum wage for temporary and student employees, and faculty and staff merit programs.
February 17, 2022
North Campus housing will expand with approved project
A $190 million North Campus construction project will add 1,200 beds to student housing. The new residence halls will replace 500 beds in the Northwood III buildings.
October 13, 2021
Energy-conserving windows installed at Oxford Houses
Approximately 16,000 square feet of replacement windows at Oxford Houses student-housing facility are expected to significantly reduce energy use and save heating and cooling costs.
June 17, 2021
U-M extends Go Blue Guarantee, $15 minimum wage to all campuses
The university will extend its Go Blue Guarantee offering free tuition for qualifying Michigan residents to the Dearborn and Flint campuses. Regents also enacted a $15-an-hour minimum wage for permanent workers.