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September 19, 2018

Michigan time

February 19, 2018

University updating start, end times for classes

Time is running out on the decades-old tradition of beginning classes well after the designated start time.

So-called "Michigan time" — the practice of starting classes, meetings and events 10 minutes after the designated start time to allow for travel time across campus — will end May 1 at the start of the spring semester.

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