University of Michigan-Flint

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Founded in 1956 on a commitment to bring a quality Michigan education to Flint and the surrounding area, UM-Flint has done exactly what we set out to do. In the process, we’ve welcomed a record number of students into our classrooms, equipping them with the knowledge, experiences, and skills to make lasting contributions to the businesses, organizations, and communities they help shape. We invite you to see how our students, faculty, staff, and campus are making a real difference. The University of Michigan-Flint is part of one of the most distinguished university systems in the world. Although we are a commuter campus, we do have numerous off-campus housing opportunities available within walking distance. You’ll be encouraged to be independent, yet guidance and support will always be available. Your studies will be enhanced by the incredible depth and breadth of resources that only a contemporary university can provide. Most important, you will be given every opportunity to succeed.

Areas of Expertise

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a "Best in the Midwest" for 2015, UM-Flint offers over 100 undergraduate and 18 masters degree programs recognized for their excellence and relevancy. From international business to local public health issues, UM-Flint faculty develop curricula with industry professionals to ensure students gain the experiences and skills they'll need to succeed.

On Campus Housing

First Street Residence Hall is home to all of our freshman and sophomore year students. First Street also has an all-female and honors community. Students living in First Street are required to have a meal plan. The First Street Residence Hall boasts apartment-style suites for two to four students, complete with kitchens, laundry facilities, wireless internet, and other amenities. See more at

Off Campus Housing

University of Michigan-Flint has partnered with, a company that specializes in providing Off-Campus Housing solutions for post-secondary students. This service is free for all students to use as an effective method of finding a place to live off-campus. Landlords can list properties at rates that are very competitive and less than most other mediums of advertising. See more at

Incoming Students

Although we are a commuter campus, we do offer numerous ways to get involved on campus with over 45 student groups. From academic and athletic to religious and social groups, students never have an excuse to say they are bored.

Career Planning

Career Connection is your gateway to all things related to careers, including workshops and events happening on and around campus. These events are designed to enhance your knowledge about the job market, career searching, resume building, and self-marketing. What’s more, you can upload your finished resume to be personally critiqued by your career counselor in the Student Success Center before applying to the hundreds of daily job postings that you can find in Career Connection. See more at


Campus Activities Board (CAB) at the University of Michigan-Flint is an organization where the most creative, outgoing, and fun-loving students come together to bring the best entertainment to campus. CAB is a key player in university programming as well as a growing tool for its members. It prides itself in being a great way for students to get experience in skills for any future career. See more at


At UM-Flint there are hundreds of ways to involve yourself in-groups or activities that will stimulate, enrich, entertain, and challenge you. Some activities are linked to courses of study and provide learning opportunities, while others offer the chance to participate in grass-roots, campus social, or political activities, still others involve you in efforts to help and support the local community. While all are different, these organizations offer the same advantages: friendship, personal growth, and the opportunity to do something with and for others. See more at

Information Technology

ITS supports numerous computer labs on the UM-Flint campus for both general and instructional use. All registered students, faculty and staff are allowed to use the open computing labs. A valid computer account including a uniqname and LAN (UM-Flint) password are needed to be able to utilize a computer in any of the labs. ITS currently staffs two public computer labs and maintains a total of four public computer labs available to faculty, staff, and students. Our newest of which is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, closing only during maintenance windows that will impact lab service, and located on the second floor of the Riverfront building. ITS also maintains open computer stations housed on all three floors of the Thompson Library. ITS also maintains six instructional labs which are used for academic instruction. Each instructional lab is equipped with an instructor’s station and a ceiling-mounted projector with a VCR. Please utilize the links below to view information about the resources supported in each lab.

Special Services

UM-Flint provides a wide range of services to students with qualifying disabilities to allow them to participate in the mainstream college life. Students are responsible for their ultimate success in academic and personal programs; however, Accessibility Services will provide the necessary services to increase success potential. Services are both highly individualized and based on need; they may include, but are not limited to, the following: Advocacy and referral on and off campus; Orientation to campus resources; Course materials in alternative formats; Sign language and oral interpreters; Special testing arrangements; Access to adaptive equipment and technology

International Involvement

UM-Flint has an active and engaged international community, and regularly hosts programs, workshops, and events of interest to students from around the world. Learn more about our leadership seminars, Global Ambassador program, luncheons, outings, and wide range of workshops on making a successful transition to university life at

Campus Tour

To arrange a tour, visit If you need additional tour date options, please contact us at (810) 762-3300 to see if special accommodations can be made.

Modified on August 01, 2016