Our Mission

University Outreach connects campus and community to support learning, collaboration, and partnerships.

Flint Water Crisis

Water filter giveaway at the UM-Flint Recreation Center, October 2015

Community Impact Fund focused on Water Crisis

In response to requests to support UM-Flint faculty, staff, and students’ efforts to address the Flint water crisis, a new Community Impact Fund has been established.

Campus Water Information

Campus Water Information

As an institution we are committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure the safety of our students, our faculty, our staff, and our campus visitors. Find out more about UM-Flint’s on-campus water filters, water quality testing, and additional resources—including University Outreach's Flint Water Resources Map.

Upcoming Events

Service Saturdays

  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • ​June 10

[IN] On the Road

Session 1: Joy Tabernacle
February 20-24, 2017
5-7 p.m.

5 Steps to Start Up Kickoff Mixer

Thursday, February 23, 2017
5:30-7:30 PM

Alternative Spring Break 2017

February 27 - March 3, 2017

5 Steps to Start Up Business Bootcamp

Thursdays, March 2-30, 2017
5:00-9:00 PM

[IN] On the Road

Session 2: Holmes STEM Academy
March 9, 10, 16, 17, 23
5-7 p.m.

Arts and Social Entrepreneurship Symposium

March 15, 2017
11:30 am - 7:00 pm

At the Flint Institute of Music and the Flint Institute of Arts

[IN] On the Road

Session 3: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint - Teen Session
April 3-7, 2017
3-5 p.m.

5 Steps to Start Up Celebration and Next Steps

Thursday, April 6, 2017
5:00-9:00 PM

[IN] On the Road

Session 4: Asbury United Methodist Church
June 1, 8, 15 & 22
5-7 pm
June 3
Noon to 4 p.m.

[IN] On the Road

Celebration Event
June 24, 2017
1-4 p.m.


University Outreach in the News

Entrepreneur Links Business, Charity at UM-Flint Incubator

Whether working at his business or non-profit, Adil Mohammed is always thinking of ways to improve quality of life in the community.

“The UM-Flint Innovation Incubator helps us connect and strengthen mutually beneficial relationships,” Adil Mohammed said. “They help us provide services to anyone in the community.”

UM-Flint Students Re-Imagine Flint’s Civic Park Neighborhood

University of Michigan-Flint resource planning and social work students met last week at Joy Tabernacle on Chevrolet Avenue to present to the public their proposals for revamping vacant sites within the Civic Park neighborhood.

Mott Grant Advances UM-Flint GIS Center’s Data Mapping Mission

The University of Michigan-Flint is leading a community-wide online project in which researchers and the public will be able to access a wide variety of data from numerous sources and customize maps.

The project received a $100,000 grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

University Outreach and the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center will spearhead the initiative, which includes collaborating with an advisory committee of several different community partners.