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

Upcoming Service Dates:

2016

  • May 4
  • June 11

Stories

University Outreach in the News

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.

University of Michigan-Flint faculty scholars look to enhance community engagement in Flint

Boyer Faculty Scholars help further the Boyer program's goal to deepen campus-wide discourse, practice, and recognition of the scholarship of engagement at the university. With their experiences in the Boyer Program, they hope to make contributions to the greater Flint community as well.

Our Home Transitional attempts to raise $50,000 to house homeless vets

Online fundraising is under way in an effort to raise $50,000 for the local nonprofit organization, Our Home Transitional, in order to purchase a house that will provide transitional housing and services to homeless, single female veterans.

Our Home Transitional is a student-run business housed in UM-Flint's Innovation Incubator. The Incubator is part of the Office of University Outreach, which is part of the UM-Flint Provost's Office.