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

Ferris Wheel Innovation Hub Open House

SkyPoint Ventures, the Office of the Provost, and University Outreach invite UM-Flint faculty and staff to attend 

An Open House and celebration of  the collaboration between SkyPoint Ventures and UM-Flint at the new Ferris Wheel Innovation Hub located in downtown Flint

Thursday, May 11, 2017
4:30-6:00 pm

Ferris Wheel Innovation Hub
615 South Saginaw Street

Join us for a tour of the Ferris Wheel Innovation Hub currently under renovation and information about how we will be working together in this exciting new space.  

Please Register

For more information, please contact Paula Nas at pnas@umflint.edu

Service Saturdays

  • May 13
  • ​June 10

MiBreaks

May 19-21, 2017

[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.

Alternative Summer Break (ASuB)

Sunday, August 13 - Saturday, August 19, 2017

Alternative Spring Break 2018

February 26 - March 2

Stories

University Outreach in the News

Winners announced in Flint-focused Social Impact Challenge

Student teams all spent more than a month learning about economic and social issues on the ground in Flint, visiting with Flint stakeholders, attending a site visit and tour, and poring over economic and entrepreneurship data. In the finals, various ideas included entrepreneurship mentors, entrepreneur fairs, worker spaces for artists, and further collaboration between U-M's campuses.

Art Student Opens Business at UM-Flint Incubator

Joe Hipkins, currently he a senior at UM-Flint, says, “I have been so fortunate to be surrounded by smart, intelligent and creative people to guide me through the process of starting and running my own business. Starting JH Design LLC has had a significantly positive impact on my education. I feel more prepared for life after graduation from UM-Flint.”

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.”