Our Mission

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


INNOVATION INCUBATOR A Place to Co-work, Create & Collaborate

UM-Flint's Innovation Incubator is a program of University of Michigan-Flint’s University Outreach. Focused on social entrepreneurship, innovation and economic-based ventures, it’s a place for people in the community to co-work, create and collaborate. 

UM-Flint Connects Community with Data Through Map Flint

What started as an effort to track kids in the community has turned into a massive system of information glued together by the mapping skills of UM-Flint staff and students.

[IN] Expands Business Training and Events to Larger Community

As part of efforts to expand the reach of the Innovation Incubator, staff has taken the business training out into the community with 2 new business boot camps: 5 Steps to Start Up and [IN] on the Road

The Arts and Social Entrepreneurship Symposium brought together local arts entrepreneurs for a day of workshops and panel discussions. 

The Social Impact Challenge featured teams from UM-Flint and U-M presenting their ideas of how to better connect [IN] on the Road’s neighborhood entrepreneurs with the new Ferris Wheel innovation hub downtown.