Student Resources

ITS Computer Labs Available for Fall 2020

See a listing of all available ITS Computer Labs for Fall 2020 here.

CARES Act Emergency Grant

Emergency Grant Online Application

Campus Communcation from Vice Chancellor, Kristi Hottenstein

Student Town Halls

Watch recordings of the Student Town Hall sessions on Fall 2020 below.

August 12, 2020

June 29, 2020

Free Tutors

Free individual tutors in a variety of subjects are available online through the Student Success Center. For individual tutoring, students can make an appointment at umflint.go-redrock.com. Instructions can be found at the Tutoring website.

If you have any concerns or need further information, email the Tutorial Coordinator, Mike Kassel, at mkassel@umich.edu.

Financial Aid Appointments

The Office of Financial Aid is offering virtual appointments or the ability to schedule a phone appointment. Please remember that you can access your financial aid information by logging in to the University of Michigan-Flint Student Information System (SIS) and clicking on the financial aid tab. You may continue to send questions via email at financialaidflint@umich.edu. Emails should be sent using your UM-Flint email account whenever possible. Always include your full name and your UM ID number on any correspondence. We appreciate your patience during this time.

Federal Student Loans & COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Department of Education has placed all federal student loans in a temporary administrative forbearance through September 30, 2020. For more detailed information, please visit studentaid.gov/coronavirus.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychological Services counselors will be available remotely during our normal business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

CAPS is committed to providing emotional support for UM-Flint students in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

In order to prevent the spread of the virus and adhere to CDC and State mandates for social distancing, we are offering remote therapy services for our currently enrolled UM-Flint clients and providing case management services for our new clients. Students who are in crisis may contact DPS at (810) 762-3333 and ask for the on-call crisis worker.

Remote therapy encompasses delivering counseling and psychotherapy services via technology-assisted media. The technology includes but is not limited to telephone, video, internet, smartphone, tablet, PC desktop system, or other electronic means. For more information, please contact CAPS at (810) 762-3456. We look forward to serving you!

To reach us, please call CAPS at (810) 762-3456 and leave a voice mail. The voice mail will also go to our email. Staff will check our voice mail/email regularly and respond. In the event of an after-hour crisis, please contact DPS at (810) 762-3333 to reach the crisis counselor on duty OR you may dial 911.

Library Services

We are pleased to announce the Thompson Library will be reopening to UM-Flint faculty, staff and students on August 24th, 2020. 

Library Hours
  • August 24th - 28th: 12pm - 6pm
  • August 29th - 30th: Closed

Fall Semester Hours (begins August 31st)

  • M - Th: 8am - 9pm
  • Fri:  8am - 6pm
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: 12pm - 8pm

Special hours for Vulnerable/At-risk patrons (begins August 31st)

  • Mondays and Thursdays: 8am - 10am
Library Access

Patrons may access the library through the skywalk from UPAV to the library or the skywalk from French Hall to the library. There will be no access through the brass doors on the first floor. Patrons of the library will be required to wear a face covering and have their UMIDs with them to get into the library. Patrons will be required to go through a health screening station before entering the library.

Safety Measures
  • Patrons must pass through a health screening and be required to show their MCard.
  • Face coverings are required at all times.
  • Seating in the library has been arranged to encourage social distancing. 
  • Plexiglass barriers are in place at points of service.
  • No eating will be permitted in the library.
  • Disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer will be available.
Seat Reservations

Patrons of the library will now be able to reserve specific seats for use when visiting the library. Upon arrival, you can easily check in and out from your smartphone using the QR code found on each seat. This new system allows us to ensure social distancing and safe capacity in the library.

ITS Computers

The library will have 27 ITS computers (socially distanced) in service. The library also has laptops that can be checked out and used inside the library.

Curbside Pickup

Curbside pick up will be available to patrons of the Thompson Library. This service will run from 1pm - 5pm Monday through Friday. Two parking spaces are available at the library’s loading dock. To fill out a request for curbside pick up, please use this link: https://umflint.libwizard.com/f/curbside

Access to Librarians and Research Help

Our librarians and staff remain reachable through virtual methods (chat, email, text, and video) and our online resources are always available through our website.  

For additional information on the library and our services, please visit the library homepage.

Bookstore Services for Students

The bookstore is offering free digital services for students. 

Free eTextbooks from VitalSource

To view a list of publishers supporting this effort, please visit: http://get.vitalsource.com

Free Bartleby, Barnes & Noble's online learning center for homework help.

Barnes & Noble is offering free ground shipping on any web order. Also free shipping for the Winter rentals that are due back the last week of April.

Cashier's Office

The Cashier's Office on the second floor of the University Pavilion will temporarily close until further notice. Employees are working remotely to continue to serve the campus. All service requests during this time can be sent to flint.cashiers@umich.edu. Please include your name and UMID in the email so we can better assist you.