Last Updated: Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 at 02:39 PM.

Free Tutors

Free individual tutors in a variety of subjects are available online through the Student Success Center.  

To book an appointment, go to the following link. Instructions can be found at the Tutoring website.

https://umflint.go-redrock.com

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 now 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.

Student Insurance

The University of Michigan's carrier for our student health insurance plan, Blue Care Network, has re-opened enrollment for students in need. If you don’t have health insurance, please consider this option. The coverage start date is March 23, 2020, and the insurance ends on August 23, 2020 (the last day for the 2019-20 plan). The cost is $713 for an individual student. Payment is due at the time of enrollment. The final day to enroll is April 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

The insurance provides benefits for clinic visits, prescription drug coverage, mental health services, annual vision exam, hospitalization, emergency room care, ambulance service and dental care and more. The insurance is available to enrolled U-M students (including undocumented students) and their spouses, domestic partners and dependents on all three campuses. To enroll in the health insurance plan please visit: https://www.bcbsm.com/content/microsites/umich/en 

Questions may be sent to UHS-mancare-stuins@med.umich.edu in Ann Arbor.

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

UTILIZE THE FRANCES WILLSON THOMPSON LIBRARY ONLINE

Reference librarians will be available for virtual reference and research questions (e.g., phone, email, chat) per hours to be posted presently on our webpage and social media. 

Most of the resources are available online from off campus. If there is difficulty accessing resources off campus, please do not hesitate to reach out to a librarian for troubleshooting or check the FAQs related to access issues.

For research or study consultations, librarians are available remotely via chat, email, phone, and text: https://libguides.umflint.edu/ask.

Library Materials Checked Out

During the library closure, please keep the materials you have borrowed. You can renew online but it is not necessary. All billing has been suspended until the end of the semester. Any automatic fines will be waived. 

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 University 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, and please include your name and UMID in the email so we can better assist you.