Student Life at UM-Flint

Student life is an essential part of the total student experience at the University of Michigan-Flint. At UM-Flint, you can join or create clubs and organizations, find leadership opportunities, unwind with sports and recreation, make new friends, volunteer, and much more.

The Division of Student Affairs (DSA) leads student life at UM-Flint. The division’s 11 units offer more than 90 student clubs and organizations, recreation and club sports, counseling, veterans and accessible services, residential living and learning, access and opportunity programs, and more. You’ll find caring, inclusive, and welcoming environments across campus.

Student Affairs includes: 

DSA contributes to student success and the academic enterprise through an approach that encompasses five core values: community and belonging; equity and inclusion; engagement and leadership; health and wellness; and co-curricular and integrative learning. Staff are here to offer you encouragement, engagement, growth, and support during your time as a student at UM-Flint.

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Fall 2020 Welcome Back Letter

Read the Fall 2020 Welcome Back Letter from Christopher M. Giordano, PhD., Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Remote Counseling and Psychology Services

Due to the current “stay-at-home” executive order by Governor Whitmer during the COVID-19 pandemicCounseling and Psychology Services counselors will be available remotely during our normal business hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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.

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.

We understand that these can be emotionally trying times, but CAPS is committed to ensuring we stay connected for your mental health concerns.


Meet the UM-Flint Division of Student Affairs

DSA departments and staff are here to offer you encouragement, engagement, growth, and support during your time as a student at UM-Flint. 

Learn more about the areas within DSA, who we are, and how to find us:

UM-Flint named gold-level veteran-friendly school for fifth consecutive year

The University of Michigan-Flint is once again a Gold-level Veteran-Friendly School.

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency named UM-Flint a gold-level school for the 2019-20 year. UM-Flint has achieved the gold-level criteria every year since 2015 when the program was launched.

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Disability Services at UM-Flint makes education accessible

The University of Michigan-Flint believes all students deserve equal access to their education. That’s what the Disability and Accessibility Support Services (DASS) office offers.