Put Your Student on the Path to Success

Move in Day at UM-Flint's First Street Residence Hall

At UM-Flint, we know you have big dreams for your student. So do we. That’s why we’re ready to guide your student along his or her educational journey at UM-Flint.

As a parent or guardian, you play a key role in helping guide your student to the right path toward a respected university degree. To support you in this role, we have developed this helpful guide where you’ll find important information on to ensure your student starts and finishes strong at UM-Flint. 

You’ll also find links to information on financial aid, student housing, and the full range of services available to help your student excel at UM-Flint. We look forward to seeing your student succeed on campus and in the world beyond!

Your Student’s On-Campus Support System

We know that transitioning to university life can mean a big change for students as well as their families. As part of the UM-Flint community, your student will be supported in and out of the classroom and across our campus. We offer a wide range of student services aimed at connecting your student to the resources and guidance he or she needs to make the most of the university experience.
Faculty member working one-on-one with student

Academic Advising

Provided through our Student Success Center (SSC), academic advising guides your student to the best path for the degree he or she wants. Your student’s advisor will help with selecting the right courses and making a smooth transition to university life.

UM-Flint students at fall welcome back picnic

Student Life

UM-Flint has over 100 student-run organizations focused on a variety of academic, professional, recreational, cultural, and athletic interests. Year-round events, activities, exhibits, performances, and guest speakers also encourage your student to engage with the campus outside the classroom.

UM-Flint internship advisor Antonio Riggs

Career Services

Through our Career Connection, your student will have access to career development workshops, events, activities, video tutorials, and an online job database aimed at preparing him or her for the professional world.

UM-Flint Resident Assistants at First Street Residence Hall

Campus Employment

UM-Flint offers a range of on-campus jobs for students in various departments throughout the university. Campus employment provides a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience while helping offset the cost of attending college.

UM-Flint's McKinnon Plaza in the morning

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS provides a range of counseling, therapy, and screening services aimed at supporting your student’s mental health and well-being.

UM-Flint student in the University Center

Leadership Programs

Through paid internships, leadership retreats, mentoring opportunities, and a wide range of leadership programs, your student will have the ability to identify and strengthen leadership qualities that will serve him or her for life.

UM-Flint tutoring services


Our walk-in tutor labs provide one-on-one help for a variety of academic courses and projects, as well as successful studying strategies. We also offer extra instruction for specific classes.