Your daughter or son has chosen to enroll at one of the world's most competitive, prestigious universities in the world. From Michigan and the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, she or he will obtain the problem-solving, communication, and reasoning skills necessary to do whatever they choose -- to do whatever gives him or her a fulfilling life. The transition to any college can be a difficult one, and some students require an advisor with whom they can work on difficulties or to drop a course. This is often perfectly normal, and LSA provides numerous resources to help, many of which your son or daughter has likely seen or heard about.
Conversely, LSA is also a place where many students change paths, discover whole new fields of study, go on trips abroad, participate in world-leading research, and create their own paths. Perhaps your son or daughter will get published in a scholarly journal or discover a new future career for him- or herself.
And because LSA prepares students for the "real world," we expect them to deal directly with these resources themselves. But if, as a parent, you want to approach your son or daughter about their academics, the links below are a good place to start.
Working alongside general academic advisors and faculty, academic standards advisors guide students who encounter or anticipate academic difficulty and students who require special programmatic assistance...
The College has put together for students a brief guide to the vast resources available in LSA. Follow this link to see what they're seeing with regards to the opportunities with which they're presented at UM.