Campus Involvement

The Center for Campus Involvement is a dynamic, student-focused department that serves undergraduate and graduate students campus wide through its programs and student organization support. Through meaningful involvement, the Center creates transformative experiences, a vibrant community, and lifelong memories for University of Michigan students.

The Center recognizes and supports over 1,400 student organizations through education, advising, advocacy and a number of services. The Center also implements over 300 co-curricular programs each year, including, but not limited to, cultural and educational programs, films, art exhibits, UMix Late Night, athletic/spirit activities and various performance groups and concerts.

The Center is a department within University Unions, a unit of the Student Life at the University of Michigan.

Mission

Through meaningful involvement, we create transformative experiences, a vibrant community, and lifelong memories for University of Michigan students.

Vision

Student involvement shapes leaders who change our world. We believe that every student has the potential to be a leader, and that our activities, programs and student organizations are integral to transformative student learning at the University of Michigan. The development and meaning-making that result from these experiences propel our work.

Our office is an inclusive and welcoming community. Students are challenged to develop new ideas, critically examine different perspectives, anticipate the impact of their decisions within a socially just context, and work together to find innovative solutions. We engage students in campus activities and student organizations that provide meaningful co-curricular learning. These opportunities create life long memories and strengthen our Michigan tradition: a tradition rooted in rich history, but continually looking forward.

The Center for Campus Involvement is a model for campus collaboration, team work, and building relationships. Our work fosters a vibrant campus environment, and promotes a community characterized by creativity, leadership, and global citizenship. The experiences we provide empower our students to challenge the present and enrich the future.

The center for Campus Involvement values Student Centeredness, Excellence, Michigan Pride, Collaboration, Inclusivity & Creativity. With these values we bring our vision and mission to life.


Our Values

Student Centeredness

We are committed to students at the University of Michigan. We believe that the facilitation of co-curricular learning through our programs and services enhances the student experience by providing a foundation for lifelong learning.


Our Core Work

Transformative Learning

We offer students the opportunities for experiential learning, leadership, the application of knowledge, and critical thought. Through our advising of students, we facilitate the reflection that makes meaning of these experiences and results in learning, student development, and defined purpose.


Center for Campus Involvement Advisory Board

Mission:  Through meaningful involvement, the Center for Campus Involvement creates transformative experiences, a vibrant community, and lifelong memories for University of Michigan students. Our work is aligned in three areas: student organization and leadership development; student programs within and beyond University Unions; and, student services that support the campus involvement experience.

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Staff

Program Advisor

I have had many roles within the Center for Campus Involvement. I have worked previously as the University Activities Center coordinator assisting student organizations administratively with their budget, office management, and with issues that arose. I also worked as a Program Advisor supervising four to six undergraduate student employees in their event planning at the University of Michigan.

If I'm not working out or playing video games, I am probably looking at where to travel to next.