Students should go to class hungry for knowledge, not for food. If you can’t afford balanced meals or sacrifice food to pay for bills, know that you don’t have to choose. Turn to these resources for help.

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Careers at U-M

University of Michigan career site with job opportunities.

Child Care Subsidy

Financial assistance for U-M students needing dependent child care.

Family Housing

Housing resources for U-M students with children.

Continuing Students – Financial Aid

Resources to help continuing students re-apply for financial aid.

CSG – Annual Housing Management Survey

Off-campus housing resource available to U-M students.

Domestic Student Health Insurance

Affordable health insurance plans available to domestic students.

School of Education – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for U-M School of Education students.

Center for Education of Women+ – Funding

Financial assistance for all U-M students, staff, faculty and the surrounding community.

Emergency Ride

Free taxi ride service available in emergency situations.

College of Engineering – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for U-M undergraduate engineering students.

Financial Aid Office

Financial aid resources for undergraduate, graduate and continuing students.

Financial Aid Re-evaluation

Additional financial aid options for students experiencing income hardship.

Food Finder

Search engine for locating food assistance programs by zip code.

Food Gatherers

Organization with access to food resources throughout Washtenaw County.

LSA – Internship Funds

Financial support for internship experiences.

GradCare Health Insurance

Health insurance for fellowship holders, medical students and more.

Graduate Students – Financial Aid

Financial aid options for U-M graduate students.


Resources for obtaining need-based and criteria-specific grants.

HomeShare Program

Student housing program that partners students with older homeowners.

Hope Clinic

Religious-based holistic clinic with various services for anyone needing care.

Equity, Civil Rights, and Title IX – HR Reporting

Support services for issues involving discrimination, discriminatory harassment and sexual misconduct.

Inter-Cooperative Council at Ann Arbor

Low-cost housing options with shared common spaces.

International Student Health Insurance

Mandatory health insurance plan for international students.

International Students – Funding

Funding resources for international students.

Law School – Emergency Funds

Short-term emergency loans for U-M Law School students.

LSA – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for LSA students.


Financial support for various academic pursuits.

Maize & Blue Cupboard

Food insecurity resources for U-M community members.

Michigan Dining Employment

Student employment opportunities available through Michigan Dining.

Michigan Dining Nutrition Services

Various services and resources for nutrition needs.

Medical School – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for U-M Medical School students.

New Undergraduate Students – Financial Aid

Financial aid options for new undergraduate students.

School of Nursing – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for School of Nursing students.

Packard Health

Community health and wellness center in Washtenaw County.

Private Student Loans

Private student loan options outside of financial aid packages.

School of Public Policy – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for School of Public Policy students.

Rackham Graduate School – Financial Aid

Fellowships, grants and scholarships available to Rackham graduate students.

Rackham Graduate School – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for Rackham Graduate School students.

Research Jobs – Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program

Research job grants for UROP students experiencing a financial need.

School of Information – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for School of Information students.

Short-term eULoan

Short-term, interest-free loan available to current students.

School of Social Work – Emergency Funds

Emergency assistance for U-M School of Social Work students.

Student Employment Office

Work-study and non-work-study jobs available to students.

Student Employment – Student Life

Student employment opportunities available through Student Life.

Student Food Co.

On-campus produce stand with fresh, affordable produce.

Student Legal Services – Renting

Full-service law office that provides guidance on renting.

Student Legal Services – Subletting

Full-service law office that provides guidance on subletting.

The Affordable Care Act

Learn how The Affordable Care Act impacts students.

The Corner Health Center

Full-service health care center located in Washtenaw County.


Free public bus option with U-M’s MCard.

U-M Library

Additional resources for internal and external funding.

U-M On-Campus Housing

On-campus housing resources available to U-M students.

U-M On-Campus Housing – Living-Learning Programs

Shared living communities available to U-M students.

U-M After-Hours Transportation

After-hours transportation options that are low-cost and/or free.

U-M Bus (The Magic Bus)

Free U-M bus option with regular, frequent routes.

School of Dentistry – Dental Care

Dental services offered to students and the public with fees on a sliding scale.

U-M’s Beyond the Diag – Off-Campus Housing

Off-campus housing program with variety of resources.

Undocumented Students

Need-based grant funding for undocumented students.

Uninsured Medical and Dental Expenses

Assistance for uninsured medical and dental expenses incurred by students.

University Health Service

Health care resource with some services available at no out-of-pocket cost.

University Health Service – Medicaid

Resource for obtaining Michigan Medicaid health insurance.

Work Study

Work-study employment for students with a financial need.

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