Current Events

Summer in Ann Arbor

A2SF (Ann Arbor Summer Festival) If you enjoy live music then this is the event for you! This four-week event in June offers over 200 concerts, art exhibitions, kid activities, film screenings and spectacles. A majority of these events are free to the public but they do offer complimentary and low-cost tickets to students. Top of the Park is the outdoor program element, and typically takes place on Ingalls Mall, and this year runs June 9-25. Descriptions of the events being hosted are listed here and you can find the calendar and ticket information on the website.

United We Play!

The Black Business Undergraduate Society and the Black Student Union are working together to host United We Play on Sunday, April 16th, from 3-8 pm at Ferry Field (1150 S State St, Ann Arbor, Michigan)!

Big Heart Blood Battle

It’s time for the annual Big Heart Blood Battle! From January 13th to February 22nd, students at the University of Michigan will be facing off against students from several of our Big 10 rivals, including Michigan State, Penn State, and Wisconsin, to see which campus can donate the most blood. The Big Heart Blood Battle is looking for students to join the fight to help save lives across the state and country. Donating blood is crucial, and your support is important now more than ever.

Black History Month 2023 - Rooting for Everybody Black

This year, Black History Month (BHM) is an intentional partnership between The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) and student organizations, Support for Incoming Black Students (S.I.B.S.) and the Black Student Union (BSU). Together, we are working together with a committee of 11 to make Black History Month a memorable experience for students, staff and faculty at the University of Michigan. Please stay tuned for updates and details.

2023 MLK Symposium

On Monday, January 16, in honor and celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a number of events took place for members of our community.

The keynote address included a dynamic mix of local and national speakers and performances, and we are excited to host the event in person for the first time since 2020. If you were not able to watch the address in-person or as a livestream video, you can access the recording here.