Beyond The Diag - December 2023

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As you prepare for a well-earned rest over the winter break, take a look at this month’s newsletter for important info and updates on how to enjoy the holidays.

Relaxation during Winter Break

As the semester winds down, many students are preparing to swap their study notes for holiday cheer as they plan their journey back home. After months of academic rigor, the end of the semester offers a welcome change of pace, filled with festive family gatherings.

Preparing for final exams and the end of the semester

The weeks between Thanksgiving and Winter break is a stressful time for students across the country. Classes are wrapping up, finals are looming, and students feel tired from a full semester of hard work. However, after finals, a much needed break helps everyone reset between the fall and winter term. As you head into the final stretch of the semester, here are some things to keep in mind to manage stress, study effectively, and finish this semester out strong: 

Preparations for leaving town

Congratulations on reaching the end of the Fall 2023 semester! We hope you have been able to enjoy this semester, and are now preparing for some well-earned rest.

CSG AirBus

After the culmination of the term and finishing up papers and exams and papers, many students are looking forward to some well-earned time off and a relaxing winter break! For many students, returning home means catching a plane from Detroit Metro Airport.


The fall semester has flown by, and what a great semester it has been! As it officially comes to a close in the next few weeks, MDining would like to leave you with a couple of good memories and a couple of reminders.

Returning to Campus in January

Earlier this year, the Provost announced the decision to extend the Winter Break this year, to give students, staff and faculty the opportunity to have some additional time to rest and relax before returning to campus. Winter semester classes will begin on Wednesday January 10, 2024.