Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Michigan School of Public Health! Whether you’ve already enrolled or are still deciding whether to attend Michigan Public Health this fall, joining us for virtual and in-person events is an excellent way to get to know our community and confirm that Michigan Public Health is the right fit for you. 

Upcoming Events

Exploring Student Life Opportunities within the School of Public Health

Monday, June, 24 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm ET

Join our session to learn more about how the School of Public Health Student Life team can support you! 

Our team at the School of Public Health is dedicated to fostering student success through a variety of avenues. From personalized support through student success coaching to engagement opportunities with student organizations, we strive to empower our students to make the most of their experience at Michigan. Our programming emphasizes well-being, academic achievement, and leadership development. Additionally, we prioritize creating inclusive spaces through social events and informative newsletters tailored for first-generation and international students. Our overarching goal is to cultivate a sense of community and provide vital support networks beyond the classroom environment.

Register for Exploring Student Life Opportunities within the School of Public Health


CAPS 101

Wednesday, July 10 | 1-2 p.m.

Learn about UM's mental health resources, including Counseling and Psychology Services, the Embedded Psychologist at SPH, and the numerous mental health resources provided to students.

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Orientation to SPH Career Services & Resources

Thursday, July 11 | 12-1 p.m. ET

Join the Careers Team to learn about all the services and resources available to you as SPH students! During this session you will meet the SPH Careers Team - Associate Director Ari Renda, Career Services Coordinators Stefani Anderson and Maddie Houston, and Employer Engagement Coordinator Neika White and learn how to:

  • Search for Internships, Fellowships, and Jobs using our SPH Career Gateway
  • Access our Career Preparation Resources on topics such as Resume, Cover Letter, and Interviews
    Schedule a Career Coaching Appointment to talk about your career interests, goals, and application processes

Register for events including Public Health employer presentations, career fairs, and career preparation workshops on topics like internship search, job search, and networking.

register for Orientation to SPH Career Services & Resources


Intro to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) at SPH

Monday, July 15| 1-2 p.m. ET

Are you curious to learn more about current Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) efforts at SPH?

Are you interested in getting involved in DEI at SPH but aren't sure how?

Do you want to connect with other incoming students who are passionate about DEI? 

Join SPH DEI Team Members Mateen Zafer (DEI Program Manager) and Amber Garcia ('24-'25 SPH DEI Graduate Student Staff Assistant) for a short presentation on the state of DEI at SPH, what our team is up to in the coming year, and how you can get involved with DEI at SPH! We will utilize the majority of our time to be in community with one another and to make space for what questions you may have as incoming students. In the meantime, check out our DEI Resources LinkTree and reach out to anyone on our team should you have any questions! We look forward to sharing space with you!

Register for Intro to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) at SPH


Setting Yourself Up for a Successful Internship

Monday, July 22 | 5-6 p.m. ET

During this introductory workshop, we will discuss the steps you can take during your first months at SPH to set yourself up for a successful summer internship. We will discuss how to:

  • Reflect on your career interests and goals
  • Identify public health organizations & employers relevant to your interests
  • Connect with SPH Alumni who can support your journey
  • Search for exciting internship opportunities
  • Begin prepping your internship application materials

Register for Setting Yourself Up for a Successful Internship


Leveraging the Michigan Public Health Network

Monday, August 5 | 1-2 p.m.

Welcome to the University of Michigan community! From the time you accepted your admission, you joined an esteemed and expansive network of Michigan alumni who are making an impact in the field of public health worldwide. As you begin your exciting educational journey, we invite you to lean into this network often. This session is designed to introduce you to the wealth of resources, mentorship opportunities, and professional connections that come with being part of the Michigan legacy.Through this webinar, you will learn the significance of engaging with the alumni community early in your academic career and how to make the most out of these relationships. Discover strategies for networking, uncover potential career guidance, and explore collaborative opportunities that can enrich your learning experience and set a solid foundation for your future endeavors.Join us to find out how you can start crafting your unique path within the Michigan Public Health Network from the very beginning. Go Blue!

Register for Leveraging the Michigan Public Health Network


From the Classroom to the Field: The World of Public Health Practice

Thursday, August 15 | 2-3 p.m. ET

Join the Public Health Practice team to learn more about the opportunities you can engage in as a Michigan student! This webinar will cover PHAST, the Schweitzer Fellowship, Public Health in Action courses, and more. 

Register for From the Classroom to the Field: The World of Public Health Practice


New Student Orientation

Department and school-wide programming will take place during the week of August 19. A Welcome session from school leadership will take place on campus Wednesday, August 21. Be on the lookout for more information in the coming months.


Past Events

Department Virtual Admitted Student Sessions

Below are the recordings of this event in case you missed it. 

Environmental Health Sciences: March 11
Nutritional Sciences: March 12
Health Behavior and Health Education: March 13
Population and Health Sciences: March 13
Health Management and Policy: March 13
Epidemiology: March 14

Your honest feedback is requested in order to help future admitted students.

Faculty Lightning Talk Recordings

Unearthing the Link: Climate, Environment, and the Emergence of Valley Fever in the American Southwest with Dr. Jennifer Head - Epidemiology | Friday, March 15

Population and Health Sciences Faculty Spotlight featuring a panel of Online MPH Faculty | Sunday, March 24

Harvesting Health: Exploring the Impact of Produce Prescription Programs with Dr. Jennifer Garner - Nutritional Sciences | Tuesday, March 26

Firefighter Health: Using Biological Markers to Assess Risk with Dr. Jackie Goodrich - Environmental Health Sciences | Wednesday, March 27

Faculty Lighting Talk w/ Mary Janevic | Tuesday, April 9

Enrichment Session Recordings

Supporting Michigan First-Gens: Blazing Your Own Trail | Monday, March 18

Admitted International Student Webinar: Your Journey Begins Here | Thursday, March 21

Discovering Life in Ann Arbor | Friday, March 22

Invest in You! Admitted Graduate Student Financial Aid Webinar | Wednesday, April 3

International Student I-20 Webinar


New Student Orientation

Department and school-wide programming will take place during the week of August 19. A Welcome session from school leadership will take place on campus Wednesday, August 21. Be on the lookout for more information in the coming months.


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