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Blue Prints is a blog meant for the University of Michigan students, faculty, staff and guests. Its purpose it to pull together important and timely information for you to use when navigating campus. The blog is written by Campus Information Centers students and staff and is updated regularly. If you have ideas for our next post, please let us know through our suggestion link on our contact us page.

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#askumich to get all your questions answered!

Welcome to Summer Orientation, Class of 2018! As you get a feel for life at Michigan during this introduction, you may realize you have questions you hadn’t thought of when you were admitted. That’s where we can help!
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Another CIC Staff Testimonial

Another excited Campus Info staff member has shared with us why she thinks she has the best job on campus. Check out what she wrote below, and remember, our application is open until Monday, November 9th. You can find it here

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The Best Job on Campus - CIC Staff Testimonial

As you know, Campus Information is now hiring! We are looking for enthusiastic and qualified students to serve on our staff as the face of the University of Michigan and as a resource for students, staff and visitors. One of our Information Assistants, Shavon, recently wrote about her experience working at CIC, and how much she enjoys working with her peers and serving as an integral part of Student Life! Here's what she had to say:


Move- in Tips!

​‘Twas the night before move-in day and all through the states, every student was stirring with anticipation, as they had to wait!

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Res Hall Survival Packing List

I’m sure you can feel the excitement and nerves as you prepare to leave for college.  As if dealing with the emotions of leaving home and setting off on your own aren’t enough, you also need to be sure you pack everything you need for life in the res hall.

Now, I won’t bore you with the painfully obvious items like hygienic supplies and school supplies because we all (well, most of us) want to smell good and be able to take notes.  Rather, I am going to share with you a few essentials that will make survival in the dorm that much easier.

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Skill Shopping

School supply shopping has commenced and there are a few things that may not be on your list: college skills. Things that no one told you that you’d have to know for college. Though these skills cannot be purchased, here are 5 tips to help you out (for free!):