The Office of Student Support and Accountability (OSSA) is committed to providing essential programs and services to support College of Engineering (CoE) students’ academic, personal and professional development. Our office works with faculty, staff, and students across campus, as well as with parents and community members to reach this goal.
We strive to respond to all student inquiries through personal attention and advocacy. Our office provides a unique combination of services, as we assist CoE students with personal as well as academic matters pertaining to their experience within the College of Engineering.
Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) – North Campus Satellite Services
The SSD will continue to provide satellite services on North Campus for students throughout the academic year. An SSD representative will be available by appointment only on Tuesday afternoons in our office for students who wish to learn more about SSD services/access resources. Please contact OSSA (734-615-1405) to schedule an appointment.
- Verification forms to prepare for your SSD appointment can be found here.
Spectrum Center – North Campus Satellite Services
The Spectrum Center will provide satellite serves on North Campus for student throughout this new academic year. The Spectrum Center at University of Michigan is a collaborative space in which all members of the University and local community are welcome. Through collaboration and partnership efforts, the Center prepares students to thrive in a diverse society and globally. The Center humbly works toward enhancing the campus climate and support services for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty at the University through education, advocacy, and community building. They are currently scheduled to be 129 Chrysler Center on the following days from 2pm-5pm:
October 17th, 2018
November 21st, 2018
International Center – North Campus Satellite Services
The International Center will provide satellite services on North Campus for students throughout this new academic year. On Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, an International Center advisor will be available for students to meet and discuss issues related to their visa or other concerns. Students must schedule these appointments here. The services will be available to all F-1 and J-1 students and scholars. They will be located in our conference room in 129 Chrysler Center.
Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR)-North Campus Satellite Services
The Office of Student Conflict Resolution will offer workshops as well as 1:1 meeting time with students and student groups interested in conflict resolution or conflict coaching. They are currently scheduled to be in space 265 Chrysler Center on the following days:
October 24th, 2018
November 28th, 2018
December 19th, 2018
If you would like to meet 1:1, you must also attend the workshop. More information for signing up for the workshop and/or 1:1 time is TBD.
Campus Mind Works Wellness Groups
We will be continuing our partnership with the UM Depression Center by providing Campus Mind Works (CMW) Wellness Groups on North Campus the second Tuesday of each month. CMW groups are available for all students regardless of student enrollment status. The workshops are targeted to students who may have mental health concerns. The format of the workshops are to first give an overview of a specific topic of concern followed by a support group led by a clinical social worker from the UM Depression Center. We will send email notifications each month to review the specific topic for the month that you can share with students.
National Depression Screening Day
OSSA will continue to offer free brief depression screening tests, in partnership with the UM Depression Center, on National Depression Screening Day. This year, NDSD is on Thursday, October 11th. Screenings will be held from 10am-2pm in the Teleconference room (1180 Duderstadt).
Stressbusters is an annual OSSA event providing scientifically-proven stress-reducing activities and foods prior to final exams in the Winter term. This year, Stressbusters will be on Wednesday, April 24, 2018.