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.
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.
International Center – North Campus Satellite Services
The International Center will provide satellite services on North Campus for students throughout the Fall and Winter semesters. 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:
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 is a yearly event, the next screening day will take place Thursday, October 10th.
Stressbusters is an bi-annual OSSA event providing scientifically-proven stress-reducing activities and foods prior to final exams in the Fall and Winter terms. This year, Stressbusters will be on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 and Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020.
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: