CSG All-campus email - January 17, 2022
Welcome back! We hope you enjoyed your winter break and that you are taking the necessary precautions such as masking during gatherings to keep our community safe now that we have returned back to campus. We also encourage you to get your booster shot (find a clinic here) and submit your updated vaccination information here.
MLK Day Programming
In collaboration with U-M NAACP, CSG is hosting an open-dialogue on Wednesday, January 19 at 7PM in light of MLK Day and Black History Month. This will provide students with the opportunity to discuss the legacy of MLK and other Black revolutionaries. The remote event will include interactive games and discussion. Participants will receive $10 gift cards for dinner on a first come first serve basis. Come join at this link for an engaging conversation about MLK!
Click here for a list of all MLK events.
University COVID-19 Response Survey
How do you feel about the University’s COVID-19 policies? Fill out this form to let us know to aid in our advocacy efforts.
Off-Campus Housing Conditions and Practices
Please fill out this survey to help us assess living conditions and student relationships with off-campus landlords. The benefit of taking this survey is a chance to receive 1 of 10 $25 e-gift cards.
Student Worker Survey
Please respond to this survey to gauge on-campus working conditions. The benefit of taking this survey is to inform individuals about current working conditions on campus as well as being entered into a drawing to win 1 of 40 $25 gift cards.
Student Resources from CSG
Flu Shot Reimbursement Form
If you had to pay for a flu shot fill out this form to receive a reimbursement.
COVID-19 Test Reimbursement Form
If you paid for a COVID-19 test in order to safely return to campus, fill out this form to receive a reimbursement.
Anti-Racism Student Organization Grant
CSG provides funding for student organizations who have consistently committed to furthering ideals of social justice and anti-racism. Recipients will be able to apply for programming support (event specific support) and/or general operating support (non-event specific support). Click here to apply!
Is your landlord asking you to resign a lease or show your current unit?
If your landlord has been asking you to resign your lease or "reserve" a unit, that may go against the Early Leasing Ordinance approved by City Council. There are actions you can take to aid in our advocacy.
Fill out our testimonial form here.
Emailing the Graduate Employees’ Organization (GEO) at email@example.com (no legal action will be taken by emailing)
Filling out this form and filing a complaint with the City
Contacting Student Legal Services at (734) 763-9920
Contacting Beyond the Diag at (734) 764-7420 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Calculator and IClicker Rentals
CSG is providing free iClicker and graphing calculator rentals to all students across campus. These rentals are semester-long and would be returned by the last day of classes for the fall semester. To pick up an iClicker and/or graphing calculator, please stop by the CSG Office (3rd floor of the Michigan Union) during our business hours: M-F 8:30am-5:30pm. First-come, first-serve - advance reservations are not available.
NYTimes and Wall Street Journal Subscription
CSG is pleased to offer free memberships for students to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. They include full access to all articles through the Times and WSJ websites and mobile apps including NYTimes cooking! Sign up at csg.umich.edu/subscriptions!
CSG Test Prep Program for LSAT, & MCAT
Now Hiring: CSG Test Prep LSAT/MCAT/GRE Instructors
Instructors will be compensated $35/hr, up to 10 hrs per week. Please find more information and apply here by February 4, 2022.
Register for the W'22 CSG LSAT & MCAT Prep Program!
CSG has designed a low-cost effective test prep program for students pursuing graduate and doctoral degrees. You can register here and find FAQs here.
The W'22 cohort will prepare students for the end of May to June LSAT and MCAT exams. Classes will begin at the end of February/beginning of March. Classes will be held weekday evenings. The deadline to register is Wednesday, February 23. Information Sessions will be held:
Friday, January 28 1pm - 2pm
Sunday, February 6, 3pm - 4pm
Monday, February 21, 6pm - 7pm
Commissions are project-based working groups that focus on a specific policy issue or topic. They meet weekly for about an hour and are open to all students. If you would like to join a CSG Commission, fill out this form.
Student Organization Funding Committee (SOFC)
Applications to join SOFC are now open! We are looking for individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact within their community to join our committee of application reviewers. Check out our website to learn more https://www.csg.umich.edu/sofc. Apply here or email email@example.com with any questions!
Mental Health Resources from CAPS
Winter Semester Therapy Groups and Workshops
Look here to see descriptions and information for the 17 therapy groups, 6 brief treatment groups, clinical workshops and lunch series groups being offered this semester.
An online, anonymous, peer community support approach to mental health support. Click here sign up and register and get more info.
There are two ways to get in person (either physically in person or via Zoom) peer counseling support:
U-M Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan
The University of Michigan encourages all students to have health insurance. If you need insurance coverage, the U-M Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan (DSHIP) through Blue Care Network of Michigan (BCN) has generous benefits at a very reasonable cost.
Insurance cost for an individual student for the 2022 Winter Open Enrollment Period (coverage dates 1/1/22-8/23/22) is $1242. Deadline for purchase is January 31, 2022.
This insurance plan provides coverage with a wide array of benefits, including: clinic visits, prescription medication, annual vision exam,hospitalization, emergency care, limited dental benefits and more.
Annual deductible is only $100 for in-network care and $100 for out-of-network care.
In-network coverage is available throughout the U.S.
This plan is available to U-M students and their spouses, domestic partners, and dependents under the age of 26 (if the student is enrolled in the plan).
To enroll or learn more information, see:
As always, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or if you would like to set up a meeting with us, fill out this form and we will get back to you shortly!
Nithya and Carla CSG President and Vice President