Additional Resources: At the University
- Building Great Places to Work
The Building Great Places to Work website provides ideas about building positive work relationships, raising team spirit, and improving morale. Tools available on the site can help enhance the qualities of trust, pride, and camaraderie needed to have the best working environment.
- The Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship at the Ross School of Business
Premised on the notion that, by understanding the drivers of positive behavior in the workplace, organizations and individuals can flourish, the Center offers teaching materials and workshops.
- Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) provides support and assistance to University staff and faculty in resolving personal or work related concerns. Through confidential and professional counseling, coaching, training and consultation services to staff, faculty, retirees, benefit-eligible dependents and departments, FASAP helps individuals develop and foster strengths and resiliency to enhance their personal and professional lives.
- Off-Campus Housing Program’s Housing Information Office
The Housing Information Office of the University’s Off-Campus Housing Program provides advising and conflict resolution services to students living in off-campus housing who have a problem with a landlord, roommate, subtenant, or neighbor.
- Office of Institutional Equity
The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) provides guidance, support and delivery of programming, services and educational initiatives to University faculty, staff, and students to support diversity, inclusiveness, equal access, equitable treatment, cultural understanding and the prevention of prohibited discrimination and harassment.
- Office of Student Conflict Resolution
The Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR) helps Michigan students learn how to manage and resolve conflict peacefully. OSCR provides a variety of programs and services designed to support a safe, just, and peaceful community. OSCR provides mediation services to all Michigan students, free of charge.
- Office of the Ombuds
The Ombuds office is a place where student questions, complaints and concerns about the functioning of the University can be discussed confidentially in a safe environment.
- UMHS Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential, no cost service for UMHS Faculty, Staff, and their families. EAP provides brief counseling and coaching services, mediation services, crisis intervention, assessment and referral, educational and training programs, and supervisory, staff, and team consultation.
- Understanding U
Understanding U is a website that provides information, resources, and online screenings about mental health and well-being to members of the University community.
- resolutions Newsletter
resolutions is an eNewsletter from FASAP, Work/Life Resource Center, & Mediation Services. It is published in January, May, and September each year. If you would like future updates from resolutions, click here to subscribe.
- Work/Life Resource Center
The Work/Life Resource Center (WLRC) assists staff, faculty, and students achieve work/life integration. WLRC is a starting point for people as they begin to investigate resources for eldercare, childcare, and other tools for work/life balance, such as flexible scheduling and child care leaves of absence.
- University Faculty Ombudsman
The University Faculty Ombuds facilitates the resolution of faculty problems and dilemmas.
- University of Michigan Human Resources
Information about the wide array of leading HR services provided by the University of Michigan Human Resources community can be found on their website.