Campus Involvement Hub

The Campus Involvement Hub (CIH) creates an inclusive and accessible environment that provides meaningful and diverse learning and involvement opportunities to impact student success. Students will gain a sense of self and strong leadership skills, while becoming responsible and engaged citizens in their community.

In addition to providing a vast array of resources to all of the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s 100+ student organizations, the CIH is a focal point for students wishing to become involved and is staffed by a team of student leaders who are extensively trained in connecting students to involvement opportunities and providing student organization consultation services.

Located in the University Center, Room 1290, the Campus involvement Hub is open five days per week with late night hours convenient for student organizations and students.

The Campus Involvement Hub will be available in-person and virtually for the Fall 2021 semester to students interested in getting connected to involvement opportunities and student organization resources. 

Hours of Operation
Monday - Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm

Campus Involvement Hub Services

The Campus Involvement Hub is maintained by the Involvement Ambassadors who oversee a variety of resources and services available for registered students to take advantage of!

  • Student Organization Mailboxes
  • Involvement Consultations 
  • Student Organization Workshops and Training
  • Commuter Student Hourly Locker Rentals
  • Resource Room & Equipment Rental
  • Dearborn Community Coupon Program

 

Student Organization Mailboxes

Student Organizations can have a mailbox during the Fall and Winter semester each academic year. If you would like a mailbox, complete the mailbox application form, or you can contact us at engagement@umich.edu and we will help you get a mailbox for your organization.

Additional Information:
Mail must be checked at least once a week, or it may be returned to sender if the box becomes too full.

Involvement Consultations

The Campus Involvement Hub (CIH) is a resource to all students here at UM-Dearborn to get them engaged and become integrated in our campus community. The CIH staff is trained to help connect interested students with organizations and activities tailored to their interests and previous involvement. Stop by the University Center, Room 1290 or email engagement@umich.edu for more information or to schedule an involvement consultation appointment.

If you are looking to get involved and do not know where to start, we can help you! Please fill out the involvement consultation survey above to help us find tailored opportunities for you.

Workshop & Training Requests

If you are interested in scheduling a workshop or training for your student organization on topics including conflict management, member recruitment/rentention, mission/vision audit, and organization finances, please contact the orgconsultants@umich.edu or submit a request below.

Commuter Student Hourly Cubby Rentals

Cubbies are available in the Campus Involvement Hub. Cubbies are available for day use only and personal belongings cannot be left in day them overnight.  
Please note: You will have to leave a form of collateral (DL, Keys, or ID Card).

Resource Room Supplies & Equipment Rental

Need an exciting board game for an event or a hammock for an outdoor adventure? We've got you covered! Registered students and student organization members are able to utilize supplies offered by the Office of Student Life and the Campus Involvement Hub 7 days a week.  To check out items, head over to the Campus Involvement Hub and let the Involvement Ambassadors know what you need.
Please note: You will have to leave a form of collateral (DL, Keys, or ID Card).

Items available:

  • Markers
  • Glue Sticks
  • Scissors
  • Rulers
  • Heavy Duty Stapler
  • Paper Cutter
  • Die Cut Machine
  • Hole Puncher
  • Colored Pencils
  • Construction Paper
  • Button Maker
  • Poster Board
  • Laminator
  • Board Games
  • Life-size Jenga & Chess

 

Dearborn Community Coupon Program Information

City sponsored coupon program
Current existing Dearborn coupon program to support EV/green programs that can be promoted on campus. http://www.evpons.com/

Dorsey College Dearborn Massage Clinic
https://www.dorsey.edu/dearborn-campus/?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=GMB&utm_campaign=Dearborn
Students 20% discount with their student ID. We’ll do 10% off any item for students.  Must show ID. (LOGO ATTACHED)
 

Dearborn Glass Academy
10% off any item for students.  Must show ID.
 

Henry Ford Museum
Visit the Henry Ford with your student ID for free membership!

Lue Thai
http://www.luethaicafe.com/
Student a 20% off with their students ID for this fall. It can be done in or carry out as long as they show their ID.

STEP
https://stepcentral.org/
All students with ID 15% off on Wednesdays and if they sign up to be a VIP they get an additional 5% off.

1st Choice Urgent Care
firstchoiceucc.com
$10 off school physical exam; other regular student discounts available.

Dearborn Symphony
https://dearbornsymphony.org/wp/
$5 concert tickets to U of M students. Tickets need to be reserved/purchased from only the Symphony office and prior to the concert dates. 

Smiles & Moore Dental D.D.S., P.C.
Terrance H. Moore, D.D.S. has two convenient locations in Dearborn and Royal Oak. 
https://www.facebook.com/Smile-Dental-Care-1978332782182153/

23923 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI 48124
313-561-1260

Terrance H. Moore, D.D.S.
28925 Woodword Avenue
Royal Oak, MI  48067
248-398-9528
Dr. Moore specializes in Cosmetic and General Dentistry. Students, get your smiles ready for the Fall Semester! *U of M students will be required to show active student ID to qualify for this discount! (Patient’s dental insurance will be billed for services. 20% discount applies to the patient’s remaining balance after insurance carrier payment is received).
20% off all dental services, including but not limited to:

  • Orthodontic treatment
  • Routine cleaning, examination and xray
  • Minor and major restorative procedures
  • Veneers
  • Bleaching services
  • Other services

 

Strawesome
https://www.strawesome.com
Discount on products

Meet the Campus Involvement Hub Staff

The Campus Involvement Hub Staff are a team of dedicated and diverse trained paraprofessionals who oversee the Office Management and Student Organization Consultant functional areas within the Office of Student Life (OSL). Their primary responsibility is to assist current and incoming students in getting connected to involvement opportunities that best match their interests and goals.  These student leaders are committed to serving as a resource for students that are looking for opportunities to get involved as well as supporting student organizations on campus.

The Campus Involvement Hub Staff offer one-on-one consultations to students looking to get involved in an organization, group consultations to students looking to start a new organization, and workshops for established organizations. The Campus Involvement Hub Staff manage outreach on behalf of the Office of Student Life, creating and sharing content on social media and assisting with marketing of programs and events. 

Brigit Bradakis

Name: Brigit Bradakis
Majors: Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering
Year in School: Senior

My name is Brigit Bradakis and I work on the New Student Engagement Team as a Lead Mentor for the DUCC Mentoring Program, as well as, one of the CIH leads.

"What I love most about this university is the community. I came to UM-Dearborn because of my first visit to campus. It reminded me of home and the conventions I attend. The energy and the people were welcoming and I really felt at home. UM-Dearborn really has become my second home."

Jordan Collins

Name: Jordan Collins

Major: Marketing 
Year in School: Senior

Who are you and what is your role in the office?:

My name is Jordan Collins, I'm a student-athlete in my final year at UM-Dearborn. Within the office I work with the OSL social media & websites, and various promotions through those platforms.

What do you love about UM-Dearborn the most and why?

UM-Dearborn really is its own community. The more you try to be apart of it, the more love and enjoyment you'll feel in your time here.

Office of Student Life

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