Help: Parent/Family Authorization

Overview

Wolverine Access enables you to authorize parents and family members to receive informational emails from the University. You can also authorize parents and others to view your student account data (including eBills) and financial aid data. You can designate up to four email addresses on the Parent/Family Authorization page.

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New and Prospective Students:: New & Prospective Student Business > Parent/Family Authorization

Step-By-Step Instructions

Entering an Initial Email Address

  1. Enter the email address of the person you are authorizing to receive informational emails or access to your student data in the Enter email address field.
  2. Retype the email address n the Re-enter email address field.
  3. (Optional) Select the relationship of the recipient from the Relationship drop-down list.
  4. Check the applicable box(es) in the Communications Recipient section to designate the type(s) of informational email(s) to be sent. You can select any or all of the four business categories for each email address entered.
  5. To authorize access to your student data, check the applicable checkbox(es) in the Wolverine Access Authorization section.
    Note: To learn about the information to be sent or the data to be authorized, click the appropriate link.
  6. Click Save.
    Note: The Submit Confirmation page displays indicating that the email address(es) was successfully added. An email will be sent notifying the recipient(s) that you have authorized U-M to send informational emails or that you have authorized access to student data relating to the checkbox(es) you selected.
  7. Click Home to return to the appropriate menu.

Adding Another Email Address

Note: The email address(es), relationship (if designated), and selected checkboxes display. If you have entered the maximum of four email addresses, you must delete an email address before adding another one.

  1. Click Add.
    Note: A blank email address row displays.
  2. In the Enter email address field, type the email address of the person you are authorizing to receive informational emails or to access to your student data.
  3. In the Re-enter email address field, retype the email address.
  4. Optional: Select the relationship of the recipient from the  Relationship drop-down list.
  5. To designate the category(ies) of informational emails to be sent or the types of student data to be authorized for access, check the applicable box(es). You can select any or all of the checkbox(es) for each email address entered.
  6. Repeat steps 1 through 5 to add another email address.
    Note:
     You can enter up to four email addresses. After adding the 4th email address, the Add button does not display.
  7. Click Save.
    Note: The Submit Confirmation page displays to confirm that the address(es) was/were successfully added.
  8. Click Home to return to the appropriate menu.

Deleting an Email Address

  1. The email addresses display. Identify the email address row to be deleted.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. Click OK to confirm you want to delete the email address.
    Note: The email address row no longer displays.
  4. Click Save.
    Note: You must save to have the system delete the address.
  5. Click Home to return to the appropriate menu.

Contact Information

For informational emails and student account data, visit the Student Financial Services website or email um-sfo@umich.edu.
For financial aid data, visit the Office of Financial Aid website or email financial.aid@umich.edu.