Current students, faculty, and staff of the University community are being asked to review, confirm and update as appropriate, their racial and ethnic information based on new categories. Wolverine Access enables you to voluntarily identify your racial and ethnic information. You can view and confirm your self-identified racial/ethnic information. Questions or comments about reporting can be addressed to Federal.Reporting.Changes@umich.edu.
Note: If the fields on this page are not available for you to update, that means you have already provided racial and ethnic information in accordance with the federal reporting requirements. If the data displayed is incorrect, see the Contact Information section at the bottom of this page.
The National Center for Education Statistics bases ethnicity on the following categorization:
Hispanic or Latino: A person of Cuban, Mexican, Peurto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
The National Center for Education Statistics bases race on the following categorizations:
American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Phillippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
Faculty and Staff: Call the Shared Services Center at 5-2000 from the Ann Arbor Campus, 734-615-2000 from the local Ann Arbor area, or 1-866-647-7657 for toll-free long distance. The Shared Services Center is open Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00.
Staff from the Flint campus should contact the UHR - Flint Service Team at 1-810-762-3150.