University of Michigan Alumni Association


Upcoming Events!


U of M Club of GR- Feb 2018 Happy Hour- Thornapple Brewing Company 

The next U of M Alumni Happy Hour will be Thursday February 22 at Thornapple Brewing Company.- 6262 28th St SE, GR (49546) from 5:30-7:00pm.

Join us to network and socialize! We hope to see you there! Questions? Contact Sarah at

The Alumni Club of Grand Rapids is excited to host monthly happy hours at local breweries, restaurants, and other local watering holes in the coming months! Stop on by any time to catch up with friends, meet other alumni in the area, and hear about other upcoming happenings with the club. These are open to all, so bring friends and family and join the fun!


 U of M Club of GR - Private Metro Health - University of Michigan Health
Free Cocktail Reception and Expo

THIS IS BIG! UM Metro is rolling out the Maize and Blue carpet for us! UM Alumni and their friends/family are invited to a very special reception to learn about the University of Michigan’s plans for the Metro Health Campus. 

When: Monday February 26, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Metro Health Professional Building, 2122 Health Dr. SW, Wyoming

Calling all University of Michigan Alumni! MetroHealth welcomes you and your family/friends to learn about the future of the University of Michigan Health on the Metro Health Campus. This private reception will offer:

Wine and beer
Interactive booths from 15+ departments
Davinci and MazorSurgical Robots for you to test drive
UofM Metro Health merchandise pop-up shop
Lots of free giveaways
Chance to win an Apple Watch
Presentation from Metro Health President & CEO Mike Faas.

Complimentary valet will be available under the professional building overhang. RSVP for thisFREE event before space runs out to or call 616-252-5000. Hope to see you there!  Go Blue!!!



Grand Rapids Drive Basketball - UofM vs. MSU Rivalry Night

Represent the University of Michigan on Rivalry Night (vs. MSU) on March 15th at the DeltaPlex Arena! Jon Horford (UofM, 2014) will lead the charge for the Grand Rapids Drive in a match-up against the Erie Bayhawks.

Thursday, March 15 at 7 PM - 9 PM
The DeltaPlex Arena
2500 Turner Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544

Use Promo Code "UofM" to get 20% off your tickets.

Hope to see you for 7pm tipoff.
Go Blue!


U of M Club of GR - Monthly Board of Director Meeting- 1st Wednesday

Our Club Monthly Board of Director Meeting are the 1st Wednesday and open to all members.  The meeting is normally from 6 to 7 pm at Rhoades McKee (address: 55 Campau Ave NW #300, Grand Rapids, MI 49503).

Come join us if you want to learn more about the club and/or get involved!

Go Blue! If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Nelson at



UM Alumni Association Grand Rapids

Welcome to Grand Rapids!
On behalf of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan, we’d like to invite you to join the U of M Club of Grand Rapids, your connection back to all things Michigan!

The U of M Club of Grand Rapids is part of a network of regional clubs within the United States that are affiliated with the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan. Alumni who are paid members of the Alumni Association are automatically a member of the U of M Club of Grand Rapids, with no additional dues.

The dues paid by Alumni Association members help provide the U of M Club of Grand Rapids with the financial resources, communication tools and support that local club volunteer alumni need to host club events.


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