University of Michigan Alumni Association


Upcoming Events!


UofM Club Charity Golf Outing - Monday, May 22nd

The UofM Club of Grand Rapids is planning to reinstate its annual golf fund raiser this year at Kent Country Club on Monday, May 22nd. Funds raised will go toward our Grand Rapids Scholarship fund. The purpose of the fund is to help provide financial support to local area students, that have been accepted to the University of Michigan, based on a combination merit and need.

Monday, May 22
Kent Country Club
1600 College Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505

Online registration is coming shortly!  To receive a copy of the above registration form, please email

Please support this event, and help the next generation of aspiring Wolverines make their dream come true of attending the University of Michigan.

Go Blue!


Michigan Wooden Pallet Sign Making Event

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Join the U of M Club GR for a fun evening of crafts, making a maize and blue themed Michigan Home Pallet sign. Everyone will make and take home a custom wooden sign and a personalized drink ware of your choice during the workshop. Guests can choose from gray or white as well for the color of the the "home" lettering. All the supplies will be provide and the staff at Ampersand Workshops will guide us through each step the crafts! Snacks and wine provided. Event starts at 5:30pm with crafts beginning promptly at 6:00pm.

Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 5:30pm- 8:00pm
Location: Kent County Conservation League- 8461 Conservation Street Northeast, Ada, MI 49301
Cost: $40 for Alumni Members; $45 for General Admission
Registration Click Here

After you register for the event at the Alumni website, you will need to sign up for the drinkware. Please visit and click on the U of M Alumni Club of GR Sign Workshop event. Then just follow the prompts to sign up for the drinkware! Use the password UMClub to access that registration. There is no charge for the drinkware registration.

Questions? Contact Sarah Nelson at


U of M Pasta Making Class & Appetizers

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Come join fellow alumni in a pasta making class at Local Epicurean. The event will include a social hour with wine and beer provided by the alumni club. Each ticket will include an appetizer buffet with shrimp cocktail, chicken lettuce wraps, beef short rib rolls, smoked salmon & hand made chocolate truffles. Then, participants will learn how to make hand-made ravioli, colored blue and gold. Participants will get to take home their pasta creations. Come out and enjoy a night of creativity with this unique event!
Go Blue!

Date: April 27, 2017
Time: 6:00pm- 9:00pm
Location: The Local Epicurean
1440 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

AAUM members: $50
Non-members: $55

Click here purchase tickets.  Be sure to login to receive the member price!


University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club- Michigan Bicentennial Tour

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club will be touring in celebration of the University’s Bicentennial Anniversary. Save the date for Wednesday, May 3rd: Grand Rapids, MI – Park Church – 7:30pm

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Community Service Event Saturday May 20th

Come join your fellow Wolverine alums in supporting a deserving organization serving an important need in our community. We will gather at the Children's Healing Center (1530 Fulton St., Grand Rapids) on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. to participate in the annual Michigan Alumni Community Service Day sponsored by the Alumni Association.

We will complete some light to moderate outdoor work, including weeding, raking, cleaning up the grounds, washing windows, bringing out patio furniture, etc. Please click here to sign up. (Note: If you are signing up any family or friends to volunteer with you, please complete the form for each volunteer). Dress in attire that is appropriate for doing outdoor work. Wear a UofM T-shirt or hat and remember to wear closed toed shoes. If you are able to bring yard tools (e.g. for weeding, trimming, or raking), that would be appreciated. Water will be provided to volunteers.

For more information on the Children's Healing Center, please visit:  Representatives from the Healing Center will be on site to provide a brief explanation of the services provided at the center.

Questions? Contact Julie Blaszak 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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