University of Michigan Alumni Association

"Ride with Pride" with U of M License Plates

The University of Michigan alumni clubs serving D.C., Maryland and Virginia have successfully arranged for official collegiate license plates for their jurisdictions. Show off your school spirit wherever your travels take you with these plates! Please follow the instructions below to obtain yours. To get each license plate, we ask alums make a $25 contribution to our scholarship fund.

DC Plate:

DC license plate

  1. Have with you ALL FOUR of the following items:
    1. Organizational Vehicle Tag Member Authorization Letter
    2. Valid Identification of the Registered Owner(s) (DC driver’s license)
    3. Existing Vehicle Tags
    4. The DMV one-time fees for application ($100) and tag replacement ($25, though word is they are not charging for this)
  2. Visit the DMV’s Southwest Service Center located at 95 M Street, SW (you can get your tag from any counter)

Please note that the DMV requires the Authorization Letter be filled out and presented to get the plates.  You can obtain the necessary official signature from the Club President, Alex Jaffe. 

Questions/problems? Email: Erik Ruselowski at

Maryland Plate:

Maryland plate

The Maryland plate is available for Michigan alumni and only from our Club.

Virginia Plate:

Virginia plate

The Virginia plate is available for online ordering here.

You can also purchase the plate in person at any DMV location. 
Questions/problems? Email: Please contact


Santa ornament

Michigan Santa Ornament

This holiday ornament is exclusively sold by the University of Michigan Club of Greater Washington, DC to benefit the club's scholarship fund and will not be available in any stores.

The club is partnering with Spirited Whimsy who will coordinate sales through its online store.

3" tall x 2.5" wide.
Blown glass and hand painted.
Made in Europe.

Cost: $32 (plus $8.40 S&H flat rate, 
5% sales tax applies if shipped to VA address)