The University of Michigan-Flint has a long history of community partnership and engagement. Our faculty, staff, and students are committed to the success of our city. For those who are new to our campus and/or our community and for those who need/want to rediscover the city, we are pleased to offer this series of events and resources to assist you in making Flint a great place to live, work, play, and go to school!

Register here: www://www.umflint.edu/advising/myflint.htm

Taste of Downtown

Thursday, September 5, 4:00-7:00 pm

Meet:  1st Floor University Center

Join us as we explore Flint’s amazing downtown eateries!  This guided walking tour features free food and free gifts!  Discover your community, make new friends, and have some fun!


Friday, September 13, 6:00-9:00 pm

Meet: 1st Floor University Center

Join us as we explore the Flint art scene!  ARTWALK features a rotating exhibition and takes place the on the second Friday of every month.  If offers live music, catered food, and beverages at locations throughout downtown Flint.  ARTWALK venues include Buckham Gallery, Pages Bookstore and other partners—all within two blocks of beautiful downtown Flint.

Park(ing) Day

Wednesday, September 18, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

*This is an open house event.  Drop in any time.

Location:  Saginaw Street and First Street, Downtown Flint

Join us in celebrating and promoting that value of flint parks!  Create mini-parks in downtown parking spaces for Park(ing) Day,  a national event that celebrates the value or city parks.

Farmers’ Market Frenzy

Saturday, September 28, 11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Meet:  1st Floor University Center

Ever been to the Flint Farmers’ Market?  Located in the University of Michigan-Flint’s “backyard”, the Market features 30 indoor vendors year round, and an additional 75 outdoor vendors in the spring, summer and fall.  Join us to discover and explore all the Flint Farmers’ Market has to offer!

Amazing Race 

Friday, October 11, 12:30 pm - 4 pm

Meet: 1st Floor University Center

Compete against students from other local colleges and universities to find hidden treasures on the grounds of the Flint Cultural Center!