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LiveWell is a community open to first-year students who are passionate about living a holistically well life focused on the eight dimensions of well-being:

  • Physical
  • Emotional/mental
  • Environmental
  • Financial
  • Occupational
  • Social
  • Intellectual
  • Spiritual

Residing in LiveWell offers residents opportunities to learn about nutrition, the intersection of wellness with diversity and inclusion and how to practice self-care while at college. LiveWell is a place to meet peers with similar interests and where residents have access to curated resources for living a holistically well life while attending the University of Michigan.



  • First-year students


  • Participate in welcome activities
  • Participate in programs and events
  • Attend one community building activity led by peers each semester
  • Plan one community building activity (with 5 other students) in either the fall or winter semester

To Apply:

  • Complete the online University Housing application.
  • Fill out the Theme Community application (link below!)
  • Indicate the Theme Communities that interest you (up to 2) on the application.
  • Fill out the essay questions for the Theme Communities that interest you.
  • Submit your Theme Application by the deadline.
  • Status of application will be given throughout the month of June.
Apply Now!