Impact Gateway

Map out your impact opportunities on campus

A Gateway for Student Changemakers

The Impact Gateway

The Business+Impact gateway provides you with a single location for all things impact for Michigan Ross students. Here we show all of the activities, people and key partners working to use their learning to make a real impact in the world. 

  • If you’re a prospective student and have heard about Ross & U-M’s focus on impact, here is the place where you can see just how broad those opportunities are!  
  • If you’re a current student looking for direction, trying to plan your impact experience while at U-M, turn to and return to the portal for guidance.
Examine our seven sections below, and come back often!

CALENDAR

We’ve combed through all of calendars across all of the schools at U-M to find all of the events that an impact-focused student like you might want to attend.

CAREERS

Do you want a career as a changemaker? Ross as well as many external resources can help you find the career that’s just right for you.

CLUBS

What kinds of student clubs with social, sustainability or poverty alleviation goals can you join while at U-M?

CO-CURRICULARS

Learn about the options and deadlines for impact-related, multidisciplinary competitions and incubators across campus this year.

COLLEAGUES

From faculty to students, there are many like-minded people at Ross and the university at large who share your passion for making a difference in the world.u

COMMUNITY IMPACT

While at U-M, consider volunteer opportunities on campus, in our community, and even abroad. 

Courses

Continuously updated for current students, our listing covers impact undergraduate and graduate courses at Ross, across campus, and online. Courses in social justice, world economies, policy, and sustainability head this list, which includes graduate and undergrad programs of study as well.

The Impact Gateway was the first real, tangible evidence of the broad scope of opportunities I had at the University of Michigan to make a difference with my chosen path."

— Karen Yocky, MPP/MBA ’18