Alcohol use can lower inhibitions and affect decision-making, which may make it harder to follow public health safety measures. Drinking alcohol can weaken your immune system, making it harder for your body to fight off illness.
Stay in the Blue
- If you choose to drink, remember to stay hydrated and eat – especially foods high in protein – Stay in the Blue.
- Talk it out with your friends. What is your plan to Stay in the Blue? Check out U-M student-created strategies on ways to reduce harm from alcohol.
- Remember the night game and all the good plays! Have a plan to make the best of a long day.
- Thousands of U-M students choose to not drink. Help create an inclusive space with your friends. Know your audience! Many choose not to drink for a variety of reasons, such as religious or cultural beliefs, being under 21, illness, family history, being in recovery, and more.
Planning on hosting a gathering? Check out these safe social gathering tips with COVID-19 in mind. Our ability to protect ourselves has evolved and we are still mindful of what we can do to further reduce the spread.
And whether you are attending an event or hosting it, this gathering guide is full of things to consider in order to have the best experience.
Remember, we can create and maintain a respectful and inclusive environment that provides the support and opportunity necessary for each member of our community to prosper and achieve. Give it. Get it. Expect Respect.
Enjoy game days
- Become familiar with the laws and policies on campus and in Ann Arbor to make the most informed decisions.
- Follow stadium guidelines.
- No bags, containers, or outside food/drink. Visit mgoblue.com for a complete list.
- Be a positive fan regardless of your team. We all need to GIVE respect to get it. Behave with integrity and consideration for others – including other Wolverines and visitors.
- Follow public health and university guidelines to prevent the spread of illness. Visit healthresponse.umich.edu to see current COVID-19 guidelines.