Get Involved

Join the Expect Respect Student Steering Committee (ERSSC)

  • A non-hierarchical student group who meets weekly to plan social justice events
  • The student voice of the greater Expect Respect movement at U-M
  • Allies who foster a safe and inclusive environment for all members of our community
  • We utilize each member’s interests and creative strengths while planning projects

Contact Us

  • Email the ERSSC at
  • Join the “Expect Respect” group on Facebook
  • Come to one of our meetings. We welcome new members at all times and are excited for your contribution!
  • Keep updated on our ongoing campaigns

  • Words Matter
  • Keep it Clean
  • Elected By Us, Respected By Us
  • Allyhood
  • Self Care
  • Partner with ERSSC

  • Many student groups just like yours have joined the ranks of the Expect Respect community
  • Get active! Buttons, stickers, and other materials are available upon request.
  • Support our efforts by purchasing not-for-profit water bottles, sweatpants and more!
  • Become an Expect Respect Liaison

  • Connect with other students looking to improve social climate on campus
  • View a current list of Expect Respect Liaison Connections
  • Become a Partner in Change (Ally)

  • Partners in Change is here to help you find ways to get involved as an ally, right here on campus
  • Explore this site to learn more about allyhood and the different organizations and department that provide opportunities and programs to being a Partner in CHANGE
  • Get a button, take the pledge, or simply be aware!

    We don’t want the change to stop here! We are very proud of the Expect Respect campaign and the positive changes we have seen on our campus. If you are interested in ways to bring Expect Respect to another campus or school, please contact Monita Thompson, Assistant Dean of Students at or call the Dean of Students Office at (734) 764-7420.