The University of Michigan is a beautiful campus set in the culturally rich town of Ann Arbor. There are several options for travel, lodging, and getting around town while you’re here. Here are some resources that will help you plan your visit.
Students traveling by air usually book flights into Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW). Once at Metro, it is relatively easy to get to Ann Arbor. Taxi cab fare is approximately $60. There are also various airport shuttle and limousine companies with which you can reserve a seat. Prices vary from $15-40 per person each way. For a list of options, please visit the Ann Arbor Convention and Visitors’ Bureau.
Greyhound Bus Lines 734.662.5511 has a terminal in Ann Arbor at 116 W. Huron Street.
Amtrak serves Ann Arbor with connections from Toledo and Chicago.
The University of Michigan has a free bus system that serves both the Central and North Campus areas. On average, these lines run every 10-15 minutes, and the ride between Central and North Campus usually takes about ten minutes. Visit Magic Bus for a schedule of bus routes. The Bursley-Baits, Commuter Northbound or Northwood buses will bring you to the School of Music, Theatre & Dance from the bus stop in front of the C.C. Little Building. You may also catch the Commuter bus in front of the Michigan Union.
Amazing Blue Taxi 734.846.0007
Ann Arbor Yellow Cab 734.663.3355
While you are here visiting in Ann Arbor, you'll more than likely need a place to stay. Take a look at the Ann Arbor Accommodations Guide to ensure a nice, restful stay here in Ann Arbor.
We recommend that you visit Main Street for some fantastic local shops and restaurants. State Street is great for the college crowd, with some hidden gems for everyone. Kerrytown Market & Shops is also a wonderful area to visit.
If you're visiting in the fall, you may want to catch a home football game - or at least know when you might see everyone decked out in their maize & blue. Check out the UM Football Schedule so you can plan ahead!
|Directions to our North Campus Venues,
including the Moore Building and Walgreen Drama Center.
|Directions to our Central Campus Venues.|
|North Campus Map
||Central Campus Map
On our published audition days an on-site parking attendant will issue parking permits for a nominal fee. If you are visiting on other days, limited metered parking is available in the Moore Building lot. There is some parking adjacent to the Walgreen Drama Center, but it is a short walk from the Moore Building lot to the Walgreen. At the Moore Building lot, visitor parking is located at the south end and is indicated with red and white numbered signs. The central meter for the lot accepts bills, coins, and credit card (Visa/MC/Discover); metered parking is in effect from 6AM-5PM, Monday-Friday. Do not park in the areas marked Blue Parking!
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