Travel & Accommodations

Lodging and Transportation
For information on lodging, board, and transportation options please visit Campus Information. The nearest airport hub is the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) information on travel options from the airport can be found here.

Ann Arbor
Doctoral student favorite local haunts: Arbor Brewing Company (local brews), The Jolly Pumpkin (local brews), Grizzly Peak (local brews), Old Town (pub), Seva (kickin vegetarian), Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, The Grange (fancy pants restaurant), Sweetwaters or Comet for coffee, Cafe Zola (brunch).

Ann Arbor is in the state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. It is the state’s seventh largest city with a population of 114,024 as of the 2000 census, of which 36,892 (32%) are college or graduate students. Ann Arbor is best known as the location of the main campus of the University of Michigan, which moved from Detroit in 1837. The city’s economy is dominated by education, high tech, and biotechnology. The city is also known for its political liberalism and its large number of restaurants and performance venues. The University of Michigan is an integral part of the city of Ann Arbor. It shapes the composition of the city’s economy, population and cultural awareness. One of every three adults in the city are employed by the university; its worldwide reputation draws esteemed professors from all parts of the world; and the university hosts a wide range of cultural events promoting local and visiting artists, musicians, writers and celebrities. For more information about life in Ann Arbor please visit: Ann Arbor Area Convention and Visitors Bureau