Metered parking is available on the street and in surface parking lots all over campus and in cashier-attended City of Ann Arbor structures on South Forest and Maynard Streets.
Designated visitor parking is available in the Palmer Visitor Parking Structure and other University lots. Check signs posted at the entrances to the lots. To learn more about parking on campus, visit U-M Logistics, Transportation & Parking.
Known for its small-town charm and big city sophistication, Ann Arbor has a bustling and varied nightlife with restaurants, bars, cafes, and entertainment venues for every taste and temperament. With nearly 118,000 permanent residents, there are things to do year-round. Visit Happening@Michigan to find out more.
Ann Arbor cherishes its reputation as a national center for the arts, and the University of Michigan is a large part of that. Almost every day you will find cultural and intellectual events such as the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Berlin Philharmonic, and the Wynton Marsalis Jazz Orchestra brought to campus by the University Musical Society. Nationally acclaimed events like the Ann Arbor Art Fair draw nearly half a million visitors every year.
SEAS is located in the Dana Building, at the northeast corner of the Diag—an open square with diagonal walkways that, together with the Campus Mall, defines the core and the heart of Central Campus. Dana is adjacent to the Chemistry Building and Randall Laboratory.
By plane—Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is the closest international, full-service airport, about 25 miles/30 minutes from campus. The Michigan Flyer shuttle service operates a regular and cost-effective way to move between Ann Arbor and DTW.
By train—Amtrak provides daily service to Ann Arbor.
By bus—Megabus is a low cost bus transportation option if you are traveling between cities. (The Ann Arbor stop is at the South State Street Park + Ride.) Greyhound also services Ann Arbor.
A Few Suggested Places to Visit On-Campus
In case you are on campus and have an extra hour don't miss seeing: