Housing & Travel

Lodging Options

Meeting attendees must make their own lodging arrangements, and may book rooms at any of these Ann Arbor hotels:

On Campus:

Campus Inn 800.666.8693 ($154/night ($23 per each additional person))
Group: ICPSR OR. Room block ends 9/9/13
Bell Tower 800.562.3559 ($160/night ($22 per each additional person))
Group: UM ICPSR OR Meeting. Room block ends 9/9/13
Michigan League 734.764.3177 ($145/night double occupancy)
Group: ICPSR - OR. Room block ends 9/8/13

Off Campus:

(Please call hotel directly regarding shuttle bus provisions and to confirm prices.)
Comfort Inn and Suites 734-761-8838 ($94.99/night)
Courtyard Marriott - Ann Arbor 888-685-7632 ($169/night)
Fairfield Inn 800-407-3395 ($104.00/night)
Holiday Inn Express - Ann Arbor 888-465-4329 ($112/night)
Hampton Inn (North Campus - Plymouth Road) 734-996-4444 ($139/night)
Holiday Inn (North Campus - Plymouth Road) 734-769-9800 ($144/night)
Kensington Court 800-344-7829 ($139/night)

Please note that attendees are responsible for the entire cost of their hotel stays.

Council members and invited guests: A purchase order has been established with the Campus Inn for Council members and guests. Campus Inn personnel will refer to a list of guests provided by ICPSR to determine eligibility for the purchase order.

Transportation to/from/around Ann Arbor

The primary airport serving Ann Arbor is the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).

There is an Air Ride bus service between DTW and Ann Arbor. Reservations can be made ahead of time and the cost is $12 one way with a reservation - 734-707-7247.

There are also several taxi services that will take meeting participants to Ann Arbor from Detroit Metro Airport. These taxi services provide transportation at a reasonable rate, and reservations can be made ahead of time. One-way trips should average between $50-$60, plus tip.

Some providers ICPSR guests have used in the past include:

Council members should arrange their travel as they typically would for a Council Meeting.

Driving Directions to ICPSR HQ and Maps

From Detroit Metro Airport and Points East: Take I-94 West to Exit 177 (State Street). Turn right onto South State Street and head north. Turn left onto Packard Street. Cross Division Street and turn left into ICPSR's Perry Building parking lot.

From Points West of Ann Arbor: Take I-94 East to Exit 177 (State Street). Turn left onto South State Street and head north. Turn left onto Packard Street. Cross Division Street and turn left into ICPSR's Perry Building parking lot.

Parking Options

You can find a metered lot about 200 yards east of ICPSR, just across the street from the West Quadrangle dormitory on Thompson Street.

There also is metered street parking on Division Street. See the Central and South Campus Map on the U-M Parking and Transportation Services Parking Maps page for details on visitor parking locations.

Airport Shuttle on October 11 (return to Metro Airport)

ICPSR will provide complimentary bus transportation from near The Michigan Union departing promptly at 1:45 pm on Friday, October 11. Riders should arrive at Metro Airport around 2:45 pm. If your travel plans do not align with the bus schedule, please avail yourself of a taxi for the return trip.

You will need to preregister for the shuttle bus as part of your online registration. You will be asked to confirm your registration when checking in at the registration desk.

Accessing ICPSR's Perry Building

Enter ICPSR through the main door facing the large (east) parking lot. (The doors facing Packard St. are accessible only by University of Michigan ID cards.) The main door is unlocked Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. If you need assistance, see the receptionist inside the lobby.

OR Travel Stipends/Reimbursements

ICPSR will reimburse ORs a flat rate of $100 (one stipend per member institution). While a member institution may send more than one attendee, only one attendee may be reimbursed.

Council members and invited guests: Contact Michelle Overholser, who will provide you with the proper expense report forms.


ICPSR will provide a continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner (banquet) on Thursday, and continental breakfast and a box lunch on Friday. In addition, hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided during the welcome reception Wednesday.

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