The ICPSR Summer Program offers courses in multiple locations throughout the United States and Canada. Our first and second Summer Sessions take place on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Additionally, the Summer Program organizes many 3- to 5-day workshops, which are separately held in Ann Arbor, Montreal (QC), Chapel Hill (NC), Amherst (MA), Boulder (CO), and Berkeley (CA). For a full list of courses and their locations, please view our 2015 Schedule.
The following information is for participants who will attend ICPSR Summer Program courses held in Ann Arbor. For those participants who will attend a 3- to 5-day workshop outside of Ann Arbor, we will send you visitor information along with your registration confirmation. If you need advance logistical information for these off-site workshops, feel free to contact us.
Summer Sessions I and II: Location and Facilities
All four-week courses in the first and second Summer Sessions take place in University of Michigan classrooms on the Central Campus in downtown Ann Arbor. These classrooms are all a short 2 to 4 blocks from the Summer Program headquarters in the Helen Newberry Building.
The ICPSR Summer Program administrative office is also housed on campus. From May to August, we are located in the Helen Newberry Building at 432 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1329. The Newberry Building is outfitted with two computer labs, study areas, a library, and offices for our instructors and staff. All computers in our labs run Microsoft operating systems and software providing access to course software, datasets, and instructional materials.
When Session II ends in August, our office moves back to ICPSR at the Perry Building, 330 Packard Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1248.
3- to 5-Day Workshops: Location
The 3- to 5-day workshops held in Ann Arbor also take place on the University of Michigan campus, in room G150 of the Perry Building at 330 Packard Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1248. Participants must enter at the Perry Building's main entrance, where we will post directions to the workshop room. For a map of the Perry Building, as well as suggestions for nearby lodging including hotels and bed and breakfasts, view this map.
Life and Lodging in Ann Arbor
For all visitors to Ann Arbor, please visit the University of Michigan Campus Information page here. for directions and detailed information about how to get here by airplane, bus, train, or auto. The page also provides maps and suggestions for getting around Ann Arbor, as well as parking advice.
Summer Program participants are responsible for their room and board.
- Housing suggestions for participants in Summer Sessions I and II.
- Lodging suggestions for participants in a 3- to 5-day workshop.
To make your stay in Ann Arbor a bit easier, we've put together some basic information on cost of living, banking facilities, and access for individuals with disabilities. And, once you've settled in, check out our Guide to Ann Arbor for an up-to-date list of restaurants and bars, including reviews, as well as numerous suggestions for recreation, shopping, and leisure.
After reading the information on our website, visit the website of the University of Michigan's International Center for detailed and up-to-date news for international visitors.