Housing & Travel

Lodging Options

Meeting attendees must make their own lodging arrangements and may book rooms. The Ann Arbor hotels listed below are provided for your convenience and do not represent all hotels in the area. Please note that rates listed were quoted at time of inquiry and are subject to change.

On Campus:

Graduate 800.666.8693 ($189/night)
Group: UM ICPSR OR Meeting.
Limited availability and room block ends 8/28/2017 (formerly Campus Inn)
Bell Tower 800-562-3559 ($234/night)
Michigan League 734.764.3177 ($145/night)

Off Campus:

(Please call hotel directly regarding shuttle bus provisions and to confirm prices.)

Comfort Inn and Suites, Ann Arbor South 3501 South State Street 734-761-8838 (from $109/night)
Courtyard Marriott - Ann Arbor 3205 Boardwalk 734-995-5900 ($169-$199/night)
Fairfield Inn 3285 Boardwalk 734-995-5200 ($142/night)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Ann Arbor 600 Briarwood Circle 734-761-292 ($125-$160/night)
Hampton Inn (North Campus - Green Rd.) 2300 Green Road 734-996-4444 ($169/night)
Holiday Inn (North Campus - Plymouth Road) 3600 Plymouth Road 734-769-9800 ($130/night)
Kensington Court 3500 South State Street 800-344-7829 ($124/night)
Residence Inn Marriott 120 West Huron 734-662-9999 ($279/night)
Wyndham Garden 2900 Jackson Avenue 734-665-4444 ($110/night)

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

Council members, speakers, and awards recipients: A purchase order has been established with the Graduate Hotel for Council members, speakers, and awards recipients. Graduate Hotel 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 are several taxi services that ICPSR encourages attendees to use to get to Ann Arbor from Detroit Metro Airport. These taxi services provide transportation at a reasonable rate and reservations can be made ahead of time. Some of the providers ICPSR guests have used in the past include:

One-way trips should average between $50-$60 plus tip.

Council members, speakers, and awards recipients: Council members should arrange their travel as they typically would for a Council Meeting. Speakers and awards recipients are encouraged to contact Michelle Overholser who will assist you with travel arrangements using a purchase order.

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

As is typical on most college campuses, parking is limited. Parking with central pay machines is available. The closest pay lots are W13 on Thompson Street and W5 at Maynard & Jefferson Streets.

There is also metered street parking on Division Street. See the Central and South Campus Map on the U of M Parking and Transportation Services Parking Maps page for more details on visitor parking locations including a link to city parking options.

Airport Shuttle on October 13 (return to Metro Airport)

ICPSR will provide complimentary bus transportation from near The Michigan Union departing promptly at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, October 13. Riders should arrive at Metro Airport around 2:45 p.m. If your travel plans do not coincide 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 through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you need assistance, see the receptionist stationed inside the lobby.


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