FAQ: Accommodations, Travel, and Local Interests

Frequently requested information about lodging, information on the different sites, and local services:

No, the fees listed in the "Fee Schedule" cover the cost of the workshop only. For information and suggestions to help you organize your stay in Ann Arbor, please check our Visitor Information page.

An ideal location is within walking distance of the ICPSR Summer Program at the Helen Newberry Building, 432 South State Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109. Take a look at our ICPSR Summer Program public map to judge the walking distance from your prospective sublet to our classrooms and the Newberry Building. Recommended neighborhoods (within walking distance) for four-week housing include Kerrytown, Germantown, the Old West Side, and the western half of the Burns Park area.

Yes, use our permanent street address; package pick-up is at the Main Office at Newberry.

c/o ICPSR Summer Program
330 Packard St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1248

It has been our policy that if July 4th falls upon a weekday, it is left to the discretion of the instructor whether to hold class or not.

The Summer Program does not advise missing any classes, due to the quick pace of our courses and the complexity of material covered.

However, if you must miss a class, we recommend meeting with your instructor(s) at the start of your workshop(s) to discuss your situation.

The ICPSR Summer Program does not provide child care, but we can identify some child-care services available in Ann Arbor. At the same time, we do not endorse any child-care provider. Listed below are a few potential child care options in Ann Arbor:

  • The Ann Arbor YMCA provides part- and full-time child care for all ages.
  • Try a Google search with the key words "summer camps preschool Ann Arbor MI".
  • The University of Michigan has an extensive database for a variety of child care resources in Washtenaw County, which you can explore as a guest.

Yes. You are able to purchase a membership after you have attended orientation check-in for Session I and/or Session II.

Yes. You are able to use University of Michigan libraries after you have attended "Orientation Check-in" for Session I and/or Session II.

Thanks for visiting our FAQ section. The Visitor Information section has additional information you may find useful.

Please feel free to contact us with other questions or to suggest other information we should provide on the website.