Ann Arbor, Michigan
MICWIC will be held at Weber's Hotel and Universityof Michigan's Duderstadt Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

About the Duderstadt Center

The James and Anne Duderstadt Center opened in 1996 as a special place to provide faculty and students with the tools and collaborative space for creating the future. Located on the University of Michigan North Campus, the Duderstadt Center houses the Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library, the College of Engineering Computer Aided Engineering Network (CAEN), the Digital Media Commons, and the Millennium Project, the building provides a nexus for creative and technological innovation across disciplines. The Duderstadt Center is the largest public computing site at the University of Michigan.


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Directions to the Duderstadt Center

From the East, West, and North

The Duderstadt Center is accessible from the Plymouth Road exit of US 23, the first exit on 23 south of M-14 (exit 41). Follow Plymouth Road west to the fourth stop light, Murfin Avenue. Making a left onto Murfin Avenue from Plymouth Road will take you to the Visitor's Parking lot next to the Pierpoint Commons and the Walgreen Drama Center. Additional parking is available off of Fuller Road behind the Art and Architecture Building.

From Downtown Ann Arbor and U-M Central Campus

The Duderstadt Center is accessible from Bonisteel Boulevard, off of Fuller Road and Glazier Way. From Fuller Road, turn on either Murfin or Beal Avenue.

From Detroit

Take I-275 N and then merge onto I-94 W (Exit 17). Continue on I-94 for 15 miles and then merge onto US-23 N (exit 180B) toward Ann Arbor. Exit at Geddes Road (Exit 39). Turn left onto Geddes Road and continue straight past Huron Parkway; the street name changes to Fuller Road. Turn right onto Beal Avenue and then Left onto Bonisteel Boulevard.

Using GPS / Physical Address

To help direct your route, please use the follwing street address:

Duderstadt Center
2281 Bonisteel Blvd.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2094

Visitor Parking

Please view the University of Michigan's North Campus map for available visitor parking.

Employers may use the "Red Parking" visitors section of either the Walgreen Lot (NC27) or the Art & Architecture Lot (NC43), both lots are located near the conference site and offer visitor parking spaces. For directions to reach either lot, click on the link under "Directions" above. Visitor parking areas are identified by the "V" symbol. Payment of an hourly parking fee is required on Saturday. The visitor parking rate is approximately $1.20/hour and must be paid upon arrival. Fees may be paid by coin, cash or credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Discover). Other areas within the lots represent permit parking. In these areas, display of the corresponding color-coded permit is required during enforcement hours only. Please allow at least 15 minutes to park, pay at the "Pay Here" station and walk to our office.

To reach the Duderstadt Center from the Walgreen Parking Lot (Parking Option 1): Walk through the Walgreen Drama Center and exit through the main doors on the south side of the building. Enter through the west side doors of Pierpont Commons and continue walking straight ahead through the first set of double doors. Proceed to the MICWIC table across from the Campus Information Desk.

To reach the Duderstadt Center from the Art & Architecture Parking Lot (Parking Option 2): Walk through the Art & Architecture building. Stay on the first level of the building and exit at the opposite end of the building. You will exit onto Bonisteel Boulevard. Cross Bonisteel Boulevard and enter the Chrysler Center (Chrysler Center is connected to the east end of Pierpont Commons, and Pierpont Commons is located on the corner of Bonisteel and Murfin directly across from Art & Architecture). Proceed to the MICWIC table across from the Campus Information Desk.

* Parking spaces for persons with disabilities are available, please contact our office for details.

Please Note: Failure to follow University parking policies can result in citations. MICWIC cannot be responsible for any parking citations.

Housing Information

Lodging for MICWIC 2015 will mainly take place at Weber's Ann Arbor Hotel:

Weber's Ann Arbor Hotel
3050 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 769-2500

One of the top Michigan hotels, rooms have either 2 queen beds or 1 king bed. All rooms have a private bath. Check-in is 3PM Friday, March 20, 2015; check-out is noon Saturday, March 21, 2015.

NOTE: Weber's Hotel is a smoke-free facility.

Weber's Hotel features the following amenities:
  • Free parking
  • Business desks and complimentary high speed internet in all guest rooms.
  • Complimentary Wireless access in Lobbies, Pool Area, Restaurant, and Lounge
  • Pool access
  • iHome radios and refrigerators in every room

Students will be assigned two to a double-queen room and will be given priority access to rooms. Others that request lodging at Weber's Hotel will be assigned individual rooms by default, but may request a roommate on the registration form (see the registration page for details).

We hope to accommodate all attendees who request lodging at Weber's Hotel, but we cannot guarantee lodging. We will recommend alternate lodging convenient to the conference if we cannot accommodate your request. In this case, you will receive notification by March 9 and your payment for lodging at Weber's Hotel will be refunded.

Directions to Weber's Hotel

From Detroit

Take I-94 west toward Ann Arbor approximately 26 miles west, Exit 172, Jackson Avenue, turn left. 1/2 mile

From Kalamazoo

Take I-94 east toward Detroit/ Ann Arbor. Exit 172, Ann Arbor, turn left into Weber's parking lot at end of exit ramp.

From Birmingham/Farmington Area

Take I-696 west to I-275 south. Take M-14 west towards Ann Arbor. Exit at exit 2, Miller/Maple Road. Turn left on Maple Road. Go 1.5 miles to Jackson Road. Turn Right on Jackson and go 3/4 miles to Weber's.

From Lansing/Grand Rapids

Take I-96 east to US-127 south. Exit to I-94 east at Jackson, take I-94 to exit 172. Weber's Inn is just on the left.