Lodging, parking & directions


Visitor parking is available in the Palmer parking structure just north of the symposium venue, the Biological Sciences Building. Palmer visitor parking is located at 200 Palmer Dr., Ann Arbor Michigan 48109-2218.

From the Palmer Structure, take the south elevator to the plaza level (P), exit to the right, and cross the plaza to the Biological Sciences Building.

$1.80 per hour

Alternative parking options
The City of Ann Arbor has parking structures throughout the city. The closest to the museum is the Forest Street structure. Ann Arbor Parking

Bus transportation

The BSB is also easily reached using AATA “The Ride” buses #4B, 23, and 81, which stop nearby at the Central Campus Transit Center, just south of us in front of the Ruthven Building. Visit theride.org for more information.


To and from airport, check out AirRide. $12 regular standard one-way fare (with reservation). $15 regular standard one-way fare (walk-on without reservation). Exact change is required, no bills larger than $20. Reduced fares available for seniors, youth and people with disabilities. 734.707.7AIR (7247)

NightRide 734.528.5432

Lodging in Ann Arbor

There are many choices for accommodation in Ann Arbor. Please check the arborweb.com. Please note: some venues may be full.

Hotels within walking distance of the symposium:

The Inn at the Michigan League

The Bell Tower Hotel

The Graduate Ann Arbor

The Executive Residence

Residence Inn Ann Arbor Downtown

Near campus:

Fairfield Inn Ann Arbor by Marriott

Holiday Inn Ann Arbor Hotel