Category Archives: Working at Weiser

Subscribe to Weiser Hall 1st Floor Calendars

To view the schedule for Weiser Hall rooms 110/120, you can add these calendars on Google. You should be logged into you U-M Google account in order to see the calendars.

  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. Next to “Other calendars,” click the Down arrow Down Arrow and then Browse Interesting Calendars.
  3. Click More to find one of these calendars:
    • Resources for umich.edu
    • Weiser Hall
  4. Next to the calendar you want to add, click Subscribe.

Once you subscribe, you’ll see the calendar listed under “Other calendars” on the left side of Google Calendar.

Working at Weiser

Weiser Hall is now open, and units have begun occupying the building! After several years of planning, it is very exciting to see the project so close to completion and to see people start using the space. Several tools have been created to help people adapt to working at Weiser Hall and to have reference materials about building features and reservable rooms.

The Weiser Hall Welcome Guide and Room Guide are attached to this post, and can also be found on the Working at Weiser page on the site menu.

Building Hours

The hours for Weiser Hall as of Fall 2017 will be as follows.

Monday-Friday

Exterior doors are open 7:00am-6:00pm. Anyone with a valid MCard may enter the building from 6:00-10:00pm. Building access is limited from 10:00pm-7:00am to those with departmental authorization (generally this includes non-temporary staff and faculty).

Department suites open at 8:00am, with suite doors closing and restricted access from stairwells and elevators beginning at 5:00pm. The 7th floor is an exception, with standard hours of 8:30am-5:00pm.

Weekends and Holidays

Only people with department authorization will be able to gain entrance through exterior doors and onto the individual floors/suites on weekends and holidays.

Exceptions

Building access and access to floors outside of regular building hours are permitted using an MCard. Permissions and exceptions are maintained in the CCure system. Exceptions to the schedule (e.g., for an evening meeting or event) can be made by the departmental CCure administrator. Other access control adjustments can be made by contacting weiser-events@umich.edu.

It is important for staff in Weiser Hall to carry their MCards in order to gain access to the floor and suite outside of the 8:00am-5:00pm schedule.

Weiser Hall Retreats

In preparation for moving to Weiser Hall, staff and faculty from occupant units are invited to participate in retreats during the month of May. These meetings are being organized by floor, so that people sharing a common space will be able to collectively set expectations for working. The goal is to work together to establish norms while building connections.

Each retreat will take about 2.5 hours, with lunch served either at the beginning or end of the session. The basic agenda we will follow is below.

Introductions, Meeting Objectives, Agenda

Unpacking Change Readiness

  • Defining and identifying change readiness
  • Change Path activity

New Ways of Working

  • Spaces, tools, and behaviors that impact work
  • Mapping a Day activity

Establishing Norms

  • Why do we have norms?
  • I Second That activity
  • Norm development, communication plan

Closing Thoughts and Next Steps

Directions and Parking

Weiser Hall is located at 500 Church Street, Ann Arbor.


PARKING

There is limited metered street parking near Weiser Hall on Church Street and South University Avenue. Two parking structures are approximately two blocks away:

Forest Avenue Public Parking Structure

  • Parking rate is $1.20 per hour.

Palmer Drive Public Parking Structure

  • Parking rate is $1.50 per hour Monday-Saturday.
  • On Sundays, park in the blue staff-faculty parking area at no cost.

For more information about parking in Ann Arbor, please visit DDA Ann Arbor.

University of Michigan employees with a U-M parking permit will find the Church Street structure the closest to Weiser Hall, with the Hill Street, Thayer Street, and Forest Avenue structures all within walking distance. Please note that many University parking structures are free and open to the public after 6 pm each day and on Sunday. For more information about parking at the University of Michigan, please visit Parking & Transportation Services.