Housing considerations for grad students, postdoctoral students, fellows, and professors.
University of Michigan
Northwood Community Apartments: Fellows coming with families can explore this University Housing option on North Campus. Regular free buses run to central campus.
Munger Graduate Residence: This is a brand new housing complex specifically for grad students and postdoc students located on central campus. The emphasis is on community living. Apartments are 3-7 bedrooms with shared living rooms and kitchen.
UM Home Share: Home seekers can enjoy the comforts of home while living in affordable housing.
UM's off-campus housing program, Beyond the Diag, hosts a website full of listings of privately owned and operated rental housing options. This website also features a secure Roommate Finder and a variety of resources. Use the filters to narrow down your search.
International House Ann Arbor (IHAA): Welcomes students and scholars from the around the world joining together as an international, intercultural, interspiritual living learning community. International House Ann Arbor is the former ECIR: Ecumenical Center and International Residence.ffers a very limited amount of one-term options.
Intercooperative Council (Co-ops) The ICC has been a part of the Ann Arbor community for 75 years. They have built up an enormous and unique community, with their own awesome traditions and legacies.
Sabbatical Homes and MLive:
On Sabbatical Homes, search for rentals or sublets in Ann Arbor, within a mile of 48104 if you wish to be close to Central Campus. Check the location of a given rental vis à vis your home department’s location (e.g., the Department of Near Eastern Studies is at 202 S. Thayer Street) on GoogleMaps.
You can also utilize MLive for Real Estate searches.
U-M's Logistic, Transportation, and Parking Department and Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA) buses: Most neighborhoods farther out from Central Campus are served by a good network of University and Ann Arbor buses. U-M buses connect north and central campuses, and the Ann Arbor bus system has several buses that stop on or near campus; holders of UM ID's ride for free.
For international fellows, the International Center has useful links about living in Ann Arbor, see especially “Check In and Orientations:”
Finally, the Ann Arbor Observer is a useful source of general information on Ann Arbor. It also provides a link for housing/apartment searches under the “Housing” tab.