Housing for Grads, Postdocs, Fellows, & Professors

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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.

The Munger Graduate Residences are designed specifically for graduate and professional level students from all U-M schools and colleges to actively engage in a transdisciplinary community. 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. 


Non-UM 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.


General Resources

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.