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Life in Ann Arbor

The city of Ann Arbor is consistently ranked among the best places to live in America. The city offers a diverse collection of cultural venues, quirky shops, recreational sites, and fine dining. The presence of the University of Michigan, which is spread throughout the city, creates a variety of unique opportunities to attend lectures, seminars, concerts and performances.

As a student at the University of Michigan, you will have a wealth of resources and activities at your fingertips. To learn more about life at U-M, visit the Campus Information Centers. This site will also provide you with more information about living in Ann Arbor, allow you to view campus maps, and help you to learn more about getting around town.

You will also enjoy access to the vast resources of the University Library system, which is consistently ranked as one of the best academic research libraries in the North America. Made up of 19 separate libraries, the University Library offers over 7 million print volumes and a vast digital collection. In addition to these print and digital collections, the University Library offers training on a variety of topics designed to help students succeed in their academic and teaching endeavors.

General Resources

Here are some Web sites to provide you with more information about life at the University of Michigan and in Ann Arbor:


These are some resources to help you guide through both on and off campus housing options during your academic career: