Welcome package

To get the most out of your attendance, please review this package carefully! 


Airport Arrivals:
Detroit Metro Airport — DTW

Detroit Metro Airport has two main terminals, McNamara and North. The McNamara terminal is a huge hub for Delta Air Lines, so you know that your flight into or out of Detroit will be easy and comfortable. Extra-wide moving walkways and shuttles between terminals, two indoor, 200-passenger trams that transport guests within the McNamara Terminal and an on-site luxury Westin hotel round out the airport’s many services. Check out a map for the Detroit Metro Airport if you need a visual.

Getting to Campus, your local Hotel, or around town:

If your destination is

  • On-Campus Housing – Use Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments as your address:
    • 5235 Anthony Wayne Drive, Detroit, MI 48202
  • Student Center (Conference Location) – Use Student Center Building as your address:
    • 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202 (this is located in the middle of campus, so you should be dropped off on 3rd Street also known as Anthony Wayne Drive on the west side of the building, or Cass Avenue on the east side of the building.
  • Gala Venue – Use the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant as your address:
    • 461 Piquette Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
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Car Share & Taxi Services

Taxis can be found at various hotels in the downtown area and at Huntington Place while conventions are in town.

Lyft - Matches you to nearby drivers so you can get a ride in minutes.

Metro Cars - Michigan’s leading provider of chauffeured sedan, limousine and group transportation services and the official curbside transportation provider at Detroit Metro Airport.

Uber - Choose your ride and set your location. You’ll see your driver’s picture and vehicle details and can track its arrival.

Zipcar

The world’s largest car-sharing service has more than 50 vehicles in metro Detroit. Reserve by the hour or day. Apply online. Once approved, you will be sent a Zipcard to access vehicles.

Getting around Campus and the City:

Scooters / Bike Share /Rental

MoGo - Detroit’s bike share system has 430 bikes and 43 stations in 10 Detroit neighborhoods. Designed for quick trips around town.

Bird - Bird allows you to rent scooters throughout Detroit and drop them off anywhere you want! You can use the Bird app to pay for your scooter rental and check the battery levels of scooters.

Lime - Lime scooters can help you get across town quickly and easily. Just scan the code on the scooter to unlock it and go!

Light-Rail / Streetcar Systems

The Detroit People Mover, an elevated and automated light-rail system, can help you get around downtown quickly, easily and safely. The 2.9-mile looped system has 13 stations, with automatic stops at key downtown locations.

  • Hours of Operation - 6:30 a.m.-midnight weekdays, with an extension to 2 a.m. on Friday. 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday. Noon-midnight Sunday.
  • Cost: one-way fare is just $0.75.

QLine - A 3.3-mile circulating streetcar running along Woodward Avenue between Congress Street and West Grand Boulevard in downtown Detroit. The streetcar route has 20 stations serving 12 locations.

  • Hours of Operation - 6 a.m. – 11 p.m. weekdays, with an extension to midnight on Friday. 8 a.m. – midnight Saturday. 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Cost: One-way fare is $1.50
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