Web Archives 2015 Travel and Registration Information

Registration

Registration for the conference is currently closed.

Additionally, we have limited funds to provide travel support for a few students and/or job seekers. If you would like to be considered please email webarc2015@umich.edu by October 1, 2015 with a brief statement of interest and financial need.

Hotels

Room blocks have been set up for attendees at two Ann Arbor hotels. On campus, rooms have been set aside at the Campus Inn, a short walk away from the University of Michigan Campus, at $229 per night. For reservations, call 800-666-8693 or 734-769-2200 by October 11, 2015 and reference booking code #14123 and the Web Archives conference hosted by the U-M Library. Guests may cancel individual reservations 24 hours prior to arrival without a charge. Reservation requests after 10/11 are honored based on room type availability.

A block of rooms is also available at the Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel for $149 per night. Call 888-627-7098 for reservations and reference the U-M Library. A shuttle will be available for attendees to travel to and from the hotel and conference site.

There are many other options for accomodation in Ann Arbor. Vist Ann Arbor's website has more information.

Travel

Detroit Metropolitan International Airport (DTW) is only 20 miles from Ann Arbor, about a 45 minute drive (at the most). AirRide is available for transportation between the airport and Ann Arbor.  This shuttle runs 12 times during the day and picks up at various campus locations.  A one way ticket on AirRide is $15; however, if a reservation is made in advance the fare is reduced to $12. The Ann Arbor Convention Visitor's Bureau maintains a listing of airport shuttle options.

Conference Transportation

By hotel shuttle: 

Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel has a complimentary shuttle for their guests. We have reserved the shuttle for morning and evening travel to and from the hotel. 

By city bus (The Ride): 

There are a number of city buses that serve the hotels in the Briarwood Mall area: Routes 6, 7, 36. Please refer to the Route map and schedules on their website

By taxi: 

Blue Cab: (734)-547-2222; Fare Ride (734) 845-9222; Uber is also available in Ann Arbor.

Parking 

Check U-M's Parking and Transportation Services for information about campus and city visitor parking.

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Last modified: 11/10/2015