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Discover Detroit

The city of Detroit is buzzing with life and activities. Experience first-hand the vibrant cultural and sports scenes, an array of unique shops and stores, and the world-class restaurants making the Motor City a great place to live and learn. There are all kinds of fun things to do and see: Campus Martius, the Riverwalk, the Slow Roll bike ride and Eastern Market, to name a few. Come experience the real Detroit!

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  • Accommodations near campuses


    Choose a modern loft or historical home or trendy downtown apartment with Airbnb.

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    Apartments for Rent


  • Transportation services

    Detroit Metro Airport

    91Թ˵ijԹ is serviced by the Detroit Metro Airport, approximately 30 minutes from campus. With more than 10 airlines from which to choose, we’re sure your needs will be met.

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    Detroit Metro Airport has the most recent rental car options and information available at their web site.

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    The most updated information for these services is available on the Detroit Metro Airport web site. A taxi from the airport to our campus generally costs about $35-45.

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    Rideshare applications like Uber and Lyft are a popular option for families arriving in town. A standard Uber or Lyft usually costs between $25-$40. These prices may vary depending on current demand and/or upgraded vehicle selections.

    DDOT Real Time Bus App:

New to Detroit and ready to explore? The Detroit Experience Factory has a "not your average" tour for you. Both free and ticketed tours will give you an inside look into the neighborhoods, landmarks and businesses that make up Detroit’s past and present. 

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Visit Campus Online, Anytime

Whether you are planning your visit, or awaiting your date to campus, you can always take a sneak peek online with YouVisit. Explore our history and grounds, then scour the vibrant streets of Detroit.