Stephen M. Ross School of Business Leading in Thought and Action
Summer Workshop on Decision Neuroscience

Travel & Accommodations

The workshop will be held at the Ross School of Business, 701 Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Visitors can enter the school from the main entrance on Tappan Street on the west side of the building. Signs will be posted at the main entrance directing workshop participants to the registration table and conference room. Book your hotel soon to get the best possible rate!

•    Ross map
•    Learn more about the new Ross School facilities
•    Detailed maps of U-M and Ann Arbor

Driving Directions
From Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) is located about 25 miles (40 km) east of Ann Arbor on Interstate-94. Take I-94 West to the State Street Exit, #177. Turn right (north) onto State Street, then travel about two miles to the intersection of State and Hill streets. Turn right onto Hill Street and proceed to Tappan Street. Turn left. The Ross School’s main entrance is located at 701 Tappan Street.
From the North
Take U.S. 23 South to M-14 to the Downtown Ann Arbor/University of Michigan - Main Street Exit. Continue on Main Street south 1 ½ miles to Packard Street. Turn left on Packard, left on Hill Street and proceed to Tappan Street. Turn left. The Ross School’s main entrance is located at 701 Tappan Street.
From Detroit (East) & Chicago (West)
From I-94, take the State Street Exit, #177.  Turn right (north) when traveling from Detroit, or left (north) when traveling from Chicago. Travel about two miles to the intersection of State and Hill streets, then turn right onto Hill Street.  Proceed to Tappan Street and turn left.  The Ross School’s main entrance is located at 701 Tappan Street.
Ground Transportation
Michigan Flyer (Shuttle Service): (517) 333-0400
Online reservations and schedule information.  Service has specific drop-off location.  An additional cab will be required to get to your specific hotel.  The cost is $15 from airport to Ann Arbor with advanced reservation and $20 if paid in cash on day of arrival.

Scheduled Van Service for Multiple Attendees
For those whose scheduled arrival or departure does not align with Michigan Flyer’s schedule, another option is to reserve a van pickup for multiple conference attendees.  This can be done through nearly all area taxi services and should reduce the cost of rides between the airport and Ann Arbor.
Taxis are available curbside at the Airport.  If you wish to arrange a car to pick you up, the following services are available:
Detroit Metro Airport Taxi Association: (800) 745-5191. Approximately $50 one-way fare to Ann Arbor  
Royal Limousine Service Inc.: (866) 697-6925
Golden Limo: (800) 668-8282


Reserve your spot soon for the best rates!  Rates and rooms are subject to availability, so don't delay.

We have booked two hotels for the workshop. Please reserve your room soon, and tell them you are with the Decision Neuroscience Summer Workshop as we have blocks of rooms reserved. 

Bell Tower Hotel for faculty and presenters
(within walking distance of the Ross School)
300 S. Thayer
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Daily rates subject to change without notice: $135 single; $157 double; $179 triple; $201 quad.  Contact Information: Please call to make reservations and ask for Carla to get discount rates. (Do not book online.)
The Bell Tower Hotel, recipient of the city of Ann Arbor's coveted Award for Outstanding Historic Preservation, combines old world elegance with gracious service. The Bell Tower offers you superb accommodations in a truly distinctive setting, an escape from the ordinary. Conveniently located within the University of Michigan campus and downtown Ann Arbor, the Bell Tower is just moments away from shops, restaurants and theaters. 

Directions from hotel to campus
Distance from Bell Tower Hotel to the Ross School of Business: 0.6 miles


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Residence Inn for student participants
(an easy bus or car ride to and from Central Campus - we'll provide more specifics on transportation closer to the workshop)
800 Victors Way
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 USA
Phone: 1-734-996-5666
Fax:  1-734-996-1919
Daily rates: $89 for a limited number of rooms
Click here to make your online reservations at a special discount of $89 a night but only for  reservations guaranteed by Sunday, July 26th!  Book now to get this great rate!!

IMPORTANT:  If 2 people are sharing a room they can only make 1 reservation. When making a reservation they will enter "2 adults" and there will be a place where they can put both names.



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