Location & Transportation

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dancers outside McGregor Conference Center

Find your way around the AMC

 

AMC Location

The AMC will be held in Detroit at the Wayne State University Student Center and other nearby campus buildings. The conference weekend will also feature several off-campus events at venues such as the Majestic Theatre Complex and MOCAD.

The primary location of AMC2016 is the Wayne State University Student Center at 5221 Gullen Mall on the campus of Wayne State University.


Student Center
Photo by Wayne State University

Maps

WSU Campus Map

 

WSU Campus Map

AMC Area Map (midtown)

 

AMC Map

PARKING

Parking with no out-and-back privileges is $7.25/day in Structure 2. Credit card only. You must swipe the same credit card upon exit; however, a charge is applied on entry only.

AMCers staying in the Wayne State dorms can purchase a daily parking pass with unlimited in-out access for $8/day. Check in at the dorms first to get your parking access card.

Structure 2 is located at 5150 Lodge Service Drive bordered by Kirby St. and Anthony Wayne Drive. To enter the parking structure from Warren Ave., turn north onto the John C. Lodge Service Drive. Pass Manoogian Hall and Parking Structure #2 on the right. Follow the curved street staying to the right. Parking Structure #5 will be on the left. Turn right onto the service drive between Parking Structure #2 and flat lot 41 on the west side of Anthony Wayne Drive, between Kirby and Luddington Mall.

There is metered parking outside most conference locations, and parking lots at off-campus locations. Please ask the AMC Info Desk for details.

Transportation / Getting Around

Moving Between Buildings

Folks who are able to walk or roll are encouraged to do so. If you need a ride from one place to another, the “Unicorn Flight” Golf Cart pick up station is outside the Towers Dorms entrance (at the intersection of Anthony Wayne Dr. and Kirby). It will take you where you need to go on campus.

Tours

Sign-up for tours is at the Info Desk in the Student Center. Tour bus pick-up is on Anthony Wayne Dr. and Kirby outside of the Towers Dormitory. Please be at the shuttle entrance at least 15 minutes before your tour’s schedule departure. Five minutes before departure any empty seats will be given away to folks on the waitlist.

Nighttime Event Shuttles

A continuous loop shuttle will run between the dorms and all nighttime events during the following hours:

Wed - 6:30PM - 11:00PM
Thurs - 6:30PM - 11:00PM
Fri - 7:30PM - 1:00AM
Sat - 7:30PM - 1:00AM
Sun - 6:00PM - 10:00PM

Call 313-506-3986 to request a pick up. The shuttle seats 10 people and is first-come, first-serve. Please use a taxi service as your backup option.

Wheelchair Access

We have a wheelchair accessible van that can provide rides to other campus buildings and most off-campus locations. Request a ride at the Info Desk or call 734-334-8809 for a ride.

Cabs

You could use the transportation services Uber or Lyft. These companies offer an app that will route a car to your location. Download the Uber or Lyft apps for both Android and Apple iOS.

Or alternatively, take a cab from one of these local companies:

  • Checker Cab: (313) 963-7000
  • Detroit Cab Co.: (313) 841-6000
To and From the Airport

Skoot: (855) 937-5668 or www.rideskoot.com
Metro Cab: (734) 997-6500
Metro Cars: (800) 456-1701

Bus

Visit the Detroit Department of Transportation website for maps and schedules.