Location & Transportation

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Location & Transportation

Find your way around the AMC

 

Location

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

The primary location of the AMC on the Wayne State campus is:

WSU Student Center
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-4585

Getting Here

To get to and from the airport, try one of these options:

For bus schedules and maps, visit the Detroit Department of Transportation website.

You can also use the ridesharing services, Uber or Lyft. Download the Uber or Lyft apps on your mobile device to get a ride near your location.

You may also post on the AMC2018 Housing and Rideshare Group on Facebook to coordinate carpools.

Parking

Structure 2 Parking

Cost: $7.25 per day (with no out-and-back privileges)

Payment: Credit card only. You must swipe the same credit card when you exit, but a charge is applied on entry only.

Directions to parking Structure 2 (Entrance is off the John C Lodge Service Dr.)

Alternate Parking

There is metered parking outside most conference locations, and parking lots at off-campus locations. You can pay-by-plate by registering here.

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 will take you where you need to go on campus. The pick up station is outside the Towers Dorms entrance.

Wheelchair Access

Call 313.346.3973 or request a ride in-person at the AMC Info Desk.

Our wheelchair accessible van can provide rides to other campus buildings and most off-campus locations.

Nighttime Event Shuttles

Call ‭(313) 506-3986 to request a pick up.

This continuous loop shuttle will run between the dorms and all nighttime events. The shuttle seats 10 people and is first-come, first-serve.

Shuttle Schedule

  • Thursday - 6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
  • Friday - 7:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday - 7:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Sunday - 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Tours

Tours are sessions that takes participants off campus to learn from the history and current realities of Detroit.

Sign-up for tours at the AMC Info Desk in the WSU Student Center. Tour bus pick-up is outside the Towers Dorms entrance. Arrive at the shuttle entrance 15 minutes before your tour is scheduled to depart. Any empty seats will be given away to folks on the waitlist five minutes before departure.

Maps

WSU Campus Map

 
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WSU Campus Map


AMC Area Map (midtown)

 
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