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Hotels, Transportation & Directions


Rooms at a discounted group rate for NACVGM have been arranged at the following hotels:




Holiday Inn Ann Arbor

3600 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Holiday Inn NACVGM reservation page. To reserve, please click the link to access the group rate (until 12/29/17) and book online.

Inn at the Michigan League

911 N. Univeristy Ave.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

(734) 764-3177
Inn at Michigan League reservation page. To reserve, please call hotel and mention the group code NACVGM (until 12/12/17).

Other area hotels

Bell Tower

300 South Thayer Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

(734) 769-3010

The Graduate

615 E. Huron Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

(734) 769-2200


Getting to Ann Arbor

The closest airport to Ann Arbor is the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW). Most major rental car agencies (Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise) are available.  Click here to find a list of available rental car agencies at DTW. Alternatively, we recommend Ann Arbor Airport Shuttle, which provides transportation to/from your hotel.

Getting around Ann Arbor

First time visiting Ann Arbor? Use this link for a list of unique things to do and see, as well as restaurant options. The UM bus system is a convenient way to traverse campus. Ann Arbor also has cab services, Uber & Lyft.

Directions to the School of Music, Theatre & Dance

NACVGM 5 will be held in Britton Recital Hall:

Moore Building

1100 Baits Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48105
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Enter Moore from the main Brehm Pavillion entrance.


On Saturday and Sunday, the parking lot is free at the Moore Building in any blue or red space, but not business blue or gold. From this parking lot, enter Moore from the main, Brehm Pavilion entrace, picture on this page. The registration and conference will take place directly inside this entrance. If the Moore lot is full, there's an alternate lot up the hill from the Moore building at Baits and Hubbard. If you leave Moore, and head up Baits, turn left on Hubbard to proceed directly into this lot.

From the Holiday Inn, Ann Arbor

Head west on Plymouth Rd 1.7 miles. Turn left onto Murfin Ave.  In .4 mile, turn right on to Hubbard Rd. In .3 mile, Hubbard ends at Baits Dr. Turn left on Baits Drive. Baits will end at the Moore building. Parking is available on Saturday and Sunday for no charge in blue or red spaces. Enter through the main Brehm Pavillion entrance and the NACVGM registration table will be directly in front of you. *Note- If you are staying at the Holiday Inn Ann Arbor, there will also be a shuttle available to transport everyone directly to the event.

From Downtown Ann Arbor (including downtown hotels)

Walk towards the Central Campus Transit Center (CCTC), located at 1109 Geddes Ave (N University Ave). Take the bus marked Bursley-Baits which will bring you to Pierpont Commons (approx. 6 stops, 10 minutes). (Full route and schedule information) From Pierpont, cross Murfin Ave and follow the sidewalk past the pond on your right to the Moore Building. Signs will direct you straight down a long hallway through several double doors to the conference registration.

Brehm Pavillion Entrance

Brehm Pavillion Entrance to Moore Building

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Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower