Frequently Asked Questions

Accomodations

Can rooms be booked at times outside of the normal business hours?

Rooms may be book outside of normal business hours depending on staff availability. However, such requests may incur an additional fee.

Does the Detroit Center have video and teleconferencing capabilities?

Yes, the Detroit Center has video and teleconferencing capabilities.

Is the Detroit Center wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Detroit Center is wheelchair accessible via our Martin Luther King (Mack)/ Woodward entrance.

Is there an additional charge for audio-visual equipment?

The use of audio-visual equipment is included on the room rental fee.

Must I use Detroit Center recommended caterers?

No. However, in such cases, the reservationist must sign a waiver accepting sole responsibility for food and/or beverage services.

What Do I Need to Know About Parking?

Parking is a standard rate of $7.00 per vehicle, with a potential discounted rate available at $5.00 per vehicle. To quaify for the discounted rate, your must pre-pay for parking for your event (pre-payment in non-refundable). The parking structure entrance is located on Parsons St. between Woodward Ave. and Cass Ave. All guests must park on the third floor and above (floor 1 is handicapped parking and floor 2 is reserved for staff who work in  the building.) Parking tickets can be validated (confirm with event lead for validation) at the front desk of the center by the close of business at 10 p.m. (Monday - Thursday) or 5 p.m. (Friday - Saturday).

Catering

Must I use Detroit Center recommended caterers?

No. However, in such cases, the reservationist must sign a waiver accepting sole responsibility for food and/or beverage services.

Costs

How much does it cost to rent a room in the Detroit Center?

Facility fees depend on whether an organization is affiliated with the University of Michigan. However, costs for non-University groups are quite competitive with comparable facilities. For more information, contact a Reservation Associate at detroitcenter@umich.edu or 313-593-3584.

Is there an additional charge for audio-visual equipment?

The use of audio-visual equipment is included on the room rental fee.

Reservations

How do I make a reservation?

Complete the Reservation Form or contact a Reservation Associate at detroitcenter@umich.edu or 313-593-3584.