Campus Information

Shapiro Library

There are plenty of great places to study on and around campus. However, be warned that some of these places remain at a cool temperature all year round, so dress appropriately. Below are some suggestions for study locations.


Study Location Info

  • Coffee Shops
  • Everyone knows of at least one coffee shop on campus; if not, just walk down South Univeristy or State Street and you are sure to pass by several

  • The Michigan Union Grill (MUG)
  • The eating area on the ground floor of the Michigan Union offers a place to eat and study at the same time.

  • Law Library
  • The Reading Room is a very quiet place to study and there is a portion of the space open to anyone.
  • Phone: 734-764-9324

  • Hatcher Graduate Library
  • The Reading Room is located on the second floor of the building and there are individual study rooms throughout the building
  • Phone: 734-764–0400

  • Duderstadt Center
  • AKA "The Dude" is located on North Campus.  This is a huge building that has many places to study.
  • Phone: 734-763-3266

  • Pierpont Commons
  • Fireside Cafe — from the front entrance, walk past the information center, up a few stairs, and turn right.

  • Michigan League
  • The League has a lot of nooks and crannies which are great for studying as well as the League Underground and a great entrance area which is like your living room.

  • Palmer Commons  
  • Palmer Commons' has many study nooks floors 4-6. Additionally, they have the Windows Lounge on the 3rd floor that serves as a social meeting place for students but also doubles as a great study resource. There are plenty of booths, tables, and couches to study at with printers, computers, and copying machines for use.