Beyond Campus

Branch out beyond campus. Experience what your community has to offer.

Pull glass with world-class artisans at nearby Greenfield Village. Take a quick trip to Detroit, where you can cheer on the Tigers at Comerica Park and check out more than 60,000 pieces of artwork at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Metropolitan Detroit is home to music venues small and large that attract majors acts as well as beloved local bands.

Southeast Michigan has so much to offer, from lush nature reserves to a budding tech-savvy start-up scene, world cuisine to homegrown arts. Whether you’re interested in a visit or in spending your life here, make sure you make time to explore.

Exploring the region

We've gathered a list of hotels, restaurants and local attractions in the area.

UM-Dearborn Difference Maker

Our students are improving the lives of others and making an impact in the community. Meet more Difference Makers.

Roseanne Wholihan
My goal in life has always been the elevation of the community members around me to equal status regardless of their race, gender or socioeconomic standing in our society.
Roseanne Wholihan, ‘16 Women’s and Gender Studies/Sociology

Did You Know?

More Facts

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Where American industry meets Midwestern wildlife: We have over 70 acres of preserved natural areas in our own backyard, and we’re not even 2 miles away from the Ford Motor Co.’s world headquarters.