University Unions Shops & Services

Stop inside the James C. Renick University Center

UM-Dearborn offers gathering spaces, dining options, and other services and amenities needed in daily college life.

Learn more about the shops and services offered in the James C. Renick University Center, Fairlane Center, and Mardigian Library

James C. Renick University Center (RUC)

The James C. Renick University Center (RUC) is a gathering place for our campus community on UM-Dearborn's central campus. It is home to many convenient shops and services including:

The RUC is also home to the following departments:

James C. Renick University Center Hours (Winter 2024 Semester)

Fairlane Center

Exterior entrance of Fairlane Center South building

Meeting space, two buildings and two colleges at the Fairlane Center.

Meeting space at the Fairlane Center at 19000 Hubbard Drive, adjacent to UM-Dearborn’s main campus on Evergreen, offers nearly 22,000 square feet of meeting, conference and event rental space. With 10 meeting rooms, from the 1,200 sq. ft. classrooms to a 5,400 banquet room and many rooms in-between. Many of the rooms offer configurable space for you to host your next meeting or special event. The Fairlane Center is centrally located in Wayne County and in metro-Detroit offering plenty of free visitor parking on surface lots near the building’s north entrance. 

The complex is comprised of two buildings, Fairlane Center North and South, adjoined through a hallway, allowing for inside travel as event rooms are situated in both locations.

Both the College of Business and the College of Education Health and Human Services, as well as academic classrooms are housed at Fairlane Center throughout the north and south buildings. Rental meeting rooms, study lounges, numerous quiet study rooms and the Picasso Deli also reside here, creating a distinct synergy of academia and social gathering space.

Please reach out to the University Unions & Events team to reserve space for your next event at 313-583-6511 or utilize this link:  Space and Reservations Form.

Fairlane Center Hours

Union at Dearborn

The Union at Dearborn

The Union at Dearborn has much to offer UM-Dearborn students

As the first housing option specifically designed for UM-Dearborn students in decades, this independently owned space is beautifully appointed, offering fully furnished apartments as well as a wide range of amenities. Gathering spaces at the Union at Dearborn offer a place for memorable collegiate experiences to happen, as well as fostering a sense of home. 

Use this link for general or leasing information at Union at Dearborn

The Union at Dearborn has much to offer the UM-Dearborn campus

Student life activities abound in the Victor’s Den which is home to ping pong and pool tables and boasts open spacious seating – perfect for informal gatherings to study, eat and relax. On a given day, you may see hundreds enjoying a pancake breakfast, a group in a heated game of ping pong or a crowd gathered to watch a U of M basketball game. You may see a small group collaborating on a group project or a plethora of residents eating popcorn while enjoying a movie night.

Mug Life

The Mug Life Cafe is located on the first floor of the Mardigian Library near the building entrance. It offers specialty coffees, muffins, bagels, croissants, and more.

Visit the Campus Dining page to learn more about retail dining and vending services on campus.

UUE Information Center

Students at the Information Desk at the James C. Renick University Center

University Unions & Events Information Services can provide you with accurate and timely information about campus resources, services and events. Our main Information Services Desk is located in the James C. Renick University Center. We also maintain information stations at Fairlane Center North and Union at Dearborn.

Contact us for any general campus, services or activities information: [email protected] or 313-583-6330.

University Unions and Events

1009 - Information Desk - James C. Renick University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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