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Whether you need to find the best place to live to reduce your commute, you're curious about student organizations at U-M, or you just want some insider tips on uniquely Ann Arbor places to explore, this guide will help!

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Life in Ann Arbor | Michigan Medicine

Listen in as students and trainees in our MD, MSTP, PhD, residency, fellowship, master’s and postdoctoral programs cover the highlights of what Ann Arbor and the surrounding area has to offer.

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Get access to all of the resources and services available to you.

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    Taking a holistic approach to your health and well-being.

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    Connect with others at the University of Michigan.

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    Plenty of housing is available for those who make their decision to come to Michigan.

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    Ann Arbor is consistently ranked among the top places to live in the United States.

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  • Student Organizations
    Something for everyone

    You don't have to give up what you love when coming to Michigan Medicine. Our campus hosts hundreds of student groups, many of them founded by students. Ranging from socially and academically focused, to service and identity oriented, these groups round out your student experience.

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    For partners and families

    Whether you plan to arrive with a partner, kids, or all of the above, it's easy to feel right at home in Ann Arbor. Michigan Medicine and our family-friendly city are packed with resources to help you get settled and ready to take on your new adventure together.

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    I knew that my transition to Ann Arbor was complete when I found a community to be part of outside of the University. Yes, there are wonderful connections to be made on campus, but there is also a big world outside. Being part of something outside of science and outside of the University can help you un-tunnel your vision."

    Sharena
    PhD student
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