Contact Us


The University of Michigan
Department of Human Genetics
4909 Buhl Building
1241 E. Catherine St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5618
Phone: (734) 647-3149
Fax: (734) 763-3784
dhgcontact@umich.edu

Human Genetics Graduate Program

If you are interested in the Department of Human Genetics Ph.D.and M.S. Programs or the M.S. Program in Genetic Counseling, please refer to our Graduate Programs webpage for detailed information about program requirements and deadlines.

Location

The Department of Human Genetics offices are located on the medical campus in the Buhl Building which is located on the corner of Catherine Street and Zina Pitcher at 1241 E. Catherine.

We recommend parking in the Palmer Commons Parking Structure and making a short walk to the medical campus.

Driving Directions to Palmer Commons Parking

Directions from the North:

  • U.S. 23 South to Exit 45, M-14 West
  • Exit 3, 'Ann Arbor' (you will now be on Main Street)
  • Main Street to Huron Street
  • Turn left (East) onto Huron Street • Proceed East on Huron Street. Huron street becomes Washtenaw Avenue
  • Turn right onto Palmer Drive (100 yards past Huron/Washtenaw curve)
  • Parking structure has 2 entrances on left side of Palmer Drive: First is for UM faculty and staff, second is for visitors, UM faculty and staff (100 yards further on Palmer Drive)
  • Palmer Commons ground level entrance is on right side of Palmer Drive

Directions from the South:

  • U.S. 23 North to Exit 37B, Washtenaw Avenue West
  • Washtenaw Avenue West to Palmer Drive
  • Turn left onto Palmer Drive
  • Parking structure has 2 entrances on left side of Palmer Drive: First is for UM faculty and staff, second is for visitors, UM faculty and staff (100 yards further on Palmer Drive)
  • Palmer Commons ground level entrance is on right side of Palmer Drive

Directions from the East from M-14:

  • M-14 West to Exit 8, U.S. 23 South
  • U.S. 23 South to Exit 37B, Washtenaw Avenue West
  • Washtenaw Avenue West to Palmer Drive
  • Turn left onto Palmer Drive
  • Parking structure has 2 entrances on left side of Palmer Drive: First is for UM faculty and staff, second is for Visitors, UM faculty and staff (100 yards further on Palmer Drive)
  • Palmer Commons ground level entrance is on right side of Palmer Drive

Directions from the East from I-94:

  • I-94 West to Exit 180-B, U.S. 23 North
  • U.S. 23 North to Exit 37B, Washtenaw Avenue West
  • Washtenaw Avenue West to Palmer Drive
  • Turn left onto Palmer Drive
  • Parking structure has 2 entrances on left side of Palmer Drive: First is for UM faculty and staff, second is for visitors, UM faculty and staff (100 yards further on Palmer Drive)
  • Palmer Commons ground level entrance is on right side of Palmer Drive

Directions from the West from I-94:

  • I-94 East to Exit 180-B, U.S. 23 North
  • U.S. 23 North to Exit 37B, Washtenaw Avenue West
  • Washtenaw Avenue West to Palmer Drive
  • Turn left onto Palmer Drive
  • Parking structure has 2 entrances on left side of Palmer Drive: First is for UM faculty and staff, second is for visitors, UM faculty and staff (100 yards further on Palmer Drive)
  • Palmer Commons ground level entrance is on right side of Palmer Drive

Once parked in the Palmer Commons follow the signage towards the Medical Campus. You will pass the Life Sciences Building and Palmer Commons and then follow the pedestrian bridge (that turns into the side walk) and continue straight ahead. You will be on Zina Pitcher. Follow Zina Pitcher until you reach the corner of Zina Pitcher and Catherine Street. The Buhl Building is on the corner of Zina Pitcher and Catherine, next to the Taubman Medical Library. From the street, the door to the Buhl building is on the right hand side of stairs that lead down (don't go down). Once inside the building, the Department is immediately to your right (see highlighted map)

If you have problems, call our department at (734) 647-3149.

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