Palmer Commons

About Us

At the center of the Life Sciences Complex, we proudly offer a warm environment to collaborate with colleagues, rejuvenate over food, gather with study groups and connect with friends. Through use of leading-edge technology and attention to hospitality details, the on-site service team is committed to achieving the event planning, meeting, programming and general gathering needs of the University and Ann Arbor communities.

Our Mission

Palmer Commons serves the University of Michigan community by providing conference and event spaces and services, dining facilities and departmental office spaces as provisioned by the Office of the Provost, managed in accordance to University Unions guidelines. We strive to create an inclusive environment incorporating sustainable efforts where students, faculty, staff and guests come together as a community on common ground.

COVID-19 Testing Information

 

Covid testing for fall term will be on our 3rd floor Plaza Room.

We are ready to support the students, faculty and staff of the university community. With new guidance from the University of Michigan and public health experts, here is what you can expect in Palmer.


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COVID-19 Testing Information

 

Covid testing for fall term will be on our 3rd floor Plaza Room.

We are ready to support the students, faculty and staff of the university community. With new guidance from the University of Michigan and public health experts, here is what you can expect in Palmer.



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Hours of Operation

Fall & Winter Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 7am - 11pm

Saturday: 8am - 4pm

Sunday: 11am - 7pm

 

Winter Break Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday, 12/19-12/22: 7am - 6pm

Friday, 12/23: 7am - 3pm

12/24/22 - 1/2/23: CLOSED

1/3/23: 7am - 6pm