Visitor Information

The Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF) is housed within the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building (EECS), which is located on the North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Our address is 1301 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109.

For more information about planning a visit to the University of Michigan please visit the Campus Information Center.


Information, directions and maps on how to get to and around the University of Michigan campus can be found at the Parking and Transportation website.

Visitors to the LNF must park in visitor parking.


To reach the EECS building from Detroit Metro Airport (East) [Google Maps]:

  • Take highway I-94 West to exit 180 (18.5 mi),
  • Highway US-23 North to exit 41 (5.8 mi), PLYMOUTH RD,
  • PLYMOUTH RD West to MURFIN RD (1.7 mi), turn LEFT on
  • MURFIN RD to public parking lot (0.6 mi) at the Pierpont Commons (which is on the corner of MURFIN and BONISTEEL BLVD).
  • The EECS building is on the far side of the bell tower.

Coming from South of Ann Arbor:

  • Merge onto I-75 N toward DETROIT
  • Merge onto I-475 W via exit number 204- on the left- toward US-23/ SYLVANIA/ ANN ARBOR
  • Merge onto US-23 N via exit number 14 toward SYLVANIA/ ANN ARBOR
  • Take the GEDDES RD exit- exit number 39
  • Turn LEFT onto GEDDES RD
  • Stay straight to go onto FULLER RD
  • Turn RIGHT onto BEAL AVE

Coming from West of Ann Arbor:

  • Take I-94 E – toward ANN ARBOR
  • Take the M-14 exit- exit number 171- on the left toward PLYMOUTH
  • Merge onto MI-14 E
  • Take the BARTON DR exit- exit number 4
  • Turn LEFT onto BARTON DR
  • Turn LEFT onto PLYMOUTH RD
  • Turn RIGHT onto MURFIN AVE
  • Turn LEFT onto HAYWARD
  • Turn RIGHT onto BEAL AVE

Coming from North of Ann Arbor:

  • Take I-96 E toward DETROIT
  • Merge onto US-23 S via exit number 148A toward ANN ARBOR
  • Take the PLYMOUTH RD exit- exit number 41
  • Turn LEFT onto HURON PKWY
  • Turn RIGHT onto HUBBARD ST
  • Turn LEFT onto HAYWARD
  • Turn LEFT onto BEAL AVE


The LNF does not endorse any of these hotels but they are provided as a matter of convenience. These hotels are located near North Campus and have the easiest access to the LNF. Be sure to ask for the UofM rate.