Block M Palmer Commons


Where Michigan Minds Meet

Palmer Commons is a Conference and Community Center located in the University of Michigan Life Sciences Complex. Positioned at the intersection of Central and Medical Campuses, this multifunctional facility provides a convenient location for all members of the University and surrounding community to make connections for meals, meetings and events.

Earth Day Celebration

Palmer Commons and Glass House Café are teaming up to host an Earth Day Celebration in Windows Lounge on April 17, 2015 from 11am -  2pm. The buffet lunch is $12.95 per person and there will be live music by Jason Wisely as well as campus partners in sustainability to give you great information on programs they have to make UM a more sustainable university.

Congratulations, Nate!

We want to give a big congruations and recognition to our very own Nate, who won Student Employee of the Winter 2015 Term!

New Pricing

Important changes to the Palmer Commons pricing structure are outlined within.

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Hours of Operation


Mon-Friday: 7:30am-11:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Sunday: 11:00am-7:00pm

Planning Your Next Event?

Offices, Programs, Departments in Palmer Commons

Room 6017 - University of Michigan Men's Glee Club

Room 4001 - Bruno J. Giordani, PhD

Room 3001 - Palmer Commons Event Services

Room 3024 - Glass House Cafe Catering Office

Room 2017 - Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics

Room 1071 - Center for Research on Learning and Teaching

Room 1085 - Department of Public Safety - Neighborhood Office

Contact Us

The University of Michigan
100 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2218
Phone: 734-615-4444
Fax: 734-764-5267

Our Information Desk is located in the Third Floor lobby on the Plaza Level.

We recommend arranging a facility tour with Event Services prior to scheduling your first event with us.