Contact: Warren Noone

Undergraduate Adviser

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

(734) 764-6471

221 NAME

The NAME Building on North Campus. Photo: Laura Rudich, Michigan Engineering Communications and Marketing.

The Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering building is located on U-M’s beautiful North Campus. We welcome students, families and guests to visit our department throughout the year for facility tours, class visits, meetings, annual lectures and seminars. Our building is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

2600 Draper Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2145
(734) 764-6470

Download a map of the NAME Building [PDF].


The Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department is accessible to all modes of transportation. Our building is less than two miles south of the US23 Plymouth Road Exit, #41.

Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) is approximately 30 minutes east of our location. Those needing transportation from the airport may consider AirRide, a shuttle service offered by the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AATA). Our convenient and free-of-charge University Commuter Bus service will literally drop you off at our front door. In addition, we are within close proximity to the Amtrak train station.


From Detroit Metro Airport, Detroit, and Windsor (Canada):

  • take I-94 west (towards Chicago)
  • stay on I-94 for approximately 20 miles (measured from Metro Airport)
  • take US 23 north (towards Ann Arbor and Flint)
  • exit US 23 at Plymouth Road (Exit 41)
  • turn left on Plymouth Road (towards Ann Arbor), continue below (From US 23 Exit 41)

From I-96 or from M-14:

  • take US 23 south (towards Toledo)
  • exit US 23 at Plymouth Road (Exit 41)
  • turn right on Plymouth Road (towards Ann Arbor)

From US 23 Exit 41 (Plymouth Road):

  • go west on Plymouth Road (towards Ann Arbor) for approximately 1 mile
  • pass intersection with Green Road
  • at next traffic light, turn left into Huron Parkway
  • take first right (Hubbard Road)
  • at the stop sign: continue straight on Hayward Road.
  • pass all parking lots; before first building, turn left into Draper Road
  • the Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (NA&ME) Building is the first building on the left of Draper Road


Guests arriving by car may select from several parking options on north campus, which are within walking distance of the NAME Building. “Metered visitor parking” (NC26) is available on the hill, left of Hayward just before you reach Draper. The “Staff Paid Parking Only” (NC22) lot on Draper in front of the NAME Building requires a parking permit. You can obtain a visitor’s permit from our secretary in Room #222.


Ann Arbor is the quintessential college town, and nestled in the heart is the University of Michigan. Michigan Engineering on North Campus is a hub of creativity, where engineering, art, music and design students co-exist and thrive. Visit us remotely with our North Campus Interactive map and see descriptions and photo galleries for each building on North Campus. Or come to campus and take a tour. The college offers everything from guided walking tours to Segway tours. Prospective students, if you’re visiting the campus, contact us directly to tours our facilities & classrooms or to meet with some of our esteemed faculty.