Resident Life

Ann Arbor is a great place to live. It is an inclusive community that values diversity, education, health and the arts. It is consistently ranked “best place” by national media. Whether you are a foodie, an outdoor or arts enthusiast, Ann Arbor has something to offer. The restaurant scene includes many vegetarian-friendly options and ethnic options, from Asian to Cuban to Middle Eastern and Indian. There are great number of city parks, and nature areas with trails winding through forests along the Huron River, where many residents enjoy tubing, kayaking and canoeing. There is also a vibrant arts and cultural scene with abundant opportunities to see films, art, live music and performances at cultural institutions such as the Ark, Michigan Theater, State Theatre, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor Art Center, University Musical Society, Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, and the Blind Pig.