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June 20, 2018

Michigan Union

April 20, 2018

Cube access to be closed off during Michigan Union renovation

After a half-century of spinning, the University of Michigan's iconic Cube sculpture is taking a sabbatical.

Construction crews will need to close Regents' Plaza to help stage construction for the Michigan Union renovation project. Part of that work includes enclosing the Cube for protection.

March 12, 2018

Where to go

Temporary locations for Student Life departments during the renovation.

Tappan Street Auxiliary Building
609 Tappan St.
Counseling & Psychological Services
Dean of Students Office
Fraternity and Sorority Life

March 12, 2018

Where to eat

Alternative locations for food during the Michigan Union renovation.

South Quad Dining

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, diners can use Blue Bucks or credit cards for meals from 10 mini-restaurants that serve everything from sushi to barbecue, to Latin and Mediterranean favorites.

July 21, 2016

Michigan Union to undergo extensive renovation

The university's iconic Michigan Union will undergo its most extensive renovation since it opened in 1919. The renovation project was approved by the Board of Regents on Thursday.

The $85.2 million project will create social space on the main level by enclosing the courtyard, and expand and improve lounge and study spaces.

June 1, 2016

Exterior repairs on Michigan Union may begin this week

A $1.4 million project to repair approximately 12,000 square feet of deteriorated masonry on the exterior of the Michigan Union is getting underway.

"Staging preparation, ivy removal and cleaning the facade may be starting as early as this week," said Susan Pile, senior director, University Unions & Auxiliary Services.

December 15, 2015

Exterior repair work being done at Michigan Union entrance

Individuals walking near the Michigan Union will notice scaffolding at the main entrance. After review of the external brick, stone and mortar on the tower of the Union, it has been determined there is a potential for fall hazards.

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