Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Shopping Trip

Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan

Cost: $15/person for round trip transportation. NO REFUNDS. You will need to bring money for food and shopping. Students, scholars, friends, and families are welcome. Same price for all, regardless of age. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Latest News: This trip is sold out and we do not keep a wait list. If you are unable to purchase a ticket and still wish to come, on the day of the trip, bring the exact amount of cash for the trip and meet us at one of the meeting locations. We cannot guarantee you will be able to get on the bus.

Registration: In order to reserve your spot for this trip, you must pay in person at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (MUTO located in the Michigan League underground level. Ask for the International Center’s Great Lakes Crossing Outlets shopping trip. Cash or credit cards accepted.  It is not possible to purchase tickets online. When purchasing the tickets, you must present a valid UMID and provide a phone number (in case of emergency during the trip). Limited space is available and each person is allowed to purchase up to two tickets.

Important: If you need any special accommodations, prior to purchasing tickets, please email the trip lead and provide detailed information. 

Questions: Contact Celia Weberg at

Meeting location and time: Participants may choose to board the bus from either Central Campus or North Campus at one of the locations designated below. Upon our return, participants may choose to be dropped off at Central or North Campus locations.

Pick-up/Drop-off Location Meeting Time
Central Campus: outside the Student Activities Building on Jefferson Street 9:30 AM
North Campus: outside the Pierpont Commons on Murfin Avenue 9:50 AM

**Please Note: The bus will depart the North Campus location at 10:00 AM for the Outlets.

Event Description: Great Lakes Crossing Outlets is the market’s dominant retail outlet and entertainment destination, attracting people throughout the Midwest and Canada. There are over 185 manufacturer’s outlets and traditional retail stores. The enclosed shopping center is home to Michigan’s largest food court (1,000 seats). Everyone will receive “Passport to Shopping” which offers great discounts on name-brand merchandise, fabulous food and entertainment at certain stores and restaurants.