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Bursley Hall

1931 Duffield St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2080

Bursley is a mixed-gender residence hall for about 1270, mostly first-year students. It’s on North Campus near Pierpont Commons, the College of Engineering, the School of Music, Theater and Dance, and many other academic units. Students can get to Central Campus on U-M busses that run frequently.

At Bursley  you’ll have a community of Residential Staff who are trained and ready to help you succeed in your new home. Your Resident Advisor will be there to help build community, lead activities and answer questions. Learn more about Residential Staff and services.

Each residence hall has a student governing system including a Hall Council, a Multicultural Council, and representatives on the Residence Hall Association. Talk to your RA if you are interested in participating.


Hall amenity Student Lounges

Student Lounges

Hall amenity Music Practice Rooms

Music Practice Rooms

Hall amenity Laundry Room

Laundry Room

Hall amenity Dining Center

Dining Center

Hall amenity Group Work Spaces

Group Work Spaces

Hall amenity Community Convenience Store

Community Convenience Store


If you live here you'll find:

  • Bed (36” x 80”, takes extra long twin linens)
  • Building Block or Lifespace II Modular Furniture
  • Ethernet Port
  • Wastebasket
  • Recycling Tote
  • Draperies
  • Integrated Fire and Smoke Alarms
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Overhead Lighting

Multicultural Lounge

Martin Luther King Jr. Minority Lounge

The lounge, in Bursley Hall, dedicated in 1976, is named after one of the nation's foremost civil rights leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Your Community

Community Center

Every residence hall has a Community Center that is the heart of the community. There, you’ll get a chance to meet other students, talk to resident advisors, and find out about events and activities planned for your community. Plus, the Community Center can help with logistics like room lock-outs, lost keycards, lost & found and package pick up.


Michigan Learning Communities

Helpful Information

1931 Duffield St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2080




Leadership Team

Hall Director
Ryland Berry
Community Center Manager
Claudio Ryan