2015 Physics Olympiad


General Information

Thanks for your interest in our Physics Olympiad. The Olympiad is an annual event organized and conducted by the Department of Physics, a part of the College of Literature, Science and Arts, at The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor campus. The charming city of Ann Arbor is located about 40 miles west of Detroit, and it is regarded as a cultural center of the mid-western region of the USA.

Mission Statement

We are happy to announce that this year there also is NO FEE for registration and participation in the Olympiad.

Each participating team member and attending teacher will receive a useful commemorative surprise accessory upon arrival.

Checking in: Registration verification and the Welcoming ceremony will be held at 182 Dennison, on the Central Campus of The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan. Check-in formalities will handled at a check-in table outside the lecture room. You may have your breakfast inside the lecture hall or out on the lawn. The Welcome Ceremony will be in 182 Dennison.

Traveling Directions and Maps: Please visit our Campus Information Center to obtain written travel directions to Ann Arbor and our Central Campus. The site also provides Interactive Campus Zoom-Maps to help you. Once you are near campus, you may wish to use the following map to find Dennison Hall, this tall building is right across from Randall Lab and the north entrance of West Hall.

Parking: Parking is available at the Forrest Street Structure (details on map) at the stated rates. The structure is a short walk from the event area.

If you get lost call us for last-minute directions:

We hope the information provided on this site meets your approval, but please do not hesitate to contact us at the below address should you require help.

Olympiad Contact Information
University of Michigan, Physics Department, Randall Laboratory
Prof. Georg Raithel, email: graithel@umich.edu

The University of Michigan. All rights reserved.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PHYSICS OLYMPIAD is a Service Mark registered in the State of Michigan.
The University of Michigan Physics Olympiad has no connection, association, or implied authorization by the USOC, the IOC, or the IPC.
Revised: April 2015.