Use the directions below for parking at the North Stadium Parking Lot, north of Ross-Ade Stadium. This is the parking lot guests use for most full-day Admissions visit events on Monday-Friday. For these events, Admissions provides shuttle bus service from the North Stadium lot to the event check-in location. If you have registered for a campus visit through the Office of Admissions, you should refer to the parking directions provided in your visit confirmation email for parking information for the specific program you are attending.
North Stadium Parking Lot
You may use the following street intersection information for online mapping services:
Cherry Lane and John Wooden Drive
West Lafayette, Indiana
Parking in the North Stadium lot is free for guests who park there on the morning of Admissions event days. Look for the attendant at the lot entrance to receive a parking pass to display in your windshield.
From Chicago, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, and South Bend
Exit I-65 at Exit 172 and proceed west (toward Lafayette) on State Road 26 (South Street). Proceed four miles to West Lafayette. (Be sure to follow the SR 26 signs carefully. At the intersection with Main Street, SR 26 will jog one block north and become Columbia Street.) When you cross the Wabash River you are in West Lafayette and are now on State Street. Proceed to the fourth traffic light and turn right on Grant Street. At the next light turn left on US 231 (Northwestern Avenue). Proceed to the second traffic light. Turn left on Cherry Lane. The parking lot entrance is your first left.
From Champaign, Crawfordsville, St. Louis, and Terre Haute
Exit I-70 (exit 41) or I-74 (exit 34) on U.S. 231 North. When you cross the Wabash River, you are in West Lafayette. At the first light, turn right onto River Road. At the second light, turn left on State Road 26 (State Street). At the second traffic light, turn right on Grant Street. At the next light turn left on US 231 (Northwestern Avenue). Proceed to the second traffic light. Turn left on Cherry Lane. The parking lot entrance is your first left.
Proceed north out of the lot (away from the stadium). Turn right on Cherry Lane. At the next light, turn right on Northwestern Avenue. Proceed through two lights. Follow signs for US 231. Turn left on the second street, Wiggins Street. Move to the right lane and follow a ramp down to River Road. Turn right and proceed to the 2nd light (State Street). Do either of the following:
To Chicago, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, and South Bend
Turn left onto State Road 26 (State Street) and proceed 4 miles through Lafayette to I-65.
To Champaign, Crawfordsville, St. Louis, and Terre Haute
Go straight on U.S. 231 (River Road). Proceed on to I-74 (Crawfordsville) or I-70 (Cloverdale).