Map & Directions
For directions to Purdue, enter your starting address and select a Purdue destination from the "ending location" drop-down menu. Narrative directions to the Grant Street (Visitor) Parking Garage and to the Purdue Welcome Center in the Purdue Memorial Union are included below.
Visitor Parking — Grant Street Parking Garage Directions
Driving directions to the Grant Street Garage, the designated parking garage for campus visitors, are provided below. You also can use the following address for online mapping services:
120 N. Grant Street, West Lafayette, Indiana
- 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. The Grant Street Parking Garage (PGG on campus map) will be ½ block on your right.
- 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 third light, turn left on State Road 26 (State Street). At the second traffic light, turn right on Grant Street. The Grant Street Parking Garage (PGG on campus map) will be ½ block on your right.
Exit the Grant Street Parking garage and turn right. Proceed 3 blocks to Salisbury Street and turn left. At the first stop light, make a hard right onto the 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).
Welcome Center — Purdue Memorial Union
The Purdue Welcome Center resides in the Purdue Memorial Union, Room 110 directly adjacent to the Grant Street Parking Garage. Upon arrival to Purdue, guests are encouraged to visit the center for assistance and to learn more about the University. Assistance also is available at the kiosk counter in the Union’s Great Hall (main floor).