NEW SEASON COMING JULY 7! 

Directions & Parking

NEW in 2022: Campus roads, parking, and features have changed a lot over the past few years. Please read carefully for the most up-to-date directions, parking info, and traffic tips.

Directions to Campus

From the North

Take I-65 South to State Road 43 South (Exit 178). Follow State Road 43 South to State Road 26 West (State Street). Follow State Road 26 West (State Street) to campus.

From the South

Take I-65 to State Road 26 West (Exit 172). Take State Road 26 West through Lafayette to campus.

Campus Map

Review recommended parking, venue locations, and new entrances ahead of your event. Click map to enlarge.

Parking for Elliott Hall of Music (ELLT)

712 3rd Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

We strongly recommend parking in Northwestern Parking Garage for the fastest and most convenient parking experience, if you are able. 

Northwestern Parking Garage (PGNW), 504 Northwestern Ave. These garages are available free of charge after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends, unless otherwise posted.

University Parking Garage (PGU), 201 N. University St. If you choose to park in the University Street Garage, please plan accordingly and allow extra time for travel, as the single-lane approaches on State Street, University Street and Stadium Avenue may be very congested close to performance times. Consider alternate routes using side streets to access any one of the three entrances to the garage.

On home football game days, spaces in University and Northwestern Garages are $10 per vehicle beginning 3 hours before kickoff. After kickoff, the garages are free but may be full until after the game is over.

Friends of Convocations

Intermission Club

NEW location in 2022: Intermission Club is held on the second floor of Hovde Hall and begins one hour prior to curtain and during intermission. The entrance is located on the southwest side of Hovde Hall (see map above). The reception area features complimentary hors d’oeuvres, non-alcoholic beverages, desserts, and a cash bar. Open to all Friends of Convocations at the Benefactor Level and above.

Preferred Parking

Parking passes for Friends of Convocations at the Director’s Council level ($1,000+) will be sent prior to the first Elliott Hall of Music performance. The pass must be displayed to park in designated areas in the Lawson parking lot (shown in gold on map above). Please provide extra time for travel due to traffic congestion on University Street. Spaces are available first-come, first-served.

Alternative Elliott Hall Parking

Grant Street Garage (PGG), located at 120 N. Grant St., is a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week pay garage. The current rates apply 24/7 with a maximum of $10 per 24 hour period.

Marsteller Street Parking Lot (formerly a garage), located in 100 block of Marsteller St. between St. Thomas Aquinas and Pao Hall bounded by Marsteller St. and Sheetz St. This is an “A” lot, however it is available free of charge after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends, unless otherwise posted.

Accessible Elliott Hall Parking

The lot north of the Armory (entrance/exit on University Street) is reserved for vehicles displaying an official Handicapped hangtag (shown in blue above). Patrons using this lot may enter Elliott Hall of Music using the North door. There is no accessible parking available in the Bell Tower circle. Please provide extra time for travel due to traffic congestion on University Street. Spaces are available first-come, first-served.

Parking for Purdue Memorial Union (PMU) Ballrooms

Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms
101 N. Grant St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Grant Street Garage (PGG), located at 120 N. Grant St., is a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week pay garage. The current rates apply 24/7 with a maximum of $10 per 24 hour period.

Accessible entrance

Accessible entrance to PMU may be accessed by taking the elevator to the lower level tunnel. After the tunnel, take another elevator inside PMU up to the main level.

Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms

The Ballrooms located on the main level. If you enter the building from the Grant Street entrance (east), walk up a half flight of stairs, turn right through Leaps Coffee, left into the corridor with elevators, left again, then right down the main PMU corridor. The South ballroom is located opposite the Great Hall of university presidents. The North Ballroom is down the corridor past Amazon and Purdue Federal Credit Union.

Parking for Loeb Playhouse (STEW)

Inside Stewart Center
128 Memorial Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Grant Street Garage (PGG), located at 120 N. Grant St., is a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week pay garage. The current rates apply 24/7 with a maximum of $10 per 24 hour period.

Marsteller Street Parking Lot (formerly a garage), located in 100 block of Marsteller St. between St. Thomas Aquinas and Pao Hall bounded by Marsteller St. and Sheetz St. This is an “A” lot, however it is available free of charge after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends, unless otherwise posted.

Parking for Fowler Hall

Inside Stewart Center (STEW)
128 Memorial Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Grant Street Garage, located at 120 N. Grant St., is a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week pay garage as of March 2, 2015. The current rates apply 24/7 with a maximum of $10 per 24 hour period.

Marsteller Street Parking Lot (formerly a garage), located in 100 block of Marsteller St. between St. Thomas Aquinas and Pao Hall bounded by Marsteller St. and Sheetz St. This is an “A” lot, however it is available free of charge after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends, unless otherwise posted.

Lafayette Locations

Directions to Downtown Lafayette

From the North or South

  • Take I-65 to State Road 26 West
  • Follow State Road 26 West to downtown Lafayette

Lafayette Theater

600 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

On-street parking available
Parking Garages Located at:
18 N 5th Street, Lafayette, IN (free after 5:00PM)
215 Columbia Street, Lafayette, IN (free after 5:00PM)

Long Center for the Performing Arts

111 N 6th Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

On-street parking available as posted
Parking Garages Located at:
18 N 5th Street, Lafayette, IN (free after 5:00PM)
215 Columbia Street, Lafayette, IN (free after 5:00PM)

Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette

313 N. 5th St
Lafayette, IN 47904

Street and lot parking available

Duncan Hall

619 Ferry St.
Lafayette, IN 47904

Street and lot parking available

Wells Cultural Center

638 North St.
Lafayette, IN 47904

Street and lot parking available