Directions & Lodging

Closest major airport:
Kansas City International Airport lies on I-29, about 22 miles north of 
downtown Kansas City.  The airport is an hour’s drive (I-435 South, then 
I-70 West) to Lawrence.  There will be a $1.65 toll charge on I-70.  An 
airport shuttle is available for travel between Lawrence and KCI.  
 
From I-70 Turnpike:
From I-70 take the East Lawrence -Exit (Number 204)
Turn LEFT onto highway 59 (south)
Turn RIGHT (west) on highway 40/Sixth Street
Turn LEFT (south) onto Iowa St.
Take Iowa Street to 15th Street (Bob Billings Pkwy)                                                              
Turn LEFT on Bob Billings Parkway (KU entrance)
Turn RIGHT on Burdick Drive
Immediate LEFT on Irving Hill Road
Parking Facility (Garage) will be on your right
 
From K-10:
Follow K-10 into Lawrence
K-10 turns into 23rd Street
Continue on 23rd
Street crossing major streets, e.g. Massachusetts & Louisiana
Turn RIGHT on Naismith Drive
Turn LEFT on Sunnyside Ave. (on KU campus)
Turn LEFT on Irving Hill Road
Parking Facility (Garage) will be on your left
 
TO SUMMERFIELD HALL: Upon exiting the garage, you should be 
facing the three-way stop at Naismith Drive and Sunnyside Avenue, with 
Allen Fieldhouse to your right and Murphy Hall to your left. Summerfield 
Hall is located directly next to Murphy Hall. The Business Career 
Services Center is in room 125, on the lower level of the building.
 
ABOUT PARKING GARAGE:
  • Hold on to your ticket
  • Before returning to your car, you must pay inside the garage at the pay station or with a credit card (Visa and MasterCard) at the gate when leaving. (Cost is approx. $11for all day) Hours: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday and 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM on Friday.
  • After receiving your payment, they will “clear” your ticket, which you need to be able to exit!
IMPORTANT PARKING and DRIVING Note:                                                                                                                                       
The parking garage is the closest “Visitor Parking” Area. Parking anywhere else on campus will most 
likely result in a $20 parking ticket.  KU Parking is very strict. Please also note that Jayhawk Blvd. 
(which is the main drive through campus), does not permit cars to drive on campus during the day. 
Please make sure to adjust your route (or GPS) around Jayhawk Blvd.
 
Download a map of the KU campus.