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Directions to Campus

The Twin Cities campus at the University ofMinnesota is one of the largest urban campuses in the country, spanning five miles from east to west. The University is sectioned into three areas; East Bank, West Bank and St. Paul.

Campus is within blocks of two major highway arteries – I-35W (north/south) and I-94 (east/west). Due to large-scale construction projects throughout the next two years, routes may change.  Visitors can find travel information at www.centralcorridor.org and www.511mn.org.

East Bank, Minneapolis Campus
Northbound on I-35W:
Continue on I-35W past downtown Minneapolis. Exit at University Avenue/4th Street (Exit 18). Turn right at the first traffic signal onto University Avenue and head east a few blocks to campus.

Southbound on I-35W:
Exit at University Avenue/4th Street (Exit 18). Turn left at the second traffic signal onto University Avenue and head east a few blocks to campus.

East and westbound on I-94:
Exit at Huron Boulevard (Exit 235B). For the southern end of campus, make an immediate left turn at the first traffic signal (Fulton Street).For the northern end of campus, go north on Huron, turn left onto University Avenue, turn right onto Oak Street past TCF Bank Stadium, and curve left as it turns into 4th Street SE.

West Bank, Minneapolis Campus
Northbound on I-35W:
Continue on I-35W past downtown Minneapolis. Stay to the right and take the
exit for “3rd St U of M” (Exit 17C). Continue in the middle lane and exit at “U of M West Bank.” Turn right at the traffic signal at the end of the offramp on to Washington Avenue S. The road will curve right and become Cedar Avenue. Turn left at 3rd Street.

Southbound on I-35W:
Exit at University Avenue/4th Street (Exit 18). Turn left at the second traffic signal onto University Avenue. Then turn right on 10th Avenue and continue across the 10th Avenue Bridge. On the south side of the bridge, the road becomes 19th Avenue. Campus is to your left.

Eastbound on I-94:
Exit at 25th Avenue (Exit 235A). Turn left on 25th Avenue and then left again on Riverside Avenue. Campus will be on your right.

Westbound on I-94:
Exit at Riverside Avenue (Exit 235A). Turn right and follow Riverside Avenue for a few blocks. Campus is on your right.

St. Paul Campus
Northbound on I-35W:
Follow I-35W to I-94. Continue on I-94 to Highway 280. Go north and exit on Larpenteur Avenue. Turn right on Larpenteur and right on Cleveland Avenue. Campus is on your left.

Southbound on I-35W:
Exit at Cleveland Avenue. Head south on Cleveland to Larpenteur Avenue. Campus is straight ahead.

East and Westbound on I-94:
Follow I-94 to Highway 280. Go north and exit on Larpenteur Avenue. Turn right on Larpenteur and right on Cleveland Avenue. Campus is on your left.

Westbound on Highway 36:
Exit at Cleveland Avenue. Head south on Cleveland to Larpenteur Avenue. Campus is straight ahead.

Transit Riders
Use Metro Transit’s Trip Planner to find your best route.

Drivers
Campus is within blocks of two major highway arteries – 35W (north/south) and I-94 (east/west) – so getting to the University is a snap.