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One University Plaza
UIS Studio Theatre
Public Affairs Center, Level 1
Springfield, Illinois 62703

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Directions:

From the north – using I-55:

Leave the interstate at the exit (#94) for Stevenson Drive. Turn right (west) at top of exit ramp, proceed through 2 traffic signals: at 3rd signal, turn left (south) onto West Lake Shore Drive and continue to the edge of the UIS campus. Turn right onto Ring Road, then left onto Ernest Hemingway Drive. The Public Affairs Center building will be directly in front of you. Parking is located to the left or right on University Drive.

From the south – using I-55:

Leave the interstate at exit (#90) for Toronto Road. Turn right (east) at the top of exit ramp, proceed through small business area, over a rail crossing, past a Springfield Fire Dept. Station; follow the roadway as it curves left and passes CACC (Capital Area Career Center). Following CACC’s campus, turn left (north) onto the 11th St. extension road. Turn right onto Ernest Hemingway Drive. The Public Affairs Center building will be directly in front of you. Parking is located to the left or right on University Drive.

From the east – using US 36/72:

At intersection with I-55, choose I-55 South, following it to Stevenson Drive exit (#94). Turn right (west) at top of exit ramp, proceed through 2 traffic signals; at 3rd signal, turn left (south) into West Lake Shore Drive and continue to the edge of the UIS campus. Turn right onto Ring Road, then left onto Ernest Hemingway Drive. The Public Affairs Center building will be directly in front of you. Parking is located to the left or right on University Drive.

From the west – using US 36/72:

Leave highway by exit ramp to 6th St. North, drive a short distance to a traffic light, turn right (east) onto Hazel Dell, which curves and becomes 11th Street. This goes over I-55 on a bridge, to a stoplight.

If you make a left turn at the light, it is again Hazel Dell and can be followed to West Lake Shore Drive (traffic light, small school bldg.) where you turn right (south) and reach the north boundary of UIS campus.

If you proceed straight ahead through the traffic light at 11th /Hazel Dell, you are on the 11th St. Extension. Follow roadway to a STOP sign, at the intersection of 11th St. Extension and campus roadway called Ernest Hemingway Drive, where the University of Illinois at Springfield sign is (considered the main entrance to the campus); make a left turn into the boulevard roadway (Hemingway Drive). At the next STOP sign, you are at the edge of the UIS campus. Parking is located to the left or right on University Drive.

Directions from the City of Springfield to the north edge of the UIS Campus:

Proceed south on South 6th Street (or South 11th) to south edge of town at Stevenson Drive. Turn left (east) on Stevenson and continue for about 1 1/2 miles to intersection with West Lake Shore Drive. (CVS Drug Store and Taco Bell are landmarks to look for.) Turn right (south) on West Lake Shore Drive, continue straight across country, to the edge of the UIS campus. Turn right onto Ring Road, then left onto Ernest Hemingway Drive. The Public Affairs Center building will be directly in front of you. Parking is located to the left or right on University Drive.

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University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407
217-206-6600

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