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Maps and Directions


From Chicago, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and South Bend:

Exit I-65 at Exit 172 and proceed west (toward Lafayette) on South Street. Proceed four miles to West Lafayette. (Be sure to follow the state Route 26 signs carefully. At the intersection with Main Street, state Route 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 1/2 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 Street. At the second traffic light, turn right on Grant Street. The Grant Street Parking Garage (PGG on campus map) will be 1/2 block on your right.

 **Owing to construction on I65, please verify detours and road bloackades.

If using commercial airline services, please check the following shuttle services from Indianapolis and Chicago airports:

  • The nearest commercial airports are Indianapolis International (65 miles) and Chicago O’Hare (140 miles) and Chicago Midway (130 miles).
  • Shuttle Services from Airports - Shuttle service is provided to and from Indianapolis by Lafayette Limo and Star of America. Shuttle service to and from O’Hare is provided by Express Air Coach or by Reindeer Shuttle.
  • Other Commercial Travel - Amtrak and Greyhound also serve the area, stopping at a station in Lafayette. From there, visitors can ride Greater Lafayette's CityBus system to Purdue (about 1.5 miles).


Parking permits will be arranged for all participants at the Grant Street Parking Garage (located on campus, few blocks from venue). If you would require parking, please let Swetha Ramadesikan (sramades@purdue.edu) know in advance. Plan on collecting your parking permits/validations from the venue on the day of the symposium before you leave.

UPDATE: Parking swipes will be provided at the time of registration on 11/04/16

Campus map

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