Click the map below for turn-by-turn directions to the McKinley Parking Garage. 

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Drop-off Area

Circle Drive, located adjacent to Emens Auditorium, is police controlled. Individuals who have difficulty walking long distances can be dropped off along Circle Drive. The driver will be asked to vacate this area immediately in order to allow access to the shuttle buses and others needing this drop-off service.

Parking Garages
(Click Parking Garage Name for turn-by-turn directions)

Recommended parking is available in the McKinley Avenue Parking Garage (near the Music Instruction Building, across the street from Emens) at McKinley and Ashland Avenues. 

Nearby parking is also available in the Emens Parking Garage to the east of the auditorium. The Emens Garage entrance can be accessed off Neely Avenue. Please note that access to this garage is no longer available from Riverside Avenue in preparation for an upcoming redevelopment project. Please use the Neely Avenue entrance only. This structure fills up quickly. The Student Center Parking Garage near McKinley Avenue and Gilbert Street is an additional option that frequently has shuttle bus drop off. There may be a nominal fee for parking in these structures.

Free Shuttle Buses

If you are attending an Artist Series event, we recommend that you park in the Student Center Parking Garage or the surrounding lots and ride the free shuttle. The parking garage is located near the corner of McKinley Avenue and Gilbert Street. Service begins one hour before the performance and resumes immediately following the show. Call (765) 285-1539 for a show-by-show shuttle schedule.

Parking Lots

Some campus parking lots are open to visitors without charge at certain times on selected days. Please read the following restrictions carefully:

  • Red Zone Lots: Visitors may park in these lots after 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and anytime on weekends and university holidays.
  • Yellow Zone Lots: Visitors may park in these lots after 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and anytime on weekends and university holidays.
  • Blue Zone Lots: Parking is restricted 24 hours a day, everyday.
  • Special Spaces: All parking spaces marked for people with disabilities are monitored 24 hours a day and are subject to a parking fine of $100 plus towing charges. All spaces marked "Special 97" require a specific university hang tag, are also monitored 24 hours a day, and are subject to a fine of $100 plus towing charges.