Directions and Parking

Driving Information: 

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​Directions from the South: (Driving North on US-127)

  • Take exit 139 on the left to merge onto US-127 BUS toward Mt. Pleasant
  • Continue North on S. Mission St. for 3.1 miles
  • Turn left onto E. Preston St.
  • Take first right onto E. Campus Dr.
  • Take first left into parking lot #12
Directions from the North: (Driving South on US-127) 
  • Take exit 144 and merge onto US-127 BUS
  • Continue South on S. Mission St. for 2.6 miles
  • Turn right onto E. Preston St.
  • Take first right onto E. Campus Dr.
  • Take first left into parking lot #12
Directions from the East (M-20)
  • Turn left onto S. Mission St. for 1.5 miles
  • Turn right onto E. Preston St.
  • Take first right onto E. Campus Dr.
  • Take first left into parking lot #12
Directions from the West (M-20)
  • Turn right onto S. Mission St. for .5 miles
  • Turn right onto E. Preston St.
  • Take first right onto E. Campus Dr.
  • Take first left into parking lot #12

Parking Information: 

Visitors who have contacted the Admissions office will receive a parking pass in the mail prior to their visit.  If you have not received a parking pass, you will need to contact the CMU Police Department in order to register your vehicle and obtain a parking pass on the day of your visit.  Click HERE to visit the CMU Police website (the site will open in a new window).

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  • Parking permit requirements are in effect Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the calendar year unless otherwise posted.
  • CMU parking meters require money to be deposited Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except for university recognized holidays.
  • Parking is prohibited in all CMU parking lots between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., seven days a week except for resident lots. University parking permits must be displayed by 7:00 a.m. on the first day of regular classes for each semester or summer session. Non resident lots include all faculty/staff lots, commuter lots, metered lots, and visitor lots unless an overnight visitor permit has been issued for that location.
  • Visitor permits may be obtained for guests at any time at the CMU Police Department.
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