Directions & Parking

Getting to UConn:

UConn Pre-College Summer students will be residing in Harry L. Garrigus Suites, 2374 Alumni Drive, Storrs CT 06269. On the day of check-in, students may be dropped off at this location. As you enter the Storrs campus, look out for program signs as they will direct you to the check-in location (Harry L. Garrigus Suites).

Don't get lost! The Official University of Connecticut (UConn Storrs) Campus Map features a searchable directory of buildings and locations, building descriptions, and location photos. You can download this map on your Android device or iPhone.

Campus and Road Construction:

Please be advised that there will be a significant amount of construction in and around the Storrs campus as renovations will be underway on campus and the surrounding roadways. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For this reason, we ask that you allow more than enough time for your arrival.

  • Coventry Road: Closed to all traffic
  • Discovery Drive: Expect periodic delays approaching North Eagleville Road
  • Hillside Road: Open to all traffic but expect delays during weekdays. Alternating Direction at Gampel Pavilion
  • Horsebarn Hill Road Extension: Closed between CT-195 & Horsebarn Hill. Dairy Bar patrons may use signed entrance at Jerry Yang Road
  • Jim Calhoun Way: Closed between Alumni Drive and Freitas Ice Forum.
  • Mansfield Road: Closed between Gilbert Road & Coventry Road in late July or early August
  • Maple Lane: No thru traffic between Coventry Road and Bolton Road
  • North Eagleville Road: Expect periodic delays approaching intersection of Hillside Road & Discovery Drive

Parking on Campus:

Students and belongings may be dropped off at the entrance of Harry L. Garrigus Suites. Please note there is no parking on site.

After student drop off, please proceed by parking in the nearest permitted parking lot. University parking rules and regulations are strictly enforced between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., weekdays unless otherwise posted. After 5:00 p.m. on weekdays, and on weekends, visitors may park in any on-campus space not designated as reserved, restricted, or limited.

Parking is specifically prohibited on alleyways, drive lanes, driveways, fire lanes, pedestrian sidewalks and pedestrian ways, roadways and any other location that is not specifically posted or marked to clearly accommodate parking. Although the surface conditions in several University parking areas are unsuited to pavement markings, signage is provided within them to specify their intended uses.

State-issued handicap parking placards alone do not authorize parking on any of the surface parking lots exclusively reserved for UConn paid permit parking.  Visitors with state-issued handicap placards/plates may park within any of UConn's fee-paid parking spaces such as PayByPhone, metered or garage parking spaces. UConn provides a variety of accessible van and shuttle services on the Storrs Campus. Information regarding those services can be found on the university’s Accessibility website or by calling (860) 486-4991.

UConn Pre-College Summer is not responsible for anyone who receives a parking ticket because they parked in the wrong location.

The following parking lots are located near Harry L. Garrigus Suites:

Visitors may also park in either the North or South parking garages.

Directions:

Follow these directions to avoid any road closures. Please see the UConn Map for your reference

  • Take Interstate 84 East to Exit 68
  • From exit, turn right onto Route 195 (5.6 miles)
  • From Route 195, turn right onto Route 44, Middle Turnpike
  • Enter campus by turning left onto Discovery Lane
  • Continue for 1.5 miles onto Hillside Road
  • At the stop sign, take a right onto Alumni Drive
  • Harry L. Garrigus Suites will be on your left
  • Take Interstate 84 West to Exit 68
  • From exit, turn left onto Route 195 (5.6 miles)
  • From Route 195, turn right onto Route 44, Middle Turnpike
  • Enter campus by turning left onto Discovery Lane
  • Continue for 1.5 miles onto Hillside Road
  • At the stop sign, take a right onto Alumni Drive
  • Harry L. Garrigus Suites will be on your left
  • Take Interstate 95 to 395 North.
  • Take Exit 13B for CT-2 W/CT-32 W toward Hartford
  • Take exit 25 for CT-32 N
  • Follow Route 32 North to Willimantic (12 miles)
  • In Willimantic, turn right on South Street and go over the bridge
  • Continue straight through the light and follow 195 North for 6 miles to campus
  • Turn left onto N Eagleville Road
  • Turn left onto Hillside Rd
  • At the stop sign, take a right onto Alumni Drive
  • Harry L. Garrigus Suites will be on your left