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Directions and Parking

Getting to Campus

From I-70 (heading east or west):

Take the Horizon Drive exit. Head southwest on Horizon Drive toward 27 ½ Road. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto North 12th Street. Take 12th Street the rest of the way. CMU is on the right, starting at Orchard Avenue and going all the way to North Avenue. The Admissions Office is on the right, before Elm Avenue. The University Center Parking Garage is on the right, after Elm Avenue.

From Highway 50 (heading west):

Take Highway 50 heading towards Grand Junction. Continue on Highway 50 as it turns into 5th Street. Turn right onto Pitkin/ I-70 Business Loop. Turn left onto 12th Street. Take 12th Street the rest of the way. CMU is on the left starting at North Avenue and going all the way to Orchard Avenue. The Admissions Office is on the left, after Elm Avenue. The University Center Parking Garage is on the left, before Elm Avenue.

Parking

When you arrive for Orientation, please park in the University Center Parking Garage, a four-level structure adjacent to building 35 on the campus map.

Area Attractions

While you’re here, consider enjoying some of the popular area attractions, which include:

  • A drive over or hike through the Colorado National Monument.

  • Tours of the various wineries and peach orchards located in nearby Palisade, Colo.

  • A drive to the Grand Mesa to enjoy a day hiking or fishing.

  • A visit to the Dinosaur Journey Museum in nearby Fruita, Colo.

  • A stroll on the Colorado Riverfront Trail.

  • A walk through historic downtown Grand Junction.

Learn more at visitgrandjunction.com.