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Driving directions

From the North, Taking I-77

Follow I-77 south to the Wolf Ledges/Grant Street exit. Turn left at the first light, onto Wolf Ledges, or left at the second light onto Grant Street. Both roads lead to Exchange Street on the south edge of campus.

From the North, Taking Route 8

Exit at Buchtel Avenue. Turn right. The East Campus Parking Deck is right there, on the south side of Buchtel Avenue (enter from Spicer Street).

From the South, Taking I-77/Route 8

Follow The University of Akron exit off Route 8 marked Buchtel Avenue/Carroll Street.

  • If you are going to Rhodes Arena, turn left on to Carroll Street. The East Campus Parking Deck will be on your right. It is an excellent place to park if you are going to Rhodes Arena or any building on the east side of campus.
  • If you are going to the campus center, go past Carroll Street and turn left at the next street, Buchtel Avenue. Visitor parking is available on Buchtel Avenue, just past College Street.

From the West, Taking I-76

Follow I-76 eastbound and exit onto Wolf Ledges/Grant Street. Turn left at the first light onto Wolf Ledges, or left at the second light onto Grant Street. Both roads lead to Exchange Street on the south edge of campus.

From the East, Taking I-76

From the East, follow I-76 west into Akron. Exit to Route 8 north. The first exit off Route 8 is Buchtel/Carroll. Turn left at Carroll to reach campus.

Mileage to UA from selected cities

Ohio
Miles
Out-of-state
Miles
Athens 180 Atlanta 710
Canton 24 Baltimore 345
Chillicothe 172 Boston 650
Cincinnati 238 Charlotte 480
Cleveland 35 Chicago 365
Columbus 127 Detroit 180
Dayton 200 Erie, Pa. 135
Lima 155 Indianapolis 305
Mansfield 63 Minneapolis 790
Marietta 130 Nashville 515
Orrville 30 New York City 455
Sandusky 85 Newark 480
Steubenville 85 Pittsburgh 120
Toledo 125 Philadelphia 475
Youngstown 50 St. Louis 555
    Richmond,Va. 455
    Washington, D.C. 345
    Wheeling, W.V. 132

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