How to Get Here

Centrally located in Western Oregon, the City of Eugene is situated in the state's lush Willamette Valley. You can also access online campus maps. Travel Lane County, the local visitor's bureau, offers a webpage of lodging options.

Your destination on campus will be the Ford Alumni and Visitor Center, where campus tours and information sessions are held. The Ford Alumni Center is located at 1720 East 13th Avenue in Eugene, Oregon, 97401.

By plane:

The Eugene Airport, conveniently located approximately ten miles from downtown and campus, is serviced by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United Airlines, and flights connecting from any number of major airlines. Some visitors choose to fly into Portland and drive two hours south to Eugene. For Eugene Airport information, call (541) 682-5544 or visit the Eugene Airport online.

By train or bus:

Amtrak: 800-872-7245
Greyhound-Trailways, Eugene: 541-344-6265
Lane Transit District (Eugene's bus system): 541-687-5555

By car:

  • From the Eugene Airport:
    Follow Highway 99 until it becomes 7th Avenue. Get in the right lane and follow 7th Avenue until it becomes Franklin Boulevard. Get in the right lane and follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate and turn left onto 13th Avenue. Turn right onto Columbia Street, and stay left to enter the Columbia parking garage. The Ford Alumni Center is on 13th Avenue, west of the Matthew Knight Arena, and above the Columbia Garage.
  • From Portland and the north:
    From Interstate 5 South, take exit 194B. Take Exit 2 and follow the signs to the UO. Proceed over the Ferry Street Bridge. Ferry Street becomes Broadway, which becomes Franklin Boulevard. Follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate and left onto 13th Avenue. Turn right onto Columbia Street, and stay left to enter the Columbia parking garage. The Ford Alumni Center is on 13th Avenue, west of the Matthew Knight Arena, and above the Columbia Garage.
  • From Ashland and the south:
    From Interstate 5 North, take Exit 192. Merge onto Franklin Boulevard. After merging, get in the left lane and follow Franklin Boulevard through three lights. Look for a "UO Next Left" sign as you drive west on Franklin Boulevard. At the fourth light, turn left onto East 13th Avenue. Turn right onto Columbia Street, and stay left to enter the Columbia parking garage. The Ford Alumni Center is on 13th Avenue, west of the Matthew Knight Arena, and above the Columbia Garage.
  • From the Oregon Coast:
    Take Highway 126 East until it becomes West 11th Avenue. Follow West 11th Avenue to Garfield Street and turn left. Take Garfield to Seventh Avenue and turn right. Get in the right lane and follow 7th Avenue until it becomes Franklin Boulevard. Get in the right lane and follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate and left onto 13th Avenue. Turn right onto Columbia Street, and stay left to enter the Columbia parking garage. The Ford Alumni Center is on 13th Avenue, west of the Matthew Knight Arena, and above the Columbia Garage.
  • From Bend and the east:
    Take Highway 126 West through Springfield and into Eugene. Take Exit 2, the Coburg Road exit ramp; keep left at the fork in the ramp. Go straight onto southbound Coburg Road, which becomes the Ferry Street Bridge. Stay in the left lane on the bridge, exiting onto Broadway, which becomes Franklin Boulevard. Follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate and left onto 13th Avenue. Turn right onto Columbia Street, and stay left to enter the Columbia parking garage. The Ford Alumni Center is on 13th Avenue, west of the Matthew Knight Arena, and above the Columbia Garage.

Parking permits may be purchased at the Department of Parking and Transportation at 1401 Walnut Street. Parking permits will allow you to park at most lots on campus. Please follow the parking instructions given to you.

Once you've arrived on campus, you'll likely need a campus map.