Undergraduate Admissions

Directions & Parking for Open House

To receive critical and up-to-date information regarding UConn’s Spring Open House for Admitted Students, including emergency notifications, text “UCONNISOPEN” (one word, not case –sensitive) to 888-777. Standard messaging and data rates may apply, and anyone who signs up can opt out by simply texting “STOP” to the same number. 

Be sure to tune in to 91.7 FM WHUS from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. the morning of Open House for updates on traffic and information on the day's events.

Directions to Storrs main campus

Located in northeastern Connecticut, UConn's main campus in Storrs is conveniently accessible from various interstates, and is approximately 25 miles east of Hartford, 50 miles west of Providence, 100 miles southwest of Boston, and 150 miles northeast of New York City. 

When you arrive on campus, follow the designated road traffic signs and the officers conducting traffic leading to North or South Parking Garages.  Please do not use GPS. Due to traffic restrictions and staged registration areas, it is important to follow traffic instructions. 

From Points North (I-84)

  • I-84 to Exit 68
  • Follow signs on Route 195 South
  • Turn Right onto Route 44 West
  • Turn Left onto Discovery Drive
  • Follow Signs to parking garages

From Points South (I-95, I-395, US-6, SR-32)

  • Follow Signs on Route 195 North
  • Turn Left onto Bolton Road, or Next Left onto Mansfield Road
  • Follow Signs to Parking Garages

From Points East (I-95, I-395)

  • Follow signs on Route 44 West
  • Turn left onto Discovery Drive
  • Follow signs to parking garages

From Points West (I-91, I-384, SR-32)

  • Follow signs on Route 44 East 
  • Turn right onto Discovery Drive
  • Follow signs to parking garages 

Construction Impacts

As building, utility and infrastructure improvements associated with UConn2000, 21st Century UConn, and Next Generation Connecticut continues, traffic patterns on campus roads may be impacted.  Please review the campus construction website for additional information and allow yourself extra travel time to assure a smooth visit.


Parking is available and free of charge in either the North or South Parking Garage. Open house attendees are encouraged to use North or South Parking Garage to avoid accidentally parking in a restricted area. 

On weekends, visitors may park in any on-campus space not designated as reserved, restricted, or limited.