University of Connecticut
Undergraduate Admissions

Directions and Parking

Construction Impacts

UConn's continuous improvements include building, utility and infrastructure construction projects that impact traffic patterns on campus roads. Portions of Hillside Road and surface lots will close during the spring 2021 semester. Please review the campus construction website and campus construction traffic map below for additional information and allow yourself extra travel time to assure a smooth visit.

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. 

Unless otherwise directed by special event signage, we encourage our visitors and guests to follow these driving directions:

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 

Campus Construction Traffic Map

Campus Construction Traffic Map


Parking is strictly enforced on weekdays between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Weekday visitors park in either the North or South Parking Garage for a nominal fee or in designated self-pay spaces.

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.  Various weekend events may pre-empt availability in certain facilities; parking garage rates may vary per event. 

Parking garages are marked with the blue circle P on the map below.


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parking map