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Directions & Parking

When visiting Michigan State University for commencement ceremonies, please visit the interactive map for current road and pedestrian construction and detours.

Please check MDOT (Michigan Department of Transportation) for construction on roads or highways you travel to East Lansing. Click on “Mi Drive” in the top navigation to view a map displaying current road conditions and construction.

Directions to Michigan State University in East Lansing

Proceed south on I-75 to US-127 near Grayling. Proceed south on US-127 to East Lansing. Take the Trowbridge Road exit. Follow Trowbridge Road east to Michigan State University.

Proceed west on I-96 to northbound US-127; follow US-127north to East Lansing. Take the Trowbridge Road exit. Follow Trowbridge Road east to Michigan State University.

Proceed east on I-96 to eastbound I-69. Proceed east on I-69 to southbound US-127. Take US-127 south to East Lansing. Take the Trowbridge Road exit. Follow Trowbridge Road east to Michigan State University.

Proceed southwest on I-69 to southbound US-127. Take US-127 south to East Lansing. Take the Trowbridge Road exit. Follow Trowbridge Road east to Michigan State University.

Proceed east on I-94 to northbound I-69. Take I-69 north to Lansing. Take I-496 east to the Trowbridge Road exit. Follow Trowbridge Road east to Michigan State University.

Proceed north on US-127 to East Lansing. Take the Trowbridge Road exit and continue east to Michigan State University.

Parking

There are several ramps and lots available for parking for commencement. There will be no charge for parking in any lot or ramp during commencement.


Shuttle Service

Due to an increased volume of traffic and demand on parking, we strongly recommend the Breslin Commencement Shuttle Bus Service for all Breslin Center ceremonies on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27. Buses are accessible. There is NO CHARGE for the service. Shuttle buses will run every 10-15 minutes on a continuous loop.

 

Shuttle Bus Service Map

  

Friday, April 26, 7:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

  • Ramp 5 (Trowbridge Road/Red Cedar Road at the Communication Arts Building).
    Stops in front of the ramp.
  • Lot 79 (south side of Spartan Stadium, 325 West Shaw Lane). Stops on Shaw Lane.
  • Lot 89 (Commuter lot (south campus) at the northwest corner of Mount Hope Road and Farm Lane. Stops at Bus Shelters.

Saturday, April 27, 7:00 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

  • Ramp 5 (Trowbridge Road/Red Cedar Road at the Communication Arts Building).
    Stops in front of the ramp.
  • Lot 79 (south side of Spartan Stadium, 325 West Shaw Lane). Stops on Shaw Lane.
  • Lot 89 (Commuter lot (south campus) at the northwest corner of Mount Hope Road and Farm Lane. Stops at Bus Shelters.