Maps for media
Map detailing the news media credentialing location on campus, media vehicle route on campus and walking route from the credentialing location to the debate venue. Media credentialing map (.PDF)
Parking and street closings
Map detailing the parking areas for media and ticket holders, shuttle stops and surrounding street closings for Oct. 2. Parking and street closures map (.PDF)
Directions to campus
Washington University’s Danforth Campus is centrally located in the St. Louis metropolitan area and is readily accessible from the major highways. All media entering campus for the first time must check in at the Media Credentialing Center in the Laboratory Sciences Building on the Danforth Campus. The Lab Sciences Building is on Throop Drive, next to the Ann W. Olin Women’s Building. On-campus signage will direct media to the designated parking in an adjacent garage. Follow the signs to the Lab Sciences Building.
Driving directions to campus:
From the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport: Head east on I-70 to I-170 south. Take the Forest Park Parkway exit and, after a little less than 3 miles, make a right onto Skinker. Make a right onto Brookings Drive, turn right on Hoyt Drive, left on Throop Drive, and follow the signs to media parking area.
From the East on US 40 / I-64: Take Clayton Rd. exit. Turn right onto Skinker Blvd. Make a left onto Brookings Drive, turn right on Hoyt Drive, left on Throop Drive, and follow the signs to media parking area.
From the West on I-44: Take exit 282 for Laclede Station Rd. and turn left (north bound). Make a slight right at Big Bend Blvd. Make a right onto Clayton. Make a left onto Skinker and then a left onto Brookings Drive, turn right on Hoyt Drive, left on Throop Drive, and follow the signs to media parking area.
Taxi: The Lambert Airport Taxi company has taxis available 24/7 from one of several taxi stands at the airport terminal. Taxis pick-ups also may be requested by calling County Cab (314-991-5300) and Laclede Cab (314-652-3456). Cabs will be allowed to make drop-offs at the Media Credential Center and pick-ups from Simon Hall, both on WUSTL’s Danforth Campus.
Metrolink: Follow the signs in the airport terminal for the Metrolink light rail mass transit system. Board the train heading eastbound. Take this train to the Forest Park station and deboard. Walk to the other side of the platform and wait for a westbound train with “Shrewsbury/I-44” on the destination display. Get off at the University City/Big Bend stop. Signage will direct media to walk east along the north side of Forest Park Parkway (the side of the street across from campus) to the pedestrian crossing across Forest Park Parkway at Throop Drive. Cross the Parkway and turn right onto Throop Drive, following it south, then east to the Media Credentialing Center in the Laboratory Science Building. For more information on train routes and schedules, visit the Metrolink Web site: http://www.metrostlouis.org.