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Driving to Campus and Parking

Commencement traffic will be routed from Tyler Avenue (VA Rt. 177, exit 109 off of I-81) to campus. Visitor passes are not necessary during Commencement Weekend. Guests to campus may park in any available parking lot, excluding handicapped and reserved parking.


By Car:
From Interstate 81, take Exit 109 onto Route 177/Tyler Avenue into Radford. At the third traffic light, turn right onto Jefferson Street. At the next traffic light, turn left onto East Main Street. The main university entrance will be on your left, at the intersection with University Drive. As you turn into the parking lot, Martin Hall/Preston Hall is on the right. Bondurant Auditorium is located in Preston Hall. If parking is unavailable there, proceed across the bridge on University Drive to Parking Lot E on the left.

Travel By Air or By Bus:
Roanoke Regional Airport and Greyhound Bus Lines provide connections to cities throughout the country. From the airport, take Interstate 581-North to Interstate 81-South and follow the directions for traveling by car. Advance reservations for limousine service to and from the airport may be made by calling Blacksburg Limousine Service at (540) 951-3973.

Nearby Airports:
Several other airports are within driving distance of Radford University. Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is two and a half hours away in Charlotte, N.C., and Richmond International Airport is three and a half hours away in Richmond, Va.

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