Directions & Parking


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The Department of Physics & Astronomy is located on the north-west side of campus, on what was the original "Engineering Mall" on the University of Utah's main campus in the east bench of Salt Lake City. We are located just east of the Kingsbury Hall Performing Arts Center, and across the street from "Greek Row". Our main departmental office is located in room 201 of the James Fletcher Building. Our main phone number is (801) 581-6901.

From the Salt Lake International Airport (Map)
From the airport exit, take the I-80 Eastbound ramp on the left to "City Center/Ogden/Provo". Keep left at the fork, follow signs for "I-80 East" and merge onto I-80 E. Take Exit 121 for 600 South. Merge onto 600 S. Turn left at State Street. Turn right at 100 South and head straight (east). Turn right at 1455 East (look for the gold ROTC anchor on your right).

From I-15 Northbound (Map)
On I-15, take Exit 306 towards 600 South. Turn left at State Street. Turn right at 100 South and head straight (east). Turn right at 1455 East (look for the gold ROTC anchor on your right).

From I-15 Southbound (Map)
On I-15, take Exit 121 towards 600 South. Turn left at State Street. Turn right at 100 South and head straight (east). Turn right at 1455 East (look for the gold ROTC anchor on your right).

From the University Guest House (Map)
The department is about 15 minutes walk from the University Guest House. Take Legacy Bridge over the street, then follow straight west towards the Marriott Library, then turn right and walk northwest towards the pavilion in front of the Student Services Building, head west until you reach President's Circle. Take a right and follow President's Circle. Turn right at 1400 East, and walk to the end of the street. The James Fletcher Building will be directly in front of you. Consult reception desk at the Guest House for more details if desired.

From the Student Union or Student Services Building (Map)
Walk northwest towards the pavilion in front of the Student Services Building, head west until you reach President's Circle. Take a right and follow President's Circle. Turn right at 1400 East, and walk to the end of the street. The James Fletcher Building will be directly in front of you and the South Physics Building will be to your right.

Parking

  • On weekdays before 6 pm, park in the visitor pay lot, or at the metered parking on President's Circle.
  • On weekdays after 6 pm, proceed to either of the two free, large parking lots (see map).
  • On weekends, free parking is normally available all day in both large parking lots.

**Note: Some parking spots are marked with a "Reserved" sign. Most of these reserved stalls are enforced from 6 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday. After 6 pm, you will be able to park in those spots without a problem. There are only a couple extended-hour reserved stalls, which are enforced from 6 am to 10 pm Monday through Friday. The enforcement times are listed on each sign. Please pay attention to the enforcement times listed on these signs.

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