Arriving to Campus

The University of St. Thomas St. Paul campus is located at 2115 Summit Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105. 

Metro Transit

The campus is served by three Metro Transit bus lines, 21, 63, and 87. Both the 63 and 87 lines connect to the Green Line. For further information on using Metro Transit or it schedules to campus, check out Metro Transit Planner.

Driving Directions

If arriving by car, try to car pool with your friends and relatives because of limited parking.  View map for Driving Directions.

Plan ahead by checking weekend road construction that may impact travel time and routes to the University of St. Thomas. Please reference the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDoT) website for construction projects across the Twin Cities Metro area. 

From the West

  • Coming east on I-94, exit at Cretin Avenue.
  • Go right (south) on Cretin Avenue about 1 mile to Grand Avenue.
  • Take a right at the Grand Avenue stoplight.
  • The Anderson Parking Facility will be on your left.

From the East

  • Coming west on I-94, exit at Cretin Avenue.
  • Go left (south) on Cretin Avenue about 1 mile to Grand Avenue.
  • Take a right at the Grand Avenue stoplight.
  • The Anderson Parking Facility will be on your left.

From the North

  • When I-35 S splits into 35E and 35W, follow 35E.
  • Take 35E south to I-94 and go west.
  • Go left (south) on Cretin Avenue about 1 mile to Grand Avenue.
  • Take a right at the Grand Avenue stoplight.
  • The Anderson Parking Facility will be on your left.

From the South

  • When I-35 N splits into 35E and 35W, follow 35E.
  • Take 35E north to the Randolph Ave exit.
  • Take a left on Randolph Ave (you will cross over 35E) and follow Randolph for 2 miles to Cretin Ave.
  • Take a right (north) on Cretin Avenue and go 1.5 miles to Grand Avenue.
  • Take a left at the Grand Avenue stoplight.
  • The Anderson Parking Facility will be on your left.

 

Parking

If arriving by car, try to car pool with your friends and relatives because of limited parking.  View Campus by Building Name to locate the stadium from your parking location.

Available Parking Options

Free parking will be available in all surface parking lots with red or yellow signs, and in two parking ramps on campus. Click here to view a map of the campus. 

  • Surface Parking Lots with red or yellow signs. 
  • The Anderson Parking Facility’s entrance is located off of Cretin Avenue S. and Grand Avenue. There is a 7 foot height restriction for entering this parking ramp.
  • The Morrison Hall ramp entrance is located off of Selby Avenue and Finn Street N. at the north end of campus. There is a 6"10' height restriction for entering this ramp.

Please use on-campus parking and do not park in the surrounding neighborhood. There is restricted parking surrounding campus including city parking permit zones or limited timed parking. Out of respect for our neighbors and to avoid a citation by the St. Paul Police Department please park on campus. 

Accessible Parking

Lot M is reserved for guests with state issued handicapped permits. This parking will be on a first come first serve basis. There will be an accessibility-equipped shuttle that will take the guests from this lot to a drop off location near the stadium. The shuttle will return to Lot M after commencement is over. Shuttle will begin running 60 minutes prior to the start of each ceremony and will last for 30 minutes after the processional. Follow the completion of each ceremony, the shuttle will run for 60 minutes. 

Guests may be dropped off in the Anderson Student Center turnaround on the west side of the building. However, for safety reasons, drop-off or pick-up along Summit Avenue or Cretin Avenue North will not be permitted. 

Seating

Seating is available for commencement ceremonies on the field and in the bleachers of the O'Shaughnessy Stadium. Ushers will be available to assist guests with seating needs.

Please review the list of prohibited items that cannot be brought into the stadium or field house, including strollers, umbrellas, and more.

In the event that there are severe or dangerous weather conditions, the ceremony will be moved inside. Please review the Severe Weather Plan

Accessibility seating

Guests may ask an usher to remove a chair at the end of a row so they can sit with family and friends throughout the stadium.