Music & Dramatic Arts Library:
Directions and Parking (Printable Version)

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General Information

Getting to the Campus

From the East or West:

  • Take I-84 east/west to exit 68 (Route 195).
  • Follow Route 195 south approximately 7 miles. (Cross routes 32 and 44.) The campus is 1 mile south of the intersection of Route 44.
  • Consult a regional map

From the Southeast:

  • Take I-95 north/south to I-395 north.
  • Take exit 81 west to Route 32 north.
  • Follow Route 32 north to Willimantic. In Willimantic, turn right and go over the bridge. Continue straight through the light and follow 195 north for 8 miles to campus.
  • Consult a regional map
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Finding Parking and the Library

Option 1: South Parking Garage

Visitors must park here Monday-Friday 7am-4pm.
On the campus map look for SPRK. Map coordinates are C7/C8.
You will walk to MLIB. Map coordinates are E4/F4.

  • Continue on Route 195.
  • If traveling south on 195, turn right at traffic light onto Mansfield Road, just past Mirror Lake on the right. (The pink and green Fine Arts complex is on this corner. NOTE: there are a few metered parking spaces on Mansfield Road. If none are vacant, continue following these directions.)
  • If traveling north on 195, turn left at traffic light onto Mansfield Road, just past Fine Arts complex on the left (the pink and green complex). NOTE: there are a few metered parking spaces on Mansfield Road. If none are vacant, continue following these directions.
  • Follow signs to the South Parking Garage. (You will follow Mansfield Road as it bends to the right around the lake. Turn left onto Gilbert Rd., right onto Hillside Rd., and left onto Stadium Rd. The garage is on the left across from the round Gampel Pavilion and behind the UConn Coop Building.) Park in the garage for a fee (see rates).
  • Walk back to the Fine Arts complex, retracing your steps. (Allow fifteen minutes, though it probably will not take that long.) See also the Parking and Transportation page for shuttle routes and schedules.

    To walk from the garage, go back to Hillside Road and turn right. Turn left onto Gilbert Road, then right onto Mansfield Road (by the lake). Mansfield Road branches off into Coventry Road (to the right) at the end of the lake. The Fine Arts complex is here.

  • The Music & Dramatic Arts Library is the large green cylindrical building in the Fine Arts courtyard. The library entrance is inside that building.
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    Option 2: Lot 1 (Near the Music & Dramatic Arts Library)

    Visitors may park here after 4pm Monday through Friday and on weekends.
    On the campus map look for LOT1 and MLIB. Map coordinates are E4/F4.

  • Continue on Route 195.
  • If traveling south on 195, turn right at traffic light onto Mansfield Road, just past Mirror Lake on the right. (The pink and green Fine Arts complex is on this corner.)
  • If traveling north on 195, turn left at traffic light onto Mansfield Road, just past Fine Arts complex on the left (the pink and green complex).
  • Take an immediate left onto Coventry Road.
  • The Fine Arts complex is on the left and parking is on the right (turn right, then left into the lot).
  • Park, then cross Coventry Road. Walk between Von der Mehden Recital Hall and the Drama/Music Buildings into the Fine Arts courtyard.
  • Enter the Music Library Building (the large green cylindrical building). The library entrance is inside that building.
  • Visitors: Please call ahead to verify library hours, especially during the intersessions and summer sessions.

    Music & Dramatic Arts Library
    1295 Storrs Road, Unit 1153
    Storrs, CT 06269-1153

    Phone: 860.486.2502
    Fax: 860.486.5551
    Website: http://www.lib.uconn.edu/music

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Alternative: park in the North parking garage (further off):

Visitors must park here Monday-Friday 7am-4pm.
On the campus map look for NPRK (map coordinates D11). You will walk to MLIB(map coordinates E4/F4).

Approaching campus on Rt. 195 headed south (before you've reached the campus):

  • At traffic light (large brick church on right), turn right onto North Eagleville Road.
  • Turn left at second traffic light onto north Hillside Road.
  • Turn left into the North Parking Garage. Park for a fee (see rates).
  • Walking to the Music & Dramatic Arts Library takes 10 to 15 minutes. The campus shuttle system is free; travel time varies. See campus bus map/schedule on the Parking and Transportation page for more information.

    To walk from the garage, go south on Hillside Road, turn left onto Gilbert Road, and right onto Mansfield Road (by lake). Mansfield Road branches off into Coventry Road (west, right). The Fine Arts complex is here. Enter the Music Library Building (the large green cylindrical building). The library entrance is inside on the ground floor.

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