Founders and Lincoln Residence Halls – Move-In Directions and Parking

On Move-In Day (Wednesday, August 20, 2014), Founders and Lincoln Residence Hall arrivals are asked to enter campus via 11th street at University Drive (please see directions below), and follow signs to the designated parking/staging area.  Founders Residents should follow the bright blue signs, while Lincoln Resident should follow the purple signs.

  1. As you come down University Drive, you will be directed into a parking lot near the TRAC (Recreation and Athletic Center) into separated areas for each Residence Hall.
  2. Once parked, Residence Life Staff will direct you when it is your turn to pull up to Lincoln or Founders Residence Halls  to unload.
  3. Once you have pulled up to your respective residence hall, students should enter to receive their keys and sign necessary paperwork while family, friends, etc unload the car onto the sidewalk area outside. Each vehicle is permitted 15 minutes for unloading in order to keep traffic flowing as quickly as possible.
  4. Students are encouraged to bring their own hand carts to assist in unloading as Residence Life has a very limited number available during this busy time.

To aid in traffic flow, Founders and Lincoln residents are asked to follow the driving directions below:

From the North using I-55, leave the interstate at Exit 90 for Toronto Road. Turn left (east) at the top of the exit ramp, proceed through the small business area, over a rail crossing, and past a Springfield Fire Department Station; follow the roadway as it curves left and passes CACC (Capital Area Career Center). Following CACC’s campus, turn left (north) into the 11th St. extension road. Take the first right (University Drive), and follow signs to the Parking and Staging Area for FRH and LRH Check-In.

From the South using I-55, leave the interstate at Exit 90 for Toronto Road. Turn right (east) at the top of the exit ramp, proceed through the small business area, over a rail crossing, and past a Springfield Fire Department Station; follow the roadway as it curves left and passes CACC (Capital Area Career Center). Following CACC’s campus, turn left (north) into the 11th St. extension road. Take the first right (University Drive), and follow signs to the Parking and Staging Area for FRH and LRH Check-In.

From the East using US 36/72, at the intersection with I-55, take I-55 South towards St. Louis and follow it to Exit 90 for Toronto Road. Turn left (east) at the top of the exit ramp, proceed through the small business area, over a rail crossing, and past a Springfield Fire Department Station; follow the roadway as it curves left and passes CACC (Capital Area Career Center). Following CACC’s campus, turn left (north) into the 11th St. extension road. Take the first right (University Drive), and follow signs to the Parking and Staging Area for FRH and LRH Check-In.

From the West using US 36/72, take the I-55 South exit towards St. Louis and follow it to Exit 90 for Toronto Road (first exit). Turn left (east) at the top of the exit ramp, proceed through the small business area, over a rail crossing, and past a Springfield Fire Department Station; follow the roadway as it curves left and passes CACC (Capital Area Career Center). Following CACC’s campus, turn left (north) into the 11th St. extension road. Take the first right (University Drive), and follow signs to the Parking and Staging Area for FRH and LRH Check-In.