East Campus Apartments & West Campus Apartments – Directions to Campus

During Returning Student Move-In,  students who reside in East Campus Apartments are asked to enter campus via Shepherd Road and follow signs to the designated parking/staging area.  West Campus Townhouse arrivals are asked to enter campus via 11th street at Vachel Lindsay Dr and proceed to their designated check-in station.  East Campus Residents should follow the green signs, while West Campus Residents should follow the pink signs.

To aid in traffic flow, 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). Continue to Shepherd Road, and turn left.  At University Drive, turn right and proceed to William Maxwell Lane.  Turn Left onto William Maxwell Lane and follow signs to Check-In.  Residents should report to each of their respective areas check-in stations when they arrive.

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). East Campus: Continue to Shepherd Road, and turn left.  At University Drive, turn right and proceed to William Maxwell Lane.  Turn Left onto William Maxwell Lane and follow signs to Check-In.  Residents should report to each of their respective areas check-in stations when they arrive.

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). Continue to Shepherd Road, and turn left.  At University Drive, turn right and proceed to William Maxwell Lane.  Turn Left onto William Maxwell Lane and follow signs to Check-In.  Residents should report to each of their respective areas check-in stations when they arrive.

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). Continue to Shepherd Road, and turn left.  At University Drive, turn right and proceed to William Maxwell Lane.  Turn Left onto William Maxwell Lane and follow signs to Check-In.  Residents should report to each of their respective areas check-in stations when they arrive.

Students arriving after August 20, 2021 must contact the Residence Life Office to coordinate their check in.