Complimentary parking for conference attendees is available in GVSU's Fulton Lot, 312 Fulton St. (green lot, area D-6 on map) directly across Fulton St. from Eberhard Center (building #1 on map). 

Driving Directions


To GVSU's Fulton Lot  (complimentary parking for all conference attendees, across from Eberhard Center)


From Detroit/Lansing: I-96 West to I-196 West (Gerald R. Ford Freeway) to US-131 South. Take US-131 South to the Market Ave Exit. Turn Left on to Market, and then Left on Fulton St. The Fulton Lot will be on your left.  Approximately 2 hours from Detroit, and 60 minutes from Lansing.


From Holland: I-196 East to US-131 South. Take US-131 South to the Market Ave Exit. Turn Left on to Market, and then Left on Fulton St. The Fulton Lot will be on your left. Approximately 30 miles from Holland.


From Kalamazoo: US-131 North to the Pearl Street Exit, #85B. Turn left onto Pearl Street and proceed one block beyond the US-131 overpass to Mt Vernon Ave and turn left, in two blocks turn left on Fulton St. The Fulton Lot will be on your right. Approximately 50 miles from Kalamazoo.


From Muskegon: I-96 East to US-131 South. US-131 South to the Market Ave Exit. Turn Left on to Market, and then Left on Fulton St. The Fulton Lot will be on your left. Approximately 45 miles from Muskegon.


From Northern Michigan: US-131 South to the Market Ave Exit. Turn Left on to Market, and then Left on Fulton St. The Fulton Lot will be on your left.  Approximately 150 miles from Traverse City.


From Chicago: I-94 East to I-196/US-31 (Exit 34) at Benton Harbor. Take I-196 toward Grand Rapids to US-131 South. Take US-131 South to the Market Ave Exit. Turn Left on to Market, and then Left on Fulton St. The Fulton Lot will be on your left. Approximately 200 miles from Chicago. PLEASE NOTE: Michigan is one hour ahead of Illinois (EST).



To the Holiday Inn Downtown, Grand Rapids


From Detroit/Lansing: I-96 West to I-196 West (Gerald R. Ford Freeway). Take I-196 W to Ottawa Ave. Turn Right onto Pearl. The Holiday Inn will be on your left, after you cross the river. Approximately 2 hours from Detroit; 60 minutes from Lansing.


From Holland: I-196 East to US-131 South. Take US-131 South to the Pearl St. Exit, #85B. Turn Left onto Pearl St. The Holiday Inn will be on your Right, before Front Ave NW and the river. Approximately 30 miles.


From Kalamazoo: US-131 North to the Pearl St. Exit, #85B. Turn Right onto Pearl St. Holiday Inn will be to your immediate Right. Approximately 50 miles.


From Muskegon: I-96 East to US-131 South. Take US-131 South to the Pearl St. Exit, #85B. Turn Left onto Pearl St. The Holiday Inn will be on your Right, before Front Ave NW and the river. Approximately 45 miles.


From Northern Michigan: US-131 South to the Pearl St. Exit, #85B. Turn Left onto Pearl St. The Holiday Inn will be on your Right, before Front Ave NW and the river  Approximately 150 miles.


From Chicago: I-94 East to I-196/US-31 (Exit 34) at Benton Harbor. Take I-196 toward Grand Rapids to US-131 South. Take US-131 South to the Pearl St. Exit, #85B. Turn Left onto Pearl St. The Holiday Inn will be on your Right, before Front Ave NW and the river. Approximately 200 miles. NOTE: Michigan is ONE HOUR AHEAD of Illinois (we're on EST, not CST). 

 
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