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Chapman University in beautiful Southern California is located in the city of Orange just steps away from the Orange Plaza Historic District and minutes from many world class hotspots. Please use the resources below to guide your way around campus. 

If you're visiting as a prospective student, your journey begins in the Pankey Visitor Center in the main lobby of Argyros Forum. Use our interactive map (below) to find your way around campus, including finding the visitor parking structures.

+ - Campus Map

Chapman University is proud to introduce our interactive campus map. This comprehensive resource will help get you to Chapman University and guide you around campus once you're here. Included on the map are Chapman buildings, department and school locations, parking  and dining options, emergency locations, and even bathrooms and ATMs. Built around the Google Maps platform, this resource syncs with your phone's Google Map app for ease of use.

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+ - Driving Directions to Main Campus (Orange)

Chapman University, Orange campus, is nestled in the heart of Southern California. The campus is located in the historic district of Old Towne Orange, one of the oldest residential communities in Orange County.

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From the North

  • Take 5 Freeway SOUTH
  • Exit onto 22 Freeway EAST, Orange
  • Take 22 Freeway EAST to Glassell St. Exit
  • Exit on Glassell St., turn NORTH (left off the freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to traffic circle
  • Exit the second exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive 
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and West Los Angeles

  • Take 405 Freeway SOUTH
  • Exit onto 22 Freeway EAST
  • Take 22 Freeway EAST to Glassell St. Exit
  • Exit on Glassell St., turn NORTH (left off the freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to traffic circle
  • Exit the second exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

From John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA)

  • Exit airport, turn left on MacArthur Blvd.
  • Take the 405 Freeway NORTH (stay to the right)
  • Exit onto 55 NORTH to Chapman Avenue Orange
  • Turn WEST on Chapman Avenue (right off freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Chapman Avenue West to traffic circle (Glassell St.)
  • Exit the first exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

From the South

  • Take 5 Freeway NORTH 
  • Exit onto 55 Freeway NORTH
  • Take 55 Freeway NORTH to Chapman Avenue Orange
  • Turn WEST on Chapman Avenue (right off the freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Chapman Avenue WEST to traffic circle (Glassell St.)
  • Exit the first exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

From the East

  • Take 15 Freeway SOUTH
  • Exit onto 91 Freeway WEST (Beach Cities)
  • Take 91 Freeway WEST to 55 Freeway SOUTH
  • Exit onto 55 Freeway SOUTH (left lane exit)
  • Take 55 Freeway SOUTH to Chapman Avenue
  • Exit onto Chapman Avenue
  • Turn WEST on Chapman Avenue (right off the freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Chapman Avenue WEST to traffic circle (Glassell St.)
  • Exit the first exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

+ - Driving Directions to Rinker Health Science Campus (Irvine)

From I-5 North

  • Merge onto I-5 North
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 92B for I-405 N/I-5 N/Bake Pkwy toward Long Beach
  • Use the right lane to stay on Exit 92B and follow signs for Bake Pkwy
  • Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Bake Pkwy
  • Continue on Bake Pkwy.  Drive to Jeronimo Rd.
  • Turn left onto Jeronimo Rd.
  • Rinker Health Science Campus will on the right, just before Alton Pkwy.

 

From I-5 South

  • Merge onto I-5 SOUTH
  • Use the right lane to take exit 94 for Alton Parkway
  • Merge onto Enterprise Dr.
  • Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Alton Parkway (signs for I-5 NORTH/Los Angeles)
  • Take Alton Parkway to Jeronimo Road
  • Turn right onto Jeronimo Road
  • Rinker Health Science Campus will on the immediate left.

+ - What Visitors Need to Know about Parking

Pete Panther next to CarChapman Parking Map (PDF)

Visitors Parking Map (PDF)

Regulations
All parking areas are restricted 24 hours-per-day, seven days-per-week. During restricted hours all vehicles must display a valid parking permit. You must purchase a short-term parking permit unless you have received a pass in advance.

Where to Park
The West Campus Structure accessed via N. Cypress Street or the Marion Knott Studios Lot at Palm and Lemon. After 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and all-day Friday-Sunday, visitors may also park in the Barrera Structure at Sycamore and Lemon and the Lastinger Structure located off Walnut between Glassell and Center.

Permits at Marion Knott Studios Lot
Visitors may park in any unreserved space in the lot. Temporary permits are required and may be purchased from the permit dispenser located in the rear parking area. Be sure to place the permit face-up on your dashboard.

Permits in Barrera Structure
Visitors may only park after 4 p.m.. Monday - Thursday all day and Friday - Sunday on any level of the structure in any unreserved space. Temporary permits are required and may be purchased at one of the permit dispensers located on levels 1 and 3; find dispensers in corner by elevator. Be sure to place the permit face-up on your dashboard.

Permits in Lastinger Structure
Visitors may only park after 4 p.m.. Monday - Thursday all day and Friday - Sunday on either level of the structure in any unreserved space. Temporary permits are required and may be purchased at one of the parking kiosks located in the structure; NW corner, elevator lobby levels B1 and B2, or middle of east wall level B1. Be sure to place the permit face-up on your dashboard.

Cost
$2 for 2 hours; $3 for 4 hours; $5 for 12 hours.

City Streets
The streets adjacent to campus are reserved for Orange resident-only permit parking. The affected blocks are marked with red and white signs. It is likely that you will be ticketed by the City of Orange if you park in one of these areas. Curb-side parking is allowed only on the campus side of the University perimeter.

Questions
Call Parking Services at (714) 997-6560 or email at transportation@chapman.edu

+ - Bus Directions/Arrival Instructions

At Chapman, we always strive to be good neighbors. We recognize and acknowledge the fact that our campus is located within a unique and historic residential district, and as such, not all neighboring streets are approved for commercial vehicle use.

Please kindly review and adhere to the bus arrival instructions below. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. We look forward to your visit!


Driving Directions from Major Freeways

Arriving from the 22 (Garden Grove Freeway)

  • Exit Glassell St.
  • Go North, and processed through the Orange Plaza(Traffic Circle), continuing on Glassell St.
  • Once you pass University Dr./Sycamore Ave., the Passenger Loading curb will be on the right-hand side of Glassell St. parallel to the Musco Center of the Arts 

Arriving from the 57 (Orange Freeway)

  • Exit W Chapman Ave. in Orange (exit 1D). 
  • Continue on W Chapman Ave. heading east 
  • At the traffic circle, take the third exit onto Glassell St.
  • Once you pass University Dr./Sycamore Ave., the Passenger Loading curb will be on the right-hand side of Glassell St. parallel to the Musco Center of the Arts 

Arriving from the 55 (Costa Mesa/Newport Freeway)

  • Exit W Chapman Ave.
  • Go one mile to the Orange Plaza (traffic circle)
  • Turn right onto Glassell St. and go north
  • Once you pass University Dr./Sycamore Ave., the Passenger Loading curb will be on the right-hand side of Glassell St. parallel to the Musco Center of the Arts 


Bus Drop-Off Zone

All loading and unloading of buses must be done in the properly marked loading zone on Glassell Street, just west of the Musco Center. Please input 401 N. Glassell Street into your GPS for easiest navigation. 


Bus Waiting Area

While your group is on campus, short term bus parking is available in the Palm Ave. Lot.

From the designated bus drop-off zone: Proceed N on Glassell St. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto W Walnut Ave, then turn left onto N Batavia St. Turn left onto W Palm Ave and turn right at the signal for Depot Parking. Please input 502 W. Palm Avenue into your GPS for easiest navigation. 

Drivers must stay with their buses at all times. 


When you are ready to return back to campus to pick up your passengers, please use the following route: Take Palm Ave east to Glassell St. and make a left. The loading zone will be on your right just past Sycamore Ave.

Chapman University

One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

General: (714) 997-6815
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Shuttle and Trolley

Chapman offers a shuttle service around campus.

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