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Getting Here

Getting To Memorial Union

Take I-90 or US 151 to Hwy 12/18.
Exit Hwy 12/18 at Park Street (Exit 261 B).
Proceed north on Park Street about 3 miles to Langdon Street
800 Langdon is on the corner of Langdon and Park Streets
Parking Lot 6/Helen C. White garage is located at the end of Park St. (at the Lake), on the left.

Memorial Union on Google Maps

More on parking for both Union buildings 

Accessible visitor parking 

 

Getting To Union South

Take I-90 or US 151 to Hwy 12/18.
Exit Hwy 12/18 at Park Street (Exit 261 B).
Proceed north on Park Street about 2 miles to University Ave., turn left.
Proceed to Randall Ave., turn left
1308 W. Dayton is on the left, at Orchard St.
Parking is located below street level under Union South's plaza.

Union South on Google Maps

More on parking for both Union buildings 

Accessible visitor parking 

Transportation Options

  • Metro Transit serves residential neighborhoods, the Isthmus, schools, and universities in Madison, Middleton, Fitchburg, Verona, and the Town of Madison—including the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

    Madison Metro schedule 

  • Traveling to Memorial Union and Union South by bike is highly recommended. The Union has ample parking for personal bicycles, and both buildings offer BCycle classic and electric bicycle sharing stations.  

    BCycle Madison offers over 50 BCycle stations and 350 bikes throughout central Madison and the UW–Madison campus.  

    Madison BCycle 

    **Please note: bicycles, electric bicycles, and scooters are not permitted on the Terrace and must be parked and secured at a bike rack.

  • Van Galder

    Van Galder Bus offers daily service to Downtown Chicago, O'Hare Airport, Midway Airport, Janesville, Beloit and Rockford.

    Tickets are available at StudentPrint.

    Badger Bus

    Badger Bus offers service to Milwaukee, Milwaukee Airport, and Johnson Creek.
    Badger Bus schedule and rates

  • Dane County Regional Airport (MSN), on Madison’s northeast side, provides regional and national air service to and from Madison.  

    MSN has daily flights to most major regional cities, and international locations via connection. 

    Dane County Regional Airport

  • The Goodspeed pier is uniquely designed to provide docking access for boats and paddlecraft, such as canoes and kayaks. Located off the shore north of the Below Alumni Center, home of the Wisconsin Alumni Association offices on Lake Street, the pier is the lakeside entry to Alumni Park.

    More Information from the Alumni Center

  • The Madison area includes multiple taxi services, which can help you reach our beloved, fun destinations without the worry of parking. Learn about them here.

  • If you know in advance you’re coming to campus, you may purchase a daily or half-day permit ahead of time. While we do not manage parking on campus, our colleagues at Transporation Services would be glad to help! Learn more about ordering your permit at least two weeks in advance here. For questions about purchasing permits, call Transporation Services at (608) 262-8683.

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