Directions to OTE

Orientation & Transition Experiences is located in Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Coffman Memorial Union is located on a section of Washington Avenue SE that is open only to public transportation. East River Road Garage is the closest and most convenient parking location for Coffman Memorial Union.

A variety of detailed campus maps can help you navigate to Coffman Memorial Union and East River Road Garage.

Driving Directions to East River Road Garage

East River Road Garage is located at 385 East River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55455. There is typically ample space for guest and visitor parking on levels E, F, and G.

Please note: you must use the public parking entrance for East River Road Garage. Do not use the contract parking entrance.

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Traveling on 94 (East or West)

  • Take the U of M/Huron Boulevard exit (235B).
  • At the first stoplight, turn left onto Fulton Street S.E.
  • Continue straight onto East River Road Parkway.
  • Just past the Variety Club Research Center, take the first right (public parking) into the garage.

Traveling North on 35W

  • Take 94 Eastbound.
  • Shortly thereafter, take the U of M/Huron Boulevard exit (235B).
  • At the first stoplight, turn left onto Fulton Street S.E.
  • Continue straight onto East River Road Parkway.
  • Just past the Variety Club Research Center, take the first right (public parking) into the garage.

Traveling South on 35W

  • Take the University Ave/4th St exit, take a left onto University Ave. S.E.
  • Turn right on 15th Ave S.E. and then take a right onto Arlington St S.E.
  • Take a left onto East River Road, continue straight and turn left into the public entrance of the East River Road Garage.

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Public & Other Transportation

From MSP International Airport

Public Transportation

Students can find public transportation at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport's Ground Transportation Center. Light Rail service and city bus information can be found on the Metro Transit website.

Taxis and Shuttles

Use taxis and shuttle services that have the name of the company clearly marked, and whose drivers are willing to give you an estimate of the cost to take you to your destination. Super Shuttle service is available from the airport for approximately $15. Taxi service is also available for approximately $30 to the University of Minnesota. After claiming your luggage, you can find both the shuttle and taxi service by following the signs to the Ground Transportation Center. The signs will take you through the tram tunnel one floor below the baggage claim. When you reach the transportation center an airport agent will be there to assist you. The Shuttle operates 24 hours a day every day of the week. If you have more than 3 pieces of luggage you will be charged an extra fee.

MetroTransit

MetroTransit services in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area via bus and light rail, including stops within a few blocks of Coffman Memorial Union.