Conference and Event Planning

Directions to Wedding Guest Parking
The Eberhard Center - Fulton Lot

From Muskegon: take I-96 East to US-131 south. US-131 south to the Pearl Street exit, #85B. Cross Pearl St. and continue heading straight south to Fulton St. Turn left, heading East on Fulton St. Immediately after the 131 highway overpass, the complimentary guest parking will be on your right. Turn right into the Fulton Lot.  Muskegon is approximately 41 miles from the Grand Rapids Campus.

From Detroit/Lansing: take I-96 West to I-196 West (Gerald R. Ford Freeway) to the Ottawa Street exit, #77. Proceed through the light and continue South on Ottawa Street to Fulton Street. Turn right onto Fulton Street and proceed one block West over the Grand River and the complimentary guest parking lot will be on the left.  Detroit is approximately 158 miles from the Grand Rapids Campus and Lansing is approximately 67 miles from the Grand Rapids Campus.

 From Kalamazoo: take US-131 North to the Pearl Street Exit, #85B. Turn left onto Pearl Street, staying in the left lane. Take an immediate left onto Mt. Vernon St. Continue South on Mt. Vernon until you reach Fulton St. Turn left onto Fulton St, heading East. Immediately after the 131 highway overpass, the complimentary guest parking with be on the right. Turn right into the Fulton Lot.  Kalamazoo is approximately 50 miles from our Grand Rapids Campus.

From Northern Michigan: take US-131 south to the Pearl Street exit, #85B. Cross Pearl St. and continue heading straight south to Fulton St. Turn left, heading East on Fulton St. Immediately after the 131 highway overpass, the complimentary guest parking will be on your right. Turn right into the Fulton Lot.  Traverse City is approximately 139 miles from the Grand Rapids Campus. 

 From Chicago: take 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 Pearl Street exit (keep to the right of the on-ramp to US-131 as this becomes the off-ramp for Pearl Street). Cross Pearl St. and continue heading straight south to Fulton St. Turn left, heading East on Fulton St. Immediately after the 131 highway overpass, the complimentary guest parking will be on your right. Turn right into the Fulton Lot. Approximately 176 miles from Chicago. PLEASE NOTE: Michigan is in the Eastern time zone.

**Additional overflow parking is available in the Watson Lot.  From the Fulton Lot, proceed West on Fulton Street to Mt. Vernon Avenue.  Turn left onto Mt. Vernon Avenue and proceed South to Watson Street.  Turn left onto Watson Street and entrance to the Watson lot is on the right.   For Additional Driving Directions/Maps:  Google Maps

The Eberhard Center
Phone: 616-331-6620     Fax: 616-331-6696
Email: meet@gvsu.edu    Web: www.gvsu.edu/meetatgvsu

Page last modified February 15, 2011