Making Travel Plans

Visitors are encouraged to follow the CDC guidelines for travel within the United States to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Before traveling to campus, complete a self-check for COVID-19 symptoms and review the UO's face coverings policy.


Self-guided tours begin at the Ford Alumni Center, located at 1720 East 13th Avenue, Eugene OR 97403.

Parking

On-campus parking is available for visitors. Please follow the parking instructions below depending on which day you plan to visit:

  • Weekdays: Park in the 13th Avenue Garage, located underneath the Ford Alumni Center. If you're on 13th Avenue traveling away from Agate Street, take a right toward the garage entrance. Visitors are responsible for all parking costs ($2/hour) and must pay with a credit card using the automated system at the garage exit.
  • Weekends: Park in Lot 37. This is a surface lot located west of the Ford Alumni Center on 13th Avenue near the garage entrance. No payment, permit, or validation is needed on weekends for Lot 37.

Hotels

We invite you to stay with our hotel partners:

  • Graduate Eugene (taking reservations for September 14 and beyond)
    • 66 E 6th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
    • 541-342- 2000
    • Discount code: INTRO
  • Best Western New Oregon
    • 1655 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403
    • 541-683-3669
  • Best Western Green Tree (closed for renovations; not taking reservations at this time)
    • 1759 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403
    • 541-485-2727

For other lodging options, contact Travel Lane County's Eugene, Cascades and Coast at 800-547-5445.

Travel

Plane

The Eugene Airport, conveniently located approximately ten miles from downtown and campus, is serviced by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, and flights connecting from any number of major airlines. For Eugene Airport information, call 541-682-5544 or visit the Eugene Airport website. Additionally, check out Eugene Airport's ground transportation webpage to get to campus once you've landed. It provides suggestions for taxis, rental cars, and Hub Airport Shuttle. (Hub Airport Shuttle has suspended reservations and operations until October 15.)

Lyft and Uber operate in Eugene. Please refer to this map for designated pick-up and drop-off locations on campus. We recommend Matthew Knight Arena for self-guided tours.

Some visitors choose to fly into Portland and drive two hours south to Eugene. Groome Transportation (taking reservations for October 14 and beyond) brings visitors from the Portland airport to UO's campus. Portland International Airport's ground transportation webpage is another great resource.

Train, Bus, or Shuttle

Car

  • From the Eugene Airport: Follow Highway 99 until it becomes Seventh Avenue. Get in the right lane and follow Seventh Avenue until it becomes Franklin Boulevard. Get in the right lane and follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate Street.
  • From Portland and north: From Interstate 5 South, take Exit 194B. Take Exit 2, keep left, and follow the signs to the UO. Proceed in the left lane over the Ferry Street Bridge, exiting onto Broadway, which becomes Franklin Boulevard. Follow Franklin Boulevard to Agate Street. Turn right onto Agate Street.
  • From Ashland and south: From Interstate 5 North, take Exit 191. Turn right onto Glenwood Boulevard, then turn left onto Franklin Boulevard. Stay in the left lane and follow Franklin Boulevard through three lights. Look for a "UO Next Left" sign as you drive west on Franklin Boulevard. At the fourth light, turn left onto East 13th Avenue.
  • From the Oregon coast: Take Highway 126 East until it becomes West Eleventh Avenue. Follow West Eleventh Avenue to Garfield Street and turn left. Take Garfield to 7th Avenue and turn right. Get in the right lane and follow 7th Avenue until it becomes Franklin Boulevard. Turn right onto Agate Street.