Directions

On Admissions Day

McConnell Library on Radford University campus

Please be a respectful guest. Don’t park on curbs in the bus drop off area.

Radford University is located at
801 East Main Street
Radford VA 24142

The town of Radford is 36 miles southwest of the city of Roanoke, and within easy driving distance of many mid-East Coast metropolitan areas. Richmond is only a three and a half hour drive, while Washington, D.C., and the Tidewater area are only about four and a half hours away.

Campus Map and Parking Map [PDF]


Arriving by Car

From Interstate 81, take Exit 109 onto Route 177/Tyler Avenue into Radford. At the third traffic light, turn right onto Jefferson Street. Park in any available parking space prior to the 4-way stop sign (Lots M, HH, N, R, JJ, EE). Leave luggage in the car and proceed to “The Bonnie” (Hurlburt Student Center) for check in. Use the parking lot entrance. After check in, return to the car, unload luggage and proceed to assigned residence hall.


Saturday pickup is at Parking Lot M, in yellow

BUSES ONLY

From Interstate 81, take Exit 109 onto Route 177/Tyler Avenue into Radford. At the third traffic light, turn right onto Jefferson Street. Just past the 4-way stop sign turn left into Parking Lot AA. Unload students and luggage at the curb of The Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center.


Saturday Pickup

Saturday pickup, after the official closing, will be at Parking Lot M. Turn off Tyler Avenue onto Jefferson Street, turn left onto Calhoun and right into Parking Lot M.


Nearby Airports

Several airports are within driving distance of Radford University. Blacksburg-Roanoke Regional airport is 35 miles from Radford. Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is two and a half hours away in Charlotte, NC, and Richmond International Airport is three and a half hours away in Richmond, VA.


Kyle, Radford University. College Day is on the 3rd floor

On College Day

Directions to Kyle

  • from Interstate 81 take Exit 109 toward Radford
  • turn right onto Jefferson Street at the third traffic light (the Kyle building is visible at this intersection)
  • turn left immediately into Parking Lot J BEFORE passing the Kyle building
  • enter through the main entrance and find Virginia Boys State College Day in the multipurpose room upstairs on the right
  • there is an elevator past the main staircase to the right

If you arrive before 3:00 pm on Friday, plan to park in Commuter Lot E (see parking map). Parking Lot E is in Section B at the bottom of the Radford Campus map.

Directions to Lot E

From Jefferson Street turn left onto Main Street at the traffic light. Turn right at the next light onto University Drive. Take the first left into Lot E.

Below – photo of Kyle and Parking Lot J from above the Tyler and Jefferson intersection

Kyle on Radford University campus

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