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Directions to the University of Memphis

Directions To The University Of Memphis

EAST - From 1-40
  • At Exit 10, continue straight ahead on Sam Cooper Boulevard.
  • Follow Sam Cooper to Highland Street, which will be the third exit.
  • Turn left onto Highland. Follow Highland approximately 1.7 miles to Central Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Central Avenue.
The Information Center is on the right at the corner of Central and Patterson. (This will be the first light you come to.) Richardson Towers is next to the Information Center.

SOUTH - From I-55 OR from Memphis International Airport
  • Take Exit 6A, 240 East to Nashville.
  • (From the airport, follow signs to 240 East.)
  • Follow 240 East to Getwell Road North, Exit 20B. (The exit leads into a lane that ends soon after entering Getwell.)
  • There will be several signs leading to The University of Memphis.
  • Follow Getwell until it ends into Park Avenue. (Burger King will be directly in front of you.)
  • Turn right onto Park Avenue.
  • At the first light, you will make a left onto Goodlett.
  • Follow Goodlett over the railroad tracks to Central Avenue (3rd light).
  • Turn left onto Central Avenue.
The Information Center will be on the left at the 3rd light at the corner of Central and Patterson Richardson Towers is next to the Information Center.

NORTH - From Highway 51
  • Follow Highway 51 through Millington.
  • After you go through Millington, you will need to get into the left lane to turn onto Paul Barrett Pkwy.
  • Follow Paul Barrett Parkway to TN 204 exit.
  • The road will veer right onto State Rd. 204.
  • Continue on this road until it comes to Summer Avenue. The road will change names to Covington Pike, then Stratford Rd. Stratford will dead end into Summer Ave.
  • Turn right onto Summer Avenue.
  • Follow Summer to Highland Street.
  • Turn left onto Highland and follow to Central Avenue.
  • Turn left on Central Avenue.
The Information Center will be on the right at the corner of Central Ave. and Patterson. Richardson Towers is next to the Information Center.

WEST - From 1-40
  • Follow 1-40 over the bridge into Memphis to the 240 South exit.
  • Follow 240 South to the Crump Boulevard/ Lamar exit, Exit 29.
  • Turn left onto Lamar Avenue.
  • Ahead you will see signs to Overton Square and the Pink Palace Museum.
  • Following these signs, take a left onto Central Avenue.
  • Follow Central approximately 4.3 miles to Patterson.
The Information Center is on the right at the corner of Central and Patterson. Richardson Towers is next to the Information Center.

WEST - From 1-55
  • Follow 1-55 over the bridge until the interstate turns into Crump Boulevard/Lamar Avenue.
  • Ahead you will see signs to Overton Square and the Pink Palace Museum.
  • Following these signs, take a left onto Central Avenue.
  • Follow Central approximately 4.3 miles to Patterson.

The Information Center is on the right at the corner of Central and Patterson. Richardson Towers is next to the Information Center.

Rates / Locations

Richardson Towers
Carpenter Complex
Living Learning Complex
Rawls Hall
Smith Hall
South Hall

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