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Chapman University in beautiful Southern California is located in the city of Orange just steps away from the Orange Plaza Historic District and minutes from many world class hotspots. Please use the resources below to guide your way around campus. 

If you're visiting as a prospective student, your journey begins in the Pankey Visitor Center in the main lobby of Argyros Forum

+-Campus Map

Chapman University is proud to introduce our interactive campus map. This comprehensive resource will help get you to Chapman University and guide you around campus once you're here. Included on the map are Chapman buildings, department and school locations, parking  and dining options, emergency locations, and even bathrooms and ATMs. Built around the Google Maps platform, this resource syncs with your phone's Google Map app for ease of use.

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+-Driving Directions

Chapman University, Orange campus, is nestled in the heart of Southern California. The campus is located in the historic district of Old Towne Orange, one of the oldest residential communities in Orange County.

Use Google Driving Directions


From the North

  • Take 5 Freeway SOUTH
  • Exit onto 22 Freeway EAST, Orange
  • Take 22 Freeway EAST to Glassell St. Exit
  • Exit on Glassell St., turn NORTH (left off the freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to traffic circle
  • Exit the second exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive 
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and West Los Angeles

  • Take 405 Freeway SOUTH
  • Exit onto 22 Freeway EAST
  • Take 22 Freeway EAST to Glassell St. Exit
  • Exit on Glassell St., turn NORTH (left off the freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to traffic circle
  • Exit the second exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

From John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA)

  • Exit airport, turn left on MacArthur Blvd.
  • Take the 405 Freeway NORTH (stay to the right)
  • Exit onto 55 NORTH to Chapman Avenue Orange
  • Turn WEST on Chapman Avenue (right off freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Chapman Avenue West to traffic circle (Glassell St.)
  • Exit the first exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

From the South

  • Take 5 Freeway NORTH 
  • Exit onto 55 Freeway NORTH
  • Take 55 Freeway NORTH to Chapman Avenue Orange
  • Turn WEST on Chapman Avenue (right off the freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Chapman Avenue WEST to traffic circle (Glassell St.)
  • Exit the first exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

From the East

  • Take 15 Freeway SOUTH
  • Exit onto 91 Freeway WEST (Beach Cities)
  • Take 91 Freeway WEST to 55 Freeway SOUTH
  • Exit onto 55 Freeway SOUTH (left lane exit)
  • Take 55 Freeway SOUTH to Chapman Avenue
  • Exit onto Chapman Avenue
  • Turn WEST on Chapman Avenue (right off the freeway exit ramp)
  • Take Chapman Avenue WEST to traffic circle (Glassell St.)
  • Exit the first exit of the traffic circle (Glassell St. NORTH)
  • Take Glassell St. NORTH to One University Drive
  • Turn right on Walnut Ave. for campus parking in the Lastinger Underground Parking Structure
  • Refer to the campus map for building directions and other parking locations

+-Parking

Pete Panther next to CarWhat Visitors Need to Know about Parking

Chapman Parking Map (PDF)

Visitors Parking Map (PDF)

Regulations
All parking areas are restricted 24 hours-per-day, seven days-per-week. During restricted hours all vehicles must display a valid parking permit. You must purchase a short-term parking permit unless you have received a pass in advance.

Where to Park
The Argyros Lot accessed via Center Street, the West Campus Structure accessed via N. Cypress Street, or the Marion Knott Studios Lot at Palm and Lemon. After 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and all-day Friday-Sunday, visitors may also park in the Barrera Structure at Sycamore and Lemon and the Lastinger Structure located off Walnut between Glassell and Center.

Permits at the Argyros Lot
Admission guests with valid parking permits may park in one of the spaces designated Admissions Guest. All other visitors may park in any unreserved space in the lot. Temporary permits are required and may be purchased from the permit dispenser located at the south end of the parking lot next to the motorcycle designated parking area. Be sure to place the permit face-up on your dashboard.

Permits at Marion Knott Studios Lot
Visitors may park in any unreserved space in the lot. Temporary permits are required and may be purchased from the permit dispenser located in the rear parking area. Be sure to place the permit face-up on your dashboard.

Permits in Barrera Structure
Visitors may only park after 4 p.m.. weekdays or all day weekends on any level of the structure in any unreserved space. Temporary permits are required and may be purchased at one of the permit dispensers located on levels 1 and 3; find dispensers in corner by elevator. Be sure to place the permit face-up on your dashboard.

Permits in Lastinger Structure
Visitors may only park after 4 p.m.. weekdays or all day weekends on either level of the structure in any unreserved space. Temporary permits are required and may be purchased at the entrance to the structure in the right hand lane at the provided permit dispenser. Be sure to place the permit face-up on your dashboard.

Cost
$2 for 2 hours; $3 for 4 hours; $5 for 12 hours.

City Streets
The streets adjacent to campus are reserved for resident-only permit parking. The affected blocks are marked with red and white signs. It is likely that you will be ticketed by the City of Orange if you park in one of these areas. Curb-side parking is allowed only on the campus side of the University perimeter.

Questions
Call Parking Services at (714) 997-6763.

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Chapman University

One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

General: (714) 997-6815
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