» Directions for Bus Drivers

At Chapman, we always strive to be good neighbors. We recognize and acknowledge the fact that our campus is located within a unique and historic residential district, and as such, not all neighboring streets are approved for commercial vehicle use.

Please kindly review and adhere to the bus arrival instructions below. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. We look forward to your visit!

Driving Directions from Major Freeways

+ - Arriving from the 22 (Garden Grove Freeway)

Exit Glassell St. and go north, proceed through the Orange Plaza (traffic circle), continuing on Glassell St. Once you pass University Dr./Sycamore Ave. Ave the Passenger Loading Zone curb will be on your right-hand side of Glassell St. parallel to the Musco Center for the Arts.

+ - Arriving from the 57 (Orange Freeway)

Exit W Chapman Ave. in Orange (exit 1D). Continue on W Chapman Ave heading east. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Glassell St. Once you pass University Dr./Sycamore Ave. Ave the Passenger Loading Zone curb will be on your right-hand side of Glassell St. parallel to the Musco Center for the Arts.

+ - Arriving from the 55 (Costa Mesa/Newport Freeway):

Exit Chapman Ave. W, go one mile to the Orange Plaza (traffic circle), turn right onto Glassell St and go north. Once you pass University Dr./Sycamore Ave. Ave the Passenger Loading Zone curb will be on your right-hand side of Glassell St. parallel to the Musco Center for the Arts.

Bus Drop-Off Zone

All loading and unloading of buses must be done in the properly marked loading zone on Glassell Street, just west of the Musco Center. Please input 401 N. Glassell Street into your GPS for easiest navigation. 
 

Bus Waiting Area

While your group is on campus, short term bus parking is available in the Palm Ave. Lot.

From the designated bus drop-off zone: Proceed N on Glassell St. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto W Walnut Ave, then turn left onto N Batavia St. Turn left onto W Palm Ave and turn right at the signal for Depot Parking. Please input 502 W. Palm Avenue into your GPS for easiest navigation. 

Drivers must stay with their buses at all times. 

 

When you are ready to return back to campus to pick up your passengers, please use the following route: Take Palm Ave east to Glassell St. and make a left. The loading zone will be on your right just past Sycamore Ave.