Directions & Parking

GPS navigation:

For GPS navigation, please use the following address for the J. Wayne Reitz Union and UF Welcome Center Parking Garage, located directly across the street from Larsen Hall.

655 Reitz Union Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611

 

please follow the directions below To get to Larsen Hall from any of the following airports (Gainesville, Jacksonville, Orlando, or Tampa) 

Map from I-75 to Reitz Union

Gainesville Airport

(approximate drive time is 30 minutes)

Upon leaving the Gainesville Airport, make a right turn onto 39th Avenue (SR 222), heading west. At US 441 (N.W. 13th Street) make a left turn, heading south. Continue south on 13th Street for several miles. In approximately 3 miles turn Right on Museum Road, heading east. Continue on Museum through two lights. After the second light you will see the UF Welcome Center on your right. Turn Right on Reitz Union Drive. The entrance to the parking garage will be on your Right.

Jacksonville Airport “The Easy Route”

(approximate drive time: 2.5 hours)

Take I-95 South, toward Jacksonville, to I-295. Exit onto I-10 (Note: If you miss the I-295 exit, follow I-95 to where it intersects with I-10). Take I-10 West (towards Tallahassee) to I-75 South. Take I-75 South to Exit 384, Archer Road. Turn Left onto Archer Road, heading east. In approximately 3 miles, turn Left onto Center Drive, heading north. Proceed through the stop sign to the next traffic light at Museum Road. Turn left onto Museum Road, heading west. Turn Right on Reitz Union Drive. The parking garage entrance will be on you Right.

Jacksonville Airport “The Shortest Route”

(approximate drive time 2 hours)

Take I-10 only as far as US 301 (it will be one of the early exits) at Baldwin. Head South on 301 to Waldo. CAUTION: Beware of speed traps along 301, especially in Lawtey, Starke, Hampton and Waldo. At Waldo, take a right onto SR 24 to Gainesville (BIG sign). Follow SR 24 to 39th Avenue/SR 222, just past the Gainesville Regional Airport. Turn Right onto 39th Avenue, heading west. At US 441 (N.W. 13th Street) make a left turn, heading south. In approximately 3 miles turn Right on Museum Road, heading east. Continue on Museum through two lights. After the second light you will see the UF Welcome Center on your right. Turn Right on Reitz Union Drive. The entrance to the parking garage will be on your Right.

Orlando Airport

(approximate drive time 2.5 hours)

Follow the directional signs to the Florida Turnpike and ride it until it merges with I-75. Take I-75 North to Exit 384, Archer Road. Turn Right onto Archer Road, heading east. In approximately 3 miles, turn Left onto Center Drive, heading north. Proceed through the stop sign to the next traffic light at Museum Road. Turn left onto Museum Road, heading west. Turn Right on Reitz Union Drive. The parking garage entrance will be on you Right.

Tampa Airport

Approximate driving time 2.5 hours

Follow the directional signs to I-275 North. Stay on I-275 North until it merges with I-75. Take I-75 North to exit 384, Archer Road. Turn Right onto Archer Road, heading east. In approximately 3 miles, turn Left onto Center Drive, heading north. Proceed through the stop sign to the next traffic light at Museum Road. Turn left onto Museum Road, heading west. Turn Right on Reitz Union Drive. The parking garage entrance will be on you Right.

Walking Directions from UF Welcome Center

From the front entrance of the UF Welcome Center, located on the south side of the building, proceed to your left towards the intersection of Museum Road and Center Drive. At the crosswalk, proceed across Museum Road and continue walking south on Center Drive. You will pass a parking lot on your right and as you continue down the hill you will see the signs for Benton and Larsen Halls, also on your right. Take the stairs to the third floor. At the top of the stairs turn left to enter Larsen Hall. The ACIS lab is located on your left, through double door, Suite 339.

 

Parking Suggestions

Parking can be difficult on campus so if you are planning a visit, please call our office at 352-392-4964 and we can help you arrange parking. There is a parking garage located underneath the Reitz Union and UF Welcome Center on Museum Road north of Benton and Larsen Halls. There are spaces for 30 minutes, 2 hours, and All-Day Parking; both cash and credit card are acceptable forms of payment at the kiosks. If you will be visiting the University of Florida for an extended time visitor parking permits can be obtained by our office with at least one week advance notice.