Directions

From the IMU Parking Ramp

  • Use the elevator in the ramp and exit to the east on the fourth floor.
  • Turn left (north) onto the Cleary Walkway.
  • Walk until you reach the first intersection, which is Market Street.
  • The Pomerantz Center is on the northeast corner of Market Street and the Cleary Walkway.

From the North Campus Parking Ramp

  • Use the elevator in the ramp and exit to the east on the fifth floor.
  • Turn right (south) onto the Cleary Walkway.
  • Continue south on the Cleary Walkway until Market Street.
  • The Pomerantz Center is on the northeast corner of Market Street and the Cleary Walkway.

Driving Directions

CONSTRUCTION on North Dubuque Street will affect traffic from I-80 into downtown Iowa City until 2018. Expect 15-30 minute delays during peak hours, as well as occasional closures, starting May 31. Please plan on adding extra time to your schedule due to construction delays.

From Interstate 80 - to park in the Iowa Memorial Union or North Ramp 

  • Visitors approaching Iowa City on Interstate 80 can take either the Dubuque Street (244) – see travel note above, Dodge Street (Exit 246) or 1st Avenue (Exit 242) exits, or the Melrose Avenue exit (Exit 93) if approaching on Interstate 380/US218.
  • Take Exit 246 for Dodge Street and Continue on Dodge Street, until you reach Market Street.
  • Turn right onto Market Street and watch for the sign on your left indicating whether or not there is parking available in the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) Ramp or the North Campus Ramp (North Campus Ramp is recommended).
  • If parking is available in the IMU Ramp, turn left at the T-intersection at the bottom of the hill onto Madison Street. Take an immediate left into the IMU ramp.
  • If the IMU Ramp is full, turn right at the T-intersection at the bottom of the hill onto Madison Street. The North Campus Ramp will be one block north, on your right.

If both UI parking ramps are full

  • Turn around and head south on Madison Street until you get to the stoplight at Burlington Street.
  • Turn left on Burlington and head up the hill.
  • There will be two city-owned parking ramps on your left on Burlington Street: One is at the intersection with Clinton Street and one is at the intersection with Dubuque Street.

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