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To East Lansing

  • FROM NORTH/SOUTH: US 127 to Trowbridge Rd exit.
  • FROM WEST: I-96/69 to I-496 to Trowbridge Rd exit.
  • FROM NORTHEAST: I-69 to US 127 South to Trowbridge Rd exit.
  • FROM SOUTHEAST: I-96 to Okemos Rd exit.

To Wharton Center

From Trowbridge Rd Exit

Take Trowbridge Rd past Harrison Rd and follow the curve left to Red Cedar. Turn Right at Wilson Rd. Continue on Wilson Rd, cross Bogue St. and turn left into Wharton Center parking ramp’s Wilson Rd entrance.

From Okemos Rd Exit

Take Okemos Rd North, turn left onto Jolly Rd (first light), turn right onto Hagadorn Rd and continue to Shaw Lane. Turn left onto Shaw Lane and follow to Wharton Center parking ramp.

Parking During Business Hours

parking-map-a-2013.jpgIf you are visiting Wharton Ticket Office, administrative offices or Wharton Gifts, Monday-Friday between business hours:

Wharton parking ramp, Visitors use Shaw/North entrance ONLY

Patrons buying tickets will have their parking ticket validated when parking in ramp.

Parking fee of 1.80/hour

Parking Meters are located in front of Wharton Center, off of Bogue St. and enforced 8am-6pm

Event Parking

Cobb Great Hall and Pasant Events

Wharton Ramp (MSU Ramp 3)

  • $10 fee, cash only
  • $20 fee may apply on MSU’s home football game days
  • 766 Shaw Ln. East Lansing, 48824
  • Barrier-free parking is available on all levels. Wharton Center entrance (level 2) is accessible by elevator.
  • There are many facilities that utilize this ramp. We recommend that you arrive at least 30-45 minutes before curtain to take advantage of parking in this immediate area. Parking is available at several MSU lots surrounding the theatre.

Fee Hall Surface Lot (Lot 32)

  • Event parking fee may apply
  • Located southeast of Wharton Center, approximately .3 miles

Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden Surface Lot (Lot 54)

  • Event parking fee may apply
  • Located south of Wharton Center, approximately .3 miles
  • Near 1066 Bogue St.

Shaw Ramp (Lot 51)

  • Unmarked spaces and “Pay by Plate” spaces are free after 6PM, Monday-Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday
  • You may encounter a $20 parking fee or unavailability during MSU’s home football games
  • Located northwest of Wharton Center, approximately .3 miles
  • 592 N. Shaw Ln., East Lansing, 48824
  • Not available for WEEKDAY MATINEE events.

MSU Concert Auditorium and Fairchild Events

Auditorium surface lot (Lot 9)

  • 542 Auditorium Rd.
  • Meters free after 6PM
  • Barrier free entrance located on southwest side of building, drop off only

Administration Ramp (Lot 12)

  • 458 Auditorium Rd.
  • Approximately .3 miles to Auditorium

Additional parking may be found just south of the Red Cedar River in Lot 37, 38, 40, 41.

*Please note that all parking ramps and all surface lots are staffed and operated by MSU Parking Services. For additional information, please contact Parking Services at (517) 355-8440.