Maps and Directions

Communication Building

For general directions to the university, including campus map, visitor parking information, and an interactive Google Map, please visit the university's Driving Directions page.

For specific directions to the Department of Communication, see below. If you prefer to use an online map for directions, enter "211 Redbird Lane" as your destination address.

From the north or east on I-10 or Highway 69 (Lake Charles, Lumberton, Silsbee)

  • Take Exit 854 for MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARKWAY and head south (toward downtown Beaumont)

  • Stay on MLK for approximately 4 miles

  • Take the LAMAR UNIVERSITY/E. VIRGINIA AVE. exit to the right

  • Turn right on E. LAVACA ST.

  • Turn left on JIMMY SIMMONS BLVD. (formerly UNIVERSITY DR.)

  • Turn right on E. VIRGINIA

  • The Communication Building is on the left at the end of the street, across the road from Brook-Shivers Dining Hall


From the west on I-10 (Houston)

  • Take I-10 east to Beaumont. Exit HIGHWAY 69/96 (Port Arthur exit).

  • Continue down HIGHWAY 69/96; take the MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARKWAY exit.

  • Turn left on MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARKWAY; pass under the overpass.

  • Take the first exit off MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARKWAY. Continue through first stop sign; turn left at second stop sign onto E. LAVACA ST.

  • Continue on E. LAVACA ST. to JIMMY SIMMONS BLVD. (formerly UNIVERSITY DR.), turn left onto JIMMY SIMMONS BLVD.

  • Turn right on E. VIRGINIA

  • The Communication Building is on the left at the end of the street, across the road from Brook-Shivers Dining Hall


From the south on Highways 69/96/287 (Port Arthur)

  • Take Exit for TX-380/MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARKWAY/LAMAR UNIVERSITY

  • At end of ramp turn RIGHT onto MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARKWAY
  • Take the first exit off MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARKWAY. Continue through first stop sign; turn left at second stop sign onto E. LAVACA ST.
  • Continue on E. LAVACA ST. to JIMMY SIMMONS BLVD. (formerly UNIVERSITY DR.), turn left onto JIMMY SIMMONS BLVD.

  • Turn right on E. VIRGINIA

  • The Communication Building is on the left at the end of the street, across the road from Brook-Shivers Dining Hall