Maps and Directions

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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 James M. "Jimmy" Simmons Music Building, see below.

From All Points NORTH/EAST on I-10 or 69/96/287 (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 LAMAR UNIV/EAST VIRGINIA exit to RIGHT

- At stop sign, go STRAIGHT

- Turn into first drive on RIGHT and the James M. "Jimmy" Simmons Music Building will be on LEFT

 

From All Points WEST on I-10 (Houston):

- Take Exit 849 for US 69/96/287S to PORT ARTHUR

- Take Exit for TX-380/MLK PKWY/LAMAR UNIVERSITY

- At end of ramp at the stoplight, turn LEFT onto MLK

- Travel on MLK for approximately 1.5 miles

- Take Exit for EAST LAVACA/LAMAR UNIV to the RIGHT

- At first stop sign, go straight

- At second stop sign, turn left

- At next stop sign, turn left again

- Turn into first drive on RIGHT and the James M. "Jimmy" Simmons Music Building will be on your LEFT

 

From All Points SOUTH on 69/96/287S (Port Arthur):

- Take Exit for TX-380/MLK PKWY/LAMAR UNIVERSITY

- At end of ramp turn RIGHT onto MLK

- Travel on MLK for approximately 1.5 miles

- Take Exit for EAST LAVACA/LAMAR UNIV to the RIGHT

- At first stop sign, go straight

- At second stop sign, turn left

- At next stop sign, turn left again

- Turn into first drive on RIGHT and the James M. "Jimmy" Simmons Music Building will be on LEFT