Throughout the 2016-2017 season, the Emens main lobby and front entrance will be closed for construction of our lobby expansion project. Added amenities include an enlarged lobby, indoor box office and restrooms on the main floor. During this time however, Emens will using two alternate entrance locations indicated on the map below as the ‘Hargreaves Music Entrance’ (MU) and ‘Arts & Communications Entrance’ (AC).
The Emens Box Office will also be temporarily relocated across the street to the Sursa Hall box office. On the night of events, box office staff will be available at the MU and AC entrances two hours prior to each performance to assist with will call and additional event sales.
Circle Drive, located adjacent to Emens Auditorium, is police controlled. Individuals who have difficulty walking long distances can be dropped off along Circle Drive. The driver will be asked to vacate this area immediately in order to allow access to the shuttle buses and others needing this drop-off service.
Nearby parking is available in the Emens Parking Garage to the east of the auditorium. Entrances can be accessed off Riverside Avenue and Neely Avenue. This structure fills up quickly Monday through Thursday. Guests also may park in the McKinley Avenue Parking Garage (near the Music Instruction Building, across the street from Emens) at McKinley and Ashland Avenues, or in the Student Center Parking Garage near McKinley Avenue and Gilbert Street. There may be a nominal fee for parking in these structures.
If you are attending an Artist Series event, we recommend that you park in the Student Center Parking Garage or the surrounding lots and ride the free shuttle. The parking garage is located near the corner of McKinley Avenue and Gilbert Street. Service begins one hour before the performance and resumes immediately following the show. Call (765) 285-1539 for a show-by-show shuttle schedule.
Some campus parking lots are open to visitors without charge at certain times on selected days. Please read the following restrictions carefully:
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