Conference and Event Planning

The Eberhard Center
Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus

From Muskegon: take I-96 East to US-131 south. US-131 south to the Pearl Street exit, #85B.Turn right on Pearl Street for one block to the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus. Approximately 41 miles from Muskegon.

From Detroit/Lansing: take I-96 West to I-196 West (Gerald R. Ford Freeway) to the Ottawa Street exit #77. Follow Ottawa Street and continue to Fulton Street. Turn right at Fulton Street, Continue for one block, passing beyond the US-131 overpass to our campus. Detroit is approximately 158 miles from the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus and Lansing is approximately 67 miles from here.

From Kalamazoo: take US-131 North to the Pearl Street Exit, #85B. Turn left onto Pearl Street and proceed one block beyond the US-131 overpass to our campus. Kalamazoo is approximately 50 miles from our Grand Rapids Campus.

From Northern Michigan: take US-131 south to the Pearl Street exit, #85B. Turn right on Pearl Street for one block to the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus. Traverse City is approximately 139 miles from the Grand Rapids Campus.

From Chicago: take I-94 East to I-196/US-31 (Exit 34) at Benton Harbor. Take I-196 toward Grand Rapids to US-131 south. Take US-131 south to Pearl Street exit (keep to the right of the on-ramp to US-131 as this becomes the off-ramp for Pearl Street). Turn right on Pearl Street for one block to the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus. Approximately 176 miles from Chicago. PLEASE NOTE: Michigan is in the Eastern time zone.

**Additional overflow parking is available in the Watson Lot.  From the Fulton Lot, proceed West on Fulton Street to Mt. Vernon Avenue.  Turn left onto Mt. Vernon Avenue and proceed South to Watson Street.  Turn left onto Watson Street and entrance to the Watson lot is on the right.   For Additional Driving Directions/Maps:  Google Maps

The Eberhard Center
Phone: 616-331-6620     Fax: 616-331-6696
Email: meet@gvsu.edu    Web: www.gvsu.edu/meetatgvsu

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