Directions & Locale

Use our directions, map, parking info and hotel information to visit our Denver Campus, to get a feel for life at JWU.

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GPS: East 18th Avenue & Olive Street, Denver, CO 80220

From I-70 East or West and Denver International Airport

  1. From I-70, exit Quebec Street (Exit 278).
  2. Take Quebec South to 17th Avenue.
  3. Turn right onto 17th Avenue.
  4. Turn right on Olive Street.
  5. Go one block to 18th Avenue.
  6. Our visitor parking entrance is right in front of you, at 18th and Olive.

From I-25 Southbound

  1. From I-25 South merge onto I-70 heading East.
  2. From I-70, exit Quebec Street (Exit 278).
  3. Take Quebec South to 17th Avenue.
  4. Turn right onto 17th Avenue.
  5. Take a right on Olive Street.
  6. Go one block to 18th Avenue.
  7. Our visitor parking entrance is right in front of you, at 18th and Olive Streets.

From I-25 Northbound

  1. Take I-25 North to Colorado Boulevard (Exit 204).
  2. Take Colorado Boulevard to East 17th Avenue (approximately 5 miles).
  3. Take 17th Avenue for approximately 2 miles.
  4. Take a left on Olive Street.
  5. Go one block to 18th Avenue.
  6. Our visitor parking entrance is right in front of you, at 18th and Olive.

 

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Parking

Visitor Parking

Park at the visitor parking lot at 18th and Olive Streets. Follow the signs to the Admissions office, located in Aspen Hall.

Student Parking

The university provides parking to students on a first come, first serve basis.

Student parking permits can be obtained from Student Affairs, which is located on the second floor of the Student Center, 303-256-9400. Before you bring a car to campus, you must first register your vehicle with them. As a permit holder, you must maintain a valid driver’s license, valid proof of insurance, and a valid vehicle registration, as well as obey all local and campus traffic regulations.

Insurance and Securing Valuables

You are required to carry insurance to cover any loss, damage or theft. When you leave your vehicle, always make sure that the doors are locked and that valuables have either been removed or are safely stored out of sight. The university is not responsible for any vehicle or its contents while it is parked on university or surrounding property.

Visit transportation.jwu.edu/denver for permit applications and other information.

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Transportation

Local Buses

RTD is the local bus system in the Denver and Boulder metro area. Route, schedule and ticket information

can be found online.

Students and employees can purchase RTD tickets at the kiosk located in the Student Union. Discounted and monthly passes are available.

For more information, call 303-299-6000.

Rail

Daily Amtrak services operate from Union Station at 18th and Wynkoop Streets.

For more information, call 303-534-2812.

Air travel

Denver’s airport is located less than 20 miles northeast of campus at 8500 Pena Blvd.

For more information, call 303-222-2000.