Driving Directions and Parking

From the Southeast Texas Regional Airport

Exit the airport, pass under Highway 69/96 and turn left onto the access road. Enter Highway 69/96; drive until you reach the Martin Luther King exit. Take the exit and merge onto Martin Luther King Blvd. Take the first exit off Martin Luther King. Continue through the first stop sign. Turn left at second stop sign (Lavaca). Continue through next stop sign. Turn left at next stop sign (Jimmy Simmons Blvd). Turn at the second left into the parking lot for the Setzer Student Center.

From Houston Area

Take Interstate 10 east to Beaumont. Exit Highway 69/96 (Port Arthur exit) just before the Hilton on the right. Continue down Highway 69/96; take the Martin Luther King exit. Turn left on Martin Luther King; pass under the overpass. Take the first exit off Martin Luther King. Continue through first stop sign. Turn left at next stop sign (Lavaca). Turn left again at the next stop sign (Jimmy Simmons Blvd). Turn at the second left into the parking lot for the Setzer Student Center.

From Louisiana

Take Interstate 10 west to Beaumont. Exit Martin Luther King. Turn left on Martin Luther King; pass under the overpass. Continue down Martin Luther King Drive, and take the Lamar University exit, just past Washington Blvd. Turn right on Lavaca. Turn left at the next stop sign (Jimmy Simmons Blvd). Turn at the second left into the parking lot for the Setzer Student Center.

From Woodville/Lufkin Area

Take Highway 69 or Highway 96 south to Beaumont. Exit Interstate 10 East (to Orange) Take the Martin Luther King exit. Turn right on Martin Luther King, and continue down Martin Luther King, exiting at the Lamar University exit. Turn right on Lavaca. Turn left at the next stop sign (Jimmy Simmons Blvd). Turn at the second left into the parking lot for the Setzer Student Center.

From Galveston

Take the ferry north to Highway 87. Continue down Highway 87, taking the detour route through High Island, until you get to Winnie. Pass Highway 73, turn right onto Interstate 10 East. Exit Highway 69/96 (Port Arthur exit) just before the Hilton on the right. Continue down Highway 69/96; take the Martin Luther King exit. Turn left on Martin Luther King; pass under the overpass. Take the first exit off Martin Luther King. Continue through first stop sign; turn left at second stop sign (Lavaca). Continue through next stop sign. Turn left at the next stop sign (Jimmy Simmons Blvd). Turn at the second left into the parking lot for the Setzer Student Center.

The Setzer Student Center is the main meeting place for New Student Orientation, so we encourage attendees to park in Lot C-1. This parking lot is located behind the Setzer Student Center and beside the Ty Terrell Track and the Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center. Handicap parking is available near the rear entrance to the Setzer Student Center. The street address for Lot C-1 is:

4400 Jimmy Simmons Blvd
Beaumont, TX 77705

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