Griffon Orientation

Getting to Campus

Location
Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, Missouri 64507

From the South (Kansas City, MO/KS)
Approx. Distance - 55 miles
Estimated Drive Time - 1 hour


Take I-29 North
Take exit 46A to merge onto US-36 East
Take the first exit, which is Riverside Road
Turn left
At the second stoplight, turn left on Mitchell Avenue
Go about one mile - Missouri Western is on the right

From the North (Omaha, NE)
Approx. Distance - 134 miles
Estimated Drive Time - 2.5 hours


Take I-29 South
Take exit 47 for MO-6
Turn right at MO-6W/Frederick Avenue
Turn left at Woodbine Road
Turn left at Faraon Street
Take first right on James McCarthy Drive

From the East (Chillicothe, MO)
Approx. Distance - 74 miles
Estimated Drive Time - 1.5 hours


Take 36 Hwy West
Take the Riverside Road exit
Turn right onto Riverside Road
At the first stoplight, turn left onto Mitchell Avenue
Go about one mile - Missouri Western is on the right


From the West (Troy, KS)
Approx. Distance - 17 miles
Estimated Drive Time - 31 minutes


Take 36 Hwy East
Take the Riverside Road exit
Turn left onto Riverside Road
At the second stoplight, turn left on Mitchell Avenue
Go about one mile - Missouri Western is on the right

Where to Park
Click on the map above for parking locations.
All students and guests are encouraged to park in lots G and C. You may also view the online campus map.