Visitor Access and Parking

Everyone is welcome to visit the JMU Libraries and access many of our collections, spaces, and services while in one of our library locations. Learn more about our services for visitors and alumni.

Parking:

Go to University Parking Services, obtain a visitor parking permit, and request a map of campus. Parking Services staff can show you the location of the library location you want to visit and the nearest visitor parking spaces.

Directions to University Parking Services:

Take exit 245 off-I81. Turn west onto Port Republic Road. Go a short distance to the stoplight at Port Republic Road and JMU’s Bluestone Drive. Turn right onto Bluestone Drive and go past Zane Showker Hall on the left. Immediately past Zane Showker Hall, turn left onto Champions Drive and go to the parking deck where you will find assistance at the Parking Services office.

If traveling on route 42/High Street, go to Maryland Avenue. Turn east and go to South Main Street. The street becomes Port Republic Road after crossing over South Main Street. Continue east to the next stoplight at Port Republic Road and JMU’s Bluestone Drive. Turn left onto Bluestone Drive and go past Zane Showker Hall on the left. Immediately past Zane Showker Hall, turn left onto Champions Drive and go to the parking deck where you will find assistance at the Parking Services office.

If traveling on Route 11/South Main Street, go to the Port Republic Road and South Main Street intersection. Turn east onto Port Republic Road and go to the next stoplight at Port Republic Road and JMU’s Bluestone Drive. Turn left onto Bluestone Drive and go past Zane Showker Hall on the left. Immediately past Zane Showker Hall, turn left onto Champions Drive and go to the parking deck where you will find assistance at the Parking Services office.