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How to get to New Student Orientation

Check in is located on the first floor of the University Student Union (#67 on this map). Park in lot #150 (green) as indicated on this map; use the Southeast lot (yellow) for overflow parking.

Update 6/29/22: the city of Brookings started construction on Jackrabbit Avenue, which is now closed between 6thand 8th Streets. When approaching from the EAST, we recommend turning north on 20th Avenue, which will turn into 8th Street. Follow 8th Street to Jackrabbit Avenueand follow the rest of directions below. When approaching from the WEST, we recommend turning north on 14th Avenue to 8th Street. At 8th Street, turn east toward Jackrabbit Avenue. Follow 8th Street to Jackrabbit Avenue and follow the rest of the directions below. 

From the South

  1. Traveling north on I-29, take the first Brookings exit (#132). Turn left and travel west into Brookings. You are now on Highway 14, which is also 6th Street (this is the main road through town).
  2. Follow 6th Street and turn right (north) onto Jackrabbit Avenue (formerly 16th Avenue), the first right after McDonald's.
  3. Continue north on Jackrabbit Avenue about four blocks to Student Union Lane.
  4. Turn left (west) onto Student Union Lane and drive about two blocks west to the University Student Union. Parking is available on the east side of the University Student Union.

From the North

  1. Traveling south on I-29, take the second Brookings exit (#132). Turn right and travel west into Brookings. You are now on Highway 14, which is also 6th Street (this is the main road through town).
  2. Follow 6th Street and turn right (north) onto Jackrabbit Avenue (formerly 16th Avenue), the first right after McDonald's.
  3. Continue north on Jackrabbit Avenue about four blocks to Student Union Lane.
  4. Turn left (west) onto Student Union Lane and drive about two blocks west to the University Student Union. Parking is available on the east side of the University Student Union.

From the East

  1. Traveling west, you will enter Brookings on Highway 14, which is also 6th Street (this is the main road through town).
  2. Follow 6th Street and turn right (north) onto Jackrabbit Avenue (formerly 16th Avenue), the first right after McDonald's.
  3. Continue north on Jackrabbit Avenue about four blocks to Student Union Lane.
  4. Turn left (west) onto Student Union Lane and drive about two blocks west to the University Student Union. Parking is available on the east side of the University Student Union.

From the West

  1. Traveling east, you will enter Brookings on Highway 14, which is also 6th Street (this is the main road through town).
  2. Follow 6th Street and turn left (north) onto Jackrabbit Avenue (formerly 16th Avenue), the left just before McDonald's.
  3. Continue north on Jackrabbit Avenue about four blocks to Student Union Lane.
  4. Turn left (west) onto Student Union Lane and drive about two blocks west to the University Student Union. Parking is available on the east side of the University Student Union.