Directions/Map/Hotel

Directions to Aquinas College

Maps (pdf):
From the North and South From the West From Chicago From the East
Printable Directions (pdf) Gerald R. Ford International Airport Amtrak Greyhound

From the North and South

Take US-131 to the I-196* (Gerald R. Ford Expressway) East exit. 
Follow I-196 and exit at Fuller Ave. 
Turn right (south) on Fuller Ave. and drive to Fulton Street. 

Turn left. Follow Fulton Street to Aquinas College Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center. 
Turn right into the parking lot off of Fulton Street. 
For the Admissions Office, continue past the main entrance and turn right into the Hruby Hall parking lot.

From the West

Drive to either US-131 or I-196 and follow the directions found under "From the North and South."  

From Chicago

Take I-94 to Michigan and exit onto I-196 in the Benton Harbor/St. Joseph area. Follow directions found under "From the North and South."  

From the East

Take I-96 to the Cascade Road exit (Exit 40). 
Follow Cascade Road west for about three miles 

Turn left on Fulton St. 
Just after the traffic light at Fulton and Plymouth, turn left into the Hruby Hall parking lot for the Admissions Office. 
For the main entrance to the College, continue turn left into the Aquinas College Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center parking lot off of Fulton Street.

PLEASE NOTE: *I-96 and I-196 are two different expressways in the Grand Rapids Area.  

Admissions Office 

The AQ Admissions office is located just inside the main entrance of Hruby Hall. (East of the Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center at 1760 Fulton St. SE. Just look for the green awning!) Hruby Hall has free parking available.

See the Campus Map (pdf) for further detail.

 

Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center 

The Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center is located at the main entrance to campus off of Fulton St. It's located at 1580 Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503

See the Campus Map (pdf) for further detail.

 

Wege Student Center 

The Wege Student Center is located adjacent to the Academic Building. Please enter off of Fulton next to the Sturrus Sports and Fitness Center. See the Campus Map for further detail. It's located at 1580 Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

 

 

Holmdene

Holmdene is located in the center of campus. It is accessible from both Fulton Street and Robinson Road. See the Campus Map for further detail.

Library

The Grace Hauenstein Library is located off of Woodward Ave., which is accessible from both Fulton Street and Robinson Road. See the Campus Map for further detail.

 

 

 

Transportation Alternatives 

Gerald R. Ford International Airport   http://www.grr.org/

As you leave the airport, turn north/right on Patterson Ave. 
At 28th Street, turn east/right to I-96 West. 
Take the Cascade Road West exit (40A). 
Follow Cascade Road west for about three miles until it merges with Fulton Street. 
Veer left. Our Fulton St. entrance is only a few blocks away, on your left.  

Airport Limo   http://www.airportlimo.com

Ground transportation services between the Gerald R. Ford International Airport and Aquinas College. Visit www.airportlimo.com or call (877) APT-LIMO (278-5466) for more information.    

Amtrak   http://www.amtrak.com/stations/grr.html

Located on the corner of Market Ave. and Wealthy St. 
Go north/right on Market to Fulton St. then turn east/right. 
Our Fulton Street entrance is just over one mile away, on your right.
Amtrak offers buy one ticket get one free for high school juniors and seniors. 
Visit the Amtrak Web site for more details.  

Greyhound   http://www.greyhound.com/

Located at 190 Wealthy St. S.W. 
Go east/right on Wealthy St. to Division Ave. and turn north/left. 
At Fulton St. turn east/right. 
Our Fulton St. entrance is only about one mile away, on your right.  

Hotel Information 

Area Hotels

Downtown/North:
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel-Downtown*
Pearl at Monroe
(616) 774-2000
(800) 253-3590
http://www.amwaygrand.com
Holiday Inn Hotel -Downtown* 
310 Pearl St. N.W.
(616) 235-7611
(800) 325-2525
http://www.holidayinn.com
   
Riverfront Hotel
270 Ann St. N.W.
(855) 344-6835 
http://www.ontherivergr.com
Country Inn and Suites*,**

3251 Deposit Dr. NE (I-96 & East Beltline)
(616) 942-7000
http://www.countryinns.com/grandrapidsmi_east

   

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Grand Rapids North
450 Center Dr. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 785-1600
http://www.marriott.com/grrsh

Hampton Inn Grand Rapids North
500 Center Dr. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 647-1000
http://www.grandrapidsnorth.hamptoninn.com

   

Holiday Inn Express Grand Rapids North
358 River Ridge Dr NW 
Walker, MI 49544
(616) 647-4100

Comfort Suites Grand Rapids North**
US 131 and West River Road
Across from Fifth Third Ball Park
(616) 785-7899
https://www.choicehotels.com/michigan/comstock-park/comfort-suites-hotels/mi235

   
Southeast:

Best Western Hospitality Hotel & Suites**
5500 28th St SE
(616) 949-8400
http://www.bestwestern.com/hospitalityhotelandsuites

Clarion Inn & Suites - Grand Rapids 
4981 28th St. S.E.
(616) 956-9304
(800) 426-7866
http://www.clarionhotel.com
   

Comfort Inn Grand Rapids**
4155 28th Street SE
(616) 957-2080
www.comfortinngrandrapids.com

Country Inn & Suites**
5399 28th St Ct
(616) 977-0909
http://www.countryinns.com/grandrapidsmi

   
Country Inn & Suites South**
2725 Buchanan Ave
(616) 246-6612
http://www.countryinns.com

Doubletree by Hilton Grand Rapids
4747 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 957-0100
www.doubletreegrandrapids.com

   
Hilton-Airport**
4747 28th St. S.E.
(616) 957-0100
(877) 944-5866
http://www.hilton.com

Crowne Plaza
Location: 5700 28th St. S.E.
Phone: (616) 957-1770
>>Book a Room Online Now 

   

Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Airport**
3063 Lake Eastbrook Blvd
Kentwood, MI 49512
(616) 285-7600
www.holidayinn.com/grandrapidsap

Holiday Inn Express Airport**
5401 28th St Ct
(616) 940-8100

   

Hyatt Place Grand Rapids - South**
2150 Metro Lane
Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 724-1234
www.grandrapidssouth.place.hyatt.com

Ramada Inn**
3333 28th Street SE
(616)949-9222
http://www.ramadaplazagr.com
   

Sleep Inn**
4284 29th Street
(616) 975-9000
http://www.sleepinn.com

SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Grand Rapids Airport**
5250 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 464-1130
http://www.marriott.com/grrse

   

Staybridge Suites Grand Rapids-Kentwood**
3000 Lake Eastbrook Blvd
Kentwood, MI 49512
(616) 464-3200
http://www.ihg.com/staybridge

 *Closest to Aquinas College
**Aquinas Discount Available