Department Location

We are located primarily in the Duane Physical Laboratories Building on the CU Boulder Campus.

Getting to Campus

From the Denver Area (East and South)

To get to Boulder from the Denver area, go west on U.S. 36 (from I-25 or I-270) and exit at Baseline Road. Turn left (west) on Baseline Road, then right (north) on Broadway to campus.

From the North

From the north, take U.S. 287 south to Highway 119 (Diagonal Highway). Highway 119 becomes Highway 157 (Foothills Parkway) just north of Boulder. Turn right (west) from Foothills Parkway onto Baseline Road. Drive west on Baseline to Broadway, then turn right (north) on Broadway to campus.

From the West

Take I-70 east to U.S. 6. Go east on U.S. 6 to CO. 58. Turn right (east) on CO.58 to CO. 93. Make a left (north) onto CO. 93 towards Boulder. CO. 93 will turn into Broadway once in Boulder. Continue on Broadway (west) and you will see the campus on the right shortly after you pass Baseline Rd.

Taking the Bus

RTD and GOBoulder operate several buses in the Boulder area, many of which travel to and from the CU Boulder Campus. Please check their web sites for up-to-date information on schedules.

Navigating Campus

The University of Colorado provides a Campus Map for visitors. Parking is available for a charge of $3.00 adjacent to the Duane Physics building to the east.

Parking on Campus

Campus Parking and Transportation Services has provided a parking map for visitors, which details the various parking lots. The closes pay-to-park lots on campus are lots 354 and 359, near Benson Earth Sciences, east of Duane. Both lots are metered at 2-hour intervals. For longer stays, please use the Regent Parking Lot (319) or the Euclid Auto Park (205).