Gateway Offers Additional Parking at IKEA with Shuttle Service

Monday, January 24, 2011

Due to heavy usage of the Long Wharf parking lots, an agreement has been reached with IKEA to use their parking lot during the first weeks of the spring semester.

Gateway Community College will  provide shuttle service from Ikea starting Monday-Thursday January 24,25,26,27. The week of January 31, and February,1,2,3.

Service is available as the weather permits and students, faculty and staff are urged to exercise caution while parking and walking due to melting snow that is causing icy spots.




GCC offers more than 85 associate degree and certificate programs and serves more than 11,000 credit and non-credit students each year. GCC is currently located on two campuses — at 60 Sargent Drive on Long Wharf in New Haven and at 88 Bassett Road in North Haven. Work began in the fall of 2009 on a new state-of-the art campus in downtown New Haven, which is slated to open in 2012 and will be the state’s first public building gold-certified in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

GCC serves students in 24 towns and cities in the greater New Haven area, including: Ansonia, Bethany, Branford, Bridgeport, Cheshire, Clinton, Derby, East Haven, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Middletown, Milford, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, Wallingford, West Haven and Woodbridge. For more information, visit