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Directions and Parking

 

1. How do I drive to the Gateway Downtown Campus?

In GoogleMaps, Waze or other applications enter 20 Church Street, New Haven, CT as the destination address.

From Hartford

  • I-91 South to I-95 South (New York). Take Exit 46, Long Wharf (first exit on the right).

  • At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto Sargent Drive.

  • Go straight. Turn left at the traffic light on Church Street and go over the bridge toward downtown New Haven. The college is on the left.

From New London

  • I-95 South (New York). Take Exit 46, Long Wharf (first exit on the right).

  • At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto Sargent Drive.

  • Go straight. Turn left at the traffic light on Church Street and go over the bridge toward downtown New Haven. The college is on the left.

From New York

  • I-95 North to exit 1 toward Downtown New Haven.

  • Make a slight right onto N Frontage Road.

  • Turn Right onto Church Street. The college will be on your left.

2. How do I drive to the Gateway Parking Garage?

Follow the driving directions above and turn left onto Crown Street.  The entrance to the Gateway parking garage will be on your left about halfway up the block.

3. How do I drive to the Temple Street Garage?

Follow the directions to the Downtown Campus and turn left onto Crown Street.  The entrance to the Temple Street Garage is on the left after the entrance to the Gateway Garage.  There is also and entrance from George Street and from Frontage Road.

4. How do I get from the Gateway Parking Garage into the Gateway campus?

There are elevators located in the southeast corner of each level of the parking garage.

Two entrances are available into the campus directly from the Gateway Garage.  The entrance on the 4th floor of the garage provides access to the 3rd floor of the North Building.

The Lower level of the garage provides access to the 1st floor of the North Building.

5. How do I get from the Temple Street Garage into the Gateway campus?

From the Temple Street Garage follow the marked pedestrian exit routes and you can enter the buildings from the corners of Church and George Street or Church and Crown Street.

6. How do I park for free in the Gateway Parking Garage or the Temple Street Parking Garage?

Students, faculty and staff may park for free in the Gateway Garage or the Temple Street Garage by holding the barcode on their Gateway ID up to the reader at the entrance to the garage.The same procedure is followed to exit the garage.

Until the readers are activated students, faculty and staff may park in the Gateway Garage by showing their Gateway ID to the attendant at the garage entrance.  Anyone parking in the Temple Street Garage needs to take a parking ticket and bring the ticket to a Gateway Security Desk (at the entrances) to have the ticket validated.

7. What are the hours of operation for the garages?

  • Gateway Garage:
    Monday – Friday: 6:00am -11:30pm
    Saturday:  7:00am – 5:00pm
    The garage is open on days when the college is open.
  • Temple Street Garage:  open 24/7 everyday

8. Can visitors to the campus park for free in the garages?

The college validates parking for visitors who use the Temple Street Garage. Parking tickets should be brought to a GCC security desk where they can be validated. 

On occasion, parking spaces can be arranged in the GCC garage by previous arrangement.

9. How do I arrange for a security officer to walk me to my car, bus stop, or while waiting for my ride?

Please stop by any security desk (at the entrances) to arrange for an escort to your car, a nearby bus stop or while waiting for your ride at the curb. You may also call 203-285-2246 or extension 52246 to make arrangements for assistance.

GPS Parking Garage Locations

Gateway Garage Entrance:
160 Crown Street

Temple Garage Entrances:
180 Crown Street
1 Temple Street
230 George Street

 

U-Pass Program Starts Fall 2017

U-Pass Program Starts Fall 2017
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