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Visitor Information

Commencement Weekend Hours

Please review the hours of operation of important facilities and services during graduation week.

Student Union

Friday, May 12, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 | Closed

Bookstore

Friday, May 12, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 14, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Police and Safety

24/7
(814) 824-2304

Directions to Campus

From:

Pittsburgh: I-79 north to I-90 east to Erie, exit 27 (130 miles)
Buffalo: I-90 west to Erie, exit 27 (95 miles)
Cleveland: I-90 east to Erie, exit 27 (95 miles)
Philadelphia: PA Turnpike or I-80 west to I-79 north to I-90 east to Erie, exit 27 (394 miles)
New York City: I-80 west to I-79 north to I-90 east to Erie, exit 27 (495 miles)
Boston: I-90 west to Erie, exit 27 (552 miles)
Long Island: Cross George Washington Bridge to I-80 west to I-79 north to I-90 east to Erie, exit 27 (485 miles)

Exit 27 (State Street exit): Take Route 97 north for one mile to junction of Route 505. Veer right and continue on Route 97 north (Old French Road) to East 38th Street. Turn right, four blocks to Mercyhurst College.

Erie International Airport: Head east on Route 5 (West 12th Street) to State Street. Turn right (south) on State Street to East 38th Street. Left five blocks to Mercyhurst College (10 miles).

From Mercyhurst North East campus to Erie campus: Take I-90 west to Erie, exit 29 (Parade Street). Follow that to East 38th Street. Take a left onto East 38th Street. Mercyhurst College main gates will be on the left (17 miles).

 

Directions to Erie Insurance Arena

809 French Street, Erie PA 16501

From I-90 West. Take Exit 22B to merge onto I-79 North toward Erie for 6.0 miles. Take Exit 183A and turn right onto Route 5 (West 12th Street). Take left turn onto Peach street and then turn right onto West 8th street. Take the 2nd right turn onto French street. 

From I-90 East. Take Exit 32 to merge onto Route 290 West. Continue on Route 290 West for 5.3 miles and turn left onto East 12th street. Take right turn onto Parade street and then turn left onto East 7th street. Take the 3rd left onto French street. 

From Erie International Airport: Follow Route 5 (West 12th Street) east for 5.7 miles. Turn left onto Peach street and drive around 0.3 mile and turn right onto West 8th street. Take the 2nd right onto French street. 

From Mercyhurst (approx. 3.4 miles): Turn left out of Mercyhurst’s front gates onto East 38th Street. Drive five blocks to State Street, turn right and continue downtown for 2.0 miles. Turn right on East 8th street and take the 1st right onto French street. 

Entering the Erie Insurance Arena

Doors to the arena will be open at 12:30 p.m. Families and guests may use the main entrance.

Visit the Erie Insurance Arena website
 

Parking Information

Parking is available at the Erie Insurance Arena ramp on East 8th street between French and Holland streets ($5.00 parking fee - cash only). Handicap parking is available on the north side of the Arena.