Maps & Directions-Commencement Weekend - Carnegie Mellon University

Getting To & Around Carnegie Mellon

In the Oakland section of the city, CMU's campus is easy to find and interesting to explore. Check out the driving directions below and download a campus map to make navigating easier.

Maps

Campus, parking & shuttle map | Seating & stadium map | Robing & procession map


Directions

Getting to Campus

From the North and Northeast

  • Take I-279 South to PA-28 South or I-579 South to cross the Veterans Bridge.
  • Follow signs toward I-376 East toward Monroeville. This will take you to the Boulevard of the Allies. 
  • Take the Boulevard of the Allies away from downtown Pittsburgh, into Schenley Park.
  • After crossing the bridge into the park, take the second ramp on the right (marked by a big orange sign saying "Oakland").
  • Follow the ramp and cross the Panther Hollow Bridge, then bear left at the three-way intersection and go past Phipps Conservatory.
  • Turn right on to Frew Street.
  • Turn left on to Tech Street. 
  • Turn right on to Margaret Morrison Street.
  • Turn left on to Forbes Avenue. 
  • This will take you directly to campus. The entrance to the East Campus Garage is located at Forbes Avenue and Devon Road. There is another entrance at Forbes Avenue and Beeler Street.
  • If you prefer to park in another campus garage or lot, please refer to the campus map above for directions. 
  • Please note that Margaret Morrison Street will be closed on Sunday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accomodate the diploma ceremony shuttles. If you are attempting to get to campus, continue past Phipps Conservatory and make a left at the fork in the road. Follow the road up the hill into the park and make a left on to Forbes Avenue.
  • This will take you directly to campus. The entrance to the East Campus Garage is located at Forbes Avenue and Devon Road. There is another entrance at Forbes Avenue and Beeler Street.

From the South and Airport area

  • Take I-376 East and continue through the Fort Pitt Tunnel.
  • Cross the bridge and take the right ramp to continue on I-376 East toward Monroeville.
  • Take Exit 72A Forbes Avenue/Oakland.
  • This will take you directly to campus. The entrance to the East Campus Garage is located at Forbes Avenue and Devon Road. There is another entrance at Forbes Avenue and Beeler Street.
  • If you'd prefer to park in another campus garage or lot, please refer to the campus map above for directions.

From the East/Monroeville

  • Take I-376 West toward Pittsburgh.
  • Take Exit 74 Squirrel Hill.
  • Off the exit ramp, turn left on to Forward Avenue.
  • As the first traffic signal, bear left on to Murray Avenue.
  • Continue up the hill and turn left on to Forbes Avenue. (There will be a Rite-Aid on your left).
  • This will take you directly to campus. The entrance to the East Campus Garage is located at Forbes Avenue and Devon Road. There is another entrance at Forbes Avenue and Beeler Street.
  • If you'd prefer to park in another campus garage or lot, please refer to the campus map above for directions.

From the West/Ohio River Valley

  • Take PA-65 South, Ohio River Boulevard, toward downtown Pittsburgh.
  • As you pass Heinz Field, take the right lane toward I-376 East/Fort Pitt Bridge to cross the Fort Duquesne Bridge.
  • Get in the second lane from the right and follow signs toward I-376 East toward Monroeville.
  • Follow signs toward I-376 East toward Monroeville.
  • Take Exit 72A Forbes Avenue/Oakland.
  • This will take you directly to campus. The entrance to the East Campus Garage is located at Forbes Avenue and Devon Road. There is another entrance at Forbes Avenue and Beeler Street.
  • If you'd prefer to park in another campus garage or lot, please refer to the campus map above for directions.