From the East

  • Via the Ohio Turnpike (Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.), exit the Ohio Turnpike at Gate 187; follow I-480 West to I-271 North. Continue with directions from I-271.
  • Via I-90 (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, New York City, and New England), take I-90 West to I-271 South (Local Lanes, not Express). Continue with directions from I-271.
  • Via I-480 (Youngstown), take I-480 West to I-271 North. Continue with directions from I-271.

From the Local East Side Suburbs

  • Take I-271. Continue with directions from I-271.

From the West

  • Via the Ohio Turnpike (Toledo, Detroit, Chicago), exit the Ohio Turnpike at Gate 151; follow I-480 East to I-271 North. Continue with directions from I-271.

From the Local West Side Suburbs

  • Take I-71 North to I-480 East; follow I-480 East to I-271 North, or take I-90 East to I-271 South (Local Lanes, not Express). Continue with directions from I-271.

From the South (via I-77 or I-71)

  • Via I-71 (Akron, Columbus, Cincinnati), take I-71 North to I-271 North. Continue with directions from I-271.
  • Via I-77 (Akron, Canton, Marietta), take I-77 North to I-271 North. Continue with directions from I-271.

From Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

  • Take I-480 East to I-271 North. Continue with directions from I-271.

From Downtown Cleveland

  • Take Carnegie Avenue East to Cedar Hill; follow the traffic under the bridge and up the hill, staying in the right-hand lane; at the top of the hill bear right on to Cedar Road and then get into the middle lane and follow Cedar all the way in to Warrensville Center Road; turn right onto Warrensville Center. Follow Warrensville Center for 1.3 miles, staying in the right lane; turn right onto the traffic circle. When you reach the traffic circle, stay in the center lane and go around the circle until you reach John Carroll Boulevard (formerly North Park Boulevard North East). Turn right onto John Carroll Boulevard. You will see campus directly in front of you. Continue straight, going through one stop sign, then turn left into campus. At the entrance gate, inform the Safety Service representative that you are visiting the Office of Admission and he/she will direct you to visitor or available parking.

From I-271

  • Take I-271 (Local Lanes, not Express) to Exit 32 (Cedar/Brainard Road); follow Cedar Road West for 3.2 miles until you reach Warrensville Center Road; turn left onto Warrensville Center. Follow Warrensville Center for 1.3 miles, staying in the right lane; turn right onto the traffic circle. When you reach the traffic circle, stay in the center lane and go around the circle until you reach John Carroll Boulevard (formerly North Park Boulevard North East). Turn right onto John Carroll Boulevard. You will see campus directly in front of you. Continue straight, going through one stop sign, then turn left into campus. At the entrance gate, inform the Safety Service representative that you are visiting the Office of Admission and he/she will direct you to visitor or available parking.

By RTA

  • John Carroll University is easily accessible by RTA trains and buses. Our campus is approximately one mile from both the Belvoir and Warrensville train stations on the Green Line, and only a 20-minute train ride away from downtown. John Carroll is served by a number of nearby RTA bus stops, as well. Please see the RTA website for more details.