GETTING TO JCU: John Carroll University is an easy drive from the following cities:

  • Chicago, IL – 6 hours
  • Indianapolis, IN – 5 hours
  • Buffalo, NY – 3.5 hours
  • Pittsburgh, PA – 2 hours
  • Washington, DC – 6 hours
  • New York City, NY – 8 hours
  • Columbus, OH – 2 hours
  • Dayton, OH – 4 hours
  • Cincinnati, OH – 4 hours
  • JCU can be accessed most easily from the following airports:
  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) – 30 minutes
  • Akron-Canton Regional Airport (CAK) – 1 hour

DIRECTIONS TO JCU:

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 I-271:

  • Take I-271 (Local Lanes, not Express) to Exit 32 (Cedar/Brainard Rd.); follow Cedar Rd. West for 2.5 miles (pass Beachwood Mall on your left) to South Belvoir Blvd.; take left on South Belvoir, travel 0.3 miles.  At the second stop sign turn right onto Washington Blvd.  At the next intersection turn left on Mirimar Blvd.  Pass Gesu Parish (NOTE: Parking is NOT in the Gesu lot this year), at the next stop sign bear to the left on to Milford Rd., at next stop sign bear to right and parking lot entrance will be on your right.  If you come to Fairmount Circle (BP on your left) you have gone to far – BUT you can turn into the BP Station and get to the parking lot through a back entrance.

From downtown Cleveland:

  • Take Carnegie Ave. 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 Rd. and then get into the middle lane and follow Cedar Rd. all the way in to South Belvoir Blvd. (approximately 4 miles); take right on South Belvoir, travel 0.3 miles.  At the second stop sign turn right onto Washington Blvd.  At the next intersection turn left onto Mirimar Blvd.  Pass Gesu Parish (NOTE: Parking is NOT in the Gesu lot this year), at the next stop sign bear to the left on to Milford Rd., at next stop sign bear to right and parking lot entrance will be on your right.  If you come to Fairmount Circle (BP on your left) you have gone to far – BUT you can turn into the BP Station and get to the parking lot through a back entrance.


LODGING

Unfortunately, we do not have the lodging facilities to accommodate your staff while you are in Cleveland.  However here is a list of hotels close to JCU:

Clarion — Beachwood
I-271 and Chagrin Boulevard
Beachwood, OH
(216) 831-5150
Hyde Park Grille restaurant on site

Courtyard by Marriott — Beachwood
3695 Orange Place
I-271 and Chagrin Boulevard
Beachwood, OH
(216) 765-1900
www.marriott.com/clebw

Embassy Suites — Beachwood
I-271 and Chagrin Boulevard
Beachwood, OH
(800) 317-1960
Includes full breakfast and manager’s reception with complimentary cocktail. Free shuttle service within a three-mile radius (JCU included).

Hilton — Beachwood
I-271 and Chagrin Boulevard
Beachwood, OH
(877) 865-5324

Holiday Inn — Beachwood
I-271 and Chagrin Boulevard
Beachwood, OH
(216) 831-3300
www.holidayinn.com
Houlihans Restaurant on site

Holiday Inn — Mayfield Village
I-271 and Wilson Mills Road
780 Beta Drive
(440) 461-9200

Super 8 Motel — Beachwood
I-271 and Chagrin Boulevard
Beachwood, OH
(216) 831-7200