Western Kentucky University

Driving Directions

Directions to the College Heights Foundation

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DIRECTIONS FROM NORTH AND SOUTH I-65

1. Take Exit 26 off of Interstate 65.

2. Turn toward Bowling Green onto Cemetery Road.

3. Continue straight for three miles as you follow the WKU banners toward campus. Continue going straight across 31-W Bypass.  You will pass a fire station on your left. After passing the fire station, go through one traffic light (Chestnut Street) and a stop sign (State Street), then turn left at the second stop sign onto College Street (this is a one-way street). SKYPAC (the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center) will be on the corner.

4. Stay on College Street through downtown Bowling Green and continue until you reach the top of the Hill. College Street will dead-end at College Heights Boulevard at a statue of Henry Hardin Cherry. Turn right onto College Heights Boulevard at the stop sign and stay in the right-hand lane as you descend the Hill and go around a curve.

5. Immediately after making the curve, then veer left onto Colonnade Drive.  The Chandler Memorial Chapel will be the first building on your right and the Foundation Building will be the second building on your right.  If you pass Wetherby Administration Building then you have gone too far.

6. The College Heights Foundation is located in the Foundation Building.  There are reserved visitor parking signs immediately in front of the building.  Please call 270-745-4597 to ensure your name is placed on one of the reserved visitor signs.


IF YOU ARE TRAVELING ON THE WILLIAM NATCHER PARKWAY:

1. Take Exit 6 off the William Natcher Parkway for US-31W/Nashville Road.

2. Turn toward Bowling Green off the exit ramp.

3. You will travel approximately 2 miles (go past Lost River Cave, the WKU Center for Research and Development, and the WKU South Campus) and come to a stop light at the corner of Nashville Road and University Boulevard.

4. Turn left onto University Boulevard.  University Boulevard is a 4-lane road; get in the right-hand lane on the right side.

5. Turn right at the first stop light onto Normal Drive and continue straight until you reach a traffic light at the top of the Hill (Hardin Planetarium will be on your right).

6.  Turn left at the traffic light onto College Heights Boulevard.  Go straight through the stop sign (Cherry Hall will be on your left) and stay in the right-hand lane as you descend the Hill and go around a curve.

7. Immediately after the curve, then veer left onto Colonnade Drive.  The Chandler Memorial Chapel will be the first building on your right and the Foundation Building will be the second building on your right.  If you pass Wetherby Administration Building then you have gone too far.

8. The College Heights Foundation is located in the Foundation Building.  There are reserved visitor parking signs immediately in front of the building.  Please call 270-745-4597 to ensure your name is placed on one of the reserved visitor signs.

 

 Last Modified 11/15/13