Commencement - Directions and Parking


Greenville University

Crum Recreation Center

North Elm & East Oak Street

Greenville, IL 62246



From the East & West

Leave I-70 at Exit 45 to Highway 127 North.
Take Highway 127 North (H-127 N) to the stop light by McDonald's and a Shell gas station.
Continue north (straight) on H-127 N over a bridge and follow the curve to the left following H-127 N.
Continue on H-127 N for approximately one mile until you reach another stoplight (Elm Street). You will see the Greenville University Factory Theatre on your left and a CVS Pharmacy on your right.
Turn right on Elm Street and continue north (straight) to the third stop sign, the intersection of Elm Street and Beaumont Avenue.
Turn left on Beaumont Avenue about two blocks.
Take the first left into Ganton Circle*.

From the North

Take Interstate 55 South to exit 63 toward RAYMOND/HILLSBORO. Turn left onto IL-127 S. Follow IL-127 S for 40 miles. IL-127 becomes College Avenue in Greenville. Turn left on North Elm St. At the second stop sign turn left on Beaumont Ave. After .1 miles turn left onto Ganton Circle*.

From the South

Take Interstate 57 North to Interstate 64 West via exit 96 toward ST. LOUIS. After 24 miles, take exit 50 toward CARLYLE/NASHVILLE, IL and turn right onto IL-127 N. Follow IL-127 N for 36 miles. Turn right on Elm Street. At the third stop sign turn left on Beaumont Ave. After .1 miles turn left onto Ganton Circle*.


Parking: There is no charge for parking in our campus lots, and no permit is required. 

All lots are available for parking.

Handicap Parking: Handicap parking is available in the Ganton parking lot (north-west of the Recreation Center), the parking lot on the corner of Durley and Elm (east of the Recreation Center), at Claussen Plaza south of the Ruby E. Dare Library, and in front of the Delbert E. Sims College Union (corner of College and Spruce). Those who are unable to walk across campus or who require assistance to reach their seats can arrive at the designated drop-off area on the east side of the recreation center. Campus Security Officers will be available to assist with parking.

Additional Questions or Information: Contact Kaylee Staton, Commencement Committee Chair, at 618.664.7020 or by email at  [email protected].

*If you have guests with specific needs, please contact Kaylee Staton at 618.664.7020 or by email at [email protected]