Eugene is easily accessible by road, rail, and air. If you are traveling here by air, Eugene airport (EUG) is a 20 minute taxi ride from campus. If you come by rail, the Eugene train station is opposite the Hilton and just a few minutes from campus. By road, Eugene is accessible from Interstate 5. Simply follow the signs to the University of Oregon. You may also take the public transportation: Ford Alumni Center is within 3 minutes of walking distance from the Agate stop of the EmX. The Ford Alumni Center is adjacent to the Matthew Knight Arena. Its address is 1720 East 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403.
The closest hotels to the Ford Alumni Center are the Best Western New Oregon Motel and the Phoenix Inn. Other hotels are in the vicinity and a short walk or drive away. Hotels in the Gateway area of Springfield such as the Hilton Garden Inn are accessible to campus through hotel shuttles or through the EmX.
Parking is available in the the Columbia garage west of the Ford Alumni Center on 13th Avenue. An attendant will be present in the entry kiosk, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., to answer questions and direct visitors. In addition, they can assist you with pay options and locations in the garage. Cash, credit or debit cards are accepted at the pay station or by the attendant. Prices range from $1 to $3 per hour or a daily maximum of $12.
Address: Ford Alumni Center, East 13th Avenue, Eugene, OR Google Map
There are also plenty of on-street meter parking lots. The parking map and atlas are available online. For more information regarding reserved parking, please contact the Department of Parking and Transportation at (541) 346-5444. Here is a brief map showing the street parking options near Ford Alumni Center.