Directions-Parking

The conference and awards events will be at the Auraria Campus in Denver.  These events will take place in two different campus buildings:

  • Friday, March 10  8:00am-5:00pm and Saturday, March 11 8:00am-5:00pm:  Registration, Lunch, Exhibiors Sessions and Morning networking (North Building Atrium & Classrooms)
  • Saturday, March 11  12:00pm-2:00pm:  Awards for Excellence in Environmental Education Celebration (Turnhalle Ballroom, Tivoli Student Center)

 

Location/Directions:

Address:  900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204  (Auraria Campus-University of Colorado-Denver & Metro State University)  

This is an address you can use for GPS to take you to the Tivoli Student Center/Parking Garage. From here you can walk to the North Building where conference activities will take place.   

Information about the Auraria Campus Event Locations: The Auraria Campus is bounded on the East by Speer Boulevard, on the North by the Auraria Parkway, and on the South by W. Colfax Avenue. There are numerous ways to enter Auraria Campus. Directions and parking for this conference are oriented around Auraria Parkway and 7th, 9th, and 12th Streets.

Event Venues: Conference activities will take place in the North Classroom Building and the Turnhalle Ballroom in the Tivoli Student Center. The North Classroom Building is located at the intersection of Larimer Street & S. Speer Blvd.   The Tivoli Student Union is located at 900 Auraria Parkway.

Click here to view the full Auraria Campus Map 

Specific Directions (or use google maps by clicking on the address above): Via 9th Street to Tivoli Student Union Building and Tivoli Parking Garage 

From Interstate 25 (I-25) Southbound:

  • Follow I-25 South to Exit 210A.
  • Take the I-25 North Exit 210A toward Ft Collins/Auraria Parkway.
  • Keep Left. Follow signs for Auraria Parkway.
  • Auraria Campus is on the right.
  • Turn Right onto 9th Street (second traffic light).
  • Turn Left onto Walnut Street (first stop sign) and proceed to entrance of Tivoli Parking Garage on the left. Tivoli Student Union is on the right. See specific walking directions below. 

From Interstate 25 (I-25) Northbound:

  • Follow I-25 North to Exit 210B.
  • Keep Right. Take Exit 210B for Auraria Parkway. Auraria Campus is on the right.
  • Turn Right onto 9th Street (second traffic light).
  • Turn Left onto Walnut Street (first stop sign) and proceed to entrance of Tivoli Parking Garage on the left. Tivoli Student Union is on the right. See specific walking directions below.

 From Downtown:

  • Take Speer Blvd North to Auraria Parkway.
  • Turn Left on Auraria Parkway. Auraria Campus is on the left.
  • Turn Left onto 9th Street (first traffic light). 
  • Turn Left onto Walnut Street (first stop sign) and proceed to entrance of Tivoli Parking Garage on the left. Tivoli Student Union is on the right. See specific walking directions below.

For bus and Light Rail Travel: The Auraria Campus is served by all six RTD Denver light rail lines. Take the C, E, or W lines to the Pepsi Center/Elitch Gardens light rail station, or take the D, F, or H lines to the Colfax at Auraria station.  For specific information from the campus: http://www.ahec.edu/about-auraria-campus/campus-sustainability/alternative-transportation

  • Visit http://www.rtd-denver.com/
  • Choose the “Trip Planner” option.  Enter your starting location.
  • In the “Going To” section, choose “Landmarks.”
  •  From the “Categories” drop down, choose “Higher Education Centers” and 
    “Auraria Campus North.”

 

Parking Information

Click here to view the full Auraria Campus Parking Map 

Click here for more information about parking options

Conference attendees are welcome to park in any of the lots on or near campus for a minimum daily fee. The Tivoli Parking Garage (is easy to get to and central to conference locations), Holly Surface Parking Lots and 7th Street Parking Garage offer the closest parking at a reasonable fee. Parking is usually $6.25 for the day and can be paid by credit card. 

Holly Surface Lot: The Holly Surface lot can be accessed from Speer Blvd south. Turn right on Curtis St and the parkling lot will be on your right. It can also be accessed from Auraria Parkway. Turn on 5th street and then left onto Curtis St. Holly Lot will be on your left. 

7th Street Parking Garage Via Auraria Parkway: The 7th Street Parking Garage can be accessed from Auraria Parkway via 7th Street. From eastbound Auraria Parkway, campus will be on the Right. From westbound Auraria Parkway, campus will be on the left. Turn at the street light for 7th Street and take a left on Walnut Street. 7th Street Parking Garage entrance is on the Right.  Look for the Tivoli Student Center (tall red brick building- see link to picture above).  Use map below to orient yourself to conference buildings. This garage is typically closed on Saturday.

PLEASE NOTE: The Pepsi Center has a Denver Nuggets game that starts at 7pm on Friday, 3/10 and has an Avalanche game that starts at 5pm on Saturday.  Please plan accordingly and expect parking lines closer to the event during these times. 


Unloading Information for Exhibitors/Presenters

NOTE: Loading/ unloading is restricted to 20 minutes maximum. When finished, move your vehicle immediately to the nearest parking location. Please watch for pedestrians.

For Conference Exhibitors/Presenters: For loading/unloading near the North Classroom Building, use 11th Street. If you turn right on 11th from Walnut Street (where the Trivoli Parking Garage is) you will go into the alley where Larimer and 11th Street meet. The North Classroom Building is straight ahead on your left side (the PE/Event Center will be on your right).

CAEE works to ensure everyone in Colorado has an opportunity to learn about the environment where they live. We value inclusiveness and welcome everyone to the field of environmental education.

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1536 Wynkoop St, Suite 314, Denver, CO 80202
phone: 303-273-9527
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