Arizona State University Travel Tips

Arizona State University Travel Tips

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Tips for getting around Arizona State University

Arizona State University is one of the largest public universities in the United States. There are four campuses in the Phoenix Metro area, with the Tempe campus being ASU’s original campus. Old Main, the first building constructed in campus, still stands and is the perfect spot to start your tour of campus. In addition to Old Main, guests can visit ASU Gammage, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright; Palm Walk, which is lined by 111 palm trees, ASU Art Museum, University Bridge and more. Let us make it easy for you to explore the Tempe campus with tips on parking, transportation, events and attractions.

Free online learning tools through ASU For You

Arizona State University is providing learning tools and materials to keep all learners on track during COVID-19 by launching ASU For You. They have gathered valuable learning tools in one place at ASU to meet learners where they are, both in terms of physical location and educational needs.

ASU For You includes many learning tools at no cost such as virtual field trips; library access; video lessons, labs and simulations in K-12 subject areas; badge and certificate programs in areas such as health and well-being, smart cities and environmental science; tutoring, online courses and training videos for teachers or parents teaching from home; and courses for college credit. ASU For You will be updated regularly with new resources and tools. Share these resources with your colleagues, family and friends – anyone who you think can take advantage of these tools.

Getting To and Around ASU

ASU Tempe Campus Parking:

The ASU Tempe Campus provides visitor parking in several locations across campus. Convenient parking can be found in the garage on Apache Blvd. and Normal Ave., College Ave. and University Dr. or at Rural Rd. and Lemon St.  For sporting events, parking can be found north of the campus on the east side of Sun Devil Stadium.

Valley Metro Rail:

One convenient way to access ASU is Valley Metro Rail. Use a Park & Ride along Apache Boulevard and ride light rail to the University Drive/Rural Road station or the Tempe Transportation Center station at Veterans Way/College Ave. Both provide easy walking access to ASU Sun Devil Stadium, Wells Fargo Arena, the ASU Tempe Campus, ASU Gammage and ASU Art Museum.

Downtown Tempe Parking:

Visiting Downtown Tempe? Parking in Downtown Tempe is convenient with more than 22,000 on-street and off-street parking spaces. 21 parking lots and garages and over 500 metered spaces can be found just off of Mill Avenue, Ash Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway. While in Downtown Tempe, you can enjoy 100 restaurants, bars and shops. 

FLASH – Free Shuttle:

The City of Tempe is prepared to help students get to class. The FLASH Neighborhood Circulator is a free service that travels around the perimeter of Arizona State University’s Tempe Campus. Connect from Downtown Tempe to ASU from the multiple stops along University Dr.

Bicycles and Scooters:

Tempe is home to 215 miles of bike paths and trails. You can rent a bike from The Bicycle Cellar to explore our city on two wheels. Although scooters are not allowed on the ASU Tempe Campus they are available to rent throughout Downtown Tempe.

Coming Soon – Tempe Streetcar:

Coming in 2021, the Tempe Streetcar will connect the ASU Tempe Campus, Downtown Tempe, Tempe Beach Park, adjacent neighborhoods and commercial centers.

Find Things To Do Around ASU

“A” Mountain

With a quick jaunt to the top of “A” Mountain, also known as Hayden Butte, in Downtown Tempe, hikers are rewarded with views of the lake, ASU and rock drawings left hundreds of years ago by ancient people.

Mill Ave. and Third St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 350-4311

ASU Gammage

ASU Gammage is among the largest university-based performing arts presenters in the world. It is the home theater of the Desert Financial Broadway Across America – Arizona and the Beyond series. This historic 3,000 seat hall was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

ASU Tempe Campus
1200 S. Forest Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-3434

ASU Innovation Gallery

Located on the ASU Tempe campus in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change building, the Innovation Gallery is a public space in which students prototype conceptual exhibits and programming, drawing from faculty research.

School of Human Evolution & Social Change Bldg.
900 S. Cady Mall
Tempe, AZ 85287

(480) 965-6215

ASU Lunar Exploration Museum & NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Operations Center (LROC) Visitor Gallery

The Lunar Exploration Museum includes the LROC Visitor Gallery where visitors discover the excitement of exploration, learn about America’s  incredible space program, watch dedicated scientists charting the amazing lunar frontier, explore the Moon, and see a real Moon rock!

Arizona State University
Interdisciplinary A Building
1100 S. Cady Mall
Tempe, AZ 85287

Harry Wood Gallery

Exhibitions in all media by Master of Fine Arts students. Free and open to the public. Closed weekends and major holidays. Located in the School of Art Building, ASU Tempe Campus. Open Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

ASU Tempe Campus
900 S. Forest Mall
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-8521

Marston 3-D Theater

Located inside the ASU Gallery of Scientific Exploration, Marston 3-D Theater presents high-definition documentary movies with earth and space science themes and 3-D planetarium-style shows (on a flat screen). Marston 3-D shows are presented on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons.

ASU Tempe Campus – ITSB4 Bldg.
781 E. Terrace Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85281

(480) 965-5081

Sun Devil Ticket Office

Call or visit the website for team schedules, ticket information and a facility locator map. The office is located on the south side of Sun Devil Stadium and is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Tickets can be purchased online or in person.

ASU Tempe Campus
500 E. Veterans Way
Tempe, AZ 85287-2405

480-727-0000
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