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Driving Directions

​​UHD's dynamic campus is located at One Main Street in downtown Houston, easily accessed from all major freeways. For directions on how to get to UHD by freeway, scroll below.

For a closer view of UHD's campus in relationship to the streets of downtown Houston, including parking lots and vehicle entrances, check the downloadable UHD Map. We also offer an interactive campus map for all of our locations. The Parking Office in room N117 (One Main Building) is responsible for UHD Parking permits and tokens.

METRO operates a light rail line that stops on Main Street in front of UHD's campus. A number of bus routes also serve UHD's campus. METRO Bus Passes and Schedules are available, along with tokens, at the Information Center, located on the third floor of the One Main Building.

Address for UHD's Visitor Parking Lot:

UHD Visitor Parking Lot
201 Girard Street
Houston, TX 77002

Note: use the above address to find the visitor parking easily. The only UHD Visitor Parking is at 201 Girard Street. If you're visiting the Shea or Commerce Street buildings, you can park at 201 Girard or park in a public parking lot, rates vary.

Freeway Access

UHD's dynamic campus is easily accessed from all major freeways. Use the following directions to arrive at the area immediately surrounding campus, then consult the map to find Student and Visitors Parking areas.

  • Coming from the east on I-10 (East Freeway), take the Downtown/San Jacinto exit (exit 769B), and follow the access road to Main Street. Turn left on N. Main, and proceed over Buffalo Bayou, past the UHD One Main Building toward Commerce St. Turn right onto Commerce St. and proceed past the Spaghetti Warehouse to Travis. Turn right onto Travis St. toward the I-45 on-ramp. Shortly before the on-ramp turn right at the traffic light onto Girard St. Take an immediate right toward the parking entrace and an immediate left into the Visitor Garage (201 Girard Street Houston, TX 77002)

  • Comin​g from the west on I-10 (Katy Freeway), take the Downtown/Smith Street exit, turn left on Preston (the first legal left turn), then turn left on Travis Street. Shortly before the on-ramp turn right at the traffic light onto Girard St. Take an immediate right toward the parking entrace and an immediate left into the Visitor Garage (201 Girard Street Houston, TX 77002)

  • Coming from the north on US-59 (Eastex Freeway), exit to I-10 West/San Antonio and stay in the far right lane. This will be the lane for the Downtown/San Jacinto exit. Follow the access road to Main Street. Turn left on N. Main, and proceed over Buffalo Bayou, past the UHD One Main Building toward Commerce St. Turn right onto Commerce St. and proceed past the Spaghetti Warehouse to Travis. Turn right onto Travis St. toward the I-45 on-ramp. Shortly before the on-ramp turn right at the traffic light onto Girard St. Take an immediate right toward the parking entrace and an immediate left into the Visitor Garage (201 Girard Street Houston, TX 77002)

  • Coming from the south on US-59 (Southwest Freeway), exit to I-10 West/San Antonio and stay in the far right lane. This will be the lane for the Downtown/San Jacinto exit. Follow the access road to Main Street. Turn left on N. Main, and proceed over Buffalo Bayou, past the UHD One Main Building toward Commerce St. Turn right onto Commerce St. and proceed past the Spaghetti Warehouse to Travis. Turn right onto Travis St. toward the I-45 on-ramp. Shortly before the on-ramp turn right at the traffic light onto Girard St. Take an immediate right toward the parking entrace and an immediate left into the Visitor Garage (201 Girard Street Houston, TX 77002)

  • Coming from the north on I-45 (North Freeway), take the I-10 East/Downtown/Milam Street exit and stay in the left lane, then turn left onto Commerce, which intersects with both Travis and Main Streets. Turn right onto Travis St. toward the I-45 on-ramp. Shortly before the on-ramp turn right at the traffic light onto Girard St. Take an immediate right toward the parking entrace and an immediate left into the Visitor Garage (201 Girard Street Houston, TX 77002)

  • Coming from the south on I-45 (Gulf Freeway), exit on Houston Ave./Memorial, turn right to reach Rusk, follow Rusk to Travis and turn left. Shortly before the on-ramp turn right at the traffic light onto Girard St. Take an immediate right toward the parking entrace and an immediate left into the Visitor Garage (201 Girard Street Houston, TX 77002)

  • Coming from either Memorial Drive or Allen Parkway, follow either street into downtown Houston, then turn left on Travis or Main Streets.

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Last updated 5/17/2017 5:22 AM