Getting around Campus

The Danforth University Center is the perfect place to start exploring Washington University in St. Louis’ Danforth Campus. Follow our directions to some of the most common destinations for visitors to campus. If you need help, please visit one of our information desks, located by the Fun Room and Tisch Commons.

Edison Theatre

Directions from the south stair/elevator: Take the elevator or stairs to the ground level of the DUC. Turn left twice and walk past the Career Center. At the end of the hallway, take a right. Walk past several dining stations on your left. Exit through the door ahead; the Mallinckrodt Center (a large concrete building) will be in front of you. Enter the Mallinckrodt Center, and the Edison Theatre will be 100 yards ahead on your right.

Directions from the north stair/elevator: Take the elevator or stairs up to the ground level of the DUC. Exit outside (to your front from elevator, right from stairs). Take a right and then another right; you should be in a courtyard with a large bonfire area. Go straight and on your left should be the Mallinckrodt Center, a large concrete building. Enter and Edison will be 100 yards ahead of your right.

Graham Chapel

Directions from the south stair/elevator: Take the elevator or stairs to the ground level of the DUC. Turn left twice and walk past the Career Center. At the end of the hallway, take a right. Walk past several dining stations on your left. Exit through the door ahead and take a left outside. You should pass through a courtyard with a large bonfire area. Graham Chapel is on your right.

Directions from the north stair/elevator: Take the elevator or stairs to the ground level of the DUC. Exit outside (in front of you from the elevator and to your right from the stairs). Graham Chapel is on your right.

Campus Store

Directions from the south stair/elevator: Take the elevator or stairs to the ground level of the DUC. Turn left twice and walk past the Career Center. At the end of the hallway, take a right. Walk past several dining stations on your left. Exit through the door ahead, and the Mallinckrodt Center (a large concrete building) will be in front of you. Enter, and the campus store will be 150 yards ahead on your right.

Directions from the north stair/elevator: Take the elevator or stairs up to the ground level of the DUC. Exit outside (in front of you from the elevator and to your right from the stairs). Take a right and then another right; you will be in a courtyard with a large bonfire area. Go straight ahead, and on your left will be the Mallinckrodt Center, a large concrete building. Enter, and the campus store will be 150 yards ahead on your right.

May Auditorium

Directions from the south stair/elevator: Take the elevator or stairs to the ground level of the DUC. Turn right and exit the building; you will be in a courtyard with the entrance to the DUC garage 10 yards ahead to your right. Cross the street and take a right; Simon Hall will be on your immediate left. Enter Simon Hall and walk down the Flag Hallway. Take a right at the end of the hallway and then another right. Go down one flight of stairs and take a left. May Auditorium will be on your left.

Directions from the north stair/elevator: Take the elevator or stairs to the ground level of the DUC. Exit outside (to your front from the elevator and to your right from the stairs). Take a left and walk 50 yards. To your left will be Simon Hall; enter through the entrance closest to the field. You will pass the Skandalaris Center on your right; at the end of the hallway, take a left. Take the stairs on your left down one flight. May Auditorium will be on your left.