Ray W. Herrick Laboratories,
177 S. Russell Street
Phone: +1 (765) 494-2132
Fax: +1 (765) 494-0787
AIRPORTS and SHUTTLES
LAF - Purdue University Airport
This airport is located at the edge of the Purdue campus in West Lafayette. There are currently no commercial flights to Purdue airport. Contact Lafayette Aviation if you wish to fly here on a private plane. Phone number (765) 743-9692
IND - Indianapolis Airport
65 miles (105 km) South East of West Lafayette. Connect to Lafayette by rental car (I-70 East, I-465 North and I-65 North toward Chicago).
ORD - Chicago O'Hare Airport
Situated on the North West side of Chicago, ORD is about 150 miles (240 km) from West Lafayette. Connect via rental car (I-190, I-90 through downtown Chicago and the Skyway to I-65) or by the Express Air Coach mini-van service between Chicago O'Hare airport and the Purdue campus. The approximate travel time is 3 hours. The approximate cost of this coach is $55.00 (one-way). Phone number for Express Air Coach (765) 743-3120 http://www.expressaircoach.com
Shuttles/Limos (The approximate travel time is 1.5 hours.)
Lafayette Limo: The cost is approximately $27.00 one way and $50.00 round trip. Reservations accepted by phone (765) 497-3828 or e-mail.
Star of America: The cost is approximately $19.00 one way and $38.00 round trip. Reservations are accepted by phone 1-800-228-0814 or e-mail.
The train and bus services to Lafayette are quite limited.
Greyhound Bus Lines
+1 (800) 231-2222 or local number (765) 743-1434
+1 (800) 872-7245
Local Taxis (Lafayette/West Lafayette Area)
Four Star Taxis: +1 (765) 742-8400
City Cab: +1 (765) 477-1234
Free Bus Service for Greater Lafayette Public Transportation (City Bus)
Wabash Trolley Line
Free Local Trolley Service Lafayette to and from West Lafayette
THE RAY W. HERRICK LABS
FROM THE PURDUE MEMORIAL UNION
The Laboratories are about a 15 minute walk from the Purdue Memorial Union. They are between S. Martin Jischke Drive and Russell Street on the south side of State Street. Enter the Laboratories from Russell Street, the main entrance is on the south side of the building.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO
THE PURDUE MEMORIAL UNION
AND UNION CLUB HOTEL
On exiting the lobby of the Purdue Memorial Union turn right on Grant Street until you come to State Street (very close to the Union). Turn right on State Street and walk to Russell Street (4-5 blocks). Turn left on to Russell. Walk southwards on the west (right hand) side of the street. You will pass a red brick barn with rounded ends and then walk down the side of the new Herrick Labs building. When you reach the end you will see some green space separating the Labs from the Soils Building. Turn right on the path alongside the green space and the main door will be on your right. Go up to the second floor, turn left and left again and you will be in the administrative area. Donna, Cindy or Kim will be able to help you. Click here for a map of the area around the new Herrick Laboratories. Click here for maps of campus
The Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, Indiana may be reached from Interstate 65, U.S. Highways 52 and 231, and Indiana Highways 25, 26, 38, and 43. When traveling on I-65, West Lafayette is located 65 miles (105 km) northwest of Indianapolis (approximately 1-1/2 hours drive time) and 125 miles (200 km) southeast of Chicago (approximately 3 hours drive time from O’Hare Airport).
From Chicago Area:
I-65 South to Exit #178, S.R. 43. Follow 43 to West Lafayette (7 miles) to light at intersection of S.R. 43 and S.R. 26/State Street. Turn Right on S.R. 26/State Street to second light/Grant Street. Turn right and the Grant Street Garage is on the right behind the bookstore and opposite the PMU. Chicago to West Lafayette is approximately 125 miles (200 km).
From Indianapolis Area:
I-65 North to Exit @172, S.R. 26/State Street. Follow S.R. 26/State Street through Lafayette (watch for signs). Once you cross the Wabash River, you will be in West Lafayette. From the river, go to the fourth light/Grant Street. Turn right on Grant Street. The Grant Street Garage entrance is immediately on the right, the Purdue Memorial Union on the left. Indianapolis to West Lafayette is approximately 65 miles (105 km).
From the Ft. Wayne Area:
Follow U.S. 24 to Logansport to S.R. 25. Take S.R. 25 South to Lafayette. At the intersection of S.R. 25 and U.S. 52, turn right on U.S. 52 and go to the fourth light/Yeager Rd. Turn left on Yeager Rd. to the first light and turn left on Northwestern Avenue. Follow Northwestern Avenue to the fourth light, go straight and follow the Y in the road to the left. At the next light, turn right on State Street, at the next light, turn right on Grant Street. The Grant Street Garage entrance is immediately on the right, the Purdue Memorial Union on the left. Fort Wayne to West Lafayette is approximately 113 miles (182 km).
From the South Bend Area:
U.S. 31 south to S.R. 25. S.R. 25 to Lafayette to U.S. 52, turn right on U.S. 52 and go to the fourth light/Yeager Road. Turn left on Yeager Rd and go to the first light and turn left on Northwestern Avenue. Follow Northwestern to the fourth light and go straight and follow the Y in the road to the right. At the next light, turn right on State Street, at the next light, turn right onto Grant Street. The Grant Street Garage entrance is immediately on the right, the Purdue Memorial Union on the left. South Bend to West Lafayette is approximately 108 miles (174 km).
From the Terre Haute/Crawfordsville Area:
Follow U.S. 231 North across the Wabash River and into West Lafayette. At the junction of U.S. 231 and S.R. 26/State Street, turn left and go to the second light/Grant Street. Turn right onto Grant Street. The Grant Street Garage entrance is immediately on the right, the Purdue Memorial Union on the left. Terre Haute to West Lafayette is approximately 84 miles (135 km).
Purdue Memorial Union Hotel
+1 (800) 320-6291 or local number +1 (765) 494-8900
Conveniently located on campus between Grant Street, State Street and Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette.
Hilton Garden Inn
+1 (800) 445-8667 or local number +1 (765) 743-2100
356 East State Street, West Lafayette, IN. (5 minutes from campus)
Holiday Inn City Centre
+1 (800) 423-1000 or local number +1 (765) 423-1000
515 South Street, Lafayette, IN. (5 minutes from campus in downtown Lafayette)
Four Points by Sheridan
+1 (800) 368-7764 or local number +1 (765) 463-5511
1600 Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette. (10 minute drive north of campus)
For a complete list of area hotels, visit Lafayette/West Lafayette Convention and Visitors Bureau at http://www.homeofpurdue.com. Phone number +1 (800) 872-6648