Directions to Campus

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. Both 7th St. and 5th St. will take you into the parking lots on the west side of campus. Auraria Library & Media Center is located in the center of the Auraria Campus on the Cherry Creek/Speer Blvd. side. It is a white metal and glass building.

Directions to Auraria Library from Google Maps

Click on the "Directions" option, and then type your address into the start address box on the map and click "Go"

You may also call the library at 303-556-2740 for directions.

Mass Transit

To get to the Library by Light Rail, choose the D Line. This drops you at the Colfax at Auraria station, right in front of campus and just a few minutes south of the Library. Many bus lines also stop on or near campus, including the #1, 2, 7, 12, 15, 16, 20, 30 and 31. Check the RTD Schedules to find the route most convenient for you. Bicyclists and walkers, note that the Cherry Creek Trail has entrances just to the east of the Auraria Campus, along Speer Boulevard.


You may load or unload behind Auraria Library & Media Center. Access to the Library is from the west side of the building, access to the Media Center is from the east side of the building, facing the loading area. Access to the loading area is from southbound Speer Blvd then right on St. Francis Way.


Parking prices range from $1.50 to $5.00 (Tivoli lot). Click here for a map of available parking. For more information on parking, please call Auraria Parking and Transportation Services at 303-556-2000.