The School for Continuing & Professional Studies

32 E 46th Street, Kansas City, MO 64112

Students should enter in the east entrance of the building, on the corner of Walnut and 46th Streets. Ring the door bell for entry. You will be issued a temporary key card for building access for the duration of your class. Key cards must be returned to the office, instructor or key card drop box in the lobby on the last day of class.

*Certificate Program students with an official KCAI photo ID do not need a temporary access card. 

Parking

The parking lot to the north of The School for Continuing & Professional Studies is reserved for our students. Students are also welcome to park on the street,

 

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For directions to individual classrooms, click on the links below for downloadable maps of individual campus buildings.

  1. Advancement and Alumni House
  2. Baty House (liberal arts)
  3. Cafe Nerman (Janet Meyer Miller terrace)
  4. Carriage House (visitor's apartment)
  5. Chequers Apartments (student housing)
  6. Continuing and Professional Studies
  7. Dodge Building (painting)
  8. East Building (central shop, photography, digital filmmaking, printmaking)
  9. H&R Block Artspace
  10. Irving Building (animation, digital media, graphic design, Irving Amphitheater)
  11. J&G Building (illustration)
  12. Jannes Library & Learning Center (academic affairs, computer lab, disability and academic support services, library)
  13. Mineral Hall (academic advising, campus technology, career services, counseling services, dean of student affairs)
  14. Stern Building (ceramics, plant services)
  15. Student Living Center (Art Supply Store, campus activities, dining hall, mail room, on-campus housing for foundation students)
  16. Vanderslice Hall (admissions, assistant dean of students, business office, campus security, communications, Epperson Auditorium, financial aid, human resources, president's office, registrar)
  17. Volker Building (sculpture)
  18. The Warehouse (fiber)
  19. West Building (foundation)

Directions

The School for Continuing and Professional Studies at the Kansas City Art Institute is located at 32 E. 46th St. Directions to CPS are below.


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From the northwest of KCI airport

Take I-29 south to downtown KC area; continue on highway 71 south. Exit at Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and turn right onto Cleaver II Boulevard; travel west to Main Street. Take a right on Main Street. Then take the first right onto 46th Street. The School for Continuing and Professional Studies is located in the Community Christian Church Activities Center building. Continue on 46th Street to Walnut; take a left onto Walnut in order to park in the east parking lot of the building. 

From the north east

Take I-35 south to downtown KC area; merge onto I-29 south and continue on highway 71 south; exit at Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and turn right onto Cleaver II Boulevard; travel west to Main Street. Take a right on Main Street. Then take the first right onto 46th Street. The School for Continuing and Professional Studies is located in the Community Christian Church Activities Center building. Continue on 46th Street to Walnut; take a left onto Walnut in order to park in the east parking lot of the building. 

From the east

Take I-70 west to I-35/670 south; once past the downtown area continue on I-35 south and take the Broadway Exit (left lane); travel south on Broadway to 43rd Street; turn left on 43rd Street; continue on 43rd Street until reaching Main Street. Take a right onto Main Street. Then take a left onto 46th Street. The School for Continuing and Professional Studies is located in the Community Christian Church Activities Center building. Continue on 46th Street to Walnut; take a left onto Walnut in order to park in the east parking lot of the building. 

From the west

Take I-70 east to I-670 east to I-35 south; take the Broadway exit (left lane); travel south on Broadway to 43rd Street; turn left on 43rd Street. Continue on 43rd Street until Main Street; take a right onto Main Street. Then take a left onto 46th Street. The School for Continuing and Professional Studies is located in the Community Christian Church Activities Center building. Continue on 46th Street to Walnut; take a left onto Walnut in order to park in the east parking lot of the building.

From the southeast

Take I-35 north to the highway 50/56 Shawnee Mission Parkway exit and turn right; travel east on Shawnee Mission Parkway; continue across State Line Road; Shawnee Mission Parkway becomes Ward Parkway; stay in one of the right lanes to continue straight past Roanoke Parkway. At the Brookside Boulevard/Main Street stoplight, take a left; continue north on Main Street. Then take a left onto 46th Street. The School for Continuing and Professional Studies is located in the Community Christian Church Activities Center building. Continue on 46th Street to Walnut; take a left onto Walnut in order to park in the east parking lot of the building.

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