Traveler Information

Below are directions to campus as well as links to information about area hotels, shuttle services and a campus map.

Area hotels (PDF)

Shuttle services (PDF)

Directions to campus (4415 Warwick Blvd.)

From the northwest or KCI airport

Take I-29 south to downtown KC area; then highway 71 south; exit at Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd and turn right onto Cleaver II Blvd; travel west to Oak Street; turn right on Oak Street; take first left onto 45th Street; street curves to the right and turns into Warwick Blvd. KCAI is on your right.

From the northeast

Take I-35 south to downtown KC area, then highway 71 south; exit at Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd and turn right onto Cleaver II Blvd; travel west to Oak Street; turn right on Oak Street; take first left onto 45th Street; street curves to the right and turns into Warwick Blvd. KCAI is on your right.

From the east

Take I-70 west to I-35/670 south;once past downtown area continue on I-35 south and take the Broadway Exit (left lane); left on 43rd Street, cross Main St.; right on Warwick Boulevard.

From the west

Take I-70 east to 670 east to I-35 south; take Broadway exit (left lane); left on 43rd Street; cross Main Street; right on Warwick Boulevard.

From the southwest

Take I-35 north to highway 50/56 Shawnee Mission Parkway exit and turn right going east; cross State Line Road; street becomes Ward Parkway; stay in one of left three lanes as road curves left (north) and turns into Roanoke Parkway/Madison; turn right onto 43rd Street; cross Main Street; right on Warwick Boulevard.

From the southeast

From northbound highway 71 exit at Swope Parkway/US-56 W; go left (west) on Swope Parkway; Swope Parkway becomes Volker Boulevard; turn right on Oak Street; turn left at 45th Street; street curves right and turns into Warwick Boulevard; KCAI is on your right.

Campus map

  1. Annex
  2. Baty House (liberal arts)
  3. Cafe Nerman
  4. Carriage House (visitor's apartment)
  5. Chequers Apartments (student housing)
  6. Design Building
  7. East Building (central shop, photography, digital filmmaking, printmaking)
  8. Foundation and Fiber Building
  9. H&R Block Artspace
  10. Illustration
  11. Irving Building (animation, Irving Amphitheater, fiber annex, foundation annex)
  12. Jannes Library & Learning Center (Academic Resource Center, career services, Community Arts and Service Learning, computer lab, library, registrar
  13. Lawrence and Kristina Dodge Painting Building
  14. Mineral Hall (advancement, alumni relations, campus technology, continuing education)
  15. Richard J. Stern Ceramics Building
  16. Sculpture Building
  17. Student Living Center (Art Supply Store, cafeteria, computer lab, mail room, on-campus housing for foundation students)
  18. Vanderslice Hall (academic affairs, admissions, business office, campus security, communications, Epperson Auditorium, financial aid, human resources, president's office, student life office

Download campus map (PDF)

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