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Spotlight on Design and Merchandising Day - Driving Directions to Gifford

  • Take I-25 north from Denver (or I-25 south from Wyoming)
  • Stay on I-25 until you get to Fort Collins EXIT 268 - Prospect Road
  • Go west on Prospect Road (to your left if you are headed north on I-25 or to your right if you are headed south on I-25)
  • Continue west on Prospect Road and turn right on Center Ave.
  • Parking and Transportation Services located in the Lake Street Garage at 1508 Center Ave will be on your right. Pay for your permit ($10/day) and park in this parking garage.
  • Be sure to have the required parking permit placed on your dashboard to avoid getting a ticket - see below for parking permit requirements
  • The Gifford Building is 1/2 block to the West of the Lake Street Garage (see map below)
  • Go to the 3rd floor, room 336 Gifford for check-in that day

Gifford Parking Map


Daily parking permits are available for $10. Permits are required from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, except for University Holidays and semester breaks.

Metered parking is available in select lots on campus for $1.25/hr. The closest metered lot is north of Gifford, next to the Morgan Library (#425).

Students attending a Daily Information Session and Campus Tour can pick up a Visitor Parking Permit at the reception desk in the University Welcome Center in Ammons Hall.

For more parking information and maps, visit the Parking Services Website at: http://pts.colostate.edu/

If you need further assistance, please call (970) 491-1629.

Link for visitor information on Parking Services: http://pts.colostate.edu/visitors/parking/