EMU Testing and Certification Center Directions and Parking

From US-23 (North- or Southbound) - Exit at eastbound Washtenaw Avenue (exit at the 37A turnoff to Ypsilanti and the sign for EMU)

  • Remain on Washtenaw for 2.5 miles
  • At N. Normal St. stay to the left and merge onto Emmet St.
  • At the first stop sign, College Place, turn left
  • Continue straight, the Pease Paid Parking Lot is on your right

From I-94 Eastbound - Exit at the Huron Street Exit (Exit 183 to downtown Ypsilanti and the sign for EMU)

  • At the light, turn left; remain on Huron Street for 1.5 miles, crossing Michigan Avenue
  • Go for 4 blocks and turn left at Cross Street, using the curving left-turn lane; if you miss the left hand turn lane, turn left at the stop sign
  • Remain on Cross Street for approximately 1 mile
  • Get in the right lane
  • At College Place turn right (Boone Hall is the building directly in front of you on the right hand side on the hill)
  • Continue straight, the Pease Paid Parking Lot is on your right 

From I-94 Westbound - Exit at Huron Street Exit (Exit 183 to downtown Ypsilanti and the sign for EMU)

  • On the exit, veer to the right-hand lane marked Huron Street N. Ypsilanti
  • Remain on Huron Street for 1 mile, crossing Michigan Avenue
  • Go for 4 blocks and turn left at Cross Street, using the curving left-turn lane; if you miss the left hand lane, turn left at the stop sign and remain on Cross Street for approximately 1 mile
  • Get in the right lane
  • At College Place turn right (Boone Hall is the building directly in front of you on the right hand side on the hill)
  • Continue straight, the Pease Paid Parking Lot is on your right

From Michigan Avenue Westbound

  • In downtown Ypsilanti turn right on Huron Street
  • Go for 4 blocks and turn left at Cross Street, using the curving left-turn lane; if you miss the left hand lane, turn left at the stop sign and remain on Cross Street for approximately 1 mile
  • Get in the right lane
  • At College Place turn right (Boone Hall is the building directly in front of you on the right hand side on the hill)
  • Continue straight, the Pease Paid Parking Lot is on your right

The Ride (AATA) Bus Routes

  • Route 4
  • Route 5

There is a bus stop directly in front of Boone Hall. If you are using the bus, please give yourself enough time to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled exam time. For more information go to  The Ride website.

Parking

Parking can be challenging from September to May due to heavy student traffic. We advise that you plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled exam time to find parking and walk to Boone Hall. We DO NOT advise using parking meters, as they are limited to 2 hours. Testers will not be allowed to leave the testing area to handle meter issues. The City parking meters are monitored regularly and tickets will be issued for lapse meters.

Campus Paid Parking Lots

 

  • The closest guest parking lot is the Pease Paid Lot (located next to Pease Auditorium) 522 College Place, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
  • If the Pease Paid Lot is full, we recommend the McKenny Paid Lot at 712 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197
  • Cost: $1.50 per hour, with a maximum of $12 for the full day
  • Cash or Credit accepted

Parking on campus in an unauthorized parking lot with result in a citation. The EMU Testing and Certification Center will not provide any assistance with this.

City Parking Meters

 

  • There are parking meters on College Place, Cross St., N. Normal St. and Perrin St; all of these meters are enforced by the City of Ypsilanti
  • Cost: 75 cents per hour, with a 2 hour limit
  • COINS ONLY

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