Directions to Campus

By Car
 
Driving Directions from:
The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th Street and 700 E. Broadway.  Parking is available in the parking lot on the east side of the building or on Broadway.  Handicap parking is available on the north side of the building off 6th street. 
 
By Train
Amtrak has two lines which pass through Galesburg, a town approximately 20 minutes east of Monmouth. Prospective students: If you choose to travel by rail, the Monmouth College Admission Office will arrange a ride for you from the train station to the campus and back again. Amtrak trains leave Chicago’s Union Station for Galesburg and points beyond four times each day.

By Plane
Monmouth is approximately one hour from both the Peoria International Airport in Peoria and the Quad Cities International Airport in Moline. Southeast Iowa Regional Airport, located 30 minutes away in Burlington, Iowa, offers direct service from St. Louis (Lambert-St. Louis International) and Chicago (O'Hare International). International gateway airports with connecting flights to Peoria and/or Moline include O’Hare (Chicago), Hartsfield-Jackson (Atlanta), Detroit Metro, Dallas/Fort-Worth and Minneapolis-Saint Paul. The Monmouth College Admissions Office will arrange a ride for prospective students and incoming new international students from the Peoria and Moline airports.*

By Bus
The Peoria Charter Bus Service has routes from O'Hare International Airport (Chicago) to Peoria. The Monmouth College Admission Office will pick up new international students who travel by bus from Chicago to Peoria at the Bradley University Student Center stop in Peoria.

Car Rental
Reputable companies include Enterprise (in Galesburg, Peoria and Moline), Hertz (in Moline and Peoria) and more (Alamo, Budget, etc.)

Taxi Service
Taxi service is intermittently available in Galesburg. It is best to reserve the taxi in advance of your arrival.
 
 
* International students who are traveling to Moline, Peoria or Galesburg with family members – please let the Office of Intercultural Life know that you will be accompanied by family; they will help you make arrangements for transportation to Monmouth College. Please do not assume that there will be room in the pickup vans driven by Orientation Leaders for family members. We can help your family members find good ways to get to Monmouth College – but please correspond in advance about your plans with staff in Intercultural Life. 
 
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From the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago

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  • Take the I-90 WEST ramp toward ROCKFORD.
  • Then take the I-39 SOUTH/US-51 SOUTH exit toward BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL. Drive approximately 20 miles on this road.
  • Take the I-88 WEST TOLL WAY exit. You will travel on this interstate for approximately 80 miles.
  • Take the I-80 EAST exit.  Drive on I-80 EAST for about 6 miles and stay straight to go onto I-74 EAST toward PEORIA.  Continue on I-74 EAST for about 30 miles.
  • Take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit.  After traveling on this road for approximately 15 miles you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take the I-55 SOUTH ramp and drive about 20 miles on I-55 SOUTH.
  • Then take the I-80 WEST exit.  Drive approximately 115 miles on this interstate and take the I-74 EAST exit toward PEORIA.
  • Continue on I-74 EAST for about 30 miles.
  • Take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit.  After traveling on this road for approximately 15 miles you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take the I-94 WEST exit.  Drive approximately 5 miles on I-94 WEST.
  • Then take the I-894/US-45 SOUTH exit.
  • Drive approximately 4 miles on I-894.
  • Then take the I-43/US-45 SOUTH exit.
  • Drive about 60 miles on this interstate.
  • At BELOIT take the I-90 EAST exit. Drive approximately 20 miles on I-90 EAST.
  • Then take the I-39 SOUTH/US-51 SOUTH exit toward BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL. Drive approximately 20 miles on I-39 SOUTH.
  • Take the I-88 WEST TOLL WAY exit.  Drive approximately 80 miles on I-88 WEST.
  • Then take the I-80 EAST exit.  Drive approximately 6 miles on I-80 and continue straight to go onto I 74-EAST toward PEORIA.
  • Drive approximately 30 miles on I-74 EAST.
  • Take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit.  After traveling on this road for approximately 15 miles you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take US-41 SOUTH about 23 miles.
  • Then take the WI-26/CR-NORTH/WAUPUN ROAD exit and keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
  • You will merge quickly onto STATE ROUTE 26 and take it approximately 25 miles to US-151 (just north of WAUPUN).
  • Continue on 151-SOUTH toward Beaver Dam and Madison. 
  • Travel approximately 50 miles on 151-SOUTH and take the I-90 EAST/I-94 EAST ramp (at the edge of Madison) toward JANESVILLE.
  • After approximately 50 miles on I-90 EAST, it will become I-90 TOLL EAST.
  • Take the I-90 TOLL EAST about 17 miles and exit at I-39 SOUTH/US-51 SOUTH (at Rockford) heading toward BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL.
  • Drive approximately 20 miles on I-39 SOUTH.
  • Take the I-88 WEST TOLL WAY exit (at Rochelle).
  • Drive approximately 80 miles on I-88 WEST.
  • Then take the I-80 EAST exit.  Drive approximately 6 miles on I-80 and continue straight to go onto I 74-EAST toward PEORIA.
  • Drive approximately 30 miles on I-74 EAST.
  • Take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit.
  • After traveling on this road for approximately 15 miles you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take US-20 EAST for approximately 25 miles.
  • Turn onto STATE ROUTE 84 SOUTH and follow Route 84 until it connects with INTERSTATE 80 near MOLINE.
  • Take INTERSTATE 80 EAST to 74 EAST toward PEORIA.  
  • Drive approximately 30 miles on I-74 EAST.
  • Take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit.
  • After traveling on this road for approximately 15 miles you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.

  • Take the I-55 NORTH exit toward CHICAGO.
  • Drive approximately 30 miles on I-55 NORTH.
  • At LINCOLN take the I-155 NORTH exit and drive on I-155 NORTH for about 30 miles.
  • Take the I-74 WEST exit on the left toward PEORIA.
  • Drive on I-74 WEST for about 1-1/2 miles.
  • Take the I-474 WEST exit.  Drive approximately 12 miles on I-474 WEST.
  • Take the I-74 WEST exit on the left toward MOLINE-ROCK ISLAND.  Drive on this interstate for about 40 miles.
  • Then take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit at Galesburg.
  • After driving approximately 15 miles on US-34 WEST you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take I-74 WEST toward PEORIA.
  • Drive approximately 170 miles, just outside of Peoria, take the I-474 WEST ramp toward Peoria.
  • Drive about 12 miles on I-474 WEST.
  • Take the I-74 WEST exit on the left toward MOLINE-ROCK ISLAND.  Drive on this interstate for about 40 miles.
  • Then take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit at Galesburg.
  • After driving approximately 15 miles on US-34 WEST you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take the I-80 EAST  toward DAVENPORT.
  • Just before DAVENPORT, take the I-280 EAST/US-6 EAST exit and drive about 10 miles.
  • Then take the IL-92 WEST exit.
  • At the STOPLIGHTS go straight onto 92nd AVENUE.
  • Take 92nd AVENUE for about 3 miles, then turn right on US-67 SOUTH.
  • Drive approximately 40 miles on this road until you approach the city of Monmouth.
  • Turn left onto US-34 at the first stoplight (there will be a McDonald's on the right).
  • At the next stoplight intersection, turn right onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take I-380 SOUTH toward Iowa City.
  • At Iowa City, take the I-80 EAST exit and travel east toward DAVENPORT.
  • Just before DAVENPORT, take the I-280 EAST/US-6 EAST exit and drive about 10 miles.
  • Then take the IL-92 WEST exit.
  • At the STOPLIGHTS go straight onto 92nd AVENUE.
  • Take 92nd AVENUE for about 3 miles, then turn right on US-67 SOUTH
  • Drive approximately 40 miles on this road until you approach the city of Monmouth.
  • Turn left onto US-34 at the first stoplight (there will be a McDonald's on the right).
  • At the next stoplight intersection, turn right onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take US- 34 EAST.
  • Follow US- 34 after it merges with US-67 NORTH and follow it toward Galesburg.
  • Follow US-34/US-67 until you come to the third traffic signal at 6th STREET.
  • Turn right onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take the I-64 EAST/US-40 EAST ramp toward Illinois. 
  • Continue to go straight onto I-55 NORTH toward Chicago.  
  • Drive about 125 miles on I-55 NORTH, At LINCOLN take the I-155 NORTH exit and drive on I-155 NORTH for about 30 miles.
  • Take the I-74 WEST exit on the left toward PEORIA.
  • Drive on I-74 WEST for about 1-1/2 miles.
  • Take the I-474 WEST exit.  Drive approximately 13 miles on I-474 WEST.
  • Take the I-74 WEST exit on the left toward MOLINE-ROCK ISLAND.  Drive on this interstate for about 40 miles.
  • Then take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit at Galesburg.  
  • After driving approximately 15 miles on US-34 WEST you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take US-67 NORTH to Monmouth. It will merge with US-34 at the southern edge of the city.
  • Follow US-34/US-67 until you come to the third traffic signal at 6th STREET.
  • Turn right onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.
  • Take I-74 WEST  toward MOLINE-ROCK ISLAND.  Drive on this interstate for about 40 miles.
  • Then take the US-34 WEST (Monmouth) exit at Galesburg.
  • After driving approximately 15 miles on US-34 WEST you will approach a MONMOUTH COLLEGE street sign.
  • At the second stoplight intersection, turn left onto 6th STREET.
  • Travel on 6th STREET until you reach a stop sign (junction with EAST EUCLID). This is the north edge of campus.
  • Continue straight on 6th STREET an additional 4½ blocks.
  • The Monmouth College admission office is located on the corner of 6th STREET and BROADWAY.