3Umrath Lounge, Washington University in St. Louis

Umrath Lounge is connected to Umrath Hall and can be accessed through Bowles Plaza on Danforth Campus.  Umrath Hall, notable for it’s archway entry points, is perpendicular to the Lounge entrance.  Facing the Umrath Hall archway, you will find the Lounge entrance to your left, opposite the plaza deck on the right.


Public Transportation

Metrolink, St. Louis’ light rail commuter train system, has two stops on the Danforth Campus: Skinker station, located at the northeast corner of Skinker Blvd. and Forest Park Parkway near One Brookings Drive, and University City-Big Bend station, located at the northwest corner of Big Bend Blvd. and Forest Park Parkway near the Village.

MetroBuses also stop outside Mallinckrodt Center on Forsyth and in various locations around the Medical Center. Please visit the Metro St. Louis website for the latest schedules and routes.

Driving to Washington University in St. Louis

Heading west on US40/I-64 (from points east of campus, including Illinois)

  • Exit at Clayton/Skinker (34B).
  • Turn right onto Skinker Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Forsyth Blvd. after approximately 1 mile.

Heading east on I-44 (from points west of campus)

  • Exit at Jamison and turn left.
  • Turn left on Arsenal St. and proceed over the bridge.
  • Turn right on McCausland Ave.
  • McCausland Ave. becomes Skinker Blvd.
  • Turn left on Forsyth Blvd. after approximately 1 mile.

Heading north on I-55 (from points south of campus)

  • Take I-55 to I-270 west or north. Take I-44 east exit.
  • Exit at Jamison Ave. and turn left.
  • Turn left on Arsenal St. and proceed over the bridge.
  • Turn right on McCausland Ave. McCausland Ave. becomes Skinker Blvd.
  • Turn left on Forsyth Blvd. after approximately 1 mile.

Heading south on I-70/I-55 (from points north of campus)

  • Merge onto I-70 via the left-hand ramp toward St. Louis.
  • Merge onto I-170 south via exit 238B, Clayton.
  • Merge onto Forest Park Parkway via exit 1E.
  • Turn right onto Big Bend Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Forsyth Blvd.

Parking

The Danforth University Center (DUC) Parking Garage is closest to Umrath Lounge.  Located off of Forsyth Blvd, it can be accessed by turning north onto Wallace Drive from Forsyth. The Millbrook Parking Garage is also a short walk to Umrath Lounge and may have more availability for Friday conference sessions.  It is located off of Forest Park Parkway and accessed by turning south onto Throop Drive.

Danforth Underground Garage Visitor parking is available on the first level or the ramp down to the second level.

Pulled tickets must be displayed on vehicle dashboard.

Payment is made upon exiting via the pay station lane (cash or credit card) or via the attendant lane (cash or credit card).

Millbrook Garage Visitor parking is available on fourth level on the south side of Millbrook. Guests should take pulled tickets with them / no need to display on vehicle’s dashboard.

Upon returning to the garage, visitors should pay at the pay station located at the east, west or central pedestrian entrance/exits of the fourth level on the south side (visitor level) before returning to their vehicles. The pay station accepts cash or credit card payments.

At the exit, visitors will need to insert the paid parking ticket in the exit station to activate the gate arms to open.

View pay station locations in the Millbrook Garage (PDF)

For more parking options, visit Parking and Transportation Services