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The University of Iowa
College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics
801 Newton Road
Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Driving Directions

Google Maps  - for driving directions, click "Directions" on the map and enter your starting point.

From the North (Cedar Rapids)

  • Take I-380 south. At mile marker 0, I-380 south becomes Hwy 218 south.
  • Continue on Hwy 218 south 3 miles to Melrose Avenue (exit 93) and turn left.
  • Continue on Melrose Avenue 2.4 miles to Hawkins Drive and turn left.
  • Continue on Hawkins Drive .5 miles to Elliott Drive and turn right.
  • Turn right again at the College of Dentistry driveway, then turn left to enter the patient parking lot.

From the South (Burlington)

  • Take Hwy 218 north to Melrose Avenue (exit 93) and turn right.
  • Continue on Melrose Avenue 2.4 miles to Hawkins Drive and turn left.
  • Continue on Hawkins Drive .5 miles to Elliott Drive and turn right.
  • Turn right again at the College of Dentistry driveway, then turn left to enter the patient parking lot.

From the East (Quad Cities)

  • Take I-80 west to 1st Avenue (exit 242) and turn left.
  • Continue on 1st Avenue 1.2 miles to Hwy 6 / 2nd Street and turn left.
  • Continue on Hwy 6 / 2nd Street .4 miles to Hawkins Drive and turn right.
  • Continue on Hawkins Drive .4 miles to Elliott Drive and turn left.
  • Turn right at the College of Dentistry driveway, then turn left to enter the patient parking lot.

From the West (Des Moines)

  • Take I-80 east to 1st Avenue (exit 242) and turn right.
  • Continue on 1st Avenue 1.2 miles to Hwy 6 / 2nd Street and turn left.
  • Continue on Hwy 6 / 2nd Street .4 miles to 1st stoplight at Hawkins Drive and turn right.
  • Continue on Hawkins Drive .4 miles to Elliott Drive and turn left.
  • Turn right at the College of Dentistry driveway, then turn left to enter the patient parking lot.

Other Maps:

The College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics on Google Maps.

Parking and Transportation

Drop-off and Pick-up

  • Patients may be dropped off and picked up in the circle driveway in front of the Dental Science Building.
  • Temporary parking is available for free in the circle driveway
    • 20-minute press the button parking
    • Sit-and-wait parking (the driver must remain in the vehicle)

Parking

General Parking

Patients and visitors to the Dental Science Building may park in the visitor's parking lot located next to the Dental Science Building.

  • An hourly rate is charged.
  • Patients who are parked for more than three hours should ask for a validation card from staff at the clinic desk for a graduated parking rate.

Accessible Parking Spots

  • Multiple accessible parking spots are available for patients in the patient and visitor's parking lot located next to the Dental Science Building.

Public Transit

  • Bionic Bus

    For qualifying persons with disabilities, CAMBUS provides a complimentary demand-response service called the Bionic Bus. The services are free and available to the general public.

  • Cambus

    These yellow buses serve the University and downtown areas of Iowa City. Both the Red Route, Blue Route, Hawkeye/Pentacrest, and Finkbine/Pentacrest buses will stop at the Dental Science Building on Newton road. They are free of charge.

  • Coralville Transit

    These blue buses serve the Coralville community. Every Coralville Transit bus will stop at the Dental Science Building on Newton Rd.

  • Iowa City Transit

    These gray buses serve the Iowa City community. The 10 West Iowa City route will stop at the Dental Science Building on Newton Rd.

Wheelchair or Other Assistance

If you need wheelchair assistance getting from the patient parking lot or the circle driveway into the Dental Science Building or while in the Dental Science Building:

  • Inform the student greeter/staff at the welcome desk inside the west entrance or main entrance, or
  • Call 319-385-4353 after 8:00 a.m. to request assistance.