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November 21, 2014

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Experts at Laurier

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Laurier's Senior Administration Team

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Parking/Directions

Directions from Toronto to Laurier's Waterloo campus:

  • Take the 401 west towards London
  • Take exit 278 to Highway 8 west (toward Kitchener/Waterloo)
  • Take the Highway 7 east exit towards Guelph/Waterloo
  • Follow Highway 7 east, which becomes Highway 85 north
  • Take the University Ave. West exit (the second University Ave. exit)
  • Continue down University Ave. Laurier will be on your left-hand side

Directions from London to Laurier's Waterloo campus:

  • Take the 401 east towards Toronto
  • Take exit 278B/Highway 8 west on to King St. East towards Kitchener
  • Head right onto Highway 8 west towards Kitchener
  • Take the Highway 7 east exit towards Guelph/Waterloo
  • Follow Highway 7 east, which becomes Highway 85 north
  • Take the second University Ave. exit (University Ave. West)
  • Continue down University Ave. Laurier will be on your left-hand side

Parking map of Laurier's Waterloo campus

Directions from Toronto/Hamilton to Laurier's Brantford campus:

  • From Toronto, take QEW to 403-Westbound (signs for Hamilton/Brantford)
  • Stay on 403-Westbound for approximately 44 km
  • From 403-Westbound, take the Wayne Gretzky Parkway exit
  • Turn left onto Wayne Gretzky Parkway
  • From Wayne Gretzky Parkway, turn right onto Colborne Street (Brant County Highway 2/53)
  • Colborne Street becomes a one-way street, veer onto Dalhousie Street (also a one-way street)
  • From Dalhousie Street, turn right onto George Street. The Carnegie Building (73 George Street) will be on the right

Directions from London to Laurier's Brantford campus:

  • Merge onto 401-Eastbound via the ramp to Toronto
  • Take 403-Eastbound exit (signs for Hamilton/Niagara Falls/Brantford)
  • Stay on 403-Eastbound for approximately 34 km
  • From 403-Eastbound, take the Paris Road exit (County Road 2)
  • Merge onto Paris Road. Stay on Paris Road for approximately 4 km
  • Follow Paris Road until it merges onto Brant Avenue
  • Turn left onto West Street (from Brant Ave)
  • Turn right onto Wellington Street (from West St)
  • Turn right onto George Street. The Carnegie Building (73 George Street) will be on the left

Parking map of Laurier's Brantford campus