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Wondering where to park?

You're in the right place!

You'll have a weekend full of activities, as we celebrate Kansas Alpha's 150th Anniversary. Here's what you'll need to know, if you're planning to take your own car. You can also email the planning committee with questions. Please note that optional shuttle transportation will be offered throughout the entire weekend between Pi Phi hotels and the 150th Anniversary events

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2023

Fri parkig info

Oread Hotel

1200 Oread Avenue

Event Registration from 2:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Decade Receptions from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

The hotel has an underground parking garage that you can access on the west side of the building. Take the elevator from the garage to the lobby. Check in at the hospitality desk, and pick up your name tag for the weekend's activities.

There is also plenty of parking in the Mississippi Street Parking Garage (on the site of our old Pi Phi chapter house), located a block to the south of the Oread Hotel.

Arrow badge in KU colors

Lois "Lo" or "Red" McClure in 1956


Saturday Morning

Breakfast with the Presidents at the Eldridge Hotel

701 Massachusetts Street

9:30 a.m.

There is plenty of metered street parking near the hotel, which is free on weekends. You are also invited to park in the free 2-hour parking lot, just south of the hotel.

Eldridge parking info

Pi Phi Yoga at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center

1550 Allen Fieldhouse Drive

9:30 a.m.

This is a beautiful new arena located adjacent to Allen Fieldhouse. Enter Allen Fieldhouse Drive to the south of Allen Fieldhouse, and park in Lots 71, 125 or 127. These are the parking lots bordering Hoglund Ballpark. You may also park on the east side of Naismith Drive in the large parking lot that faces Allen Fieldhouse (Lot 90). Parking permits are not required for weekend parking in these lots. Enter Horejsi using the door that is on the southeast corner of the building; it takes you directly to the court where we'll have yoga.

Pi Phi Yoga Parkig

Campus Tour

Begins and ends at the Mississippi Parking Garage next to the Student Union, across from Alumni Center

9:30 a.m.

Park for free in the Mississippi Parking Garage, where you can enter either from Mississippi (facing the football stadium) or from Oread Avenue (across from the Alumni Center). Ideally you'll park on the top floor of the garage, as your tour bus will meet you on Oread Avenue, directly in front of the parking garage.

Campus Tour Parking

Tour of Allen Fieldhouse

9:30 a.m.

Park for free in the Allen Fieldhouse Parking Garage. While this is a walking tour, there are elevators available for those who have difficulty navigating stairs.

All Day

Pi Phi Open House

Chapter House

Come and go between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Parking at the house will be restricted to those with mobility limitations. You may also drop off in front of the house or in the back lot (for those with wheelchairs, walkers, etc. who require a ramp or fewer stairs). For those who are physically able to walk, you will find spaces at the St. Lawrence Catholic Center (walk down the sidewalk to Pi Phi), as well as Lot 54 next to the KU School of Law. Parking permits are not required on weekends in this lot. Both are one block from the Pi Phi chapter house.

Open House Parking

Saturday Evening

Kansas Alpha Sesquicentennial Celebration

Burge Union

6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Bus transportation will be provided between all of the Pi Phi hotels and the Burge Union for Saturday night's event. If you prefer to drive your own vehicle, though, we invite you to park in Central District Parking Garage #1. The second level of the garage opens up to a sidewalk that leads directly to the Burge Union (to your right). Parking permits are not required, and parking is free on weekends.

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