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  • Getting to College Station
  • Driving Directions
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  • Building Location
  • Building Map
  • Service Parking


Texas A & M University, Visitor Center

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Chemistry Building, Texas A & M University (image courtesy of Google Earth)





All distances are to/from Texas A & M University College Station Campus

Easterwood Airport (College Station) (~3 miles, no tolls)
Only American and Continental Fly to Easterwood.
George Bush IAH (Northeast Houston) 102 miles (~1 hrs 45mins, one toll ~$1.25)
Hobby Airport (Southeast Houston)  107 miles (~2 hrs, no tolls, must cross thru downtown Houston
Southwest Flies to Hobby but not IAH.
Austin-Bergstrom Airport (Austin) 102 miles (~1 hrs 45mins, no tolls)
Amtrack (Downtown Houston) 96miles
Greyhound Bus (Bryan Texas) (~5 miles)
Airport (Easterwood) to Airport (Houston IAH)  (~$22 ~ 2hrs)

Seat Guru :  Airline seat utility







Driving Directions

From Austin
Hwy 290 South
Hwy 21 East (thru Caldwell)
Hwy 47 toward College Station
Curve left onto HWY 60 (Stotzer Parkway/University Blvd.)
TAMU on right

From Dallas
Interstate 45 South to Madisonville
Hwy 21 west to Bryan
Hwy 6 South to University Blvd
University Blvd. exit right
TAMU on left

From Houston
Intercontinental Airport to Beltway 8 to Hwy290
Hwy290 to Hwy 6 (right exit)
Hwy 6 North to College Station
Left exit Texas Ave to TAMU

From San Antonio
Interstate 35 North to Hwy 21 (Bastrop / Luling exit)
Hwy 21 East (thru Bastrop, Caldwell)
Hwy 47 toward College Station
Curve left onto HWY 60 (Stotzer Parkway/University Blvd.)
TAMU on right


Parking at Texas A & M University/ Chemistry Department

The nearest parking garage to the chemistry building is the Northside Parking Garage.  The fee is $2.00/hr the first and secound hour, see table for details (pay by space , no attendant).

6:00 am - 4:59 pm  
Entry - 1 hr $ 2.00
1 hr 1 min - 1 hr 59 min $ 4.00
2 hrs - 2 hrs 29 min $ 5.00
2.5 hrs - 2 hrs 59 min $ 6.00
3 hrs - 3 hrs 29 min $ 6.50
Each additional 1/2 hour $ 0.50
Night (5:00pm-5:30am) $ 0.50/hr


There are also some spaces in LOT 51. TAMU VISITOR PARKING for more details.

Instructions on how to use the pay by space parking machine in the Garage and LOT 51

Warning :  The Northside Garage normally fills by 10am on school days. 

the Central Campus Garage is also fairly close and has more visitor parking.  You may find an empty space after each class period.

The West Campus Garage is almost always empty, but it is a long walk to the chemistry building.

TAMU parking website

We are located in rooms 2407-2409 Chemistry Addition (CHAN)


The full campus map is here

Building Map and Lab location


Enter through the North Entrance

side door


 Vendor permits are available from the Parking and Transportation services at TAMU 

Vendor Parking
Vendor and service permits cost $240/year plus tax and are designed for non-affiliates of the university; faculty, staff or enrolled students enrolled at TAMU are not eligible for vendor/service permits. All representatives conducting business on campus must display a valid TAMU parking permit. Vendor and Service permits are hang tags that are displayed from the rearview mirror of the vehicle and are transferable from one vehicle to another. Either permit is issued to a specific individual and ownership is not transferable. Vendor/service permits may be renewed annually.

Vendor and Service permits are available at daily, weekly and monthly rates:

  • $5/day
  • $15/week
  • $25/month

Vendor permits are valid only in the areas designated on the following map: Vendor Parking Map

Service permits are valid in Service spaces, Loading spaces, in pay visitor areas without charge, and in unnumbered spaces in all lots except lot 30 and lot 40.

Please contact Transportation Services at 862.PARK(7275) for more information about the appropriate parking procedures.

Permits can be purchased in person at 

Customer Assistance Center
108 Koldus (map
Texas A & M University
College Station, Texas

979.862.PARK (7275)