Parking & Directions

Patients and visitors, please use the entrance off Muhammad Ali Blvd (back corner of building). Preston Street doors are accessible for employees and students only.  More details about our patient drop-off area

Visiting the School of Dentistry

Image of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry Patient Entrance North East Side

The School of Dentistry is located on the campus of the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center in downtown Louisville, which is part of the Louisville Medical Center complex.

Please reference the map and links below to view updated information related to parking and accessibility options:

If you have questions prior to your visit, or upon arriving, please call 502-852-5096 or stop by the main information desk located directly inside the visitor entrance.

We look forward to your visit!

Parking and Shuttle

  Image of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry Map of Patient Access and Drop-off

Patient/Visitor Drop-Off

The School of Dentistry allows for patient/visitor drop-off at the front entryway. If patient drop-off is desired, please enter by turning left from Muhammad Ali Blvd. or off Preston Street just before the Novak Center for Children's Health building turn left. Click here to view a map of the new vehicle entry location.

Metered Parking

Parking meters (short term) are located all around the School of Dentistry. Limited metered parking spaces are located on both Muhammad Ali and Preston Streets. Meters around the School of Dentistry are IPS meters and will accept credit cards. Please ensure that you have adequate time on the meter to avoid receiving a ticket. Use of parking meters is not recommended for long visits to the school. Click here to see the city's current meter policies and rates.

Garage Parking

Visitor/Patient pay parking is located inside the UofL Health Care Outpatient Center parking structure located at 414 E Chestnut St, Louisville, KY 40202. Following your appointment, please check with a patient service representative at the School of Dentistry front desk for a receipt that allows for $2 off the garage-parking fee - for Chestnut Street Garage only.  NOT VALID AT UofL Hospital Garage.

Disability Parking

Limited parking is available near the School of Dentistry visitor entryway for guests with disabilities. Please be sure to have a decal on display, as you can be fined $200 if one is not present.

If you are in need of wheel chair assistance, or other special accommodations, please call 502-852-5096 prior to your appointment.

UofL Shuttle Service

To better serve visitors to the School of Dentistry, the UofL shuttle will now make two additional stops as part of its regular route; one just to the left as you exit the first floor of the Chestnut St. Parking Garage and the second along Muhammad Ali Blvd. near the front entrance of the School of Dentistry. The UofL shuttle is free and runs approximately every 15 minutes. We hope this will assist in your visit to the school! To view shuttle stop locations, please see map above.

Driving Directions

For specific driving directions enter the locations below in your favorite online mobile app, or see generalized directions below.

University of Louisville School of Dentistry
For patient, 15 minute drop-off, enter from 452 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd.and turn left or enter from Preston Street just before the Novak Center for Children's Health and turn left into the School of Dentistry .

Chestnut Street Parking Garage (Health Care Outpatient Center)
414 E Chestnut St, Louisville, KY 40202

 From the South:

1. Take I-65 North to Exit 136A, Broadway/Chestnut Street. This ramp exits onto Brook Street.
2. Continue north on Brook Street for two blocks.
3. Turn right on East Chestnut Street.
4. Continue two blocks, parking garage is on the right (414 E Chestnut St).

From the North:
1. Take I-65 South to Exit 136C, Jefferson Street Downtown.
2. Stay in the far left lane of the ramp for Brook Street.
3. Proceed to the second traffic light to East Market and turn right.
4. Go two blocks to South Preston Street and turn right.
5. Continue four blocks south on South Preston Street to reach East Chestnut Street.
6. Turn left on East Chestnut Street, parking garage is on the right (414 E Chestnut St).

From the East or West:
1. Take I-64 or I-71 to I-65 South.
2. Follow the directions above.