Directions & Parking

Gnarlz and Manchester NH Parking attendant

The University Center main entrance and elevator access is located on the Commercial street side of the building. Visitor and accessible parking are also available on the Commercial Street side of the building.

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Directions to UNH Manchester

Housed in the historic Pandora Mill in downtown Manchester, our campus is in the heart of the region’s cultural, economic, entertainment and government activity.

88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101 

 
From the Seacoast 
  • Head west on Route 101 to I-293 North 
  • Take Exit 5, and turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto Granite Street 
  • At the first set of lights, turn left onto Commercial Street 
  • UNH Manchester is the first building on your left 
 
From the North (Concord, Plymouth) 
  • Head south on I-93 South 
  • Keep left at fork to continue on I-293 South/Everett Turnpike 
  • Take Exit 5, and turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto Granite Street 
  • At the first set of lights, turn left onto Commercial Street 
  • UNH Manchester is the first building on your left 
 
From the South (Nashua, Lowell) 
  • Head north on Everett Turnpike 
  • Merge onto I-293 North/Everett Turnpike 
  • Take Exit 5, and turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto Granite Street 
  • At the first set of lights, turn left onto Commercial Street 
  • UNH Manchester is the first building on your left 

65 Granite St, Manchester, NH 03101 

From the South via I-93 North

Take I-93 North to I-293 North. After the Brown Avenue exit, stay to the right as I-293 N bears right. Stay on 293 North and take Exit 5, Granite Street. Turn right off ramp onto Granite Street. Proceed over the bridge and through two sets of lights. Follow the parking sign to the parking garage on the left. 

From the East via I-95/Route 101 West 

Take I-95 to Exit 2. Go through tolls and bear right onto Route 101 West. Follow Route 101 West to I-93 North. Take Exit 8, Bridge Street/Wellington. Take a right at end of exit onto Wellington Road. Go through lights – Wellington Road becomes Bridge Street. Follow Bridge Street to Elm Street. Take a Left onto Elm Street. Take a right onto Pleasant Street. Turn into the Radisson’s main entrance and proceed into the parking garage. 

From the North via I-93 South

Take I-93 South to I-293 South (bear left after toll for 293). Take Exit 5, Granite Street. Bear left onto Granite Street. Proceed over the bridge and through two sets of lights. Follow the parking sign to the parking garage on the left. 

From the Northwest via I-89 South 

Take I-89 South. Merge onto I-93 South in Concord. Follow directions above for I-93 South. 


 

Parking Information

Effective August 29, 2016, primary parking for students is located in the front and rear lots at UNH Manchester, with a valid parking pass. Please see security services to get your pass.
 

Alternative parking Options:
  • Center of NH Garage:  Parking is also available at the covered Center of NH Garage just a six-minute walk from campus, free of cost for students with a validated ticket. The garage entrance is on Granite Street, just beyond the Canal Street intersection.  Be sure to bring your parking ticket with you to campus, and stop by the security desk on the main floor to have your ticket validated. Otherwise, you will be responsible for paying to park. 

After 5 p.m., you may park in any lot surrounding the building. Do not park in spaces that are not designated for UNH parking before 5 p.m., as it could result in your car being towed at your expense. 

Contact Campus Security for questions regarding parking, 603-641-4101. Their office is located in the reception area on the second floor.

Effective August 26, 2016, faculty and staff have several parking options. Parking can be difficult to find during peak times of the day (8:30-4:00). Be sure to allow yourself extra time to find a space. 

 
Parking Options:
  • WMUR Lot:  Primary parking for faculty and staff is the WMUR log, which requires a UNH employee parking permit.The entrance to the WMUR parking lot is on South Bedford Street. See security to get the code. (This parking area is not available for student or visitor use.)
  • Yellow Zone: Faculty and staff may waive their UNH parking fee in exhange for a yellow zone parking tag. Yellow zone parking is available along Commercial Street and at the Arms Park lot behind UNH Manchester's old building at 400 Commercial Street.
  • Center of NH Garage: Parking is also available at no additional cost in the covered garage at the Center of NH, Radisson Hotel. The garage entrance is located on Granite Street, just beyond the Canal Street intersection, and a short six-minute walk from campus. Be sure to bring your parking ticket with you to campus, and stop by the security desk on the main floor to have your ticket validated. Otherwise, you will be responsible for paying to park. 
  • After 4 p.m. you may park at the parking deck next to the Pandora building.

Contact Campus Security for questions regarding parking, 603-641-4101. Their office is located in the reception area on the second floor.

There are a limited number of visitor spaces located in front of our building at 88 Commercial Street.. 

Visitors are required to stop by the security desk to get a temporary parking tag to place in their windshield. The security desk is located in the reception area on the second floor. 

If these spaces are full, visitors must find on-street parking or park in the covered garage at the Center of NH, Radisson Hotel. The garage entrance is located at 65 Granite Street, just beyond the Canal Street intersection, and a short six-minute walk from campus. Visitors must pay for parking at the Center of NH parking garage.

If you are attending an event at UNH Manchester, please take note that parking spaces in the front and rear of 88 Commercial Street are reserved for students, faculty, staff and the surrounding businesses. Violators will be towed at their own expense. 

Event guests may find on-street parking or in the covered garage at the Center of NH, Radisson Hotel. The garage entrance is located at 65 Granite Street, just beyond the Canal Street intersection, and a short six-minute walk from campus.

Contact Security Services at 603-641-4101 with questions.