Spectrum Directions and Parking

Locations and maps

All Spectrum events are held at the Rochester Institute of Technology, except informal social activities as noted.

The CPTC course on Saturday, Sunday workshops, Monday conference sessions, and Tuesday workshops are held in Louise Slaughter Hall. View this map to see the location.

For Saturday (CPTC course) and Sunday, you can park near Louise Slaughter Hall in Lot J or T.

For Monday and Tuesday a parking pass is required. You will receive a pass by email after registration.

Please note that parking for Monday and Tuesday has changed this year. You will need to park in Lot B and take a shuttle that comes by every 15 minutes, to get to Louise Slaughter Hall. If you have mobility issues please let the Spectrum committee know so we can accommodate you. Download the campus map showing parking for Monday and Tuesday.

Directions for CPTC Course on Saturday and Leadership Day (Sunday)

  1. From the east (Doubletree Hotel), take Jefferson Road (RT 252) west to the main campus entrance at Lomb Memorial Drive.
  2. Turn left onto Lomb Memorial Drive.
  3. Enter the roundabout and head west (right) onto Andrews Drive.
  4. Pass Lots E, F, and J.
  5. Turn left onto James Barker Place to enter Parking Lot T.
  6. Once parked, walk south towards the buildings and the large staircase. The main entrance to Louise Slaughter Hall is at the west end of the Quad.

NEW 2019 Directions for Spectrum Conference and Workshops (Monday-Tuesday)

  1. From the east (Doubletree Hotel), take Jefferson Road (RT 252) west to the main campus entrance at Lomb Memorial Drive.
  2. Turn left onto county route 266 John Street. Barnes and Noble is on the southwest corner and Fastrac is on the southeast; UHaul is on the northeast corner.
  3. Turn right onto Charles H. Wiltsie Drive.
  4. Turn right into Parking Lot B
  5. Display the parking pass on your dash.
  6. Take the shuttle to Louise Slaughter Hall. The shuttle stop is located on Wiltsie Drive between the two entrances to Parking Lot B.

Additional Directions for Exhibitors

  1. From the east (Doubletree Hotel), take Jefferson Road (RT 252 west) to the main campus entrance at Lomb Memorial Drive.
  2. Turn left onto Lomb Memorial Drive.
  3. Enter the roundabout and head west (right) onto Andrews Drive.
  4. Continue past Louise Slaughter Hall and follow the loop to Kimball Drive.

Note: After unloading, vendors may park in Lot to be designated.

Shuttle from the DoubleTree

There will be a shuttle from the DoubleTree at 7:45 am on Monday only. Please inform the front desk if you plan on taking it.

Customized Directions

For customized directions, view RIT’s maps and directions page. This page allows you to request directions and also provides directions from the Greater Rochester International Airport and the New York State Thruway. It also provides information regarding public transportation in Rochester.