Traveling to USM


USM is located at 4100 S. 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kan., approximately 20 minutes north of I-70. The following directions are available to help you arrive at our campus on time for Commencement. When you're on campus, our Campus Map can help you get around!



From points north, (Omaha/Council Bluffs)
 

  • Take I-29 South to Exit 18 (Platte City, Mo.) 

  • Go to the light and turn right onto Highway 92 

  • Pass through Platte City taking Hwy 92 west 10.6 miles to the Missouri River Bridge 

  • Drive over the bridge to the stop light 

  • Take a left at the light onto 4th Street 

  • You will drive through a portion of downtown Leavenworth, passing through several stop lights • Approximately 3 miles after you turned left onto 4th Street, you will notice on your right the Leavenworth Plaza Shopping Center. At that point you are very close to University of Saint Mary, at 4100 South 4th Street, on your right 

  • Watch for the Saint Mary sign and turn right onto the cobblestone drive to the campus 


From points southwest and west (Topeka/Lawrence, Kan.)

 

  • Take I-70 East to Exit 224 (Highway 7/73, Bonner Springs) 

  • Turn right onto Highway 7/73, heading North 

  • Note the sign on the right that reads Lansing and Leavenworth. 

  • Drive 8 miles to Lansing on 7/73 

  • Five traffic lights later (Leavenworth, 4H Rd., E. Mary St., Fairlane St. and Eisenhower Rd.), you have passed through Lansing (note Highway 7 has now become 4th Street). The next light is Muncie Rd., (1/2 mile from Eisenhower) 

  • Note on your right the "Welcome to Leavenworth" sign. Also on your right is a sign for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

  • Continue from Muncie approximately 1/3 mile to the second University of Saint Mary entrance with the brick drive (there are two University of Saint Mary entrances; pass the first entrance) 

  • Turn left at the second entrance onto the brick drive to the campus


From points east and southeast (St. Louis/Columbia, Mo.)

  • Take I-70 West to Exit 224 (Highway 7/73, Bonner Springs), immediately before the toll plaza (last free exit; no toll) 

  • Continue on 7/73 heading North bound 

  • Drive 8 miles to Lansing on 7/73 

  • Five traffic lights later (Leavenworth, 4H Rd., E. Mary St., Fairlane St. and Eisenhower Rd.), you have passed through Lansing (note Highway 7 has now become 4th Street). The next light is Muncie Rd., (1/2 mile from Eisenhower) 

  • Note on your right the "Welcome to Leavenworth" sign. Also on your right is a sign for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

  • Continue from Muncie approximately 1/3 mile to the second University of Saint Mary entrance with the brick drive (there are two University of Saint Mary entrances; pass the first entrance) 

  • Turn left at the second entrance onto the cobblestone drive to the campus


From points northeast

  • Take I-35 South to the Kearney/Smithville, Mo., exit (Highway 92) 

  • Take Highway 92 West through Smithville to Platte City, Mo 

  • Pass through Platte City taking Hwy 92 west 10.6 miles to the Missouri River Bridge 

  • Drive over the bridge to the stop light 

  • Take a left at the light onto 4th Street 

  • You will drive through a portion of downtown Leavenworth, passing through several stop lights • Approximately 3 miles after you turned left onto 4th Street, you will notice on your right the Leavenworth Plaza Shopping Center and the Wal-Mart signs.At that point you are very close to University of Saint Mary, at 4100 South 4th Street, on your right

  • Watch for the Saint Mary sign and turn right onto the brick drive to the campus


From points northeast (Des Moines)

  • Take I-35 South to Cameron, Mo. 

  • Exit off of I-35 South to Hwy 36 headed towards St. Joseph, Mo. 

  • Stay on Hwy 36 until it intersects with I-29 

  • Go south on I-29 to Exit 18, Platte City, Mo 

  • Pass through Platte City taking Hwy 92 West 10.6 miles to the Missouri River Bridge 

  • Turn Left on to Hwy 7/73 South (7/73 will be listed as 4th Street in Leavenworth) 

  • You will drive through a portion of downtown Leavenworth, passing through several stop lights Approximately 3 miles after you turned left onto 4th Street, you will notice on your right the Leavenworth Plaza Shopping Center and the Wal-Mart signs.At that point you are very close to University of Saint Mary 

  • • Watch for the Saint Mary sign and turn right onto the brick drive to the campus