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Plan Your Visit

Explore. Discover. Connect.

Whether you’re an alumni returning to Buffalo, a delegate from another college, or simply someone interested in taking part in this historic event, we encourage you to explore D’Youville and the city we love – Buffalo, NY. Plan your stay, explore our campus and Buffalo’s West Side, and find easy, simple parking directions using these resources.

Since our founding in 1908, D’Youville’s compact campus in Buffalo’s West Side neighborhood has been a significant part of the West Side community in which it calls home. Visitors are encouraged to valet their vehicles for all events. Valet service is available by entering Fargo Circle through the Porter Avenue entrance.

A shuttle will be available for events at Kleinhans Music Hall.

Please consult the map below for full valet parking details.

Event Parking Map: Valet parking is available by entering Fargo Circle from Porter Ave.

From the East

Take NYS Thruway I-90 toward Buffalo. Take Exit 50 onto I-290 West (Youngman Expressway). Exit onto I-190 South toward Buffalo. Take Exit 9 (Porter Avenue). At the stop sign, turn left onto Porter Ave. Proceed six more traffic lights to the corner of Porter and Fargo Avenues.

From the West

Take NYS Thruway I-90 toward Buffalo. Take Exit 53 onto I-190 North (toward Downtown Buffalo/Canada). Proceed to Exit 9 (Peace Bridge). Immediately bear right to the first exit ramp indicating Peace Bridge/Canada. Go to the first traffic light and turn right. (DO NOT turn left.) Go 1/4 mile to the next traffic light and turn left onto Porter Avenue. Proceed five more traffic lights to the corner of Porter and Fargo Avenues.

From the Airport

Take Genesee Street West straight to Route 33 West heading toward Buffalo. Exit at Route 198 West (Scajaquada Expressway). After approximately 2 miles, get in the left lane and take Exit I-190 South toward Buffalo. Take Exit 9 (Porter Avenue) and turn left onto Porter Avenue. Proceed six more traffic lights to the corner of Porter and Fargo Avenues.

From Canada

From U.S. Customs at the Peace Bridge/ Fort Erie, proceed straight to Porter Avenue. At the traffic light turn left onto Porter Avenue. Proceed five more traffic lights to the corner of Porter and Fargo Avenues. Once at the corner of Porter and Fargo Avenues, turn left (north). Park in the main lot (Lot A). Look for the visitor parking spaces and/or display your parking permit.

Adam’s Mark Hotel – Buffalo
120 Church Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
716-845-5100 or 800-444-2326

Embassy Suites Buffalo at Avant
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
716-834-5000

Best Western Inn
510 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202
716-886-8333 or 888-868-3033

Comfort Suites Downtown
601 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
716-854-5500 or 888-424-6423

Doubletree Club Buffalo Downtown
125 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
716-845-0112 or 888-HOLIDAY

The Elmwood Village Inn: Honu House
893 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
716-886.2397

Hampton Inn & Suites
220 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202
716-855-2223 or 800-426-7866
Booking Code: 0002710304

Hyatt Regency
2 Fountain Plaza
Buffalo, New York 14202
716-856-1234 or 800-233-1234

Mansion on Delaware
414 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
716-886-3300

For questions regarding accessibility, or to request accommodations, please contact Isabelle Vecchio at 716-829-7728 or vecchioi@dyc.edu.

Explore Buffalo

Whether you’re an alumni returning to Buffalo, a delegate from another college, or simply someone interested in taking part in this historic event, we encourage you to explore D’Youville and the city we love – Buffalo, NY.

When you visit you’ll find a city on the upswing with a rich history of architecture, an exploding food culture, miles of bike trails, an extensive park system, and gorgeous Great Lakes views.

D'Youville Campus

Enter Fargo Circle from Porter Avenue to valet your vehicle for campus events and access the shuttle service for events at Kleinhans Music Hall.