Directions & Parking

The Mendel Center is located on the Lake Michigan College Napier Avenue Campus, 2755 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor, MI 49022. Only 40 minutes from downtown South Bend or Michigan City and 50 minutes from Kalamazoo, The Mendel Center is convenient to get to from I-94 and the US 31 Bypass.

Map and driving directions 

From eastbound I-94:
Take I-94 to exit 30 (Napier Avenue), and turn right at the off ramp. Drive east one mile past the college entrance and turn left onto Yore Avenue. The Mendel Center is approximately 1/2 mile on the left.

From westbound I-94:
Take I-94 to exit 30 (Napier Avenue), and turn left at the off ramp. Drive east one mile past the college and turn left onto Yore Avenue. The Mendel Center is approximately 1/2 mile on the left.

From the South Bend/Elkhart area:
Take the U.S. 31 Bypass to exit 24, turn left at the off ramp. Drive approximately one-half mile to Yore Avenue and turn right. The Mendel Center is approximately 1/2 mile on the left.

Parking

Parking is available on the north and south sides of The Mendel Center. Handicap parking is available in various locations on each side of the building.

If your event is in the Mainstage, Hanson Theatre, 3rd floor meeting rooms, or music and theater academic classrooms, the south parking lot (Parking Lot B) will be most convenient.

If your event is in the Grand Upton Hall, 2-way classroom, North Training Room F-101, F-102, F-103, F-111, or F-117 (Dance/Drama Room), the north parking lot (Parking Lot A) will be most convenient.