How to Get Here
Mercy College of Health Sciences is located just south of I-235 between 6th Avenue and 7th Street, and just north of downtown Des Moines. Parking is free on campus. You can download the map shown above in pdf format.
From the East/North: Take I-80 to I-235 Downtown, exit I-235 at Exit 8A, proceed west through two sets of lights, turning left onto 7th Street, staying in the left lane of traffic on 7th Street. Cross over I-235 and turn left into the Visitor Parking Lot, which is just beyond the bridge.
From the South/West: Take I-35 to I-235 Downtown, exit I-235 at Exit 8A. Stay in the center lane of the off ramp, and turn right onto 7th Street, while remaining in the left most lane of the street. The entrance to the Visitor Parking Lot is immediately to your left.
From the Des Moines Airport: Exit the airport complex and turn left onto Fleur Drive. At the Raccoon River near downtown, merge onto the Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway (heading east). Proceed on MLK for 10 blocks, turn left onto 7th St./6th Ave. Proceed north on 6th Avenue for 11 blocks, turn left just beyond the last campus building into the Visitor Parking Lot, located just before the Intersection of 6th Avenue and School Street.