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Directions + Parking

Location
The Wittliff Collections are located on the 7th floor of the Alkek Library on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.

Special Assistance
For assistance, or for mobility impaired/accessible parking, please call The Wittliff Collections at 512.245.2313.
 


PARKING

WEEKDAYS 8am - 5pm:
Limited free parking is available in the Alkek Garage located at the end of Talbot Street (see map).  The parking attendant will guide you to a spot.

WEEKENDS:
On the weekend, the Alkek Garage is free and open to the public. If the garage is  full, additional parking is available in Woods Garage (see map).

After you park, follow the signs and walk up the ramp to the Alkek Library.  Go into the library and take the elevator to the 7th Floor for The Wittliff Collections.

Turn-By-Turn Driving Directions

  1. From I-35 take exit 205 (Bastrop/Luling) and proceed on the access road to the traffic light. Turn WEST on Hopkins toward downtown San Marcos.
  2. Go on Hopkins St. for about 1 mile, passing HEB and the San Marcos Public Library.
  3. After going through the lights at CM Allen Pkwy and Edward Gary St., turn right on LBJ Drive and go two blocks to the light at University Drive (there’s a Jack in the Box on your left). 
  4. Turn left at University Drive.
  5. Take your next right at the light at Guadalupe St.  Guadalupe will dead end into Woods St. Turn left on Woods.
  6. Take your next right onto Talbot St., which will go one block. 
  7. At the stop sign, turn right and stay to the right as you approach the Alkek parking garage.  
  8. You’ll see a guard booth where you’ll tell the guard that you're here to visit The Wittliff Collections.  They’ll direct you to one of our reserved spots.  

After you park, follow the signs and walk up the ramp to the Alkek Library.  Go into the library and take the elevator to the 7th Floor for The Wittliff Collections.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

University Parking Services
If you have questions, University Parking Services are available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm at 512.245.2887.

Campus Map
See the Texas State Campus Map for a detailed view of streets, garages, and buildings.
 

Here is a map to current road closures from the city of San Marcos.