Directions

NSCL is located on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. The address to the building is:

National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
640 South Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824

NSCL Parking Map

NSCL entrance

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Outside visitors arriving by car should park in the Shaw Parking ramp, which is north of NSCL/FRIB directly across Shaw Lane.  Visitors should park in a 'pay by' space in the subterranean levels and pay at the meter. If you go up the ramp, the only spaces are for those with a parking pass.  Note: parking in the Shaw ramp is free (at parking pass) overnight from 6 pm – 7 am and on the weekend.

Directions from Detroit DTW Airport:
  • Exit airport towards freeways
  • North I-275 to I-96
  • West I-96 (towards Lansing) to US-127 (exit 106)
  • North onto US-127 (3.2 miles) to Trowbridge Road exit
  • East on Trowbridge Road (0.5 miles) to Harrison Road and turn left (North)
  • Right (East) on Shaw Lane (1.0 mile) to NSCL
Directions from Lansing LAN Airport:
  • Exit airport by turning right on Grand River
  • Take Grand River to Waverly Road
  • Turn left (South 3.4 miles) on Waverly Road to I-496
  • Turn left (East 5 miles) on I-496 to Trowbridge Road exit
  • East (0.5 miles) on Trowbridge Road to Harrison Road
  • Left (North) on Harrison Road (0.4 miles) to Shaw Lane
  • Right (East) on Shaw Lane (1 mile) to NSCL