Directions

To John B. Coleman Library
and
Prairie View A&M University

Road map of Prairie View, Texas

General Directions
PVAMU Campus Map | Northwest Houston Campus

Parking – All visitors need to stop by the Information Center for a parking pass and directions to visitor’s parking lots.

General Directions

From Austin: Take Hwy. 290 east toward Houston. Exit Prairie View / FM 1098 and turn left at the light onto University Drive. University Drive will run to the campus.
From Baton Rouge: Take I-10 west to Houston. Take I-610 North to Hwy. 290 west toward Austin. Exit Prairie View/FM 1098 and then turn right at the light onto university drive. University Drive will run to the campus.
From Dallas: Take I-35 south to Waco, then turn left (east) onto Hwy 6 to Hempstead. Exit Hwy. 290 east/Hwy 6 toward Houston. Go approximately 5 miles on Hwy. 290, and then exit Prairie View / FM 1098.Turn left at the light onto University Drive. University Drive will run to the campus.
From Dallas: Take I-45 south toward Houston. Exit Hwy 75 south in Madisonville and then take Hwy 90 west to Navasota. In Navasota take Hwy 6 east (left turn) onto Hwy 6 to Hempstead. Exit Hwy. 290 east/Hwy 6 toward Houston. Go approximately five miles on Hwy. 290, and then exit Prairie View / FM 1098.Turn left at the light onto University Drive. University Drive will run to the campus.
From Houston (Bush Intercontinental Airport): Take John F Kennedy Boulevard south (going toward I-45) to Beltway 8 west ramp. Stay on Beltway 8 west, it becomes the Sam Houston Toll-way (you will have to pay toll road fare).From the Sam Houston Toll-way, exit Highway 290 west toward Austin. Go approximately 30 miles on Hwy. 290, and then exit Prairie View/FM 1098.Turn right at the light onto university drive. University Drive will run to the campus.
From Houston (Hobby Airport): Take Broadway to I-45 north to I-10 west to I-610 north to Hwy. 290 north. Take the Prairie View FM 1098 exit and turn right at the light onto University Drive. University Drive will run to the campus.
From San Antonio: Take I-10 east toward Houston. In Sealy take Hwy. 36 east (left) to Bellville and then take Hwy 159 north to Hempstead. In Hempstead make a right at Austin Street (should be the first stop sign). Make a left on Business 290 (first traffic light), and then take Hwy. 290 east toward Houston (right turn after passing Lawrence Marshall Dealerships). Go approximately five miles and exit Prairie View FM 1098 then turn left at the light onto University Drive. University Drive will run to the campus.
From Shreveport: Take I-20 west and then exit Hwy. 79 south. Take Hwy. 79 south toward Carthage, Texas and then take Hwy. 59 south toward Houston. In Cleveland take Hwy. 105 west to Conroe, and then take I-45 south to FM 1488.Continue on FM 1488 thru Magnolia to FM 1098.Stay straight onto FM 1098 (FM 1488 will turn right, Do Not Turn).Make a left at the traffic light onto University Drive (this is the main entrance into the campus.
From Victoria: Take Hwy. 59 north toward Houston. Exit Hwy. 71 north in El Campo (turn left onto Hwy. 71).Take Hwy. 71 north to I-10 east in Columbus to Sealy. In Sealy take Hwy. 36 east (turn left onto Hwy. 36) to Bellville and then take Hwy 159 north to Hempstead. In Hempstead make a right at Austin Street(should be the first stop sign).Make a left on Business 290 (first traffic light), and then take Hwy. 290 east toward Houston (right turn after passing the Lawrence Marshall Dealerships). Go approximately five miles and exit Prairie View / FM 1098 then turn left at the light onto University Drive. University Drive will run to the campus.

 

 

 


Maintained by Karl Henson, Library Webmaster
Updated 12/19/2012

 

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