Directions to Augustana College

Arriving on Interstate 80 from the east

  • Continue on 80 West as it changes to Interstate 280/74 West.
  • Exit 5A Interstate 74 West for approximately 1/2 mile.
  • Exit 4A John Deere Road / Highway 5 West.
  • Follow signs for Blackhawk Road/Highway 5 West.
  • Turn right on 38th Street in Rock Island (use Rock Valley Plaza and K-Mart store on left-hand side of Blackhawk Road as landmarks).
  • Drive approximately 2.5 miles on 38th Street.
  • You will pass Swanson Commons residence hall on the left.
  • Continue traveling 38th Street to 7th Avenue (7th Ave is at traffic signal)
  • Turn left (West) on 7th Avenue.
  • Centennial Hall and parking lot will be on the right (North) side of 7th Avenue (Note: Immediately after turning onto 7th Ave).

Arriving on Interstate 88 from the east

  • Continue on 88 West as it changes to Highway 5.
  • Travel Highway 5 West (John Deere Road/Blackhawk Road).
  • Follow signs for Blackhawk Road/Highway 5 West.
  • Turn right on 38th Street in Rock Island.
  • Warning: There is a 38th Street in Moline but do not turn there! Use Rock Valley Plaza and K-Mart store on left-hand side of Highway 5 as landmarks.
  • Drive approximately 2.5 miles on 38th Street.
  • You will pass Swanson Commons residence hall on the left.
  • Continue traveling 38th Street to 7th Avenue (7th Ave is at traffic signal)
  • Turn left (West) on 7th Avenue.
  • Centennial Hall and parking lot will be on the right (North) side of 7th Avenue (Note: Immediately after turning onto 7th Ave).

Arriving on Interstate 74 from the east

  • Follow signs as 74 West changes to Interstate 280/74 West.
  • Exit 5A Interstate 74 West for approximately 1/2 mile.
  • Exit 4A John Deere Road /Highway 5 West.
  • Follow signs for Blackhawk Road/Highway 5 West.
  • Turn right on 38th Street in Rock Island (use Rock Valley Plaza and K-Mart store on left-hand side of Blackhawk Road as landmarks).
  • Drive approximately 2.5 miles on 38th Street.
  • You will pass Swanson Commons residence hall on the left.
  • Continue traveling 38th Street to 7th Avenue (7th Ave is at traffic signal)
  • Turn left (West) on 7th Avenue.
  • Centennial Hall and parking lot will be on the right (North) side of 7th Avenue (Note: Immediately after turning onto 7th Ave).

Arriving on Interstate 80 from the west

  • Exit 290 onto Interstate 280 East.
  • Cross the Mississippi River and Exit Highway 92 East to Rock Island.
  • Take the 31st Avenue Exit.
  • Turn right onto 31st Avenue.
  • Continue to 38th Street and turn left.
  • Drive approximately 2 miles on 38th Street.
  • You will pass Swanson Commons residence hall on the left.
  • Continue traveling 38th Street to 7th Avenue (7th Ave is at traffic signal)
  • Turn left (West) on 7th Avenue.
  • Centennial Hall and parking lot will be on the right (North) side of 7th Avenue (Note: Immediately after turning onto 7th Ave).

Arriving on U.S. 61 from the north

  • Follow Highway 61 South through Davenport until you reach Fourth Street (a one way to the right).
  • Turn right and go four blocks to Gaines Street. Turn left on Gaines Street and travel across the Centennial Bridge into Illinois.
  • Go straight off the bridge until you reach 5th Avenue (a one way to the left).
  • Turn left on 5th Avenue and proceed to campus. As you approach the campus you will see the football field on your right.
  • 5th Avenue will bend to the right just past the football field.
  • Turn right (West) on to 7th Avenue at the traffic signal.
  • Centennial Hall and parking lot will be on the right (North) side of 7th Avenue (Note: Immediately after turning onto 7th Ave).