Drain-Jordan Library, West Virginia State University - Location and Parking
library building, angled front view

Library Location & Parking

The Drain-Jordan Library occupies a central location both intellectually and physically on the campus of West Virginia State University. If you are on campus and wish to locate us, the library is building #4 on the campus map and is pictured above on the left.

If you wish to visit us and are coming from off campus, please follow the Local Directions to the Library. If you have additional questions about how to find us, please call us at 304.766.3116 or email at refdesk@wvstateu.edu.

Local Directions to the Library (within West Virginia)

Take Interstate 64 and exit 50 (Institute). Turn left onto US Highway 25 (Fairlawn Avenue). Drive approximately 0.2 miles and turn right onto Barron Drive (west side of campus). Visitors need to check in at the Visitors's Center (#25 on the campus map, originally a chapel). and receive a visitor's parking pass. Parking is available at the nearby parking lot, visitor's slots are outlined in green. The Visitor's Center is open Monday - Friday, 8a.m. - 5p.m.; during the summer it closes at 4p.m.

Drain-Jordan Library is across the campus from the Visitors Center, past the Alumni Carillon and next to the sculpture La Vista.