NOTICE: Farm Lane Bridge Project May 8th-August 15th
Auditorium road east of the Bessey Hall parking lot is closed as a part of the Farm Lane Bridge project, starting May 8th – August 15th. The Bessey Hall parking lot and parking structure will need to be accessed via West Circle and East Circle drives towards the West.
See the detours page here: https://ipf.msu.edu/construction/current-projects/farm-lane-bridge-project/detours
Are you a CATA Rider? Please see Farm Lane Bridge Reconstruction - May 8, 2023 - Route 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, & 32 Detours for details.
RCPD Building Location
RCPD is located in 120 Bessey Hall, near the center of the Michigan State University campus, on the southwest corner of Farm Lane and Auditorium Road.
434 Farm Lane, #120
East Lansing, MI 48824-1033
Step-by-Step Driving Directions
- Follow I-96 to (E. Lansing) I-496/US-127 exit.
- North on I-496/US-127 to Trowbridge Rd. exit 9.
- East on Trowbridge to Farm Lane.
- North (left) on Farm Lane, across bridge.
- West (left) at traffic light (Auditorium Rd.)
- South (left) to park in visitor spaces behind Bessey Hall.
The RCPD is located on the first floor in the north end of Bessey Hall - Suite 120. We are located at the southwest corner of Farm Lane and Auditorium Rd. We are serviced by CATA bus routes 24, 26, 31, and 33. Our office is also serviced by CATA Spec-Tran and rideshare services via the west parking lot behind Bessey Hall, accessed via the Auditorium Rd. driveway between Bessey Hall and the parking ramp.
If you are driving and parking in the Bessey Hall lot, please request a visitor parking permit from the receptionist when you arrive. The RCPD has two free parking spaces (with permit provided by RCPD) in the west parking lot behind Bessey Hall. Parking is allowed Mon-Fri from 7am - 6pm. NOTE: This is a tow away zone. It is imperative you check in immediately and receive a placard permit to avoid being towed.
Those with State Accessible Parking Permits may use the accessible spaces behind Bessey Hall without the RCPD placard permit.
For a longer parking period, parking in a visitor parking lot is the recommended option. Please see the following websites for information:
- MSU Police - Visitor Parking
- MSU Campus Map - Select "Visitor Parking"
Visitor Lot #62W (behind the IM West), Lot #39 (South of International Center), and Lot #79 (South of the Stadium) are the closest to the RCPD.
Metered lots are available, but the length of time allowed is limited. Metered parking lots closest to the RCPD are:
- North of the Computer Center (West of Bessey Hall)
- North of the Kresge Art Center (East of Bessey Hall)
- Grand River Avenue Ramp (North of Bessey Hall)
Michigan State University is committed to improving accessibility and traffic flow on campus. Get the most up-to-date information on construction alerts and detours.