Directions to RCPD


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. 

Bessey Hall
434 Farm Lane, #120
East Lansing, MI 48824-1033

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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.

Once you get on the MSU campus:

  • The RCPD is located on the first floor in the north end of Bessey Hall - Suite 120.
  • Please request a visitor parking permit from the receptionist when you arrive.
    • The RCPD has a free 20-minute parking zone (with permit provided by RCPD) at the parking lot west (behind) Bessey Hall in one of two spaces.
    • NOTE:  This is a towaway 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:
  • 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)


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Closer view of RCPD on map

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