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Tyler Junior College is located in Tyler, Texas, known worldwide as the Rose Capital of the United States.

Approximately 110 miles east of Dallas and 90 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana, Tyler is nestled among the piney woods of East Texas. Unlike many parts of Texas, East Texas is known for its comfortable climate, its lush, bountiful landscapes and its tall pine trees. It is also a primary region for geographical and oil-related business and timber. A city of about 85,000, Tyler's immediate statistical area includes roughly 150,000 residents. Nearby Longview is home to an additional 80,000 people."

"TJC stands on a 73-acre campus, dotted with stately hardwood trees and includes 30 buildings with eight residence halls. For driving directions, scroll down on your screen. For information on connecting flights from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Tyler’s Pounds Field Airport select the DFW Connections link."

 

Driving Directions To TJC

  • Traveling to TJC from the East
  • Traveling to TJC from the North (Paris, Texas)
  • Traveling to TJC from the West (Dallas)
  • For information on connecting flights from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Tyler's Pounds Field Airport select the DFW Connections link.
  • Traveling to TJC from the South (Austin, Texas)
  • Traveling to TJC from the South (Houston)
  • Inside Tyler City Limits

Internet Links: Driving Directions

Main Campus Map:
Campus Map
Map to TJC:
Map to TJC
Tyler Map with TJC Main Campus and West Campus Locations:
Tyler Map

 

Traveling to TJC from the East

1) Travel to Tyler on Interstate 20 west. (See below for travel from Kilgore or Henderson)

2) The first Tyler exit off I-20 is U.S. 271. You will turn to your south after taking this exit.

3) Travel on U.S. 271 south about 10 miles, The University of Texas Health Center on your right. About three miles past UT Health Center you will come to a flashing yellow light. Turn left at this light, onto Loop 323.

4) You will pass over railroad tracks and pass through four traffic signals.

5) At your fifth traffic signal, turn to your right at U.S. 64, which is also Fifth Street.

6) Take Fifth Street west, passing two traffic lights. After you pass the second light, get into the right lane. The first signs of our campus you will see will be Pat Hartley Field, home to the 2000 and 2001 NJCAA Men's Soccer Championship Tournament.

7) If the Admissions Office is your destination, continue west and soon you will see the long lawn in front of Jenkins Hall. Take the next right, which is Baxter Avenue, and turn right at the next driveway, which will lead you into the parking lot of the White Administrative Services Center. The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of this building.

If traveling to Tyler from the Henderson, Texas area, drive west on U.S. 64. Within the Tyler city limits, U.S. 64 is also known as East Fifth Street. Once you reach Loop 323 at its intersection with U.S. 64, you may follow steps 6 and 7 above.

If traveling to Tyler from the Kilgore, Texas area, drive west on Texas Highway 31. At the TH 31 intersection with Loop 323, turn left and drive south-southwest. After passing one traffic light, maneuver to your right-hand lane. Turn right at the second traffic light, which is East Fifth Street. Follow steps 6 and 7.

 

Traveling to TJC from the North (Paris, Texas)

1) From Paris, take U.S. 69 south through Mineola and Lindale.

2) Approximately 8 miles south of the Interstate 20 intersection with U.S. 69 in Lindale, you will come to Tyler's Loop 323. Turn left [East] onto Loop 323 and continue to follow the loop, clockwise around, for approximately 5 miles, until you pass over railroad tracks and then come to a traffic light. At this light, you must turn left or right. Turn right (this is the continuation of Loop 323).

3) You will pass through an additional three traffic lights and then turn right at the fourth one, which will be Fifth Street, or U.S. 64.

4) Take Fifth Street west, passing two traffic lights. After you pass the second light, get into the right lane. Approximately 1.5 miles from the U.S. 64 & Loop 323 intersection you will see Pat Hartley Field, the College's new soccer facility. If the Admissions Office is your destination, continue west and soon you will see the long lawn in front of Jenkins Hall.

5) Take the next right, which is Baxter Avenue, and turn right at the next driveway, which will lead you into the parking lot of the White Administrative Services Center. The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of this building.

From Mt. Pleasant/Pittsburg/Gilmer/Gladewater

1) Travel on U.S. 271 south to Tyler.

2) As you approach Tyler, you will see The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler on your right. Approximately 3 miles from UT Health Center, you will see a flashing yellow light. Turn left and head south-southwest on Loop 323.

3) You will pass through four traffic lights and then turn right at the fifth one, which will be Fifth Street, or U.S. 64.

4) Take Fifth Street west, passing two traffic lights. After you pass the second light, get into the right lane. Approximately 1.5 miles from the U.S. 64 & Loop 323 intersection you will see Pat Hartley Field, the College's new soccer facility. If the Admissions Office is your destination, continue west and soon you will see the long lawn in front of Jenkins Hall.

5) Take the next right, which is Baxter Avenue, and turn right at the next driveway, which will lead you into the parking lot of the White Administrative Services Center. The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of this building.

 

 Traveling to TJC from the West (Dallas)

1) Travel Interstate 20/U.S. 80 toward Shreveport, Louisiana.

2) In Terrell, follow Interstate 20 to the east. Approximately 60 miles east of Terrell, locate the U.S. 69 exit at Lindale and turn right.

3) Continue on U.S. 69 for approximately 8 miles, until you reach Tyler's Loop 323. Turn left onto Loop 323 and continue to follow the loop, counter-clockwise, for approximately 5 miles, until you pass over railroad tracks and then come to a traffic light. At this light, you must turn left or right. Turn right (this is the continuation of Loop 323).

4) You will pass through an additional three traffic lights and then turn right at the fourth one, which will be Fifth Street, or U.S. 64.

5) Take Fifth Street west, passing two traffic lights. After you pass the second light, get into the right lane. Approximately 1.5 miles from the U.S. 64 & Loop 323 intersection you will see Pat Hartley Field, the College's new soccer facility. If the Admissions Office is your destination, continue west and soon you will see the long lawn in front of Jenkins Hall.

6) Take the next right, which is Baxter Avenue, and turn right at the next driveway, which will lead you into the parking lot of the White Administrative Services Center. The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of this building.

 

Traveling to TJC from the South (Austin, Texas)

1) From the Austin, Texas metro area, take Interstate 35 from Austin to Waco.

2) Exit I-35 in Waco onto Texas Highway 31 East, toward Corsicana. Continue travel on TH 31 until you near Athens.

3) In Athens, take the Jed Robinson Loop north. The Jed Robinson Loop will take you away from downtown Athens and back onto Texas 31 north.

4) Travel TH 31 north to Tyler.

5) Once inside the Tyler city limits, continue to travel on TH 31. This highway is also known as Front Street within the Tyler city limts. You will travel past the Tyler Rose Garden and East Texas Fairgrounds. At the third traffic signal since crossing Loop 323, turn right. This is Glenwood Boulevard.

6) Glenwood will lead you up a hill and past a water tower. Stay on this stretch of road as it changes names to Fifth Street. The road will change to one lane for approximately six residential blocks and you will pass through five stop lights before you come to the TJC campus. Prior to the fourth of these traffic lights, maneuver into the left lane.

7) At this fourth stop light, Beckham Avenue, you will see a Blockbuster Video store on your right-hand side. If the Admissions Office is your destination, prepare to turn left after passing through the next traffic light (Fleishel Avenue). You will be turning on Baxter Avenue. This left is next to College Books and directly across from Weinerland.

8) The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of the White Administrative Services Center, at the corner of Fifth Street and Baxter Avenue.

Traveling to TJC from the South (Houston)

1) Travel to Tyler on U.S. 59 Lufkin.

2) From Lufkin, take U.S. 69 to north Tyler.

3) In Tyler, US 69 is also known as Broadway Avenue. You will pass Broadway Square Mall on your left and then you will pass Loop 323. Continue driving north toward downtown.

4) At your ninth traffic light since entering Tyler you will turn to your right. This is Fifth Street or U.S. 64.

5) Travel east on Fifth Street and pass through three traffic lights. Move to the left-most lane after passing the second of these.

6) At the second traffic light, Beckham Avenue, you will see a Blockbuster Video store on your right. If the Admissions Office is your destination, prepare to turn left after passing through the next traffic light (Fleishel Avenue). You will be turning on Baxter Avenue. This left is next to College Books and directly across from Weinerland.

7) The Admissions Office is located on the first floor of the White Administrative Services Center, at the corner of Fifth Street and Baxter Avenue.

 

Inside Tyler City Limits

Use the map below to locate the TJC Main Campus Map or the TJC West Campus (RTDC) from within the City of Tyler. Click here for additional assistance through the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce web site.

 

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