Visitor Information & Parking

CARC frontThe Center for Advanced Research Computing (CARC) is located at 1601 Central Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106, in the former Galles Building.

The Center is located on the north side of Central Avenue, one block west of University Blvd.  The parking lot is to the west of the building on Ash Street.  If you park in this lot, you will need to obtain a one day visitor parking permit at the front desk of the Center.  Faculty, staff, students, and residents at the Center can obtain authorization for a longterm "P" parking pass with the purchase of a regular campus parking sticker from UNM Parking and Transportation Services

Maps to the Center
 

▪   Google Maps
▪   MapQuest

Resources

▪   The University of New Mexico
 
▪   Albuquerque City Government
▪   Albuquerque Convention and Visitor's Bureau


Driving Directions

The Center is located on the north side of Central Avenue, one block west of University Blvd.  

From Albuquerque Sunport Rental Cars:
When you leave the rental car facility, you will be on University Blvd.  Unfortunately, University Blvd. doesn't go through to Central Avenue.  If you head south on University Blvd., it will turn to the right and end at Yale Blvd.  Turn left onto Yale and continue with directions "From Albuquerque Sunport Terminal".

From Albuquerque Sunport Terminal:
Go North on Yale out of the airport.  Turn left (west) onto Gibson. Turn right (north) onto University.  Go three miles north to Central Ave. Turn left (west) onto Central Ave.  Continue one block to Ash St.  Turn right onto Ash St. and take an immediate right into the CARC parking lot.

From Northbound I-25:
Take the Lead/Coal exit. Turn right (east) on Coal.  Turn left (north) on University Blvd.  Turn left (west) onto Central Ave.  Continue one block to Ash St.  Turn right onto Ash St. and take an immediate right into the CARC parking lot.

From Southbound I-25:
Drive south through the Big-I; take the Dr. Martin Luther King exit.  Turn left onto Dr. Martin Luther King.  Turn right (South) onto Ash St.  Take Ash St. 2 1/2 blocks, then turn left into the Center parking lot.

From both east and westbound I-40:
Take the exit for I-25 South to Socorro and Las Cruces and follow directions above.

Hotels

HotelAddressPhoneFax
Hyatt Regency 330 Tijeras Ave. NW
 Albuquerque, NM 87102 505.842.1234 505.766.6710
Wyndham Hotels and Resort 2910 Yale Ave. SE
 Albuquerque, NM 87106 505.843.7000 505.843.6307
Hotel Cascada 
2500 Carlisle Blvd. NE
 Albuquerque, NM 87110 505.978.7226 505.842.6040
Holiday Inn 2020 Menaul Blvd. NE 
Albuquerque, NM 87107 505.884.4806 505.881.4806
Hilton 1901 University Blvd. NE
 Albuquerque, NM 87107 505.884.2500 505.880.1196
Hotel Andaluz 125 2nd St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87102 505.242.9090 505.724.9133
Hotel Parq Central 806 Central Ave. SE Albuquerque, NM 87102 505.242.0040 505.242.5355

Center for Advanced Research Computing

MSC01 1190
1601 Central Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

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