Directions to Main Campus
Visitors are always welcome at East Central College. Union is on the eastern side of the state, approximately 45 miles southwest of St. Louis, 220 miles east of Kansas City, 80 miles east of Jefferson City, 100 miles southeast of Columbia and 170 miles northeast of Springfield.
From the east on I-44 (from the St. Louis area) or west on I-44 (from Rolla or Springfield)
Exit Interstate 44 at the US Hwy 50 west exit (#247). Travel west on Hwy 50 for three miles to the first stoplight. Turn left at the stoplight onto Prairie Dell Road. Follow signs onto campus.
From the west on US Hwy 50 (from the Jefferson City area)
Highway 50 runs for several miles through Union, MO. Make a right turn at the sixth stoplight (Prairie Dell Road). Follow the signs onto campus.
From the north on US Hwy 47 (from Columbia/Warrenton)
Exit Interstate 70 at the US Hwy 47 south exit (#193). Travel on Hwy 47 through Washington and on to Union (33 miles). At the stoplight at the intersection of Hwy 47 and Hwy 50, turn left. Turn right at the second stoplight onto Prairie Dell Road. Follow the signs onto campus.