Directions & Parking

The Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi at 6300 Ocean Drive, about 10 miles southeast of downtown Corpus Christi. Parking for PAC events is free. The most convenient parking lots are located adjacent to the second (east) entrance to the University (see map below).

PLEASE EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN MERGING AT OCEAN/ENNIS JOSLIN
Please be sure to properly yield when merging from Ennis Joslin Road to Ocean Drive, and observe the white lane dividers that separate oncoming traffic. To avoid motorized accidents once on Ocean Drive, stay in the right lane until it is safe to change lanes. Other lane dividers can be found in various locations around Corpus Christi.


PAC Directions

Driving directions from I-37 South: Stay on I-37 South until it runs into N. Shoreline Boulevard. Take a right on Shoreline and continue for about eight miles (Shoreline changes to Ocean Drive). Once you pass Airline Drive, get in the left-hand lane to go straight through the intersection at Ocean Drive and Alameda. Continue on Ocean Drive past the Performing Arts Center and turn right at the second entrance (the East entrance) to the University. Take either the first or second right turns into the parking lots for the PAC.

Driving directions from Padre Island Drive/TX-358 headed towards NAS-CCAD/Padre Island: Continue on TX-358/Padre Island Drive until you reach the Airline Road exit. Go under the freeway, taking a left on Airline Road. Continue, taking a right on Ocean Drive at approximately two miles. Once on Ocean Drive, get in the left-hand lane to go straight through the intersection at Ocean Drive and Alameda. Continue on Ocean Drive past the Performing Arts Center and turn right at the second entrance (the East entrance) to the University. Take either the first or second right turns into the parking lots for the PAC.

Parking Directions:
Convenient parking for PAC events is available in the Sand Dollar (L) and Tarpon (M) lots near the second University entrance (see below for parking fee information and location of Parking Garage (G).)

Parking Fees: Parking is currently free all day/evening on Saturday and Sunday in the Sanddollar lot adjacent to the Performing Arts Center. For parking during the week you are required to park and pay in the parking garage accessed by coming through the first entrance to campus. Parking garage fees start at $1 for the first hour and increase in increments from there. For more information on parking fees please click here.


PAC Parking