gmap-bsu-bemidjiWe understand that graduates and their families may want to tour campus on Commencement Day and the Bemidji State University campus is readily accessible to travelers entering the city from any direction. Please note that Commencement is not being held on the Bemidji State University campus.

We have directions to campus listed below and the campus overview map provides the locations of all campus buildings as well as available campus parking. Again, please note that Commencement is not being held on the Bemidji State campus.

The city of Bemidji offers a variety of lodging if you plan to stay overnight.

Bemidji State University is located at

1500 Birchmont Dr NE
Bemidji, MN 56601

From US Hwy 2 Heading West

Exit off of US Hwy 2 onto MN Hwy 317 N. (MN Hwy 317 turns into Mn HWY 197) Drive 4.3 miles to Birchmont Dr NE, turn right onto Birchmont Dr. NE. Bemidji State University is .3 miles away.

From US Hwy 2 Heading East

Turn off of US Hwy 2 onto MN Hwy 197 E (Paul Bunyan Dr NW). Drive 2.2 miles and turn south onto Bemidji Ave N continuing to follow MN Hwy 197. Drive .5 miles and turn left onto 15th St NE. Bemidji State University is .2 miles away.

From US Hwy 71 Heading North

At the interchange of US Hwy 71 and US Hwy 2, keep driving north onto MN Hwy 197 (Washington Ave SE). Drive 1.7 miles, and turn left onto MN Hwy 197. Drive 1.8 miles to Birchmont Dr NE, turn right onto Birchmont Dr. NE. Bemidji State University is .3 miles away.

From US Hwy 71 Heading South

Take a left off of US Hwy 71 onto Beltrami County Hwy 15 (Irvine Ave NW) and drive south 4.3 miles to 15th St NW. Turn left onto 15th ST NW. Bemidji State University is .5 miles away.