Campus Maps and Our Local Community

Located in Mishawaka, Indiana, Bethel College is an urban-situated campus close to a wide range of recreational opportunities.

  • The sandy beaches of Lake Michigan are less than an hour away from our campus.
  • The city of Chicago is just 90 miles west.
  • Our campus is located near five other Indiana private and state colleges and universities (including the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University South Bend) and down the street from the second-largest shopping district in the state.
  • Bethel is close to nearly 50 parks including Mishawaka’s three-mile Riverwalk development. The Riverwalk was built on a reclaimed former factory site. This park connects to a 16-mile bike path along the St. Joseph River.

Directions

From the north

Route 1 from the north: US 31

  • Exit at the Cleveland Road exit #72.
  • At the exit ramp, turn left on Cleveland Road and travel east 5.6 miles.
  • Turn right on Bus 31/933 (traffic light) and continue south 2 miles.
  • Turn left on Angela Boulevard (traffic light) and continue east approximately 3 miles (Angela becomes Edison Road).
  • Turn right on Hickory Road (traffic light) and continue south 1 mile.
  • The main entrance will be on your left.

Alternative  route from the north: US 31

  • Exit US 31 at the Indiana 80/90 toll road.
  • Follow 80/90 east 5 miles.
  • Exit at the South Bend/ Notre Dame exit #77.
  • At the light, turn right on Bus 31/933 and continue south 1.1 miles.
  • Turn left on Angela Boulevard (traffic light) and continue east approximately 3 miles (Angela becomes Edison Road).
  • Turn right on Hickory Road (traffic light) and continue south 1 mile.

From the north: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Mich.

  • Follow the Indiana Toll Road 80/90 West.
  • Exit at the Mishawaka exit #83.
  • At the stop sign, turn right on Capital Avenue and continue .3 miles following signs to SR 23.
  • Turn left on SR 23 (traffic light) and proceed west 1.6 miles.
  • Turn left on Main Street (traffic light) and continue south 3.2 miles.
  • Turn right on McKinley Avenue (traffic light) and proceed west .8 miles.
  • Turn left on Logan Street (traffic light).
  • The main entrance will be on your left.

From the south

From the south: SR 19

  • Take the US 20 bypass west toward South Bend.
  • Exit at the Mishawaka/Bremen-331S exit.
  • At the end of the exit ramp turn right and travel north 4 miles on Union Street (which becomes Church Street and then becomes Main Street).
  • Turn left on McKinley Avenue (traffic light) and continue west .8 miles.
  • Turn left on Logan Street (traffic light).
  • The main entrance will be on your left.

From the south: US 31

  • Take the US 20 bypass east toward Elkhart and continue 4 miles.
  • Exit at the Mishawaka/Bremen-331S exit.
  • At the exit ramp light, turn left and travel north 4 miles on Union Street (which becomes Church Street and then becomes Main Street).
  • Turn left on McKinley Avenue (traffic light) and continue west .8 miles.
  • Turn left on Logan Street (traffic light).
  • The main entrance will be on your left.

From the east

From the east: Indiana Toll Road 80/90

  • Exit at Mishawaka exit #83
  • At stop sign, turn right on Capital Avenue and continue .3 miles following signs to SR 23.
  • Turn left on SR 23 (traffic light) and proceed west 1.6 miles.
  • Turn left on Main Street (traffic light) and continue south 3.2 miles.
  • Turn right on McKinley Avenue (traffic light) and proceed west .8 miles.
  • Turn left on Logan Street (traffic light).
  • The main entrance will be on your left.

From the west

From the west: Indiana Toll Road 80/90

  • Exit at the South Bend/ Notre Dame exit #77.
  • At the light, turn right on Bus 31/933 and continue south 1.1 miles.
  • Turn left on Angela Boulevard (traffic light) and continue east approximately 3 miles (Angela becomes Edison Road). 
  • Turn right on Hickory Road (traffic light) and continue south 1 mile.
  • The main entrance will be on your left.

Bethel, a small liberal arts Christian college, is located in Mishawaka, Indiana, which is the next-door-neighbor to South Bend. In both communities, you'll find plenty to do!  For an up-to-date list of activities, restaurants and hotels, please visit the St. Joseph County Visitors Bureau website.

Note: if you're visiting in the fall, we recommend you make your hotel reservations early, due to Notre Dame football season.

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