Location & Directions
Arrival from Oklahoma City: Take Interstate 40 east from Oklahoma City, exiting at the first Shawnee exit (exit 181). This is state highway 177. Drive south on 177 for 2 miles to the intersection of MacArthur Drive. Turn left (east) onto MacArthur. The entrance to St. Gregory's Abbey and University is about 1 mile down MacArthur. Approximate driving time from downtown Oklahoma City is 35 minutes.
Arrival from Tulsa: Take Interstate 44 (Turner Turnpike) west from Tulsa. Exit at Wellston, Oklahoma, which is Route 66. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left (east) on highway 66, and drive two miles. At the intersection with highway 177 turn right (south) toward Shawnee (about 25 miles). Two miles after passing under Interstate 40, one arrives at the intersection with MacArthur Drive. Turn left (east) and drive approximately 1 mile to the entrance to St. Gregory's Abbey and University. Approximate driving time from downtown Tulsa is 1 hour 45 minutes.
Arrival from Ft. Smith: Take Interstate 40 west, exiting at the second Shawnee exit (exit 186), which is Kickapoo Street. Drive south on Kickapoo about 1 1/2 miles to the intersection with MacArthur Drive. Turn right (west) and continue about 2 miles. The entrance to St. Gregory's Abbey and University will be on the right. Approximate driving time from Ft. Smith is 2 hours.
The most convenient airport is Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City. It takes approximately 50 minutes to drive from the airport to the abbey.