Families & Guests
Ford Idaho Center Information
The following list of entrances have been pre-designated for our audience.
- Entry 1: Main entry for the public, family, and guests of NNU.
- Entry 3: ADA drop-off for wheel chairs (located on the south east side).
- Entry 5: Entry for all graduates.
For more information about the Ford Idaho Center entrances and parking, see this Ford Idaho Center Map.
Interstate I-84 westbound from Boise: Take Exit 38 and continue right approximately one-half mile to the traffic light. Continue straight through the traffic light and drive one-quarter mile and turn right into the Ford Idaho Center's parking lot.
Interstate I-84 eastbound from Caldwell and Ontario, Oregon: Take Exit 38 and turn left and drive approximately one-half mile to the traffic light. Continue straight through the traffic light and drive one-quarter mile and turn right into the Ford Idaho Center's parking lot.
Franklin Road (Meridian): Continue west on Franklin Road past Star Road approximately three quarters of a mile and turn right into the parking lot (entrance past the Service Entry). This parking lot has the most handicapped parking spaces.
State Street (Highway 44), Chinden Boulevard, and Cherry Lane: Continue west past Star Road for one mile and turn left onto Idaho Center Blvd. Continue south (three miles Highway 44, 2 miles Chinden Boulevard, and one-half mile from Cherry Lane.). After crossing the railroad tracks turn left at the second entrance into the main parking lot.
Lodging and Food
Whether you are here for just one night or staying for all of Alumni Weekend, there are a number of places to hotels in Nampa that would love to help accommodate your stay in Nampa over NNU's Commencement weekend.
Blimpie Subs & Salads
Idaho Pizza Company
Jack In the Box
Sit Down Affairs
Brick 29 Bistro
Chapala Mexican Restaurant
LeBaron's (Honker) Cafe
Robin's Nest Espresso & Bagel
Worth the Drive
Boise Fry Co.
Flatbread Community Oven
Flying Pie Pizzeria
Romano's Macaroni Grill