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Many visitors to our facility are coming from off campus and/or will be parking in the University Hospital (UH) Parkade. Entry into the Robarts building nearest the CFMM can be accessed by taking the sidewalk to the right of the gazebo just off the horseshoe drive in front of the University Hospital. (See below map “A” for detailed direction).


“Map A”


When entering through this door you can contact us from the telephone on the wall.  Please call 25244 to have someone come and open this door for you.

If this entrance is not accessible for any reason please proceed to the Main Entrance of Robarts off the Dentistry Circle – see instructions and “Map B” that follows.

CFMM MRI Entrance most convenient from Western campus or alternative entrance from UH Parkade

If you are coming from the direction of the Western University campus your closest entrance into Robarts is through the main front doors off of Dentistry Circle. 

These doors currently remain locked but if you have card access you can swipe your card to unlock them.  If you do not have card access press the “after hours delivery button” to the left of the doors to contact the security guard who will let you in.

Once in, please sign in at the security desk and the guard will contact CFMM personnel to come and get you and bring you to your scan.

This entrance is also used when the side doors closest to the University Hospital are inaccessible due to construction.

“Map B”


Participants should allow ample time to park and get from parking to Robarts main entrance and still arrive at Robarts 20 minutes prior to their scheduled MRI.

Parking and walking to the entry could take as much as 30 minutes. It is important that they arrive at Robarts 20 minutes prior to their scheduled MRI.

Only one family member or caregiver may accompany them for their visit.  This person may wait in our waiting area during their scan.  A coordinator may also accompany them.  Covid-19 screening should be completed for all visitors prior to arrival 

about/directions/Entrance-Options-Nov-2020.docx printable maps and directions

Contact Information


Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping (CFMM)
Robarts Research Institute
Western University
1151 Richmond Street
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 3K7

Plus Code: 2P6G+X5 London, Ontario


Western University: (519) 661-2111 (25244)
Western Phone Directory

Fax: (519) 931-5260


Robarts Research Institute is a secure building, all outside doors are locked and require key card access.  To enter the facility, please use the main Security Entrance or make arrangements to meet with one of our staff at the entrance beside University Hospital.  there is a telephone inside this door that can be used to call.