Maps and Directions to USciences

NOTES:

  • Due to a reconstruction project, the Grays Ferry Avenue Bridge, located between 48th and 35th streets, will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Please allow extra time if accessing campus from this direction.

Driving Directions

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From the North

  • Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 20 Mid-County.
  • Merge onto I-476 South.
  • Merge onto I-76 East.
  • Exit I-76 at Exit 346B—University Avenue.
  • Keep right at the fork in the ramp, merging onto University Avenue.
  • At the 4th traffic light, bear to extreme left for Baltimore Avenue/Woodland Avenue access.
  • Turn left and follow thru to Woodland Avenue.
  • Follow Woodland Avenue, at first traffic light make a left onto 42nd Street and follow around to parking lots.
  • Parking: Visitor parking is located in front of or behind the Athletic/Recreation Center (3 on map).
    • The Admission Office (1 on map) is located in Griffith Hall (10 on map), Room 130.
    • The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (11 on map.)

From the West

  • Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 326 Valley Forge Interchange.
  • Merge onto I-76 East.
  • Exit I-76 at Exit 346B—University Avenue.
  • Keep right at the fork in the ramp, merging onto University Avenue.
  • At the 4th traffic light, bear to extreme left for Baltimore Avenue/Woodland Avenue access.
  • Turn left and follow thru to Woodland Avenue.
  • Follow Woodland Avenue, at first traffic light make a left onto 42nd Street and follow around to parking lots.
  • Parking: Visitor parking is located in front of or behind the Athletic/Recreation Center (3 on map).
    • The Admission Office (1 on map) is located in Griffith Hall (10 on map), Room 130.
    • The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (11 on map.)

From the South

  • Take I-95 North.
  • Merge onto I-76 West/Central Philadelphia.
  • Exit I-76 at Exit 346B—University Avenue.
  • At the 8th traffic light, bear to extreme left for Baltimore Avenue/Woodland Avenue access.
  • Turn left and follow thru to Woodland Avenue.
  • Follow Woodland Avenue, at first traffic light make a left onto 42nd Street and follow around to parking lots.
  • Parking: Visitor parking is located in front of or behind the Athletic/Recreation Center (3 on map).
    • The Admission Office (1 on map) is located in Griffith Hall (10 on map), Room 130.
    • The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (11 on map.)

Via I-95 From the North or East

  • Take I-95 South to I-676 West/Central Philadelphia.
  • Merge onto I-76 East.
  • Exit I-76 at Exit 346B—University Avenue.
  • Keep right at the fork in the ramp, merging onto University Avenue.
  • At the 4th traffic light, bear to extreme left for Baltimore Avenue/Woodland Avenue access.
  • Turn left and follow thru to Woodland Avenue.
  • Follow Woodland Avenue, at first traffic light make a left onto 42nd Street and follow around to parking lots.
  • Parking: Visitor parking is located in front of or behind the Athletic/Recreation Center (3 on map).
    • The Admission Office (1 on map) is located in Griffith Hall (10 on map), Room 130.
    • The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (11 on map.)

From the New Jersey Turnpike

  • Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 3.
  • Follow signs for Philadelphia via the Walt Whitman Bridge.
  • Merge onto I-76 West.
  • Exit I-76 at Exit 346B—University Avenue.
  • At the 8th traffic light, bear to extreme left for Baltimore Avenue/Woodland Avenue access.
  • Turn left and follow thru to Woodland Avenue.
  • Follow Woodland Avenue, at first traffic light make a left onto 42nd Street and follow around to parking lots.
  • Parking: Visitor parking is located in front of or behind the Athletic/Recreation Center (3 on map).
    • The Admission Office (1 on map) is located in Griffith Hall (10 on map), Room 130.
    • The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (11 on map.)

 

Via Public Transportation

From Anywhere via AMTRAK

Visit amtrak.com for routes and schedules. Arrive at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. Taxi to the University is approximately $15. Or board the westbound SEPTA trolley (green line) to Woodland Ave. and 43rd St. stop. Admission Office is located in Griffith Hall, on 43rd St., half block north of the trolley stop.

From Philadelphia International Airport via SEPTA

Visit septa.org for routes and schedules. Take SEPTA Airport Rail Line to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station. Then board the westbound SEPTA trolley (green line) to Woodland Ave. and 43rd St. stop. Admission Office is located in Griffith Hall, on 43rd St., half block north of the trolley stop.

From Philadelphia International Airport via Taxi

Approximate fare to USciences is $30.

From Southern New Jersey via PATCO High Speed Line

Visit ridepatco.org for routes and schedules. Arrive at 8th and Market Street Station. Then board the westbound SEPTA Market Frankford Elevated Line (blue line) to 30th Street Station. Take the westbound trolley (green line) to Woodland Ave. and 43rd St. Admission Office is located in Griffith Hall, on 43rd St., half block north of the trolley stop.

From throughout Pennsylvania, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties

Visit septa.org for regional rail and bus routes and schedules.

 

Campus Map

USciences campus map 

  1. Admission Office
  2. Alumni Hall
  3. Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC)
  4. Bobby Morgan Arena
  5. Central Utility Plant
  6. D’Angelo Mall
  7. East Building
  8. Glasser Hall
  9. Goodman Residence Hall
  10. Griffith Hall
  11. Human Resources and Administrative Offices 4100 Chester Avenue
  12. Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX)
  13. Kline Hall
  14. Library (J.W. England Library)
  15. Living & Learning Commons (LLC)
  16. Mail Room/Copy Center
  17. McNeil Graduate Study and Research Center
  18. McNeil Science and Technology Center (McNeil STC)
  19. Osol Residence Hall
  20. Parenti Plaza
  21. Pharmacology/Toxicology Center
  22. Public Safety Office
  23. Quad
  24. Rosenberger Hall
  25. Shipping /Receiving 4140 Woodland Ave.
  26. Tasty Drake’s Convenience Store
  27. Starbucks®
  28. Study Lounge
  29. Whitecar Hall
  30. Wilson Student Center, Dining and Residence Hall
  31. Woodland Hall

P Parking

Route 13 Trolley Stops, (detoured Route 11/36)

 

Discounted Travel and Hotel Arrangements

Call 1-877-88PHILA, or visit  campusphilly.org and click on the "Visitors" link. There are also a variety of hotels and other accommodations in the University City and West Philadelphia area for you to choose from, we recommend:

Cornerstone Bed and Breakfast
3300 Baring Street
215-387-6065
www.cornerstonebandb.com
The Gables Bed and Breakfast
4520 Chester Avenue
215-662-1918
www.gablesbb.com
Hilton Inn at Penn
3600 Sansom Street
215-222-0200
www.theinnatpenn.com
Click for our exclusive discount
Sheraton University City
36th and Chestnut Streets
215-387-8000
www.philadelphiasheraton.com
Homewood Suites
4109 Walnut Street
215-382-1111
Click for our exclusive discount
Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
215-735-9300
www.himidtown.com

 

Transportation Information

Amtrak
800-USA-RAIL
www.amtrak.com
SEPTA
215-580-7800
www.septa.com
Philadelphia International Airport
800-PHL-GATE
www.phl.org
Olde City Taxi
215-338-0838
Yellow Cab
215-333-3333
Philadelphia Cab Company
215-438-7777

 

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