Maps and Directions to USciences

NOTE: the Woodland Ave. bridge between 47th and 48th Streets will be closed for replacement through June 2019. If accessing campus on Woodland Ave. from the south or Grays Ferry Ave. from the east, please follow detours. Route 11 and 36 trolleys will be diverted at 40th Street Portal via Chester Ave. to 49th and 50th Streets in both directions.

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 (4 on map). The Admission Office is located in Griffith Hall (12 on map), Room 130. The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (13 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 (4 on map). The Admission Office is located in Griffith Hall (12 on map), Room 130. The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (13 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 (4 on map). The Admission Office is located in Griffith Hall (12 on map), Room 130. The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (13 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 (4 on map). The Admission Office is located in Griffith Hall (12 on map), Room 130. The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (13 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 (4 on map). The Admission Office is located in Griffith Hall (12 on map), Room 130. The Human Resources Office is located in the USciences suite at 4100 Chester Ave., third floor (13 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. McNeil Graduate Study and Research Center
  16. McNeil Science and Technology Center (McNeil STC)
  17. Osol Residence Hall
  18. Parenti Plaza
  19. Pharmacology/Toxicology Center
  20. Public Safety Office
  21. Quad
  22. Residence Hall, New Construction (opens Spring 2019)
  23. Rosenberger Hall
  24. Shipping /Receiving (4140 Woodland Ave)
  25. Tasty Drake’s Convenience Store
  26. Starbucks®
  27. Study Lounge
  28. Whitecar Hall
  29. Wilson Student Center, Dining and Residence Hall
  30. Woodland Hall

 

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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