Maps and Directions to USciences

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

Campus Map

  1. Admission Office
  2. Alexandria Residence Hall
  3. Alumni Hall
  4. Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC)
  5. Bobby Morgan Arena
  6. Central Utility Plant
  7. D’Angelo Mall
  8. Demonstration Garden / Outdoor Classroom
  9. East Building
  10. Glasser Hall
  11. Goodman Residence Hall
  12. Griffith Hall
  13. Human Resources and Administrative Offices
  14. Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX)
  15. Kline Hall
  16. Library (J.W. England Library)
  17. Mayes College
  18. McNeil Athletic Fields
  19. McNeil Graduate Study and Research Center
  20. McNeil Science and Technology Center (McNeil STC)
  21. Osol Residence Hall
  22. Parenti Plaza
  23. Pharmacology/Toxicology Center
  24. Public Safety Office
  25. Quad
  26. Recreation Space
  27. Rosenberger Hall
  28. Shipping /Receiving
  29. Tasty Drake’s Convenience Store
  30. Starbucks®
  31. Study Lounge
  32. Whitecar Hall
  33. Wilson Student Center, Dining and Residence Hall
  34. 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 accomodations 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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