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Driving Directions

From Baltimore and Points North

Take I-95 South to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495). At the 495 split, be sure to go toward the right (495 West). Be in the left lane so you can immediately take Exit 27 toward Route 1 South, College Park. Take Exit 27 and then follow sign to Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Exit will end at traffic light, take a right onto Route 1 South. Proceed approximately 1-2 miles South on U.S. Route 1. Exit right onto 193 West (University Blvd.) towards Byrd Stadium. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Stadium Drive. Go ¼ of the way around the traffic circle (3:00 location) and go to the right (Valley Drive). The Performing Arts Center will be on your right and the Stadium parking garage on your left.

For Tawes Fine Arts Building (Tawes Theatre, Ulrich Recital Hall), stay on Valley Drive for approximately 1½ blocks. After the second stop sign, Tawes will be on your left towards the end of Lot 1 parking just before the Campus Drive intersection.

From Virginia and Points South

Take I-95 North to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495). Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Exit will end at traffic light, go South onto Route 1. Proceed approximately 1-2 miles South on U.S. Route 1. Exit right onto 193 West (University Blvd.) towards Byrd Stadium. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Stadium Drive. Go ¼ of the way around the traffic circle (3:00 location) and go to the right (Valley Drive). The Performing Arts Center will be on your right and the Stadium parking garage on your left.

For Tawes Fine Arts Building (Tawes Theatre, Ulrich Recital Hall), stay on Valley Drive for approximately 1½ blocks. After the second stop sign, Tawes will be on your left towards the end of Lot 1 parking just before the Campus Drive intersection.

From the Campus Main Entrance (Route 1)

Take Campus Drive through the campus. You will go ½ way around the circle and continue on Campus Drive. Just before Cole Student Activity Center, the road will split. Bear to the right (Union Drive). Union Drive will dead end at Valley drive. Turn right and proceed about 1½ blocks. The Center will be on your left and the Stadium Garage will be on your right.

For Tawes Fine Arts Building (Tawes Theatre, Ulrich Recital Hall), turn left on Valley Drive. Tawes will be on your left towards the end of Lot 1 parking just before the Campus Drive intersection.

Metrorail from Washington, D.C.

Green Line
Take the Green Line train (toward Greenbelt); get off at the College Park/U of MD station.

For more information on schedules, contact Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority at 202.962.1234 or check the website at www.wmata.com.

The Center is located on the opposite side of the campus and is accessible via a short taxi ride (recommended) or by Shuttle-UM. Please note that the Shuttle-UM schedule is based on the academic year and is in operation only when the campus is open.

MARC from Baltimore (Inner Harbor)

Take the C8: White Flint-College Park Line. Your bus stop will be Campus Drive & Presidential Lane. The Center is located about one block down on the corner of Valley Drive and Stadium Drive.

For more information on schedules, contact Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority at 202.962.1234 or check the website at www.wmata.com.