Whether you are a prospective student, a parent, a community member, academic colleague or public health professional, we welcome you to visit the School of Public Health.

To arrange a prospective undergraduate student visit, please contact Jaime Oliver from our Center for Academic Success and Achievement at jloliver@umd.edu.

To arrange a prospective graduate student visit, please contact the appropriate graduate program director.

Directions to the School of Public Health

Driving Directions to the University of Maryland Campus

From Baltimore and Points North

  • Take I-95 South to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495).
  • ​Take Exit 27 and then follow signs to Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
  • Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
  • Turn right onto Campus Drive (main entrance to campus). 

From Virginia and Points South

  • Take I-95 North to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495).
  • Continue North on I-95/I-495 toward Baltimore.
  • Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
  • Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
  • ​Turn right onto Campus Drive (main entrance to campus). 

From Virginia and Points West

  • Take I-66 East or I-270 South to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495).
  • Go East on I-495 toward Baltimore/Silver Spring.
  • Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
  • Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
  • ​Turn right onto Campus Drive (main entrance to campus). 

From Annapolis and Points East

  • Take U.S. 50 to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495).
  • Go North on I-95/I-495 toward Baltimore.
  • Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
  • Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
  • ​Turn right onto Campus Drive (main entrance to campus). 

From Washington, D.C. (Northwest/Southwest)

  • Take 16th St. North which becomes Georgia Ave. North at Maryland/D.C. line.
  • Go East on I-495 toward Baltimore.
  • Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
  • Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
  • Turn right onto Campus Drive (main entrance to campus). 

From Washington, D.C. (Northeast/Southeast)

  • Take Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1 North) which becomes Baltimore Ave. North at Maryland/D.C. line.
  • Proceed through the city of College Park.
  • ​Turn left onto Campus Drive (main entrance to campus). 

You may use the UMD Campus Web Map to get directions to the School of Public Health Building, or follow instructions below.

To get to the SPH Building from Route 1 / Baltimore Ave:

  1. Once you turn onto Campus Drive from Rt. 1, stay in the left lane and follow Campus Drive to the “M” circle.
  2. Take the first exit from the circle onto Regents Drive.
  3. At the third stop sign, turn left onto Farm Drive.
  4. Make an immediate right turn onto Valley Drive. The SPH building will be just ahead beyond the bend in the road, but there will be metered parking both on your right side as you approach the sharp turn and then again directly in front of the SPH Bldg. 

To get to Parking Lot PP2/PP* from Route 1 / Baltimore Ave:

  1. Once you turn onto Campus Drive from Rt. 1, stay in the left lane and follow Campus Drive to the “M” circle.
  2. Take the first exit from the circle onto Regents Drive.
  3. At the fourth stop sign, turn left into Parking Lot PP2/PP*. The metered spaces are immediately to the left.
  4. After paying at the nearest digital pay station, walk in the opposite direction of where you entered the parking lot and you will find a sidewalk path that leads across a footbridge and up some stairs. Follow this path and turn right at the top of the stairs; the SPH building is immediately ahead to the right.

Parking is available in the Regents Drive Garage

The Regents Drive Garage is located near Hornbake Library, the Plant Science, Physics and Chemistry buildings. A small number of visitor parking spaces are available on the south (Fieldhouse Drive) entrance.

View PDF of map showing the Regents Drive Garage location at UMD. 

 

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Parking at the School of Public Health

There is metered parking available both immediately before and directly in front of the SPH building.  If these spaces are all occupied, there are a few metered spaces in Parking Lot PP2/PP*, as well as spaces in the Regents Drive Garage.

Once you’ve parked, make note of the parking space number painted on the pavement, then proceed to the nearest digital pay station.

How to Use the Pay Station Machine

  1. Upon approach to the machine press [OK] to start
  2. Enter your vehicle space number
  3. Choose how much time is needed
  4. Insert payment
  5. Take your receipt (you may use it at any pay station to add time to your parking by selecting “Add-Time” and entering your Add-Time number from your receipt)

For questions about building access and facilities usage, please contact:

Mark Brenneman
Facilities Coordinator
2242 SPH Bldg
(o) 301-405-2440
mbrenne3@umd.edu