So you're planning a visit? We would love to show you the School of Public Health! 

Come join us for our weekly coffe our where you will have the opportunity to meet some of The Department of Health Services Administration's faculty and students. Check the calendar  or e-mail us to let us know you are comming!

The Department of Health Services Administration will also provide personalized tours to interested applicants. Please give us as much advance notice as possible. If you're here spur of the moment, that's okay too. Feel free to take an unguided tour, or email (franzini@umd.edu) us with specific questions!

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.

To get to the Paint Branch Drive Visitor Lot from Route 1 / Baltimore Ave:

  1. Once you turn onto Campus Drive from Rt. 1, get in the right lane and take the first right onto Paint Branch Drive.
  2. At the third stop signs, turn left onto Technology Drive.
  3. Take the immediate left into the Paint Branch Drive Visitor Lot.
  4. Park nearest Technology Drive; after paying at the nearest digital pay station, turn left on Technology Drive and walk up to the stop sign at Regents Drive.
  5. At Regents Drive turn right and walk a few feet; you’ll cross the street to your left and walk up Wellness Way, which leads you directly to the SPH Building.

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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 plenty of spaces in the Paint Branch Drive Visitor Lot.Parking Information

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
Director of Academic Facilities and Operations
2242 SPH Bldg
(301) 405-2440
mbrenne3@umd.edu (link sends e-mail)