Directions to Knight Hall

Click on either map if you're coming from:

Map to Knight Hall from Adelphi/University Blvd.

Adelphi Road

Map to Knight Hall, University of Maryland from Rt. 1/Baltimore Ave.

Rt. 1/Baltimore Ave.

Knight Hall (Pinned as "A" on the map) is located at the corner of Campus Drive and Lot 1 on the University of Maryland College Park campus. The building is a short walk from the Stamp Student Union, the Union Lane Garage and the campus shuttle hub. A Google map can be found here or click on the maps above for larger maps coming from Adelphi Road (or University Blvd.) or Rt. 1/Baltimore Ave.

Looking for a mobile app to help? Check out our Mobile Apps page for iPhone and Android.

The University of Maryland has a new interactive map that you may also find useful. Finally, scroll down to the bottom of this page for a pdf file of the campus parking map.

Links: Parking  |  Driving Directions  |  Mass Transit

Parking

Parking for visitors before 4 p.m. is available at meters in front of Cole Field House or the Union Lane or Stadium Drive Parking garages. You can also try the new Parkmobile App (information follows). Rates vary per hour, but average $3 per hour at most garages. After 4 p.m., visitors are welcome to park in the adjacent Lot 1 (see photo at right)  without a permit, following posted restrictions.

Parkmobile

Parkmobile’s mobile payment system allows motorists to pay for parking through an application on their mobile phone, eliminating the need to carry change, predict their length of stay, and continually feed the meter.

To use the new Parkmobile system, customers can register for free at www.parkmobile.com or download the mobile app. Once registered, they can use the mobile app, the internet, or a toll free number to pay for parking. After setting up the account, customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone. They can also select the option to receive alerts and reminders 15 minutes prior to expiration of their parking session.

How to Get and Use App
·         1. First, download the mobile app and register. (for iPhone, Android, Windows, and Blackberry)
·         2. Look for the Parkmobile sign or sticker to identify ZONE#.
·         2. Enter in the ZONE# and parking space number and continue with payment.
·         3. That’s it! You can opt-in to receive a notification 15 minutes before your parking session is set to expire. The notification will give you the option to extend time.

Driving Directions

From Baltimore and Points North, via I-95 South 

Recommended:
1. Take I-95 South to the Capital Beltway East (I-495)
2. I-95 South will merge to the left, joining I-495 
3. Take Exit 23 "201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt"
4. Proceed south on 201 in the direction of "Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg"
5. At second light, turn right onto Paint Branch Parkway
6. Proceed approximately two miles to U.S. Route 1
7.Go straight across Route 1 onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
8. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
9. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

Alternate:
1. Take I-95 south to the Capital Beltway (I-495) 
2. Take exit 27 and then follow signs to Exit 25, "U.S. 1 South, College Park"
3. Proceed approximately two miles on U.S. Route 1 South
4. Turn right onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
5. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
6. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

From Baltimore and Points North, or Washington DC and points South, Via 295 (the Baltimore/Washington Parkway): 

1. Take 295 to its Northern intersection with the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) 
2. Exit at I-95 / I-495 North 
3. Stay in right lane 
4. Take Exit 23 "201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt" 
5. Proceed South on 201 in the direction of "Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg" 
6. At 3rd light, turn right onto Paint Branch Parkway 
7. Proceed approximately two miles to U.S. Route 1 
8. Go straight across Route 1 onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
9. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
10. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.
 

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From Virginia and Points South, Via Maryland Side of Capital Beltway (I-495) 

Recommended:
1. Take I-95 North to the Capital Beltway (I-495) 
2. Follow I-95/I-495 North toward Baltimore
3. Take Exit 23 "201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt" 
4. Proceed South on 201 in the direction of "Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg" 
5. At 3rd light, turn right onto Paint Branch Parkway 
6. Proceed approximately two miles to U.S. Route 1 
7. Go straight across Route 1 onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
8. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
9. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

Alternate:
1. Take I-95 North to the Capital Beltway (I-495)
2. Follow I-95/I-495 North toward Baltimore 
3. Take exit 25, "U.S. 1 South, College Park" 
4. Proceed approximately two miles on U.S. Route 1 South 
5. Turn right onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
6. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
7. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

From Virginia and Points South, Via Virginia Side of Capital Beltway (I-495) 

Recommended:
1. Take I-66 East or I-270 South to Capital Beltway (I-495) 
2. Go East on I-495 toward "Baltimore" 
3. Take Exit 28B "650 South New Hampshire Avenue Tacoma Park" 
4. Go South on New Hampshire Avenue, approximately 1/2 mile 
5. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Adelphi Road 
6. At the third traffic light, turn left onto University Boulevard (Route 193) 
7. Turn right onto U.S. Route 1 South to College Park. 
8.Turn right onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
9. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
10. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

Alternate:
1. Take I-66 East or I-270 South to Capital Beltway (I-495) 
2. Go East on I-495 toward "Baltimore" 
3. Take Exit 25, "U.S. 1 South, College Park" 
4. Proceed approximately two miles on U.S. Route 1 South 
5.Turn right onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
6. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
7. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

From Bowie, Annapolis, and Points East, Via U.S. 50 West

Recommended:
 1. Take U.S. 50 West to the Capital Beltway (I-495) 
2. Go North on I-95/I-495 toward Baltimore 
3. Take Exit 23 "201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt" 
4. Proceed South on 201 in the direction of "Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg" 
5. At 3rd light, turn right onto Paint Branch Parkway 
6. Proceed approximately two miles to U.S. Route 1 
7. Go straight across Route 1 onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
8. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
9. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

Alternate:

1. Take U.S. 50 West to the Capital Beltway (I-495) 
2. Go North on I-95/I-495 toward Baltimore 
3. Take Exit 25, "U.S. 1 South, College Park" 
4. Proceed approximately two miles on U.S. 1 South 
5. Follow signs to turn right into Visitor Center parking area. 
6.Turn right onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
7. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
8. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

From Washington, D.C. (Northwest/Southwest) Via 16th Street North 

1. Take 16th St. North 16th St. becomes Georgia Ave. North at Maryland/D.C. line 
2. Go East on the Capital Beltway (I-495) toward "Baltimore" 
3. Take Exit 28B "650 South New Hampshire Avenue Tacoma Park" 
4. Go South on New Hampshire Avenue 
5. Proceed approximately 1/2 mile 
6. At the second traffic light, turn left onto Adelphi Road 
7. At the third traffic light, turn left onto University Boulevard (Route 193) 
8.Proceed through two traffic lights and exit right onto U.S. Route 1 South to College Park
9.Turn right onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
10. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
11. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

From Washington, D.C. (Northeast/Southeast), Via U.S. 1 North

1. Take Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1 North) 
2. Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1 North) becomes Baltimore Ave. North at the Maryland/D.C. line 
3. Proceed through the city of College Park 
4. Continue on US Route 1 for approximately five miles and travel through the city of College Park.
5.Turn left onto Campus Drive. Continue straight around the circle "M" and travel up the hill. 
6. Pass the Hornbake Library, the Stamp Student Union and Cole Field House on your right
7. Knight Hall will be ahead on your left.

Travel by Mass Transportation

 Click on photo for Metro MapMetrorail from Washington, D.C.

  • Take the Red Line train (toward Glenmont); transfer at the Fort Totten station to the Green Line train (toward Greenbelt); get off at the College Park/U of MD station.
  • Or take the Green Line train (toward Greenbelt); get off at the College Park/U of MD station.
  • The university's Shuttle-UM buses pick up university-bound passengers on the EAST side of the metrorail station.
  • Get off the Shuttle-UM in front of the Stamp Student Union
  • Walk toward the Stamp Union down Campus Drive, passing Cole Field House on your right, to Knight Hall behind the Benjamin Building.
     

MARC Train Logo

MARC from Baltimore (Inner Harbor)

  • Take the Camden Line train (toward Washington, D.C.); get off at the College Park station.
  • The university's Shuttle-UM buses pick up university-bound passengers on the EAST side of the Metrorail station.
  • Get off the Shuttle-UM in front of the Stamp Student Union
  • Walk toward the Stamp Union down Campus Drive, passing Cole Field House on your right, to Knight Hall behind the Benjamin Building.

MARC from Baltimore (Penn Station/West Baltimore/BWI Airport)

  • Take the Penn Line train (toward Washington, D.C.); get off at Union Station.
  • Transfer to the Metrorail system.
  • Take the Red Line train (toward Glenmont); transfer at the Fort Totten station to the Green Line train (toward Greenbelt); get off at the College Park/U of MD station.
  • The university's Shuttle-UM buses pick up university-bound passengers on the EAST side of the Metrorail station.
  • Get off the Shuttle-UM at the in front of the Stamp Student Union
  • Walk toward the Stamp Union down Campus Drive, passing Cole Field House on your right, to Knight Hall behind the Benjamin Building.

Amtrak LogoAmtrak

To Washington, D.C. (Union Station): Transfer to Metrorail system. Follow directions above.

  • To New Carrollton, MD: Transfer to Metrorail system, taking the Orange Line to the Green Line.
  • The university's Shuttle-UM buses pick up university-bound passengers on the EAST side of the Metrorail station.
  • Walk toward the Stamp Union down Campus Drive, passing Cole Field House on your right, to Knight Hall behind the Benjamin Building.