Driving Directions to the McKeldin Library Service Desk


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By Metro

The College Park Metro Station is located on River Road off Campus Drive, approximately 1 mile from campus. Campus shuttle buses leave approximately every 8 minutes from the UMD Shuttle stop on the east side of the station. The buses will drop you off at Regents Drive Garage. McKeldin Library is 11 minute walk from here.

Go to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority home page for more information on fares and timetables.

By car

For online directions using Google or MapQuest, enter "McKeldin Library, College Park" as your destination.

From Baltimore and points north

  1. Take I-95 South to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495). I-95 South will merge to the left, joining I-495
  2. Take Exit 23; 201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt.
  3. Proceed south on 201 in the direction of Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg.
  4. At second light, turn right onto Campus Drive
  5. Proceed approximately two miles to U.S. Route 1
  6. Proceed through Main Gate.

From Virginia and points south

  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 third light, turn right onto Campus Drive
  6. Proceed approximately two miles to U.S. Route 1
  7. Proceed through Main Gate

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 and proceed through Main Gate.

From Annapolis and points east

  1. Take U.S. 50 to Washington, D.C.'s Capital Beltway (I-495). Go North on I-95 / I-495 toward Baltimore.
  2. Take Exit 23 (201 Kenilworth Avenue Bladensburg Greenbelt). 
  3. Proceed South on 201 in the direction of Greenbelt Road and Bladensburg.
  4. At third light, turn right onto Campus Drive.
  5. Proceed approximately two miles to U.S. Route 1. 
  6. Proceed through Main Gate.

From Washington, D.C. (northwest / southwest)

Take 16th St. North which becomes Georgia Ave. North at the 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 and proceed through Main Gate.

From Washington, D.C. (northeast / southeast)

Take Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1 North) which becomes Baltimore Ave. North at the Maryland/D.C. line. Proceed through the city of College Park. Turn left onto Campus Drive and proceed through Main Gate.