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Location and Directions

Visiting the Department

The University of Maryland is located just a few miles northeast of Washington, D.C., 30 miles (45 km) south of Baltimore, and 30 miles (45 km) west of Annapolis (see Directions below). The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department's administrative offices are located on the second floor of the A.V. Williams Building (Bldg. 115) across from the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, located on Paint Branch Drive.

Address

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
2410 A.V. Williams Bldg.
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Driving Directions to the University of Maryland Campus

From the Capital Beltway, Rt. 495, take Exit 25 (Route 1 South) toward College Park. Follow Route 1 South approximately 2 miles and turn right at the Paint Branch Parkway traffic light into the University of Maryland entrance. Make an immediate right onto Paint Branch Drive, and proceed straight past one stop sign. The A.V. Williams Building is the next building on the right side, directly across the street from the Jeong H. Kim Building on the left. Parking is available at an hourly fee in the Paint Branch Drive Visitor Lot ahead on the left.

Parking Map



Please check the ECE directory for the location of persons you may wish to visit.

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Via Metrorail

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From Washington, D.C.:
Take the Green Line train toward Greenbelt and get off at the College Park/U of MD station. Get on the UM Shuttle bus for the ride to the campus. Get off at the first campus stop, which will be directly in front of the Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology. Walk back toward the entrance to campus. Turn left onto Paint Branch Drive. At the first stop sign, the Kim Engineering Building will be on your left, and the A.V. Williams Building on your right.

From the Ronald Reagan National Airport:
Take the Yellow Line train (toward Mt. Vernon Square/UDC) and get off at the Gallery Place/Chinatown station. Then transfer to the Red Line train (toward Wheaton) and get off at the Fort Totten station. Then transfer to the Green Line train (toward Greenbelt) and get off at the College Park/U of MD station. Get on the UM shuttle bus for the free ride to the campus. Get off at the first campus stop, in front of the Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology. Walk back toward the entrance to campus. Turn left onto Paint Branch Drive. At the first stop sign, the Kim Engineering Building will be on your left, and the A.V. Williams Building on your right.

From the D.C. Bus Station
(serving Greyhound and Trailways):
From the Washington, D.C. bus station (at 1005 First Street N.E.), take Metro Bus 96 to Union Station and get onto the Red Line train (toward Wheaton). Get off at the Fort Totten station. Then transfer to the Green Line train (toward Greenbelt) and get off at the College Park/U of MD station. Get on the UM Shuttle bus for the ride to the campus. Get off at the first campus stop, which will be in front of the Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology. Walk back toward the entrance to campus. Turn left onto Paint Branch Drive. At the first stop sign, the Kim Engineering Building will be on your left, and the A.V. Williams Building on your right.

From Local Airports

From the Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport:
Upon exiting the airport, follow the signs and get onto I-195 West. Follow I-195 West for about 3.5 miles and get onto I-95 South. Follow I-95 South for about 19 miles and follow the signs to Exit 25. Get off at Exit 25B. Go south on U.S. Route 1 for two miles to the University's Campus Drive entrance on your right. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, and at the second stop sign make a left and then an immediate right into the visitor parking area. After exiting your vehicle, enter the Kim Engineering Building (immediately before the visitor parking lot on Paint Branch Drive). Events are typically held in the first-floor rotunda, boardrooms and lecture hall. The Dean's Office is immediately across from the elevator on the third floor.

From the Washington Dulles International (IAD) Airport:
Upon exiting the airport, follow the Dulles Airport Access Road East for about 13 miles and exit it onto I-495 North. Follow I-495 North for about 18 miles and get off at Exit 25B. Go south on U.S. Route. 1 for two miles to the University's Campus Drive entrance on your right. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, and at the second stop sign make a left and then an immediate right into the visitor parking area.

From Reagan National (DCA) Airport:
Upon exiting the airport to the north (toward Washington, D.C.), get onto the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Within a mile, turn right onto U.S. Route 1/I-395 North (to Washington). Stay in your left lane while crossing the bridge over the Potomac River. (You will follow U.S. Route. 1 through Washington to College Park). After crossing the Potomac and passing the Washington Monument on your left, turn right (east) onto Constitution Avenue. Go eight blocks and turn left (north) onto 6th Street N.W. Go about 1.5 miles and bear right onto Rhode Island Avenue. Then go 7.5 miles to College Park and turn left at the University's Campus Drive entrance. After turning left onto Campus Drive , make an immediate right-hand turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, and at the second stop sign make a left and then an immediate right into the visitor parking area. After exiting your vehicle, enter the Kim Engineering Building (immediately before the visitor parking lot on Paint Branch Drive). Events are typically held in the first-floor rotunda, boardrooms and lecture hall. The Dean's Office is immediately across from the elevator on the third floor.

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