Directions

Department of Fire Protection Engineering
3106 J. M. Patterson Building (3rd floor)
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3031

Phone: 301-405-3992 (on-campus x5-3992)

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Map: The J.M. Patterson Building and Nearest Parking, the Paint Branch Drive Lot and Regents Garage

IMPORTANT NOTE: As of Summer 2015, the original Paint Branch Drive Visitors' Lot (shown on the map in red) is CLOSED to make way for construction of the new Clark Hall. Please note the new location of the Paint Branch lot and the location of the Regents Garage on the map below.

PLEASE REMEMBER: Parking is prepaid. Do NOT park in an un-numbered space or you will be ticketed. Make note of your parking space number and enter it at the kiosks to pay for parking. Please keep your receipt.

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Driving Directions

From Baltimore and Points North
Take I-95 South to Exit 27, and follow signs to U.S. Route 1 South. Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1, turn right onto Campus Drive, then make an almost immediate right onto Paint Branch Drive. Go less than 1 block and turn LEFT into the into Paint Branch Visitor's lot before reaching the intersection at Stadium Drive. The J.M. Patterson Building building is the fourth building on the right at the intersecton of Regents Drive and Stadium Drive, a block away.

From Points South
Take I-95 North to Exit 25B, U.S. 1 South. Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1, turn right onto Campus Drive, then make an almost immediate right onto Paint Branch Drive. Go less than 1 block and turn LEFT into the into Paint Branch Visitor's lot before reaching the intersection at Stadium Drive. The J.M. Patterson Building building is the fourth building on the right at the intersecton of Regents Drive and Stadium Drive, a block away.

From Bowie/Annapolis Areas and Points East
U.S. 50 to the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) North, Exit Beltway at Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South. Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1, turn right onto Campus Drive, then make an almost immediate right onto Paint Branch Drive. Go less than 1 block and turn LEFT into the into Paint Branch Visitor's lot before reaching the intersection at Stadium Drive. The J.M. Patterson Building building is the fourth building on the right at the intersecton of Regents Drive and Stadium Drive, a block away.

From Points West
I-495 North to Exit 25. Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1, turn right onto Campus Drive, then make an almost immediate right onto Paint Branch Drive. Go less than 1 block and turn LEFT into the into Paint Branch Visitor's lot before reaching the intersection at Stadium Drive. The J.M. Patterson Building building is the fourth building on the right at the intersecton of Regents Drive and Stadium Drive, a block away.

From Washington, D.C.
Take 16th St. north to Georgia Ave. North (U.S. 97). Go about 1/4 mile to Capital Beltway (I-495) East, get off at Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South. Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1, turn right onto Campus Drive, then make an almost immediate right onto Paint Branch Drive. Go less than 1 block and turn LEFT into the into Paint Branch Visitor's lot before reaching the intersection at Stadium Drive. The J.M. Patterson Building building is the fourth building on the right at the intersecton of Regents Drive and Stadium Drive, a block away.

Metro Information

The COLLEGE PARK/U OF MD Metro stop is on the Green Line.

Taking the Shuttle
There is a University Shuttle Service available at the College Park Metro Station. Look for the red buses. Take the Route 104 shuttle to campus. Get off the shuttle at the first stop on campus, which is in front of the Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel at the 3-way intersection of Paint Branch and Stadium Drive. The J.M. Patterson Building building is the fourth building on the right at the intersecton of Regents Drive and Stadium Drive, a block away.

Walking from the Metro Stop (20-30 minute walk, about 1.3 miles)
The Metro station is about a 25-30 minute walk to campus. If you are taking the Metro, please take the exit facing Paint Branch Parkway. Travel Northwest on Paint Branch Parkway toward Route 1 (Baltimore Ave.). At Baltimore Ave., cross the street at the light and enter into the campus via Campus Drive (Paint Branch Parkway changes into Campus Drive once you cross Baltimore Avenue). Make a right onto Paint Branch. At the next intersection, make a left onto Stadium Drive. The J.M. Patterson Building building is the fourth building on the right at the intersecton of Regents Drive and Stadium Drive, a block away.

Questions? Contact:

Christine O'Brien
Phone: 301-405-3992
Email: cobrien3@umd.edu