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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 Baltimore:
Take I-95 South to the Capital Beltway (I-495) and follow signs to College Park, US Route 1 South. Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to the University's Campus Drive entrance. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Make a left into the Paint Branch Visitor Lot. After exiting your vehicle, proceed toward the Kim Engineering Building (directly across from the visitor parking lot). Once you have reached the plaza of the Kim Building, there will be a U-shaped brick building to your right. Proceed down either walkway or through the small parking lot (GG2) past the Engineering Annex Building and to the main doors of the A.V. Williams Building. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is on the second floor. 
 
From Annapolis and points east:
Take US Route 50 to the Capital Beltway (I-95/495) and go north on I-95/495 to College Park, US Route 1 South (exit 25). Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to the University's Campus Drive entrance. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Make a left into the Paint Branch Visitor Lot. After exiting your vehicle, proceed toward the Kim Engineering Building (directly across from the visitor parking lot). Once you have reached the plaza of the Kim Building, there will be a U-shaped brick building to your right. Proceed down either walkway or through the small parking lot (GG2) past the Engineering Annex Building and to the main doors of the A.V. Williams Building. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is on the second floor. 
 
 
From within the city of Washington, D.C.:
Go northeast on Rhode Island Avenue (US Route 1). After entering the state of Maryland, continue on US Route 1 for approximately five miles to College Park. Turn left at the light onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Make a left into the Paint Branch Visitor Lot. After exiting your vehicle, proceed toward the Kim Engineering Building (directly across from the visitor parking lot). Once you have reached the plaza of the Kim Building, there will be a U-shaped brick building to your right. Proceed down either walkway or through the small parking lot (GG2) past the Engineering Annex Building and to the main doors of the A.V. Williams Building. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is on the second floor. 
 
From points south and west of Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County, MD:
Take the Capital Beltway (I-495) and head north and east. Just after I-495 joins I-95 in Maryland above Washington, D.C., get off at exit 25B toward College Park on US Route 1 South. Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to the University's Campus Drive entrance. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Make a left into the Paint Branch Visitor Lot. After exiting your vehicle, proceed toward the Kim Engineering Building (directly across from the visitor parking lot). Once you have reached the plaza of the Kim Building, there will be a U-shaped brick building to your right. Proceed down either walkway or through the small parking lot (GG2) past the Engineering Annex Building and to the main doors of the A.V. Williams Building. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is on the second floor. 

Parking Map - please note, A. James Clark Hall is under construction



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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 then make a left into the Paint Branch visitor parking area. After exiting your vehicle, proceed toward the Kim Engineering Building (directly across from the visitor parking lot). Once you have reached the plaza of the Kim Building, there will be a U-shaped brick building to your right. Proceed down either walkway or through the small parking lot (GG2) past the Engineering Annex Building and to the main doors of the A.V. Williams Building. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is on the second 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 then make a right into the Paint Branch 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 then make a left into the Paint Branch visitor parking area. After exiting your vehicle, proceed toward the Kim Engineering Building (directly across from the visitor parking lot). Once you have reached the plaza of the Kim Building, there will be a U-shaped brick building to your right. Proceed down either walkway or through the small parking lot (GG2) past the Engineering Annex Building and to the main doors of the A.V. Williams Building. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is on the second floor. 

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