Directions

Directions to the Rutgers-Newark Campus

   


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From New Jersey Turnpike or Route 95 (North or South)

  • Take exit 15W to Route 280 - West. After drawbridge, take Exit 14B (ML King Blvd.).
  • At bottom of the exit ramp, turn left and continue to stop sign.
  • At stop sign turn left onto King Blvd. (Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd.).

    To Center for Law & Justice (Office of the Chancellor):

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Warren Street (5 blocks) and make a left.
    • Proceed on Warren Street to Washington Street (second left). Turn left onto Washington Street.
    • The Center for Law and Justice is immediately on the left.

    To Offices of Admissions and Other Student Services:

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Warren Street (5 blocks) and make a left.
    • Proceed to the 1st traffic light and make a right onto University Avenue.
    • You will see Blumenthal Hall, directly past Alumni Field, on your right.

       

    To The Golden Dome Athletic Center and Alumni Field:

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Warren Street (5 blocks) and make a left.
    • Proceed to the 1st traffic light on University Avenue.
    • You will see Alumni Field on your right and The Golden Dome Athletic Center on the adjacent corner.
    • Parking Deck I (used for athletics and recreation events) is located on the northeast corner of the same intersection.

    To Parking Deck I:

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Central Avenue and make a left.
    • Proceed to the 1st traffic light and turn right onto University Avenue.
    • You will see the Parking Deck on your left.

    To Paul Robeson Campus Center:

    • Proceed on King Blvd. about four blocks. Robeson Campus Center is on the left, at 350 King Blvd.

    To Woodward and Talbott Halls:

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Bleeker Street and make a left. Once you get to the middle of the block you will see both Woodward and Talbott Halls on your left.

    To University Square:

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Central Avenue and make a left. Continue for 1 block to University Avenue. University Square is on the corner of Central and University Avenues.

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From Garden State Parkway (North or South)

  • Take exit 145 to Route 280 East, Newark-Harrison.
  • Once on Route 280, stay in the right lane, following signs for Harrison.
  • Continue to Exit 14, King Blvd. Take this exit and make a right at the 1st light onto King Blvd. (ML King Jr. Blvd.).

    To Center for Law & Justice (Office of the Chancellor):

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Warren Street (5 blocks) and make a left.
    • Proceed on Warren Street to Washington Street (second light). Turn left onto Washington Street.
    • The Center for Law and Justice is immediately on the left.

    To Offices of Admissions and Other Student Services:

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Warren Street (5 blocks) and make a left.
    • Proceed to the 1st traffic light and make a right onto University Avenue.
    • You will see Blumenthal Hall, directly past Alumni Field, on your right.

    To Parking Deck I:

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Central Avenue and make a left.
    • Proceed to the 1st traffic light and turn right onto University Avenue.
    • You will see the Parking Deck on your left.

    To Paul Robeson Campus Center:

    • Proceed on King Blvd. about four blocks. Robeson Campus Center is on the left, at 350 King Blvd.

    To University Square:

    • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Central Avenue and make a left. Continue for 1 block to University Avenue. University Square is on the corner of Central and University Avenues.

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From Route 280

Route 280 (Westbound)

  • Directions are the same as from the NJ Turnpike, above.

Route 280 (Eastbound)


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From Route 21

Route 21 North

  • Route 21 becomes McCarter Highway in Newark.
  • At junction of McCarter Highway and Raymond Blvd. (you will see the Don Pepe restaurant in the distance on your right), turn left onto Raymond Boulevard.
  • Make a right at Broad Street (but not a sharp right).
  • Take Broad Street to West Park Street.
  • Make a left onto West Park Street and then a left onto Halsey Street.
  • Make a right onto Warren Street.

To Center for Law & Justice (Office of the Chancellor):

    • Make a right onto Washington Street.
    • The Center for Law & Justice will be on your left.
  • To Offices of Admissions and Other Student Services:

    • Continue on Warren Street.
    • Turn left onto University Avenue.
    • Blumenthal Hall will be on your right, directly past Alumni Field.
  • To Parking Deck I:

    • Make a right onto Washington Street.
    • Continue to Bleeker Street and make a left.
    • Make a left onto University Avenue.
    • The Parking Deck will be on your left.
  • To Paul Robeson Campus Center:

    • Proceed on Warren Street until King Blvd.
    • Turn right onto King Blvd. for about a half-block. Robeson Campus Center is on the right.
  • To Woodward and Talbott Halls:

    • Make a right onto Washington Street. Continue to Bleeker Street and make a left. Continue across University Avenue to the middle of the block and you will see both Woodward and Talbott Halls on your right.
  • To University Square:

    • Make a right onto Washington Street. Continue to Central Avenue and make a left. Continue to University Avenue and make a left. University Square is on the corner of Central Avenue and University Avenues.

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Route 21 South

  • Make right turn onto Clay Street and continue to 1st traffic light.
  • Turn left and stay in right lane to next light.
  • Bear right where road splits and you will be on University Avenue.

    To Center for Law & Justice (Office of the Chancellor):

    • Continue on University Avenue.
    • At the traffic light, just past the Rutgers parking deck, turn left onto Warren Street.
    • Turn left onto Washington Street.
    • The Center for Law and Justice will be on your left.

    To Offices of Admissions and Other Student Services:

    • Get in the right lane and proceed on University Avenue through the intersection with Central Avenue. Then pass through the intersection with Warren Street.
    • Blumenthal Hall will be on your right, directly past Alumni Field.

    To Parking Deck I:

    • Continue on University Avenue.
    • The Parking Deck will be on your left.

    To Paul Robeson Campus Center:

    • Stay on University Avenue until Warren Street.
    • Turn right onto Warren Street and at first light turn right onto King Blvd. Robeson Campus Center is about a half-block down, on the right.

    To Woodward and Talbott Halls:

    • Continue on University Avenue. Make a right onto Bleeker Street. Once you get to the middle of the block you will see both Woodward and Talbott Halls on your right.

    To University Square:

    • Continue on University Avenue and cross Central Avenue. University Square is on the corner of Central and University Avenues.

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From the Holland or Lincoln Tunnels

  • Proceed to the New Jersey Turnpike and follow directions from the NJ Turnpike, above.



From Route 78 East

  • Take exit 52 to Garden State Parkway North.
  • Follow directions from the Garden State Parkway, above.

From Route 78 West 

Option 1:

  • Take Exit 58A toward RT-21/US-22/NEWARK, and then take US Routes 1 & 9 to Route 21 North/McCarter Highway. Follow directions from Rt. 21 North, above.

Option 2:

  • Take Exit 56 toward Clinton Avenue, making a left onto Hillside Ave., then a right onto Clinton Ave.
  • Go about a mile, then make a left onto Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.


To Center for Law & Justice (Office of the Chancellor):

  • Proceed straight on M.L.King Blvd. to Warren Street and make a right.
  • Proceed on Warren St. to Washington Street (second left)
  • Turn left onto Washington Street. The Center for Law and Justice will be on your left.


To Offices of Admissions and Other Student Services:

  • Proceed straight on M.L.King Blvd. to Warren Street (5 blocks) and make a right.
  • Proceed to the first traffic light and make a right onto University Avenue. You will see Blumenthal Hall on your right, directly past Alumni Field.

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To Parking Deck I:

  • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Central Avenue and make a right.
  • Proceed to the 1st traffic light and turn right onto University Avenue. You will see the Parking Deck on your left.


To Paul Robeson Campus Center:

  • Proceed on King Blvd. about four blocks. Robeson Campus Center is on the right, at 350 King Blvd.


To University Square:

  • Proceed straight on King Blvd. to Central Avenue and make a right.
  • Continue for 1 block to University Avenue. University Square is on the corner of Central and University Avenues.

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Via Mass Transit (Train/Bus/PATH/Light Rail) (for more info visit our Mass Transit page.)



Rail

  • From Harrison, Jersey City, Hoboken, NYC:
    • AMTRAK (1-800-872-7245; www.amtrak.com) and New Jersey Transit (973-275-5555;www.njtransit.com) trains also stop at Penn Station-Newark. Please call the appropriate number for scheduling and fare information.
    • From Penn Station-Newark to campus:
      You may walk to campus (about 15-20 minute walk)
      OR
      Take a taxi (cabs line up just outside the waiting area of Penn Station) 
      OR
      Take the Newark City Light Rail (entrance is by McDonald's) to Washington Street (2ndstop).
  • From Broad St. Station:
    The Rutgers-Newark campus is only a four-block walk from the Broad Street Station, or a short ride on the free College Town shuttle service, which connects the Broad Street Station with the center of the campus (drop-off at University Ave. and New Street Plaza). Service available every 10 minutes, M-Th., from 9am – 5pm. View Shuttle map.

Newark City Subway/Newark Light Rail:



From Newark Penn Station, ride the Newark City Light Rail two stops to Washington Street and you're on campus. Or, take the Newark Light Rail, which connects Newark Penn Station with the Broad Street Station, and is minutes from the Rutgers Business School at 1 Washington Park. (To view a Newark Light Rail map



Buses

  • Greyhound (1-800-231-2222) provides service to Penn Station-Newark.
  • New Jersey Transit Bus Routes serve Union, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Bergen and Hudson Counties, as well as NYC, to Newark.

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