Located near the northern tip of Delaware, Newark is easily reached from five major metropolitan centers:
- Wilmington (approximately 15 miles)
- Philadelphia (approximately 45 miles)
- Baltimore (approximately 60 miles)
- Washington, D.C. (approximately 100 miles)
- New York City (approximately 140 miles)
- From the North and the East:
Take I-95 South to Delaware Exit 1-B - Route 896 North. (Visitors driving from Pennsylvania should be aware of temporary I-95 closings and traffic pattern changes. Please read road signs carefully). Continue straight, and the Bob Carpenter Center will be on your right just after the Routes 4/896 intersection. From the South and the West:
Take I-95 North to Delaware Exit 1 - Route 896 North. Continue straight on Route 896 North, and the Bob Carpenter Center will be on your right just after the Routes 4/896 intersection. Alternate Route: Take I-95 North to Maryland Exit 109B - Route 279 north (also called Route 2). Proceed on this road which becomes Elkton Road, into Newark. Turn right at the intersection of Routes 2 (279) and 4. Turn left at intersection of Routes 4/896. The Bob Carpenter Center is located on the right.
Please see the UD admissions site for a list of area hotels.