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  • The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry occupies three buildings:
    Lammot du Pont Laboratory (LDL), Quaesita Drake Hall (QDH) and Brown Laboratory (BRL). The main offices are in the front of Brown Lab (near the mall entrance). These are shown on the campus Map together with the nearest visitor parking lot.

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Travel Directions

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Main Office: 102 Brown Laboratory
Newark, DE 19716

By Car:

From the north:

  • Take I-95 South to Exit 1B, Route 896 North
    (Do not take the first Newark exit for Route 273)

  • Continue North on Route 896 (also South College Avenue)
    (Continue north on South College Avenue past the Carpenter Center, Delaware stadium and field house until you reach central campus)

  • The Visitor Lot is located, on your left, next to the Visitor Center, on S. College Ave.

  • After parking, cross S. College

  • Go through Mentors Circle

  • Through the double archway (toward your left)

  • The first building across from you is Brown Lab.

From Maryland and South:
  • Take I-95 North to Exit 109B, Route 279 North
    (Continue North on Route 279 (also Elkton/Newark Road and Route 2 once in Delaware) for approximately three (3) miles)

  • Turn right onto West Park Place, follow for approximately 0.5 miles

  • Turn left onto South College Avenue, follow for approximately 0.2 miles

  • The Visitor Lot is located, on your left, next to the Visitor Center, on South College Avenue.

  • After parking, cross South College Avenue

  • Go through Mentors Circle

  • Through the double archway (toward your left)

  • The first building across from you is Brown Laboratory

From central Pennsylvania and west:

  • From Route 30, just east of Lancaster, follow Route 896 south through Strasburg and into Delaware. (This will come into Newark from the north (where it is also labeled Delaware 896 and New London Road))

  • Turn right at Cleveland Avenue (the first light past the Marriott Inn in Newark).

  • Turn left at the next traffic light (West Main Street).
    (West Main merges by a right turn onto Elkton Road as you pass over the railroad tracks)

  • Stay left and immediately merge onto Delaware Avenue, a one-way street. (Continue on Delaware Avenue for two blocks to South College Avenue.
    Turn right on South College Avenue. )

  • The Visitor Lot is located on your right next to the Visitor Center, on South College Avenue.

  • After parking, cross South College Avenue

  • Go through Mentors Circle

  • Through the double archway (toward your left)

  • The first building across from you is Brown Lab.

From southern Delaware and the Eastern Shore:
  • Take Delaware Route 1 North until you can get onto Delaware Route896 North.

  • Follow Delaware 896 north.
    (Delaware 896 becomes South College Avenue when you cross over I-95.)

  • Continue North on Route 896 (also South College Avenue)(Continue north on South College Avenue past the Carpenter Center, Delaware stadium and field house until you reach central campus)

  • The Visitor Lot is located, on your left, next to the Visitor Center, on South College Avenue

  • After parking, cross S. College

  • Go through Mentors Circle

  • Through the double archway (toward your left)

  • The first building across from you is Brown Laboratory

    By Air: Fly to Philadelphia International Airport (50 minutes away). Ground transportation to and from the campus is provided by Delaware Express Shuttle (800-648-5466)

    By Bus: Greyhound/ Trailways buses from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City travel to Wilmington. To obtain a bus schedule, phone Greyhound/Trailways at (302) 655-6111. The bus terminal in near the train station, so see below for local directions.

By Train: AMTRAK trains between Florida and New England stop in Wilmington on an almost-hourly basis. From the Wilmington train station, it is a 20-minute ride to campus. Delaware Administration for Regional Transportation (DART) buses transport passengers between Wilmington and Newark. To contact DART, phone (302) 655-3381. Limited AMTRAK service is also available to Newark. To contact AMTRAK, phone (800) 523-8720. SEPTA provides commuter trains to and from Newark on the R2 line at certain times of the day. They are available from Wilmington and from 30th Street station in Philadelphia.

 

 

 

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