The interactive map below can identify and provide directions to campus destinations and even note nearby parking lots. Just click on a building, type your initial location, and click "Get Directions." Or select alternate campus views such as the Walkabout map or Parking map simply by clicking its button at the top of the map.
Google Map of Newark, Delaware
Yahoo! Get Local
for Newark, Delaware
UD's main campus is in Newark ("New Ark"), which offers the charm of a small college town, with easy access to major metropolitan areas. UD also has campuses in Wilmington, Dover, Georgetown, and Lewes, Del., and facilities in London and Paris.
Paradee Center/Kent County Cooperative Extension
Located near the northern tip of Delaware in Newark, the University is convenient to East Coast cities, including:
New York City:
2 1/2 hrs
From the north: Take I-95 South to Delaware Exit 1-B — Route 896 North, which becomes South College Avenue at the intersection of Route 4. Continue straight on South College Avenue for approx. two miles, past such landmarks as the Bob Carpenter/Sports Convocation Center, Delaware Stadium, and the Delaware Field House. Continue going straight through the intersection of South College Avenue and Park Place until you reach the Visitors Center and the entrance to Visitors Parking Lot #41 on your left. After parking, walk south on South College Avenue about 1/2 block. You will see the new Visitors Center on your right. This will be on the corner of Winslow and South College Avenue on a campus map.
From the south: Take I-95 North to Delaware Exit 1 — Route 896 North, which becomes South College Avenue at the intersection of Route 4. Continue straight on South College Avenue for approx. two miles, past such landmarks as the Bob Carpenter/Sports Convocation Center, Delaware Stadium, and the Delaware Field House. The Visitors Center and entrance to Visitors Parking Lot #41 will be on your left. After parking, walk south on South College Avenue about 1/2 block. You will see the new Visitors Center on your right. This will be on the corner of Winslow and South College Avenue on a campus map.
From the west: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Route 283 South. Continue on Route 283 South, which becomes Route 30 East outside of Lancaster, to Route 896 South. As you reach campus and cross the railroad tracks, immediately turn left onto Delaware Avenue and right (at the second traffic light) onto South College Avenue. Continue straight on South College Avenue to Visitors Parking Lot #41. Turn right into Visitors Parking Lot #41 (adjacent to the Visitors Center). After parking, walk south on South College Avenue about 1/2 block. You will see the new Visitors Center on your right. This will be on the corner of Winslow and South College Avenue on a campus map.
Area lodgings below are within a five-fifteen minute drive of the University.
The accommodations listed below do not represent an endorsement by the University.
Best Western Plus
875 Pulaski Hwy
Bear, DE 19701
Blue Hen Bed & Breakfast
1202 Nottingham Road
Newark, DE 19711
Comfort Inn and Suites
3 Concord Llane
Newark, DE 19713
1570 Elkton Road
Elkton, MD, US, 21921
Courtyard by Marriott - Wilmington/Newark,
48 Geoffrey Dr. Newark DE 19713 http://Marriott.com/ILGWC
Courtyard Newark at the
University of Delaware
400 David Hollowell Drive
Newark DE 19716 http://www.udel.edu/hotel
Days Inn Newark
900 Churchmans Rd.
Newark DE 19713 http://www.newarkdaysinn.com
Econo Lodge of Newark
100 McIntosh Plaza,
I-95 & Rt. 273 W. Newark DE 19713
South 654 S. College Ave.
Newark DE 19713
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
65 Geoffrey Dr. Newark DE 19713 http://www.marriott.com
100 Continental Dr.
Newark DE 19713
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1201 Christiana Road
Newark, DE 19713
Homewood Suites by Hilton - Newark/Wilmington South
640 S. College Ave.
Newark DE 19713 http://newarkwilmington.
Howard Johnson Inn & Suites and Conference Center
1119 S. College Ave.
Newark DE 19713 http://hojonewark.com
La Quinta Inn & Suites
304 Belle Hill Road
Elkton, MD 21921
260 Chapman Rd.
Newark DE 19702 http://www.the.ramada.com/
Red Roof Inn
415 Stanton-Christiana Rd.
Newark DE 19713
Residence Inn by Marriott Wilmington/Newark
240 Chapman Rd.
Newark DE 19702
630 S. College Ave.
Newark DE 19713 http://choicehotels.com
Sheraton Wilmington South Hotel
365 Airport Road
New Castle, DE 19720
Staybridge Suites Wilmington/Newark
270 Chapman Road
Super 8 Motel
268 East Main Street
Towne Place Suites
410 Eagle Run Rd.
Newark DE 19702 http://marriott.com/ILGTS
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL): Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is an airport serving one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Owned by the City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Airport System (comprised of Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport) is operated by the Department of Commerce's Division of Aviation. The Airport consists of seven (7) terminals (A-West, A-East, B, C, D, E and F) and four runways (9R/27L - 10,500 ft.; 9L-27R - 9,500 ft.; 17/35 - 5,500 ft.; 8/26 - 5,000 ft.)
Located seven (7) miles from downtown Philadelphia, the Airport is easily accessible from Interstates 76, 95, and 476.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) : Operated by the Maryland Aviation Administration, Maryland Department of Transportation. It is 1.976 million square feet (45.4 acres); 5 concourses (4 domestic, 1 international/swing); 69 jet gates, 9 gates dedicated to commuter aircraft
SEPTA (Regional Rail)
AMTRAK: AMTRAK operates a nationwide rail network, serving more than 500 destinations in 46 states on 21,000 miles of routes, with nearly 19,000 employees. The name "AMTRAK" is the blending of the words "America" and "track." It is properly used in documents with only the first letter capitalized. The railroad is also known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.
SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority): The Pennsylvania General Assembly established the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to provide public transit services for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties. SEPTA is the nation’s fifth largest public transportation system, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region.
UD Shuttle Bus Service
Newark Unicity Bus System
831-1187(UD Transit) or 366-7030
DART (Delaware Bus)
Newark Unicity Bus System: The UNICITY Bus System is a service of the CITY OF NEWARK and UD TRANSIT of the University of Delaware, with funding assistance from the State of Delaware. 831-1187(UD Transit) or 366-7030 (Newark Planning)
Buses operate Monday through Friday EXCEPT New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
DART (Delaware Transit Corporation): Transit information, maps, and schedules. Serves the public transit needs of the entire state of Delaware. The mission of DART First State and the Delaware Transit Corporation, an operating division of the Delaware Department of Transportation, is to design and provide the highest quality public transportation services that satisfy the needs of the customer and the community.
Greyhound: Founded in 1914, Greyhound Lines, Inc. is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 2,300 destinations with 13,000 daily departures across North America. It has become an American icon, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to nearly 25 million passengers each year. The Greyhound running dog is one of the most-recognized brands in the world.