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Getting to Burlington | Directions to UVM | Updates on Construction at UVM | Directions to Specific UVM Sites and Parking

New England Interstate Map

Getting to Burlington

From Montreal: 90 miles
From Boston: 220 miles
From New York City: 290 miles
From Albany, N.Y.: 145 miles

Burlington International Airport is located 3.5 miles from campus. Major airlines include United, Continental, USAirways, JetBlue, American, Delta and Northwest. Burlington is served by Vermont Transit Bus Lines and Megabus. Amtrak travels to Essex Junction, just 15 minutes from campus.

Lake Champlain Ferries run between New York and Vermont on three different routes — Essex, N.Y.–Charlotte, Vt.; Port Kent, N.Y.–Burlington, Vt.; or Plattsburgh, N.Y.–Grand Isle, Vt. Please note that some ferry service is seasonal.

Receive details on these and other transportation options.

Directions to UVM

From I-89 North or South: Take Exit 14W. Proceed 1 mile west on Route 2 (Williston Road, which becomes Main Street) to campus.

From north or south on Route 7: Enter Burlington from either direction. Turn onto Main Street (Route 2 East). Go uphill one light to South Prospect Street.

From the Adirondack Northway (I-87): Take Exit 20. Proceed north on Route 9 to Route 149, headed to Fort Ann, N.Y. In Fort Ann, take Route 4 North to Route 22A in Vermont. Follow Route 22A through Vergennes, then follow Route 7 North into Burlington. Turn right onto Main Street (Route 2 East). Go uphill one light to South Prospect Street.

From Burlington International Airport: From airport grounds, turn left onto Airport Drive. At next stoplight, turn right onto Williston Road/Route 2 West. Drive 4–5 miles west to UVM campus, at top of hill. (Williston Road becomes Main Street.)

For directions to the main visitors' parking lot, see visitors' parking below.

Updates on Construction at UVM

The university is always growing and improving, and often has construction projects going on. For updates on construction and how various projects are affecting campus (noise, traffic, etc.), please visit the university's Construction updates information on the Facilities Design and Construction website.

Directions to Specific UVM Sites and Parking

Admissions Office (Undergraduate)

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road up hill (Williston Road becomes Main Street). At the intersection of Main and South Prospect streets, turn left. The Admissions Office is located one block south. It is a red building set back with parking on the side.

From Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than 1 mile to intersection with Main Street (Route 2); turn right onto Main Street. Head uphill to Prospect Street; take right onto South Prospect Street. The Admissions Office is located one block south. It is a red building set back on the left with parking on the side.

Admissions Office (Graduate)

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road up hill. Turn right onto South Prospect Street. Take first left onto College Street. Take first left into visitor parking lot. Waterman and the Graduate College are across the street from the parking lot, at College and South Prospect streets.

From Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than 1 mile to intersection with Main Street (Route 2). Continue on South Willard Street one more block to College Street; turn right onto College. Just past South Williams Street, take right into visitors' parking lot.

Admissions Office (College of Medicine)

From the Fletcher Allen Parking Garage: Take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Exit the elevator and walk toward the entrance of the hospital, proceed through the revolving doors. The Medical Education Pavillion Building is directly across from the entrance to the hospital. Enter the Medical Education building, walk down the staircase and follow the signs to the Admissions Office located in the Given Courtyard South building.

If you are arriving by taxi cab or shuttle: The College of Medicine is located in the Given Medical Building, Central Campus. Enter the Given Building through the Health Science Research Facility (HSRF) entrance. Take the steps down to the first floor and walk straight ahead into the Given building (the College of Medicine Dean's Office will be on your left). Continue walking down the hallway. The Office of Admissions is in the glass-walled building that will be immediately on the right. (GPS users: please note that as of 2012, Google Maps only recognizes the "Given Medical Building Central Campus 05405" address.

Archie Post Field

(Women's Soccer, Field Hockey, Softball, Track, Cross-Country, Women's Lacrosse):

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Stay in far-right lane. Just past Sheraton and stop light, bear right at East Avenue/Spear Street exit, in lane for Spear Street. Take immediate left around jug handle, go through traffic light, which will take you onto Spear Street. Drive approximately 1/2 mile to second Patrick Gym entrance on right. The field is located to the left of the Gutterson Fieldhouse.

From Route 7 North: Follow Route 7 North from Shelburne. Just past Denny's Restaurant and just before reaching Burlington, take 189 East. Travel approximately one mile to I-89 North. Continue using directions as above, from I-89 (Exit 14W is the second exit upon entering I-89 North).

Bailey/Howe Library, Government Documents & Maps, Special Collections

Bailey/Howe Library is located in the center of the main campus, behind Royall Tyler Theatre and University Row. Limited Visitors' Parking is available near the Bookstore (see directions, below). Additional Visitors' Parking is available in the main Visitors' Parking Lot, across from the Waterman administration building (see directions to Visitors' Parking, below). The main lot is located on the opposite side of the UVM Green from University Row.

Use the footpath across the Green to reach Royall Tyler Theatre. The Bailey/Howe Library is located behind the theatre, just past the UVM Bookstore.

Bookstore and CATcard Service Center

The UVM Bookstore and CATcard offices are now located in the Dudley H. Davis Student Center. See Davis Center directions below.

Continuing Education/Evening University Offices

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road up hill. At the intersection of Main and South Prospect streets, turn left. The Continuing Education/Evening University offices are located approximately 1/2 mile south on the left, at 322 South Prospect. Parking is in the back.

From Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Approximately 1/4 mile to first four-way stop, turn right onto Cliff Street. Head uphill to end of Cliff; take left onto South Prospect Street. The Continuing Education/Evening University offices are located approximately 1/8 mile north on the right, at 322 South Prospect. Parking is in the back.

Dudley H. Davis Student Center

From I-89: Take Exit 14 W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road (US-2). Just past the Sheraton, veer right onto East Avenue and follow signs to the hospital by turning left onto Carrigan Drive. Stay straight through the next light (intersection with Beaumont Drive). When Carrigan Drive ends, turn left (around the rotary). Turn right into the Davis Center oval.

From Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than one mile to the intersection with Main Street (US-2); turn right onto Main Street. Head uphill past the University Green until you reach Spear Street on your right; turn right onto Spear Street. Take an immediate left around the jughandle and continue straight through the light onto East Avenue. Follow signs to the hospital and turn left onto Carrigan Drive. Stay straight through the next light (intersection with Beaumont Drive). When Carrigan Drive ends, turn left (around rotary). Turn right into the Davis Center oval.

Fleming Museum

Heading west from I-89 on Williston Road, bear right onto Spear Street/East Avenue exit; stay in right lane for East Avenue. Go several blocks to second stoplight; take left onto Colchester Avenue. At stoplight, take left into Fletcher Allen Health Care. At stop sign, turn right; take first right into Fleming Museum visitor parking lot.

Parking is available weekdays in the visitors' lot between the Fleming Museum and Fletcher Allen Health Care and on weekends in the university lot on the west side of the museum. For weekday evening events, free parking is available behind the offices at 46-48 and 50-52 Colchester Ave., opposite the museum.

Given (Medical) Building/Carpenter Auditorium

From East Avenue, turn onto Carrigan Drive. At the first stop light, turn right onto Beaumont Avenue. Take the next left turn into the Given parking lot near the water tower. Enter the Given Building through the Health Science Research Facility (HSRF). Take the steps down to the first floor and walk into the Given building (the College of Medicine Dean's Office will be on your left). Follow that hallway to the next hallway on the left. Carpenter Auditorium will be immediately on the right.

Living/Learning Complex

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington, stay in right lane for East Avenue. At the next traffic signal, turn left onto Carrigan Drive. Proceed straight through the next traffic signal at Beaumont Drive. Take next left after the water tower. Visitor parking is at the parking meters on the left. The Living/Learning Center is a short walk away, across Main Street. Use the pedestrian crossing signal at Main Street/University Heights.

From Route 7 North: Follow Route 7 North from Shelburne. Just past Denny's Restaurant and just before reaching Burlington, take 189 East. Travel approximately one mile to I-89 North. Continue using directions as above, from I-89 (Exit 14W is the second exit upon entering I-89 North).

Music Recital Hall, Southwick Hall, Redstone Campus

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road up hill. At the intersection of Main and South Prospect streets, turn left. Travel approximately 3/4 mile to Redstone Campus. Just past the three-way stop at Cliff Street, take first left into Redstone Campus. Loop around field on one-way drive, past Music Building and Southwick Hall, to Visitors' Parking behind Blundell House (ALANA Student Center).

From Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right. Approximately 1/4 mile to first four-way stop, turn right onto Cliff Street. Head uphill to end of Cliff; take right onto South Prospect Street. Take immediate left into Redstone Campus. Loop around field on one-way drive, past Music Building and Southwick Hall, to Visitors' Parking behind Blundell House (ALANA Student Center).

Patrick Gym, Gutterson Field House

(Site of rainy day Commencement, Basketball, Hockey, Indoor Track, Volleyball, Swimming, Athletic Offices, Athletic Ticket Office)

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Stay in far-right lane. Just past Sheraton and stop light, bear right at East Avenue/Spear Street exit, in lane for Spear Street. Take immediate left around jug handle, go through traffic light, which will take you onto Spear Street. Drive approximately 1/4 mile to Patrick Gym entrance on your right.

From Route 7 North: Follow Route 7 North from Shelburne. Just past Denny's Restaurant and just before reaching Burlington, take 189 East. Travel approximately one mile to I-89 North. Continue using directions as above, from I-89 (Exit 14W is the second exit upon entering I-89 North).

Royall Tyler Theatre/Theatre Department

Royall Tyler Theatre is located on the east edge of the UVM Green (University Place), two buildings from Main Street. Parking for Royall Tyler Theatre events is at the top of College Street, just west of South Prospect Street. Park either in the Visitors' Parking Lot (no fee after 5 p.m. or weekends) or in the parking lot across the street, behind the Waterman administration building. Both lots are located on the opposite side of the UVM Green from the Royall Tyler Theatre. Use the footpath across the Green to reach the theatre.

See directions to parking lots at visitors' parking, below.

UVM Farms

The UVM Farms include the Paul Miller Research Complex (Dairy Farm and Horse Barn) on Spear Street in South Burlington; the Horticultural Research Center (Hort Farm and Apple Orchard) on Green Mountain Drive in South Burlington; the Morgan Horse Farm in Weybridge; and the Proctor Maple Research Center in Underhill.

Paul Miller Research Complex (Dairy Farm and Horse Barn)

From I-89/Williston Road: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road; merge into right-most lane to take jughandle exit to Spear Street. Head south on Spear Street past athletics complexes and fields; research complex will be about one-quarter mile on your left.

UVM Green

Site of UVM's spring Commencement, UVM's Green is a large, tree-filled green space located in the heart of campus between University Place and South Prospect streets.

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road up hill. Turn right onto South Prospect Street (the Green will be on your right). Take first left onto College Street. Take first left into visitor parking lot.

From Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than 1 mile to intersection with Main Street (Route 2). Continue on South Willard Street one more block to College Street; turn right onto College, the Green will be straight ahead where College Street ends. Just past South Williams Street, take right into visitors' parking lot.

Visitors' Parking Lot, Waterman Building

The Visitors' Parking Lot is located on College Street, across the street from the Waterman administration building. Parking is paid, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and free after 6 p.m., and on weekends and holidays.

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road up hill. Turn right onto South Prospect Street. Take first left onto College Street. Take first left into visitor parking lot.

From Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than 1 mile to intersection with Main Street (Route 2). Continue on South Willard Street one more block to College Street; turn right onto College. Just past South Williams Street, take right into visitors' parking lot.

Waterman (Main Administration Building)

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road up hill. Turn right onto South Prospect Street. Take first left onto College Street. Take first left into visitor parking lot. The Waterman Building is located across the street from the parking lot, at College and South Prospect streets.

From Route 7 North: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than 1 mile to intersection with Main Street (Route 2). Continue on South Willard Street one more block to College Street; turn right onto College. Just past South Williams Street, take right into visitors' parking lot. The Waterman Building is located across the street from the parking lot, at College and South Prospect streets.

Last modified March 06 2014 03:03 PM