Experience the Clark School

No matter who you are, it is easy to visit the Clark School.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

Prospective undergraduates are encouraged to attend an Engineering Information Session. You should also visit the University of Maryland Office of Undergraduate Admissions for application information and general campus tours.

Prospective Graduate Students

Contact your department, and consider taking a Terrapin Tour.

Prospective Faculty Members

Contact the Office of the Dean at (301) 405-3869 or the chairs of specific departments.

Media

Contact our Communications Office at (301) 405-0292 or clark-communications@umd.edu.

Corporate Recruiters

Contact Heidi Sauber, director of Engineering Career Services, at (301) 405-3863 or hsauber@umd.edu.

Prospective Research Partners

Contact the Office of the Dean at (301) 405-3869 or the chairs of specific departments.

Prospective Entrepreneurship Partners

Contact the Maryland Technology Entrepreneurship Institute at (301) 405-3906 or epair@umd.edu.

From Baltimore:  
Take I-95 South to the Capital Beltway (I-495) and follow signs to College Park, US Route 1 South. Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to the University's Campus Drive entrance. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, past the Kim Engineering Bldg., turn left into the visitor parking area. After exiting your vehicle, use the pay station and walk south on Paint Branch Drive back to the Kim Engineering Bldg. If Lot 9c is full, you may also use the Regents Drive Garage
 
From Annapolis and points east:  
Take US Route 50 to the Capital Beltway (I-95/495) and go north on I-95/495 to Exit 25, College Park, US Route 1 South. Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to the University's Campus Drive entrance. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make a right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, past the Kim Engineering Bldg., turn left into the visitor parking area. After exiting your vehicle, use the pay station and walk south on Paint Branch Drive back to the Kim Engineering Bldg. If Lot 9c is full, you may also use the Regents Drive Garage
 
From within the city of Washington, D.C.:  
Go northeast on Rhode Island Avenue (US Route 1). After entering the state of Maryland, continue on US Route 1 for approximately five miles to College Park. Turn left at the light onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, past the Kim Engineering Bldg., turn left into the visitor parking area. After exiting your vehicle, use the pay station and walk south on Paint Branch Drive back to the Kim Engineering Bldg. If Lot 9c is full, you may also use the Union Lane Parking Garage
 
From points south and west of Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County, MD:  
Take the Capital Beltway (I-495) and head north and east. Just after I-495 joins I-95 in Maryland above Washington, D.C., get off at exit 25B toward College Park on US Route 1 South. Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to the University's Campus Drive entrance. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, past the Kim Engineering Bldg., turn left into the visitor parking area. After exiting your vehicle, use the pay station and walk south on Paint Branch Drive back to the Kim Engineering Bldg. If Lot 9c is full, you may also use the Regents Drive Garage.  
From Washington, D.C.:
Take the Green Line train toward Greenbelt and get off at the College Park/U of MD station. Get on the UM Shuttle bus for the ride to the campus. Get off at the first campus stop, which will be directly in front of the Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology. Walk back toward the entrance to campus. Turn left onto Paint Branch Drive. At the first stop sign, the Kim Engineering Building will be on your left. Enter through the main doors. Events are typically held in the first-floor rotunda, boardrooms and lecture hall. The Dean's Office is immediately across from the elevator on the third floor.
 
From the Ronald Reagan National Airport:
Take the Yellow Line train (toward Mt. Vernon Square/UDC) and get off at the Gallery Place/Chinatown station. Then transfer to the Red Line train (toward Wheaton) and get off at the Fort Totten station. Then transfer to the Green Line train (toward Greenbelt) and get off at the College Park/U of MD station. Get on the UM shuttle bus for the free ride to the campus. Get off at the first campus stop, in front of the Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology. Walk back toward the entrance to campus. Turn left onto Paint Branch Drive . At the first stop sign, the Kim Engineering Building will be on your left. Enter through the main doors. Events are typically held in the first-floor rotunda, boardrooms and lecture hall. The Dean's Office is immediately across from the elevator on the third floor.
 
From the D.C. Bus Station (serving Greyhound and Trailways):
From the Washington, D.C. bus station (at 1005 First Street N.E.), take Metro Bus 96 to Union Station and get onto the Red Line train (toward Wheaton). Get off at the Fort Totten station. Then transfer to the Green Line train (toward Greenbelt) and get off at the College Park/U of MD station. Get on the UM Shuttle bus for the ride to the campus. Get off at the first campus stop, which will be in front of the Glenn L. Martin Institute of Technology. Walk back toward the entrance to campus. Turn left onto Paint Branch Drive. At the first stop sign, the Kim Engineering Building will be on your left. Enter through the main doors. Events are typically held in the first-floor rotunda, boardrooms and lecture hall. The Dean's Office is immediately across from the elevator on the third floor.

 

There are three major airports in the D.C.-Metro Area. It is possible get to College Park both by renting a car and via public transportation from all of them. 

Airport Map

Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport

Driving

Upon exiting the airport, follow the signs and get onto I-195 West. Follow I-195 West for approximately 3.5 miles and get onto I-95 South. Follow I-95 South for about 19 miles and follow the signs to Exit 25. Get off at Exit 25B. Go South on U.S. Route 1 (Baltmore Ave.) for two miles to the University's Campus Drive entrance on your right. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, and at the second stop sign make a left and then an immediate right into the visitor parking area. 

Using Public Transportation

B30 metrobus to Greenbelt Metro $3.10 cash, and exact change is needed (Green Line) then Greenbelt Metro to College Park Metro stop (only one stop) $3.00 (Smart Trip Fare). For information on other metro fares, please click here.

Also, the MARC-Penn-line trains connect BWI airport with the New Carrollton Train Station. Click here for MARC Train fares.

Super Shuttle Costs: $32.00 one-way

Taxi: 25 miles / 40 kilometers. Approximately $60

Washington Dulles International (IAD) Airport

Driving 

Upon exiting the airport, follow the Dulles Airport Access Road East for about 13 miles and exit it onto I-495 North. Follow I-495 North for about 18 miles and get off at Exit 25B. Go south on U.S. Route. 1 for two miles to the University's Campus Drive entrance on your right. Turn right onto Campus Drive and immediately make another right turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, and at the second stop sign make a left and then an immediate right into the visitor parking area. 

Using Public Transportation

Washington Flyer Bus to West Falls Church Metro $9 then West Falls Church Metro (Orange line) to College Park Metro (Green line) switch from Orange Line to Green Line at L'Enfant Plaza $3.90 (less if not during rush hour)

Super Shuttle Costs: $39.00 one-way 

Taxi: 58 miles / 67 kilometers. Washington Flyer Taxi approximately $80

Reagan National (DCA) Airport

Upon exiting the airport to the north (toward Washington, D.C.), get onto the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Within a mile, turn right onto U.S. Route 1/I-395 North (to Washington). Stay in your left lane while crossing the bridge over the Potomac River. (You will follow U.S. Route. 1 through Washington to College Park). After crossing the Potomac and passing the Washington Monument on your left, turn right (east) onto Constitution Avenue. Go eight blocks and turn left (north) onto 6th Street N.W. Go about 1.5 miles and bear right onto Rhode Island Avenue. Then go 7.5 miles to College Park and turn left at the University's Campus Drive entrance. After turning left onto Campus Drive , make an immediate right-hand turn onto Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, and at the second stop sign make a left and then an immediate right into the visitor parking area. 

Using Public Transportation

Reagan National Metro (Yellow Line) to College Park Metro (Green Line) switch from Yellow Line to Green Line at L'Enfant Plaza $3.35 (less if not during rush hour)

Super Shuttle Costs: $28.00 one-way 

Taxi: 15 miles / 25 kilometers. Approximately $30


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