Following signs to the UVA Information Center, get off at exit 118B for the Route 29/250 Bypass. Go approximately 2 miles and take the off ramp for Route 250 East Business (Ivy Road). Turn right off the exit ramp and follow Ivy Road. At the fourth traffic light, turn right on Route 29 Business/Emmet Street. Continue 1/2 block just past the blinking light. Turn left into the University of Virginia parking garage on Emmet Street (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.
From I-66 via U.S. Route 29 North:
Take I-66 from Northern Virginia past Manassas. Take the exit marked “Route 29 South - Gainesville.” Proceed to Charlottesville, where Route 29 becomes Emmet Street. Pass University Hall basketball arena on the right. Proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Route 250 Business (University Avenue/Ivy Road). Continue 1/2 block just past the blinking light. Turn left into the University of Virginia parking garage on Emmet Street (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.
Getting to the Engineering Complex
From the visitor’s parking garage on Emmet Street, take the elevator up to the bookstore level. Walk on Newcomb Road toward McCormick Road and make a right on McCormick. Walk across the overpass/bridge. Thornton Hall is the first building on the left. Engineers Way is to the right of Thornton Hall and leads to the rest of the Engineering School complex — with the exception of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, which is housed near the Medical School.
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