Directions to the Campus

Fredericksburg is accessible by transportation services from major airports in the Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Va., areas. Fredericksburg is also served by commercial buses and by Amtrak. FRED, the Fredericksburg Regional Transit bus system, can transport visitors around the Fredericksburg area, and UMW students and employees ride free with a UMW ID.

Directions to specific places

College of Arts and Sciences (Fredericksburg Campus)
1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Directions from I-95:

The University of Mary Washington is located in Fredericksburg, Va., 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 50 miles north of Richmond, Va. To reach the campus from Interstate 95, take Exit 130-A. Follow Route 3 East business to the traffic light for William Street. Make a left at the light. Follow William Street to the next traffic light and make a left onto College Avenue. To reach the parking deck, continue on College Avenue to the end of campus and make a right onto U.S. 1. Make the next right, following the signs to the parking deck, which provides free parking for visitors.*

Directions from U.S. 1:

To reach the parking deck from U.S. 1 North, proceed past the intersection with College Avenue. Make the next right, following the signs to the parking deck, which provides free parking for visitors.

To reach the parking deck from U.S. 1 South, proceed past the intersection at Mary Washington Boulevard. Make the next left (not at an intersection), following the signs for the parking deck, which provides free parking for visitors.*

Directions from downtown Historic Fredericksburg or the train station:

From Caroline Street, turn left on Amelia Street. In seven blocks you will reach Washington Avenue. When you reach the end, turn left, go one block, then turn right on William Street (U.S. 3). Continue on William Street for several blocks until you reach College Avenue. Turn right onto College Avenue. To reach the parking deck, continue on College Avenue to the end of campus and make a right onto U.S. 1. Make the next right, following the signs to the parking deck, which provides free parking for visitors.*

* There also is limited visitor parking during the day, and ample visitor parking in the evenings, near George Washington Hall, the site of Dodd Auditorium.

For information about parking permits and regulations at UMW, visit the University Police Office Web site.

Stafford Campus
121 University Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22406

Directions from I-95:

Take I-95 to Exit 133 (17 north to Warrenton). After approximately 3 miles, turn left onto Village Parkway. Turn Right onto University Boulevard.

From U.S. 1

Take U.S. 1 North from the main campus, passing Princess Anne Street and crossing the Falmouth Bridge. After the bridge, make a left at the first traffic light onto Warrenton Road/U.S. 17 North. Proceed north on 17 past I-95 and an additional 3 miles. Turn left onto Village Parkway, then right onto University Boulevard.

From Warrenton

Take US. 17 South. The campus is located at the intersection of U.S. 17 (Warrenton Road) and Village Parkway, which is just 1 mile south of the stoplight at the intersection of U.S. 17 and Poplar Road (Route 616).Turn right onto University Boulevard. The total distance from downtown Warrenton is approximately 30 miles.

From downtown Historic Fredericksburg or the train station

Take Caroline Street north. Proceed past the main business district, into a residential area, passing Old Mill Park. Make a left onto Forbes Street, cross Van Buren Street, and make a right onto Princess Ann Street. Bear right, and make a right onto U.S. 1 North, crossing the Falmouth Bridge. After the bridge, make a left at the first traffic light onto U.S. 17 North. Proceed 3 miles past I-95. Turn left onto Village Parkway, then right onto University Boulevard.

Parking Information

A UMW parking permit is NOT required on this campus.

Centre Court
1671 Jefferson Davis HIghway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

From I-95:

Take exit 130 toward Fredericksburg. Turn onto U.S. 1 North, which is immediately after the overpass. Once on U.S. 1, turn left at the first traffic light onto the parallel access road. Follow the road through the small intersection and up the hill into the Centre Court parking lot. Enter the building on the street side through the double glass doors. You will see the UMW entry on your right.

If you have problems, call Centre Court front desk at number (540) 654-1055.

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