Charlottesville is 68 miles from Richmond, Virginia, and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. It is accessible by car, train, bus, and air.
Check in for Summer Orientation-Session H is at Ern Commons located in the Alderman Road Residence Area. (Marked on the map below with ). Parking for check in is located at the Slaughter Recreation Center, 505 Edgemont Rd.
Long Term Parking
Long term parking for parents and guests will be at the Emmet/Ivy Parking Garage. Driving directions to the garage can be found here.
Following signs to the U.Va. 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 third traffic light, turn right on Alderman Road. Continue 1 mile.
From I-66 via US Route 29 South
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 John Paul Jones Arena on the right. Proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection with Route 250 Business (University Avenue/Ivy Road). Continue past the blinking light. Take the ramp on the right to McCormick Road. At the top of the ramp turn right. Continue ½ mile. At the light, turn left onto Alderman Road.