New Jersey Medical School - Directions to Medical Science Building
From New Jersey Turnpike, North or South:
Take exit 15W to I-280 West to the Orange Street/6th Street exit. Make a right onto Orange Street and proceed one block to First Street. Turn right onto First Street which will become Bergen Street. At the 6th traffic light make a left on South Orange Avenue. Make the very next left (before the traffic light) and turn into the P2 parking garage.
From the Garden State Parkway, North or South:
Take exit 145 to I-280 East to the exit 13 (First Street) which is on the left. Turn right onto First Street which will become Bergen Street. At the 5th traffic light make a left turn onto South Orange Avenue. Make the very next left (before the traffic light) and turn into the P2 parking garage.
From Route 78, East or West (from Newark Liberty International Airport use Route 78W) :
Take exit 56, Downtown Newark/Elizabeth Avenue exit. Stay in far left lane to follow the exit ramp to the traffic light at Elizabeth Avenue and make a left onto Elizabeth Avenue. At 1st traffic light make a left turn onto W. Bigelow Street. Follow to the 2nd traffic light and make a right onto Hillside Avenue. Follow Hillside Avenue to end, you must make a left turn. At the light make a right onto Irving Turner Boulevard which will become Jones Street. At the 7th light make a left turn onto South Orange Avenue. Make the very next left (before the traffic light) and turn into the P2 parking garage.
From New York City:
Take the George Washington Bridge or Lincoln Tunnel to the NJ Turnpike to exit 15W and follow the directions from the NJ Turnpike from above. Or take the Holland Tunnel to NJ Turnpike to exit 14 (Route 78 West) and follow the directions for Route 78 from above.
Upon arriving on campus, please park in the P2 Bergen Street Parking Garage as indicated on the Campus Map. This garage is located at the corner of South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street. There is an entrance to the parking garage from Bergen Street as well as South Orange Avenue.
Accessing the Medical Science Building - Once you are parked, proceed to Level A (street level) at the corner of South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street. Proceed walking on South Orange Avenue and follow the signs to the Medical Science Building. Please do not enter the Hospital or other buildings surrounding the parking deck. Those buildings require card access in order to gain full access and you will get lost. You will walk outside so please plan accordingly based on the weather patterns during the time you’re visiting our campus.
The Rutgers Shuttle Bus to and from Newark Penn Station is available to applicants visiting the New Jersey Medical School. You will need to show ID and a letter from admissions to get on the shuttle. Please contact the Office of Admissions at least three days ahead of your interview date so that we can email you the appropriate letter that you will need to show the shuttle driver.
Additionally, there are taxi cabs available outside of Newark Penn Station that you may use at your discretion.