Directions to Dickinson College

Driving Directions to Dickinson College, Holland Union Building (HUB)

ALL STUDENTS MUST REGISTER AT THE HOLLAND UNION BUILDING (HUB) Social Hall on ARRIVAL DAY.

GPS address for Holland Union Building:
28 North College Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Dickinson College Maps and Directions

PARKING
The following parking options are recommended for arriving to check in on Arrival Day:

  • On-street parking located on W. High Street and W. Louther Street
  • Parking lot located at Dana Hall (N. College Street, just past W. Louther on the right)
  • Parking spaces located behind townhouses on W. Louther Street between College and Cherry streets
  • Parking lot located behind HUB on W. Louther Street (NOTE: Due to campus construction, spaces are VERY limited in this lot)

From the West or Pittsburgh Area

  • Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) east to Carlisle, exit 226.
  • Bear to the right onto Route 11 South.
  • Take Route 11 (Hanover Street) into downtown Carlisle (approximately 3 miles).
  • Turn right at the square onto High Street and continue three blocks onto campus.

From the North

  • Take Interstate 81 south. In Carlisle, exit at High Street (exit 49).
  • Bear right at the stop sign and continue driving towards downtown Carlisle. Go through the square at Hanover Street and continue on High Street a few blocks onto campus.
  • You may also exit I-81 at Hanover Street (exit 47).
  • Turn right at the stop sign and continue driving towards downtown Carlisle.
  • Turn left at the intersection of Hanover and High Streets and continue three blocks onto campus.

From the New York Area

  • From the Lincoln Tunnel, travel northwest to New Jersey.
  • Continue west on Route 495 to the New Jersey Turnpike.
  • Follow the turnpike south to I-78. Travel west on I-78 into Pennsylvania.
  • Take I-81 south to Carlisle. In Carlisle, exit at High Street (exit 49).
  • Bear right at the stop sign and continue driving towards downtown Carlisle.
  • Go through the square at Hanover Street and continue on High Street three blocks onto campus.

From the East or Philadelphia Area

  • Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) west to Carlisle, exit 226. Bear to the right onto Route 11 South.
  • Take Route 11 (Hanover Street) into downtown Carlisle (approximately 3 miles).
  • Turn right at the square onto High Street and continue three blocks onto campus.
  • From the South or Washington, DC Area
  • Take I-270 north to Frederick, Maryland.
  • Continue north on Route 15 towards Gettysburg. Pass Gettysburg and follow Route 15 to Route 94 (York Springs).
  • Follow Route 94 north to Mt. Holly Springs.
  • Route 94 will merge into Route 34 north. Continue on Route 34 into Carlisle, where it becomes Hanover Street.
  • Go through the downtown area for several blocks and turn left onto High Street and continuethree blocks onto campus.

From the Southwest Area

  • Take Interstate 81 north into Pennsylvania.
  • In Carlisle, exit at Hanover Street (exit 47).
  • Turn left at the stop sign and continue driving towards downtown Carlisle.
  • Turn left at the intersection of Hanover and High Streets and continue a few blocks onto campus.
  • You may also exit I-81 at College Street (exit 45).
  • At the exit, turn left onto Walnut Bottom Road and go approximately 3/4 mile.
  • Make a left onto College Street and continue to the second traffic light to reach campus