Directions to Campus
4201 Henry Avenue
(the intersection of School House Lane and Henry Avenue)
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
Latitude - 40.022954
From Center City Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey, Central and Western Pennsylvania
Take the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) to the Lincoln Drive, Exit 340A. Follow Lincoln Drive to Gypsy Lane (first right) Gypsy Lane will end at School House Lane. Turn left on School House Lane to Henry Avenue.
From Delaware County
Take City Line Avenue (Rt. 1 North) to Lincoln Drive. Follow directions from Center City Philadelphia.
From Washington, Baltimore and Wilmington
Take I-95 North to I-76 West. Follow directions from Center City Philadelphia.
From Northeast Extension - Pennsylvania Turnpike
Exit Turnpike at Norristown, Plymouth Meeting (Exit #333). Go right after the exit and head east on Germantown Pike to first traffic light. Make a right onto Chemical Road. Go through three lights and at your fourth light, make a left at the five point intersection onto Ridge Pike. Make a left and take Ridge Pike to the Henry Avenue cutoff (bear left). (You'll be on Ridge Pike for approximately 3.5 miles.) Take Henry Avenue about 6 miles to School House Lane.
From New York
Take the New Jersey Turnpike to the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Get off at exit #333 (Plymouth Meeting). Follow directions from Northeast extension.
From Philadelphia International Airport
Interstate 95 North to Interstate 676 West
Interstate 676 West to Interstate 76 West
Exit at 340A - Lincoln Drive [first exit after Route 1 North] Lincoln Drive to Gypsy Lane(first right) Gypsy Lane to School House Lane. Left onto School House Lane to Henry Avenue [first light]
From Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station
Interstate 76 West to Exit 340A - Lincoln Drive [first exit after Route 1 North] Lincoln Drive to Gypsy Lane (first right) Gypsy Lane to School House Lane left onto School House Lane to Henry Avenue [first light]
The campus is easily accessible by train or bus. By train from 30th Street Station, Suburban Station or Market Street East, take the Chestnut Hill West Line to Queen Lane. Take a right onto Wissahickon Avenue to School House Lane. Turn left on School House Lane to the University (a ten-minute walk). If you prefer to arrive by bus, the 32 bus stops at the intersection of School House Lane and Henry Avenue, which is in the center of the PhilaU campus. Click here for more information from the SEPTA web site.
Departing from the Main Campus
If you came to campus using Lincoln Drive, drive back down School House Lane to Wissahickon Avenue and turn left. Follow Wissahickon Avenue down the hill and make a left onto Rittenhouse Street (second light). Follow Rittenhouse Street to the first light and make a left onto Lincoln Drive. Lincoln Drive will take you back to the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76). Look for signs to the entrance of I-76.
Accommodations (Hotels and Lodging)
Visit http://www.philau.edu/town/lodging.html for more information.
4800 E. Street Road
Trevose, PA 19053
In the Bucks County Technology Park, near the Route 1 on and off ramps for 132 West (Street Road).
From The Pennsylvania Turnpike: Take PA Turnpike to old Exit 351 (Old Exit 28.) Take ramp to the extreme right, and stay in the right lane (Route 1 South) for Route 132 West. Turn right onto Route 132 West (Street Rd.) Travel approximately 3 mile (through 2 lights) to ASI on left. Turn left into the suburban office campus marked Bucks County Technology Park. Drive around to the back of the building and park in the “South” parking lot. Enter building via the “South Entrance.”
From US-1 North or South: Take US-1 North or South and exit at Route 132 (Street Road) West. Travel on Route 132 West (Street Road) for approximately 3 miles (through 2 lights). Turn left into the suburban office campus marked Bucks County Technology Park. Drive around to the back of the building and park in the “South” parking lot. Enter building via the “South Entrance.”
From I-95: Exit at Street Road West. Turn left onto Street Road (Route 132 West.) Travel approximately 5 miles (approximately 13 traffic lights.) Turn left into the suburban office campus marked Bucks County Technology Park. Drive around to the back of the building and park in the “South” parking lot. Enter building via the “South Entrance.”
4145 Station Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
The Philadelphia University Research Center (PURC) houses The Engineering and Design Institute (EDI), The Institute for Textiles and Apparel Product Safety (ITAPS), The Laboratory for Engineered Human Protection (LEHP), and the Materials Evaluation Laboratory.
Directions from Center City Philadelphia:
Take 76 West to (Lincoln Drive Exit) or Kelly Drive to Ridge Avenue West and stay to your left to get on Main Street. Proceed past Shurs Lane and enter Manayunk Parking Lot on left. After parking, walk up Lock Street and make a right. Continue, and then turn left onto Jamestown Street. Continue one block and make a right. The Philadelphia University Research Center will be about 300 feet on your left.