CIS Visitor Information
Newark, DE, home of the University of Delaware, is centrally located on the
East Coast, twenty minutes from Wilmington, DE, fifty minutes from
Philadelphia, one hour from Baltimore, two hours from Washington, DC, and
two and one-half hours from New York City.
One-third of the nations's population is within one day's drive.
has the highest per-capita number of Ph.D.'s of any state in the U.S.
Here are some directions for traveling to the CIS Department at the
University of Delaware.
For flights Newark, DE is serviced by the Philadelphia Airport and there are
shuttle services between Newark, DE and Philadelphia. To reserve Delaware
Express Shuttle between Newark, DE and Philadelphia,
call +1-800-648-5466 or +1-302-454-7800.
From the north: I-95 south to Delaware Exit 1-B; Route 896 north (go north
on South College Avenue--do not make left turn at intersection of Route 896
and Route 4). Continue north past Delaware stadium and field house to campus.
Turn left into Visitor Parking Lot #41. For GPS, Google Earth, etc.
this Visitor Parking Lot is at Latitude N 39deg 40' 42.8", Longitude
W 75deg 45' 13.7".
From the south: I-95 north to Maryland Exit 109B; take this exit for
Route 279 north. Continue on Routes 279 and 2 which becomes Elkton Road
leading into Newark. Turn right on Amstel Avenue and then make a right (= go
South) onto South College Avenue. Turn right into Visitor Parking Lot #41.
From Lot #41 walk North on South College to the intersection of S. College and
Amstel. Smith Hall is on the North-West corner of S. College and Amstel,
its street address is 18 Amstel Avenue (e.g., for MapQuest search),
and CIS is in Room 103 of Smith Hall.
Full AMTRAK service (+1-800-872-7245)
is available to Wilmington (twenty minutes from the
University's campus) from as far south as Florida and as far north as
Massachusetts. Transportation by bus or taxi is available at the Wilmington
Station. Limited train service to Newark is available.
Trailways (+1-302-652-7391) serves Newark. Greyhound information:
Last revised: November 19, 2007