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Directions to Campus

Conyngham Hall • 570-408-4060 (T) • 570-408-4061 (F) • Email

New England and Catskills of New York
Take I-84 West to I-81 South to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

Harrisburg or York, PA
Take I-81 North to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

Maryland, Virginia and points south
Take I-81 North to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

Long Island, New York City and northern New Jersey
Take I-80 West to Exit 277.
At traffic light proceed straight and take the northeastern extension of the turnpike (476) North to exit 105 (Bear Creek/Wilkes-Barre - old Exit 36).
Turn left onto 115 North and follow it until it becomes Route 309 North.

Allentown, Philadelphia, PA and southern New Jersey
Take the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (476) to Exit 105 (Bear Creek/Wilkes-Barre, Old Exit 36).
Turn left onto 115 North and follow it until it becomes Route 309 North.

Williamsport, State College, PA and points west
Take I-80 East to I-81 North (Exit 260). Travel north to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (Avoca)
Take I-81 South to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

Scranton, PA; Binghamton, NY and points north
Take I-81 South to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.


Once you are on Route 309 North...
take Exit 3 (Plains/River Street) and make a left onto River Street at the traffic light, which is at the bottom of the exit ramp. Then go...


to Admissions in Chase Hall...
by traveling to the 8th light after the exit ramp, then move into the left lane and continue for about 3/4 of a block.

Immediately after you pass a long brick building on the left (Stark Learning Center), turn left into the parking lot next to Chase Hall, a brown and white Tudor-style mansion, which houses the Office of Admissions. If you do not have a parking permit ask the admissions receptionist for one. Place the parking permit on your dashboard.


to the Henry Student Center (and parking lot)...
by turning left (east) onto South Street at the 9th light after the exit ramp.

The Henry Student Center will be the second building on your right. Immediately to the left of the building (just after the crosswalk) is a drive that leads to the parking lot.


to Ralston Field
(football, soccer, field hockey, tennis, baseball)...

by turning right onto the Market Street Bridge, which spans the Susquehanna River, at the 7th traffic light after the ramp. (Be sure to take note of the large carved pillars topped with eagle sculptures.)

Get into the left lane and make the first left turn on the opposite side of the bridge (Look for a running track.).

Follow the curved road, which leads into a parking lot, but turn right before you get to the lot.

Turn left into the Wilkes parking lot, which is just before the railroad overpass.


to the Marts Center
(wrestling, basketball)...

by turning left onto Ross Street at the 10th traffic light after the ramp, and making a left onto Franklin Street at the next light.

The Marts Center (274 South Franklin Street) will be on the right. There is a parking lot just past the gym on the left side of the street.

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