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Directions

If your point of departure is:

East of Shippensburg: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 16/226 (Carlisle). Follow U.S. Route 11 north to I-81. Take I-81 south to exit 29 (King Street). Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto PA 174. Travel 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto King Street (U.S. Route 11). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto North Prince Street. Proceed 1/2 mile to main entrance of the Shippensburg University campus.

West of Shippensburg: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 15/201 (Blue Mountain). Turn left onto PA Route 997. At the "Y" intersection bear right onto Route 696. At the town of Newburg, watch the signs carefully and stay on Route 696 (requires a left turn followed by an immediate right turn). Continue on Route 696 south another 8 miles to Shippensburg. Entrance to the campus will be on the left.

Due North or North East of Shippensburg: Take I-81 south to exit 29 (King Street). Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto PA 174. Travel 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto King Street (U.S. Route 11). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto North Prince Street. Proceed 1/2 mile to main entrance of the Shippensburg University campus.

North West of Shippensburg: Take rural routes to I-81 and follow directions from North or use rural routes to PA Turnpike and follow directions from West.

Due South or South West of Shippensburg: Take I-81 north to Pennsylvania. Continue to exit 24 (Fayette Street). At exit ramp, turn left onto Route 696 and travel 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto Fayette Street and proceed to another "T" intersection. Turn right onto King Street. At 3rd traffic light, turn left onto North Prince Street. Proceed 1/2 mile to the main entrance of the Shippensburg University campus.

South East of Shippensburg (Baltimore or Washington D.C. area): Take I-70 west to Hagerstown, MD and exit onto I-81 north. Cross into PA and take exit 24 (Fayette Street). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Route 696 and travel 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto Fayette Street and proceed to another "T" intersection. Turn right onto King Street. At the third light, turn left onto North Prince Street. Proceed 1/2 mile to the main entrance of the Shippensburg University campus.

When you arrive at Shippensburg University

Enter campus via Prince Street then bear right on Adams Drive. Make the first left turn onto Dauphin Drive.

You will need to obtain a visitor's parking permit at the Shippensburg University Police. To access the Reed Operations Center where the police are located turn left onto York Drive and bear left into the parking area to the left.

After obtaining a parking permit, return to Dauphin Drive via a right onto York Drive, at the stop sign make a right and after the next stop sign make a left. Soon after there is a left turn into a parking lot near the elementary school.

From there you should see Memorial Auditorium on your left. You can walk around to the front of the building to enter. The FA&M collection is in temporary storage while its future home in Davis House is undergoing renovations and expansion. The director and staff currently occupy interim office and work space in Memorial 101 and 202.

View Campus Parking Map [PDF 124KB]

If you need more information, please call (717) 477-1239.