Map of UMBC and Parking
Map of University Center
Directions to UMBC
We are located just 15 minutes from downtown Baltimore, and about 25 minutes from I-495.
From Baltimore and points north, proceed south on I-95 to exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the UMBC campus and visual and performing arts venues.
From I-695, take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue) and continue one-half mile to the entrance of UMBC at the intersection of Wilkens Avenue and Hilltop Road. Follow signs to visual and performing arts venues.
From Washington and points south, proceed north on I-95 to Exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the campus and visual and performing arts venues.
The road that encircles the main part of campus is Hilltop Circle.Baltimore-Washington International Airport is only five minutes away. Bus service is available from downtown Baltimore. AMTRAK and MARC commuter trains serve the nearby BWI Rail Station.
The Recital Hall, the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, and Studios 317, 318 and 508 are located in the Fine Arts Building. The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery is located in the Albin O. Kuhn Library. The UMBC Theatre is located off Commons Drive.
For the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, metered visitor parking is available in the Walker Avenue Garage. To get to the Walker Avenue Garage, circle around Hilltop Circle (either direction) until you reach Walker Avenue. Take Walker Avenue toward the center of campus. The garage will be on your right.
For the Theatre, metered visitor parking is available in the Commons Garage. To get to the Commons Garage, circle around Hilltop Circle (either direction) until you reach Commons Drive. Take Commons Drive toward the center for campus. The garage will be on your left.
For events in the Fine Arts Building (including the Recital Hall and the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture), we recommend that you park in the Walker Avenue Garage (metered parking).
General metered visitor parking is also available in Lot 10, located near the Administration Building.
Campus roadways and parking lots require UMBC permits Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday. Permits are enforced year round.
Meter fees are $.25 for each 15 minutes, quarters only, maximum time of 5 hours. Meters are not enforced on University observed holidays. (Parking Services does not guarantee that change will be available on campus, but there are change machines in the parking garages.)
For more detail, please visit the Map of UMBC and Parking above.