For Visitors

Directions to the Medical-Dental Building:

Metro and University Shuttle: The University offers shuttle bus service (GUTS) from the Red Line Metro Stop at Dupont Circle (Massachusetts Avenue at 20th Street) and from the Blue/Orange Line Metro Stop in Rosslyn, VA. The shuttles stop at the Leavey Center on campus. After getting off the shuttle, walk back to Reservoir Road. Proceed west on Reservoir to Entrance and follow the directions as given for arrival by cab.

By Cab: Passengers can be dropped off in the circle at Entrance 3. Go up the stairs on the right side of the circle. Building D is at the top of the stairs. NB. The garage at Entrance Three is for employees only.

By Car: Street parking is available on Reservoir Road and adjacent city streets. These spots have strictly enforced two-hour limits. Metered parking is also available in two-hour periods. Medical Center parking is available at Entrance One on Reservoir Road. Proceed down the service road into the underground lot of the Leavey Center. Parking rates are: $10/1 hr., $15/2 hrs., $20/3 hrs., and $25/4 hrs or more. After exiting the garage, walk back to Reservoir Road. Proceed west on Reservoir to Entrance 3 and follow the directions as given for arrival by cab. University Parking is available in the Southwest Quadrangle garage which is entered via Canal Road. There is one rate in this garage: $12. After exiting the garage building, turn right and go to the Shuttle Pick Up point. This bus will drop you off at the Leavey Center.

By City Bus: City buses D3 and D6 drop off passengers at Entrance One of the Medical Center. Proceed west on Reservoir Road to Entrance 3 and follow the directions given for arrival by cab.

Directions to Reservoir Road:

From Northwest Washington: Take Wisconsin Avenue South to Reservoir Road. Turn right.

From Southeast Washington: Take Pennsylvania Avenue West to Independence Avenue. Bear left. Take Independence to 12th Street. Turn right onto 12th Street to Massachusetts Avenue. Turn left onto Mass Ave. Stay on Mass Ave. through underpass to Scott Circle. From the circle take Rhode Island Avenue (west) to M Street. Bear right on M Street and follow to Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right on Wisconsin to Reservoir Road. Turn left on Reservoir Road.

From Northeast Washington: Take Rhode Island Avenue West until it merges into M Street after Scott Circle. Take M Street to Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right onto Wisconsin Avenue. Take Wisconsin Avenue to Reservoir Road and turn left.

From Maryland: From I-270, take I-270 South toward Washington. Exit Rte. 355 to Wisconsin Avenue South. Take Wisconsin Avenue South to Reservoir Road and turn right. Alternatively, take Wisconsin Avenue and veer to the right onto 37th Street. Follow 37th Street to Reservoir Road and turn right.

From I-95: Take I-95 South to I-495 West to Silver Spring. Exit Rte. 355 Wisconsin Ave. South to Washington. Take Wisconsin Ave. South to Reservoir Rd. Turn right.

From Baltimore-Washington Parkway or Route 50 Westbound: Take BW Parkway or Rte. 50 West to New York Avenue. Take New York Avenue until it merges into Massachusetts Avenue (at 7th Street). Stay on Mass Ave. through underpass to Scott Circle. From the circle, take Rhode Island Avenue (West) to M Street. Bear right on M Street. Follow to Wisconsin Avenue and turn right on Wisconsin Avenue to Reservoir Road. Turn left on Reservoir Road.

From Southern Maryland: Take I-295 Washington to I-395 South/Richmond. Exit at 12th Street and stay right. Take 12th Street North to Massachusetts (Mass) Ave. Turn left on to Mass Ave. Stay on Mass Ave. through underpass to Scott Circle. From the circle take Rhode Island Avenue (West) to M Street. Bear right on M Street. Follow to Wisconsin Avenue and turn right on Wisconsin Avenue to Reservoir Road. Turn left on Reservoir Road.

From Northern Virginia: From I-66 (after 9 a.m.): Take I-66 East to the Rosslyn-Key Bridge Exit. Stay in left lane and follow signs to Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge and stay in left lane. Turn left onto Canal Road. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto Foxhall Road. Turn right onto Reservoir Road.

From I-395: Take I-395 North. Exit Washington Boulevard to Rosslyn. Take Washington Boulevard and follow signs to Rosslyn and Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge. Turn left onto Canal Road. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto Foxhall Road. Turn right at Reservoir Road.

From Route 50 Eastbound: Follow Route 50 East and take the Rosslyn-Key Bridge exit. Follow signs to Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge and turn left onto Canal Road. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto Foxhall Road. Turn right at Reservoir Road.

From George Washington Parkway (after 9 a.m.): Take the GW Parkway south. Exit the Key Bridge. Cross bridge and turn left onto Canal Road. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto Foxhall Road. Turn right at Reservoir Road.

Parking

A limited number of visitor parking spaces are available on an hourly or daily basis at the Leavey Center P-1 or Lot A. These spaces are managed separately by the Georgetown University Hospital and can be reached by entering campus from Reservoir Road Entrance 1. A limited number of daily parking spaces are available in the Southwest Garage for a flat rate of $12/day and can be reached by entering campus from Canal Road or Prospect Street.

Street parking around campus is severely limited and strictly enforced by the D.C. police (MPD) and the D.C. Department of Public Works (DPW). Most streets require a Zone 2 residential permit issued by the District of Columbia for parking for longer than two hours. A limited number of metered spaces are available on Reservoir Road, 37th Street and Prospect Street.