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For Kenneth R. Gill Stadium (football, lacrosse), the tennis courts and softball field, you will want to use the Main Street entrance. For all other events, including events at the Gill Center, use the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance.

Please note, Harlow Pool (where all home swim meets are held) is located in the Decker Complex. The pool is indicated as Building 14 on the campus map, which can be accessed below or at either main entrance (Pennsylvania Avenue or Main Street) to campus.

If you are visiting McDaniel, here is the easiest way to arrive at campus. Please note these directions will take you to the Main Street entrance. If arriving at campus from downtown, you will bear right onto Pennsylvania Avenue instead of continuing straight on Main Street. If arriving from Route 140, you will exit at Route 97 and turn left onto Pennsylvania Avenue.

From Baltimore, MD
Take I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) to Exit 19 onto I-795 North (Northwest Expressway), continue to its completion. Follow signs to Westminster via Route 140 West around Westminster, and turn left exiting onto Route 31. Make a left at the first traffic light - onto Main Street. 

From Penn Station
Follow Charles Street north, then go left on North Ave. Proceed for about four blocks and drive over bridge. Follow signs to Interstate 83 north. Take I-83 to I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) exiting toward Pikesville. Continue to Exit 19 onto I-795 North (Northwest Expressway), continue to its completion. Follow signs to Westminster via Route 140 West around Westminster, and turn left exiting onto Route 31.

From Washington D.C.
From the Washington Beltway (I-495), exit onto I-270 North toward Frederick, then onto Route 27 North towards Damascus (Exit 16). Take Route 27 North to Westminster (approximately 35 miles from Damascus). Turn left at the intersection of Route 27 and Main Street (Route 32) and drive 1/2 mile. Prior to the stop sign at the McDaniel arch, bear right, continuing on Main Street.

From the West
Take I-70 East past Frederick to Mt. Airy, exiting onto Route 27 Mt. Airy/Damascus (Exit 68). Take Route 27 North to Westminster. Turn left at the intersection of Route 27 and Main Street (Route 32) and drive 1/2 mile. Prior to the stop sign at the McDaniel arch, bear right, continuing on Main Street, and make your first left into Admissions Visitor Parking.. The Office of Admissions is located in Carroll Hall, the Victorian-style red brick building.

From the North
From U.S. 15 at Gettysburg, exit onto Route 97 South. Follow 97 to Route 140 West and exit left onto Route 31. Make a left at the first traffic light - onto Main Street.

From New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia
Drive I-95 South to Exit 64B (I-695 West/Baltimore Beltway). Continue on I-695 to Exit 19 (Northwest Expressway), continue to its completion. Follow signs to Westminster via Route 140 West around Westminster, and turn left exiting onto Route 31.

Mileage
From Baltimore -- 31 miles
From Columbia, MD -- 36 miles
From Gettysburg, PA -- 24 miles
From New York -- 218 miles

From Northern Virginia, Fairfax, Arlington -- 70 miles

From Philadelphia, PA -- 136 miles
From Washington, D.C. -- 56 miles
From Wilmington, DE -- 100 miles

Both Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland are served by major airlines and Amtrak. Westminster is a short drive from both cities.

Please click here for a campus map.

To contact a coach or administrator, please visit our staff directory. All general athletic inquiries should be directed to either the Gill Center Information Desk at 410-857-2585 or department office manager Tracey Johnson at 410-857-2580.

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