Directions, Lodging, and Parking

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Directions

Widener University is located directly off I-95 in Chester, PA.

The addres for University Center is:

University Center, 1821 E 13th St, Chester, PA 19013

(If you are using Google maps, select the Widener University Art Gallery option.)

You can visit our main website for directions or use the step by step directions here:

From the North via I-95: New Jersey (via Walt Whitman Bridge), Philadelphia, and Philadelphia Airport:

  • Take I-95 South to Exit 7 (I-476 N toward Plymouth Meeting).
  • Take Exit 1, MacDade Blvd.
  • Take the MacDade Blvd. West ramp. Merge onto MacDade Blvd., which becomes E 22nd St.
  • Turn left onto Providence Ave/PA-320.
  • Turn left onto E 14th St. into the main entrance of the university.
  • Proceed through second stop sign, which is Walnut St.
  • Kapelski Parking lot is on your right.
    • There is additional parking at the 13th Street Parking lot located at 13th and Walnut St.
  • University Center is located on E. 14th St. (there is a clock located in the street in front of building)

From the South via I-95: New Jersey (via Commodore Barry Bridge), Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.:

  • Take I-95 North to Exit 6 (Routes 320 and 352). At first traffic light, turn left over bridge.
  • Make the first right onto Providence Ave/PA-320.
  • Go to the first traffic light and turn right onto E 14th St. into the main entrance of the university.
  • Proceed through second stop sign, which is Walnut St.
  • Kapelski Parking lot is on your right.
    • There is additional parking at the 13th Street Parking lot located at 13th and Walnut St.
  • University Center is located on E. 14th St. (there is a clock located in the street in front of building)

Lodging

If you are interesting in lodging, we have rooms available at the Best Western located on Providence Ave.  For more information please contact Jon Keith at jckeith@widener.edu.

Parking

Parking can be found at Kapelski parking lot (on the corner of 14th St and Walnut) or in the 13th St. parking lot (at 13th and Walnut St.).

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