Getting Here

The Campus Center is located on West Lombard Street, between Greene Street and Penn Street.

Our street address:

621 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Getting Here by Car 

From North of Baltimore (outer loop of 695)

  • Take I-83 South (signs for Baltimore)

  • Take Exit 4 for MD-2 S/St. Paul St. (0.1 mi)

  • Bear right onto MD-2 S/St. Paul St. (1.2 mi)

  • Turn right at E. Lombard St. (0.6 mi)

  • Arrive at 621 W. Lombard St.

From East of Baltimore (outer loop of 695)

  • Take I-70 E toward Baltimore

  • Take exit toward I-695 S (0.5 mi)

  • Keep right at the fork and merge onto I-695 S (5.2 mi)

  • Take Exit 11A-11B for I-95 N/I-95 S toward Baltimore/Washington (0.2 mi)

  • Keep left at fork and merge onto I-95 N (3.4 mi)

  • Take Exit 52 for Russell St. N (0.6 mi)

  • Slight left at Baltimore-Washington Pkwy./Russell St (1.1 mi)

  • Continue onto S. Paca St (0.2 mi)

  • Turn left at W. Lombard St. (0.1 mi)

  • Arrive at 621 W. Lombard St.

From South of Baltimore (outer loop of 695/Washington, D.C.)

  • Head northeast on Baltimore-Washington Pkwy.

  • Continue onto S. Paca St. (0.2 mi)

  • Turn left at W. Lombard St. (0.1 mi)

  • Arrive at 621 W. Lombard St.

From Northeast of Baltimore (outer loop of 695 toward Philadelphia)

  • Head southwest on I-95 S (will pass through tunnel with a toll)

  • Take Exit 53 for I-395 N/MLK Blvd. toward Downtown Baltimore (0.3 mi)

  • Merge onto I-395 (1.0 mi)

  • Continue onto S. Howard St. (0.2 mi)

  • Turn left at W. Lombard St. (0.3 mi)

  • Arrive at 621 W. Lombard St.

Parking Options 

Parking is located at the Penn Street or Pratt Street garages. The parking rates are available here.

Directions to the Penn Street and Pratt Street Garages

  • From I-95
    • Take exit 53 for I-395/MLK Blvd. (toward Downtown Baltimore) (0.5 mi)
    • Merge onto I-395 (0.3 mi)
    • Take MLK Jr. Blvd exit (0.4 mi)
    • Slight left at N MLK Jr. Blvd (0.7 mi)
    • Turn right at W. Pratt St.

  • For Penn Garage, located at 120 S. Penn St. Turn left at first traffic light onto Penn St.; entrance to the Penn Street Garage will be on the left. Guest will walk out of the garage and take a left onto Penn St.; they will then go right onto Lombard St.; the SMC Campus Center will be located about a half-block east on your right-hand side.

  • For Pratt Garage, located at 646 W. Pratt St. Pass through one light, crossing over Penn St.; turn left for the entrance to the Pratt Street Garage. Guests may enter the SMC Campus Center from Level 3 on the east side of the garage (when there is security coverage). Note: Pratt Street Garage clearance is 7 feet, 5 inches.

Dropping off items for an event 

Drop-offs can be done at the loading dock with prior approval from Building Operations or the Event Services team.

The Campus Center loading dock is located at 600 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21230, right after the entrance to the Pratt Garage.

Other Transportation Options 

Public transportation

There are many MTA buses that stop around the Campus Center area. Contact the Maryland Department of Transportation for specific locations and route times. 


Traveling to the Campus Center by bike is highly recommended. The Campus Center has two parking locations for personal bicycles. One is located right outside the Campus Center front doors by the picnic tables. The other is located down the ramp to the right of the Campus Center front doors. There is a bicycle maintenance station by the ramp bike rack location equipped with tools and a bicycle stand.

UM shuttle 

The 701 BioPark/Midtown Medical Center route stops at the corner of Lombard and Greene streets, across from the hospital entrance. Walk south down Lombard street toward Penn Street, and the Campus Center is on the left side of the street. Learn more about the campus shuttle bus routes on the UM shuttle page.

Air travel and light rail

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), located just south of Baltimore in Linthicum, Md., provides national and international air service to and from Baltimore. BWI is about a 20-minute drive from the Campus Center by car or a 40-minute ride via light rail. The light rail travels from BWI to a few blocks away from the Campus Center at the Convention Center stop. Contact the MTA Light RailLink for more information.