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Driving Directions

From Charleston, WV

  • Take I-79 North and follow toward Clarksburg, WV and on to Morgantown, WV.
  • Just outside of Morgantown, I-79 will split with I-68. Take I-68 and exit at exit #1, which is the University Avenue exit.
  • At the end of the exit ramp, turn left on to Rt. 119N.
  • Go straight through the next seven stoplights.
  • After going through the seventh stoplight, turn right and continue up Campus Drive. You will see the WVU Life Science Building to your right.
  • At the stoplight at the top of the hill, turn right and follow the curving road by the Business and Economics Building and Woodburn Circle.
  • To park in the Mountainlair Parking Garage, make a sharp left onto College Avenue (just before the Mountainlair) and then a quick right into the second level of the parking garage beside the WVU Bookstore and Mountainlair. There is also a city lot across from the Wesley United Methodist Church.

From the Columbus, OH Area

  • Take I-70 East to Washington, PA. In Washington, PA, watch for signs to I-79.
  • In Washington, PA, take I-79 South toward Waynesburg, PA and one to Morgantown, WV.
  • Stay on I-79 South into West Virginia.
  • Take the Star City/West Virginia University exit to get off of I-79 (Exit 155).
  • From the exit ramp, turn left.
  • Follow the road, passing through the light, as it merges with US19/WV Route 7. Cross the Star City bridge which crosses the Monongahela River.
  • Go through the first light after the bridge and drive up the hill. At the second stop light turn left (the WVU Coliseum will be on your right).
  • Continue with US19 South to the downtown. You will pass the Seneca Center to your right.
  • At the second stoplight after the Coliseum turn left onto Campus Drive. You will see the new BioScience Building to your right.
  • At the stoplight at the top of the hill, turn right and follow the curving road by the Business and Economics Building and Woodburn Circle.
  • To park in the Mountainlair Parking Garage, make a sharp left onto College Avenue and then a quick right into the second level of the parking garage beside the WVU bookstore and Mountainlair. There is also a city lot across from the Wesley United Methodist Church.

From New York City

  • Take the Lincoln Tunnel, exiting New York City, and pick up I-78 West.
  • Follow I-78 West until you see signs for I-81 South just outside of Harrisburg, Pa.
  • Pick up I-81 South and follow it to I-70 West in Hagerstown, MD.
  • Follow-I-70 West until you see signs for I-68 West outside of Hancock, MD.
  • Stay on I-68.
  • Get off Exit 1 on I-68. When you exit from I-68 West turn left at the end of the exit ramp on to Route 119 North.
  • Go straight through the next seven stoplights.
  • After going through the seventh stoplight, turn right and continue up Campus Drive. You will see the new BioScience Building to your right.
  • At the stoplight at the top of the hill, turn right and follow the curving road by the Business and Economics Building and Woodburn Circle.
  • To park in the Mountainlair Parking Garage, make a sharp left onto College Avenue and then a quick right into the second level of the parking garage beside the WVU bookstore and Mountainlair. There is also a city lot across from the Wesley United Methodist Church.

From Pittsburgh, PA

  • Pick up I-79 South and follow to Washington, PA, Waynesburg, PA, and on to Morgantown, WV.
  • Stay on I-79 South into West Virginia.
  • Take the Star City/West Virginia University exit to get off of I-79 (Exit 155).
  • From the exit ramp, turn left.
  • Follow the road, passing through the light, as it merges with US19/WV Route 7. Cross the Star City bridge which crosses the Monongahela River.
  • Go through the first light after the bridge and drive up the hill. At the second stop light turn left (the WVU Coliseum will be on your right).
  • Continue with US19 South to the downtown. You will pass the Seneca Center to your right.
  • At the second stoplight after the Coliseum turn left onto Campus Drive. You will see the new BioScience Building to your right.
  • At the stoplight at the top of the hill, turn right and follow the curving road by the Business and Economics Building and Woodburn Circle.
  • To park in the Mountainlair Parking Garage, make a sharp left onto College Avenue and then a quick right into the second level of the parking garage beside the WVU bookstore and Mountainlair. There is also a city lot across from the Wesley United Methodist Church.

From the Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia Area

  • Take the Capital Beltway to I-270 North
  • From I-270 North look for I-70 West outside of Frederick, MD.
  • Take I-70 West until you see signs for I-68 West outside of Hancock, MD.
  • Stay on I-68 until 68 runs into 79. Get off Exit 1.
  • When you exit from I-68 West turn left at the end of the exit ramp on to Route 119 North.
  • Go straight through the next seven stoplights.
  • After going through the seventh stoplight, turn right and continue up Campus Drive. You will see the new BioScience Building to your right.
  • At the stoplight at the top of the hill, turn right and follow the curving road by the Business and Economics Building and Woodburn Circle.
  • To park in the Mountainlair Parking Garage, make a sharp left onto College Avenue and then a quick right into the second level of the parking garage beside the WVU bookstore and Mountainlair. There is also a city lot across from the Wesley United Methodist Church.

From the Roanoke, VA Area

  • Pick up I-81 North toward Lexington, VA. Near Lexington, watch for signs to I-64.
  • Take I-64 West toward Lewisburg, WV and on to Beckley, WV.
  • Just East of Beckley, watch for signs to Route 19.
  • Follow Route 19 North toward Summersville, WV. Stay on Route 19 North until it intersects with I-79.
  • Take I-79 North toward Clarksburg, WV, and onto Morgantown, WV. Just outside of Morgantown, I-79 will split with I-68. Take I-68 and exit at exit #1, which is the University Avenue exit.
  • At the end of the exit ramp, turn left on to Rt. 119N.
  • Go straight through the next seven stoplights.
  • After going through the seventh stoplight, turn right and continue up Campus Drive. You will see the new BioScience Building to your right.
  • At the stoplight at the top of the hill, turn right and follow the curving road by the Business and Economics Building and Woodburn Circle.
  • To park in the Mountainlair Parking Garage, make a sharp left onto College Avenue and then a quick right into the second level of the parking garage beside the WVU bookstore and Mountainlair. There is also a city lot across from the Wesley United Methodist Church.