Driving to Campus

Are you planning a trip to the University of Hartford? Please check out recommended routes from various directions.

Local Area

Farmington Valley:

Route 44 East past Bishop's Corner to junction with Rte. 189. Sharp left onto Rte. 189. Campus is 1/2-mile on right. Another option is Rte. 185 to junction with Rte. 189. Bear right onto Rte. 189. Campus is just ahead on left.

I-291, exit 1:

From I-291, turn left. Travel Route 218 West for 4 miles to junction with Rte. 189. Left onto Rte. 189. Campus is two miles on left.

I-84 East, exit 41:

Left onto S. Main becoming N. Main to junction of Rte. 44. Turn right onto rte. 44 to junction with Rte. 189. Sharp left onto Rte. 189. Campus is 1/2-mile on right.

I-84 West, exit 48:

Right onto Asylum Ave. Travel 1.5 miles to Scarborough (on right) followed by left onto Rte. 44. Bear right onto Rte. 189. Campus is 1/2-mile on the right.

I-91, exit 35B:

From I-91 South, turn right at end of ramp; from I-91 North, turn left. Travel Route 218 West for 4 miles to junction with Rte. 189. Left onto Rte. 189. Campus is two miles on left.

Region

Albany and points West:

Follow Route 90 East (New York Thruway and Massachusetts Turnpike) to I-91 (exit 4 off Mass. Pike). Travel I-91 South into Connecticut. Take exit 35B and turn right at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.

Travel Route 218 West approximately four miles, passing a major shopping center on the left, to the junction of routes 218 and 189. Take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189) and proceed to the University of Hartford entrance two miles on the left.

Boston and points East:

Follow Route 90 West (Massachusetts Turnpike) to I-84 (exit 9). Travel I-84 West and take exit 61 onto I-291 West. Follow I-291 to exit 1 (Route 218) and turn left at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.

Travel Route 218 West approximately four miles, passing a major shopping center on the left, to the junction of routes 218 and 189. Take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189) and proceed to the University of Hartford entrance two miles on the left.

Long Island:

Take the Throgs Neck Bridge to Hutchinson River Parkway and exit onto I-684 North. Travel I-684 to I-84 East and follow into Connecticut. Take exit 41 and turn left onto S. Main Street.

Follow S. Main Street, turning into N. Main Street, approximately 3.5 miles to its junction with Route 44. Turn right onto Albany Turnpike (Route 44) and travel 1.7 miles to its intersection with Route 189. Take a sharp left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189) and follow 1/2 mile to the University entrance on the right.

New Haven:

Travel I-91 North to exit 32A, which will put you briefly onto I-84 West, where you should get in the right-most lane. Take exit 48 and, at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.

Travel Asylum Avenue approximately 1 1/2 miles and take a right onto Scarborough Street. At the end of Scarborough, take a left onto Albany Turnpike (Route 44). After less than a quarter mile, bear right onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189). Proceed to the University entrance 1/2 mile on the right.

New Jersey and points South:

Take the Tappan Zee Bridge East (I-287) to I-684 North to I-84 East. Follow I-84 into Connecticut. Take exit 41 and turn left onto S. Main Street..

Follow S. Main Street, turning into N. Main Street, approximately 3.5 miles to its junction with Route 44. Turn right onto Albany Turnpike (Route 44) and travel 1.7 miles to its intersection with Route 189. Take a sharp left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189) and follow 1/2 mile to the University entrance on the right.

New York City:

Travel I-95 (Cross Bronx Expressway) to Hutchinson River Parkway and exit onto I-684 North. Travel I-684 to I-84 East and follow into Connecticut. Take exit 41 and turn left onto S. Main Street.

Follow S. Main Street, turning into N. Main Street, approximately 3.5 miles to its junction with Route 44. Turn right onto Albany Turnpike (Route 44) and travel 1.7 miles to its intersection with Route 189. Take a sharp left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189) and follow 1/2 mile to the University entrance on the right.

Providence:

Travel Route 6 West to Route 384 West to I-84 West. Take exit 48, and at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.

Travel Asylum Avenue approximately 1 1/2 miles and take a right onto Scarborough Street. At the end of Scarborough, take a left onto Albany Turnpike (Route 44). After less than a quarter mile, bear right onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189). Proceed to the University entrance 1/2 mile on the right.

Southern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island:

Travel I-95 to Route 2 West via either Route 395 or Routes 85/82/11. Travel Route 2 West to I- 84 West. Take exit 48 and, at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.

Travel Asylum Avenue approximately 1 1/2 miles and take a right onto Scarborough Street. At the end of Scarborough, take a left onto Albany Turnpike (Route 44). After less than a quarter mile, bear right onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189). Proceed to the University entrance 1/2 mile on the right.

Springfield, Mass., and Vermont:

Travel I-91 South to exit 35B and turn right at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.

Travel Route 218 West approximately four miles, passing a major shopping center on the left, to the junction of routes 218 and 189. Take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189) and proceed to the University of Hartford entrance two miles on the left.

Directions to Asylum Avenue Campus

Exit 41 off I-84:

From Exit 41, I-84: Follow South/North Main Street 3.1 miles to its intersection with Asylum Avenue. Turn right onto Asylum and follow 2.1 miles to the Asylum Ave. campus on the right.

Exit 48 off I-84:

Travel Asylum Avenue 1.2 miles to the Asylum Ave. campus on the left.

From I-91 and I-291:

Travel Route 218 West approximately 4 miles, passing a major shopping center on the left, to the junction of Routes 218 and 189. Take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189). and proceed past Bloomfield Avenue campus for 1/2 mile and take a left onto Albany Turnpike (Route 44). At the next light, take a right onto Scarborough Street and then a left at the next traffic light onto Asylum Avenue. The Asylum Avenue campus is a quarter mile on the right.

Directions to Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center

Address
35 Westbourne Parkway
Hartford, CT 06112

From the Main Campus:

Exit campus at the main entrance and take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189). In half a mile, bear left at the traffic light onto Route 44. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after turning onto Route 44), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

From the Farmington Valley:

Travel Route 44 past Bishop's Corner. Bear right and remain on Route 44 at the junction with Route 189. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after bearing right), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left. OR Take Route 185 to the junction with Route 189. Bear right. In less than a mile, bear left at the traffic light onto Route 44. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after turning onto Route 44), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

* Directions from Exit 35B, I-91, and from Exit 1, I-291

Travel Route 218 West approximately 4 miles, passing a major shopping center on the left, to the junction of Routes 218 and 189. Take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189). Travel 2.5 miles and bear left at the traffic light onto Route 44. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after turning onto Route 44), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

** Directions from Exit 41, I-84:

Follow South Main Street, turning into North Main Street, approximately 3.5 miles to its junction with Route 44. Turn right onto Albany Avenue (Route 44) and travel 1.7 miles to its intersection with Route 189. Bear right and remain on Route 44. In a quarter mile (third set of traffic lights after bearing right), turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

*** Directions from Exit 48, I-84:

Travel west on Asylum Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles. (Asylum Avenue has reversible travel lanes. Stay out of any lane marked with a red X). Take a right onto Scarborough Street. At the end of Scarborough, take a right onto Albany Avenue (Route 44). At the second traffic light, turn left onto Westbourne Parkway. The main parking area is on the left.

From Albany and points West:

Follow Route 90 East (New York Thruway and Massachusetts Turnpike) to I-91 (Exit 4 off Mass. Pike). Travel I-91 South into Connecticut. Take Exit 35B and turn right at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.*

From Boston and points Northeast:

Follow Route 90 West (Massachusetts Turnpike) to I-84 (Exit 9). Travel I-84 West and take Exit 61 onto I-291 West. Follow I-291 to Exit 1 (Route 218) and turn left at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.*

From Long Island:

Take the Throgs Neck Bridge to Hutchinson River Parkway and exit onto I-684 North. Travel I-684 to I-84 East and follow into Connecticut. Take Exit 41 and turn left onto South Main Street.**

From New Haven:

Travel I-91 North to Exit 32A, which will put you briefly onto I-84 West, where you should get in the right-most lane. Take Exit 48 and, at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.***

From New Jersey and points South:

Take the Tappan Zee Bridge East (I-287) to I-684 North to I-84 East. Follow I-84 into Connecticut. Take Exit 41 and turn left onto South Main Street.**

From New York City:

Travel I-95 (Cross-Bronx Expressway) to Hutchinson River Parkway and exit onto I-684 North. Travel I-684 to I-84 East and follow into Connecticut. Take Exit 41 and turn left onto South Main Street.**

From Springfield, Mass., and Vermont:

Travel I-91 South to Exit 35B and turn right at the end of the ramp onto Route 218 West.*

From Southeastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island:

Travel I-95 to Route 2 West to I-84 West. Take Exit 48 and, at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.***

From Providence:

Travel Route 6 West to Route 384 West to I-84 West. Take Exit 48 and, at the light, turn right onto Asylum Avenue.***