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Maps and Directions

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The Delaware Geological Survey is located on the main campus of the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, near the intersection of Academy St and Lovett Ave.

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Location and Contact Information


Mailing Address:
257 Academy St.
Delaware Geological Survey
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716-7501

Phone: 1-302-831-2833
Fax: 1-302-831-3579
Email: delgeosurvey@udel.edu
Web: http://www.dgs.udel.edu

GPS: 39.67853, -75.74878

UD Building and Maps: Delaware Geological Survey

The DGS building, built in 1989, is located near the intersection of Academy St and Lovett Ave
 

Accessibility


  • Accessible restroom(s)
  • Elevator(s) with Braille
  • Ground level entrance/ramp(s)
 

Parking


Recommended parking locations:

  • When visiting the Delaware Geological Survey it is best to park at the Perkins Student Center Parking Garage. There is a parking fee. On street parking is limited.
  • The Perkins Student Center Parking Garage (Area #4C on the "UD Parking Map" at the top of this page) is located on Academy St just south of the DGS building, approximately a 5-minute walk. This is a multi-level indoor facility with hourly and daily rates.
  • Try the Trabant University Center (TUC) Parking Garage (Area #17C on the "UD Parking Map" at the top of this page) if the Perkins Garage is at capacity. The TUC Parking Garage is located between Main St and Delaware Ave on the West part of campus. It takes approximately 10-12 minutes to walk to the DGS building. Hourly and daily rates apply and are similar to those charged at the Perkins Garage.
 

Driving Directions


From the north: Take I-95 South to Delaware Exit 1-B — Route 896 North, which becomes South College Avenue at the intersection of Route 4. Continue straight on South College Avenue for approx. two miles, past such landmarks as the Bob Carpenter/Sports Convocation Center, Delaware Stadium, and the Delaware Field House. Continue going straight to the intersection of South College Avenue and Park Place. Turn right at Park Place and go one block to the intersection of Park Place and Academy St. Turn left and go one block to Courtney St and the Perkins Garage on the right.

From the south: Take I-95 North to Delaware Exit 1 — Route 896 North, which becomes South College Avenue at the intersection of Route 4. Continue straight on South College Avenue for approx. two miles, past such landmarks as the Bob Carpenter/Sports Convocation Center, Delaware Stadium, and the Delaware Field House. Continue going straight to the intersection of South College Avenue and Park Place. Turn right at Park Place and go one block to the intersection of Park Place and Academy St. Turn left and go one block to Courtney St and the Perkins Garage on the right.

From the west: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Route 283 South. Continue on Route 283 South, which becomes Route 30 East outside of Lancaster, to Route 896 South. As you reach campus and cross the railroad tracks, immediately turn left onto Delaware Avenue and continue to the intersection of Delaware Ave and Academy St. Turn right onto Academy Street and continue two blocks to Courtney St and the Perkins Garage on your left.

For additional places to park, including the UD visitors Center and the Trabant Parking Garage, please visit the UD Visitor Information Center at UD Visit Us page.