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La Plata Campus Map and Directions

Directions to La Plata Campus

To La Plata Campus, from Baltimore and other locations north:

  • Take I-95 South toward Washington.
  • Continue on I-95 SOUTH/I-495 Capital Beltway.
  • From Route I-495 Capital Beltway exit at 7A. This is Route 5, heading south toward Waldorf and Leonardtown.
  • Continue on Route 5 to where it meets Route 301.
  • Drive south on Route 301 for approximately 12 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of Mitchell Road.
  • Turn right on Mitchell Road proceeding approximately two miles, reaching the main entrance to the campus which is on the right. Approximately one-tenth of a mile from the main entrance is the second entrance.

To La Plata Campus, from Frederick, MD and other locations west:

  • Take I-270 S.
  • I-270 S becomes Capital Beltway/I-495 E.
  • From Route I-495 E Capital Beltway exit at 7A. This is Route 5, heading south toward Waldorf and Leonardtown.
  • Continue on Route 5 to where it meets Route 301.
  • Drive south on Route 301 for approximately 12 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of Mitchell Road.
  • Turn right on Mitchell Road proceeding approximately two miles, reaching the main entrance to the campus which is on the right. Approximately one-tenth of a mile from the main entrance is the second entrance.

To La Plata Campus, from Richmond and other locations south:

  • From Route I-95 N, take exit number 104 toward US-301/Bowling Green/Fort A.P. Hill.
  • Continue on US-301 N for approximately 47 miles.
  • Turn left onto Mitchell Road proceeding approximately two miles, reaching the main entrance to the campus which is on the right. Approximately one-tenth of a mile from the main entrance is the second entrance.

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Parking at La Plata Campus

Visitors and event attendees are permitted to park in designated areas. There is no fee to park on campus. Visitors and event attendees do not need to register vehicles, unless otherwise directed. Please obey all parking rules, event signage, and campus safety officers. Vehicles may not be left overnight.

Parking Lots

  • Lot 1:  Located near the Administration Building (AD) on the east side of the campus and utilized by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Lot 2:  Located near the Campus Center (CC) on the north side of the campus utilized by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Lot 3:  Located near the Francis P. Chiaramonte, M.D. Center for Science and Technology (ST) on the west side of the campus utilized by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Lot 4:  Located near the Fine Arts Center (FA) & Learning Resource Center (LR) on the south side of the campus utilized by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Lot 5:  Located east of the Physical Education Center (PE) utilized by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Lot 6:  Located west of the Campus Center (CC) utilized by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Lot 7:  Located north of the James C. Mitchell Center for Health Technology (HT) utilized by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Lot 8:  Located east of the Fine Arts Center (FA) utilized by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Lot 9:  Located west of the Physical Education Center (PE) reserved for handicapped individuals and all vehicles must have valid handicapped permits from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) displayed at all times. No other type of parking permit is valid for parking in Lot 9. This is permitted by Maryland Motor Vehicle Law.
  • Lot 10: Located west of the Maryland Center for Environmental Training (MCET or MT) utilized by students, faculty, staff, visitors, and MCET.

Parking Violations

Parking violation notices will be issued by campus safety officers. Parking citations will be issued by the county Sheriff's Department. Persons receiving citations will be required to pay fines and/or appear in court. Only those vehicles displaying a handicapped license plate or permit from the MVA are authorized to park in the designated handicapped parking spaces .

Parking Violation Fines

  • Vehicles parked where prohibited by an official sign: $ 20
  • Vehicles without handicapped tags or permits parked in handicapped designated spaces: $100