Location and directions

Location and directions

The Division for Health Sciences Diversity and the VCU Pipeline programs are located on the VCU Health Campus in downtown Richmond, VA. The following directions will guide you to the 8th Street Parking Deck on the VCU Health Campus, but accepted students should refer to their specific program for orientation location and instructions.

Visit the VCU Maps website for campus maps and additional information.

  • Coming from the north, or Washington, D.C., area:
    1. Take I-95 S toward Richmond.
    2. Take exit 75 for I-64 E toward Williamsburg/Norfolk.
    3. Take the Third Street exit toward Coliseum/Downtown.
    4. Make a slight right onto North Third Street.
    5. Turn left onto Jackson Street.
    6. Turn left onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.
  • Coming from the west, or Charlottesville, Va., area:
    1. Take I-64 E toward Richmond.
    2. Follow I-64 E which merges with I-95 S.
    3. Take Exit 75 for I-64 E toward Williamsburg/Norfolk.
    4. Take the Third Street exit toward Coliseum/Downtown.
    5. Make a slight right onto North Third Street.
    6. Turn left onto Jackson Street.
    7. Turn left onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.
  • Coming from the southwest, or Danville, Va., area:
    1. Take U.S. Route 360 E/South Boston Road. Follow US-360 E.
    2. Take US-58 E/Bill Tuck Highway. Follow US-58 E.
    3. Merge onto US-58 E/VA-364 S via the ramp to Boydton/South Hill. Follow US-58 E.
    4. Merge onto I-85 N via the ramp to Petersburg.
    5. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-95 N/Richmond and merge onto I-95 N.
    6. Take exit 74C to merge onto US-250 W/East Broad Street.
    7. Turn right to head west on US-250 Broad Street.
    8. Turn right onto North Ninth Street.
    9. Turn left onto East Leigh Street.
    10. Take first right onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.
  • Coming from the south, or from the Carolinas:
    1. Take I-95 N.
    2. Take exit 74C to merge onto US-250 W/East Broad Street.
    3. Turn right to head west on US-250 Broad Street.
    4. Turn right onto North Ninth Street.
    5. Turn left onto East Leigh Street.
    6. Take first right onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.
  • Coming from the east, or the Atlantic coast:
    1. Take Exit I-64 W toward Richmond.
    2. Take exit 190 on the left to merge onto North Fifth Street toward Downtown/Coliseum/I-95 S/Petersburg.
    3. Turn left onto East Jackson Street.
    4. Take first left onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.
  • Coming from the Staples Mill Road Amtrak station:
    1. Make a right onto Staples Mill Road toward Bremner Boulevard.
    2. Make a U-turn at Bremner Boulevard.
    3. Merge onto I-64 E via the ramp to Richmond.
    4. Take Exit 75 for I-64 E toward Williamsburg/Norfolk.
    5. Take the Third Street exit toward Coliseum/Downtown.
    6. Make a slight right onto North Third Street.
    7. Turn left onto Jackson Street.
    8. Turn left onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.
  • Coming from Main Street Station:
    1. Take a right onto East Main Street toward South 15th Street.
    2. Take the second right onto North 14th Street.
    3. Turn left onto East Broad Street.
    4. Turn right onto North Ninth Street.
    5. Turn left onto East Leigh Street.
    6. Take first right onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.
  • Coming from the Greyhound Bus Station:
    1. Make a right onto North Boulevard.
    2. Turn left onto West Moore Street.
    3. Continue onto West Leigh Street.
    4. Turn left onto North Fourth Street.
    5. Take the first right onto Jackson Street.
    6. Turn left onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.
  • Coming from Richmond International Airport:
    1. Follow terminal onto South Airport Drive.
    2. Merge onto I-64 W via the ramp to I-95/Richmond.
    3. Take exit 190 on the left to merge onto North Fifth Street toward Downtown/Coliseum/I-95 S/Petersburg.
    4. Turn left onto East Jackson Street.
    5. Take first left onto North Eighth Street. The 8th Street Parking Deck will be on your right.

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