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Driving directions

IMPORTANT: Do not use the building address for GPS/MapQuest as it will guide you incorrectly. If using a GPS, use the LSB coordinates: 40.31.30N/74.27.47W. Otherwise, use the address 604 Allison Rd., Piscataway, NJ 08854. This is the address for the Nelson Biology Laboratory Building, located across the street from us. The Life Science Building (LSB) is located on the corner of Allison and Bevier Roads.

FROM NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE (NORTH OR SOUTH)

Turn off at Exit 9, bear right after the tollbooths and follow signs for "Route 18 North - New Brunswick." Stay to the left to continue on Route 18 North. Proceed along Route 18 North, crossing the Raritan River (approximately 3.7 miles). Continue on Route 18 North. For the Busch campus - take the first exit for Campus Road. You will come to a circle, take the 2nd street off the circle which will be Frelinghuysen Rd. Turn right on Allison Rd. Turn Right on Bevier Rd. The Life Sciences Building will be on your right.

PARKING – Park in Lot 57B. If no parking is available in the small lot (Lot 57B), keep straight on Bevier and turn left on Titsworth Place. Turn right into parking lot 54. Park and walk back across the street to the Life Sciences Building. See picture below

FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY (NORTH OR SOUTH) SOUTHBOUND (FROM NORTHERN POINTS)

Turn off at Exit 129 for the New Jersey Turnpike and head south. Turn off the Turnpike at Exit 9, bear right after the tollbooths and follow signs for "Route 18 North - New Brunswick." Stay to the left to continue on Route 18 North. For the Busch campus - take the first exit for Campus Road. You will come to a circle, take the 2nd street off the circle which will be Frelinghuysen Rd.
• Turn right on Allison Rd. Turn Right on Bevier Rd. The Life Sciences Building will be on your right.

PARKING – Park in Lot 57B. If no parking is available in the small lot (Lot 57B), keep straight on Bevier and turn left on Titsworth Place. Turn right into parking lot 54. Park and walk back across the street to the Life Sciences Building. See picture below

FROM NORTHBOUND (FROM SOUTHERN POINTS)

Turn off at Exit 105 and follow signs for Route 18 North. After approximately 24 miles, you will pass the entrance for the New Jersey Turnpike. Continue on Route 18 North. For the Busch campus - take the first exit for Campus Road. You will come to a circle, take the 2nd street off the circle which will be Frelinghuysen Rd. Turn right on Allison Rd. Turn Right on Bevier Rd. The Life Sciences Building will be on your right.

PARKING – Park in Lot 57B. If no parking is available in the small lot (Lot 57B), keep straight on Bevier and turn left on Titsworth Place. Turn right into parking lot 54. Park and walk back across the street to the Life Sciences Building. See picture below

FROM ROUTE 1 ( NORTH OR SOUTH)

Turn off Route 1 at exit marked "Route 18 North-New Brunswick." Proceed along Route 18 North, crossing the Raritan River (approximately 3.7 miles). Continue on Route 18 North. For the Busch campus - take the first exit for Campus Road. You will come to a circle, take the 2nd street off the circle which will be Frelinghuysen Rd. Turn right on Allison Rd. Turn Right on Bevier Rd. The Life Sciences Building will be on your right.

PARKING – Park in Lot 57B. If no parking is available in the small lot (Lot 57B), keep straight on Bevier and turn left on Titsworth Place. Turn right into parking lot 54. Park and walk back across the street to the Life Sciences Building. See picture below

FROM ROUTE 287 (NORTH OR SOUTH)

Turn off at Exit 9 "River Road, Bound Brook, Highland Park." Proceed East on River Road toward Highland Park. Continue on River Road and you will pass under the overpass for Route 18. Make the next left onto Route 18 North. For the Busch campus - take the first exit for Campus Road. You will come to a circle, take the 2nd street off the circle which will be Frelinghuysen Rd. Turn right on Allison Rd. Turn Right on Bevier Rd. The Life Sciences Building will be on your right.

PARKING – Park in Lot 57B. If no parking is available in the small lot (Lot 57B), keep straight on Bevier and turn left on Titsworth Place. Turn right into parking lot 54. Park and walk back across the street to the Life Sciences Building. See picture below

Via Public Transit

TRAINS

Newark Airport (EWR) offers AirTrain Service from the airport to the Newark Airport-NJ Transit Train Station. From there, take the New Jersey Transit Northeast Corridor Line (find train schedule here http://www.njtransit.com/sf/sf_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=TrainTo) to the New Brunswick, NJ Train Station. Exit the train and turn right to exit the platform toward Somerset St. Once you go down the stairs, you will see Victory Taxi Station. You can take a taxi to Rutgers Busch Campus.

  • New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor Line provides New Brunswick with both local and express service between Penn Station in New York and Newark and Trenton, New Jersey. (For Information 973/762-5100).
  • SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) provides service at Trenton to and from Philadelphia. (For Information 215/580-7800).
  • Amtrak provides limited direct service to New Brunswick, however connections can easily be made via New Jersey Transit trains to principal Amtrak stations at MetroPark, New York and Trenton. (For Information 1-800/USA-RAIL).

BUSES

  • New Jersey Transit Bus Routes (For Information 973/762-5100):
  • M11 - Service between New Brunswick (St. Peter's Hospital) and South River (Main Street and Obert Street). This route also has a stop at the New Brunswick Train Station.
  • M14 - Service between North Brunswick (Fashion Plaza Mall) and Edison (Middlesex County College) with a stop at the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus.
  • M15/M18 - Service between Woodbridge Center and Rutgers Student Center with stops at the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue Campus, downtown New Brunswick on George Street near the Civic Square Building, and on the Douglass Campus on George Street near Cooper Dining Hall.

FROM NEW BRUNSWICK TRAIN STATION TO CAMPUS

The New Brunswick Train Station is located at the corner of Albany Street and Easton Avenue across from the Rutgers Bookstore.

Cab service is available from the train station.

Campus Bus route "F" will provide direct service from the Train Station/ Rutgers Bookstore to the Cook/Douglass Campus.

For the College Avenue and Busch/Livingston Campuses proceed up Easton Avenue (short hill) and turn right on Somerset Street.

Proceed on Somerset Street for half a block and turn left onto College Avenue.

Campus Bus routes "EE," "F," and "L" have a stop on George Street just before Somerset Street. Take any of these buses to the Rutgers Student Center stop or the Brower Commons stop. These stops are within walking distance (four blocks).

Information and directions for reaching other campuses or facilities can be obtained at either the Rutgers Student Center's Information Desk or the Campus Bus Depot.

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contact us Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Department of Genetics
Life Sciences Building
145 Bevier Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: (848) 445-9637
eMail: joines@dls.rutgers.edu