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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A​ll admission visitors should enter campus via the Phelan Gates (often referred to as the River Avenue Entrance), located at the intersection of River Avenue and Eaton Street (Cunningham Square). Use 549 River Avenue, Providence, RI 02908 for GPS or online map programs. The following directions will bring you to this entrance; for directions to other campus entrances, see below. ​


Directions to Campus From Fall River, New Bedford, and Cape Cod

Take I-195 West to I-95 North, to Rhode Island Exit 23 (State Offices). Immediately keep right toward Route 44/State Offices. At the traffic light, turn right onto Orms Street. After the first light, bear right onto Douglas Avenue (Route 7). Proceed 0.7 miles to the third light on Douglas and make a left-hand turn onto Eaton Street. Proceed about 0.6 miles to the second light at the intersection of Eaton Street and River Avenue. The main gate of the campus will be on your right.​


 

From Boston and Points North

Follow I-95 South to Rhode Island Exit 23 (Charles Street). Proceed right onto Charles Street and go 0.2 miles to the first light at Admiral Street. Take a left onto Admiral Street and proceed approximately 1.2 miles to the third light at River Avenue. Take a left onto River Avenue to the next light (0.4 miles) at Eaton Street. The main gate of the campus will be on your left.


 

From T.F. Green Airport (PVD), Southern Connecticut, New York City & Points South

Take I-95 North to Rhode Island Exit 23 (State Offices). Immediately keep right toward Route 44/State Offices. At the traffic light, turn right onto Orms Street. After the first light, bear right onto Douglas Avenue (Route 7). Proceed 0.7 miles to the third light on Douglas and make a left-hand turn onto Eaton Street. Proceed about 0.6 miles to the second light at the intersection of Eaton Street and River Avenue. The main gate of the campus will be on your right.


 

From Albany and Western Massachusetts using I-90

Take I-90 East to Exit 10A (Worcester / Providence, Routes 146/20) which will lead you to Route 146 South (Providence). For almost an hour, follow Route 146 South into Providence, RI, to the Admiral Street exit. Take a right onto Admiral Street and proceed approximately 1.1 miles to the second light at River Avenue. Take a left onto River Avenue to the next light (0.4 miles) at Eaton Street. The main gate of the campus will be on your left.


 

From Hartford and Central Connecticut

Take I-84 to Route 2 East. Follow Route 2 East to Norwich, CT and then take I-395 North. Proceed along I-395 North to Route 6 East. Take Route 6 East into Johnston, RI. Proceed along Route 6 East to Route 10 North. Take I-95 North to Rhode Island Exit 23 (State Offices). Immediately keep right toward Route 44/State Offices. At the traffic light, turn right onto Orms Street. After the first light, bear right onto Douglas Avenue (Route 7). Proceed 0.7 miles to the third light on Douglas and make a left-hand turn onto Eaton Street. Proceed about 0.6 miles to the second light at the intersection of Eaton Street and River Avenue. The main gate of the campus will be on your right.


 

Other Campus Entrances


 

Huxley Avenue Entrance

Take a right from the main gate at River Avenue and proceed to Admiral Street. Take a right at the first traffic light until you reach Huxley Avenue. Take a right onto Huxley Avenue and proceed to the campus gate. Use ​251 Huxley Avenue, Providence, RI 02908 for GPS or online map programs.

Eaton Street Gate (and parking for the Smith Center for the Arts)

Take a left from the main gate at River Avenue onto Eaton Street and proceed east. The campus is on your left. Continue straight through the traffic light at Huxley Avenue. The Eaton Street Gate is a short distance ahead on your left, just beyond the Smith Center for the Arts. Use 63 Eaton Street, Providence, RI 02908, for GPS or online map programs.