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McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157

410-848-7000 | Email

Undergraduate Admissions:
  410-857-2230
  1-800-638-5005

Graduate Admissions:
  410-857-2500

Gill Center Athletic Dept:
  410-857-2580

Merritt Fitness Center:
  410-386-4666

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An incredible aerial view of the McDaniel College campus taken by alum Jeremy Bell '00.

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Getting to McDaniel

McDaniel College is located in Westminster, Maryland, on a hilltop ideally situated between the Chesapeake Bay and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Most campus windows provide panoramic views.

Just 30 miles from Baltimore's Inner Harbor and 60 miles from Washington, D.C., students here enjoy the resources of major cities, yet reside on a campus where the scenery inspires visitors to state that McDaniel College is " one of the loveliest campuses in the U.S. and convenient to everything on the East Coast. "

Directions to campus:
From Baltimore, MD
From Penn Station
From Washington D.C.
From the West
From the North
From New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia
By Air
From BWI/DCA/IAD via A Touch of Elegance Limo Service

Directions From Baltimore, MD
Take I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) to Exit 19 onto I-795 North (Northwest Expressway), continue to its completion. Follow signs to Westminster via Route 140 West around Westminster, and turn left exiting onto Route 31. Make a left at the first traffic light - onto Main Street. Drive 3/10 of a mile and turn right into Admissions Visitor Parking. The Office of Admissions is located in Carroll Hall, the Victorian-style red brick building.

Directions From Penn Station
Follow Charles Street north, then go left on North Ave. Proceed for about four blocks and drive over bridge. Follow signs to Interstate 83 north. Take I-83 to I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) exiting toward Pikesville. Continue to Exit 19 onto I-795 North (Northwest Expressway), continue to its completion. Follow signs to Westminster via Route 140 West around Westminster, and turn left exiting onto Route 31. Make a left at the first traffic light - onto Main Street. Drive 3/10 of a mile and turn right into Admissions Visitor Parking. The Office of Admissions is located in Carroll Hall, the Victorian-style red brick building.

Directions From Washington D.C.
From the Washington Beltway (I-495), exit onto I-270 North toward Frederick, then onto Route 27 North towards Damascus (Exit 16). Take Route 27 North to Westminster (approximately 35 miles from Damascus). Turn left at the intersection of Route 27 and Main Street (Route 32) and drive 1/2 mile. Prior to the stop sign at the McDaniel arch, bear right, continuing on Main Street, and make your first left into Admissions Visitor Parking.. The Office of Admissions is located in Carroll Hall, the Victorian-style red brick building.

Directions From the West
Take I-70 East past Frederick to Mt. Airy, exiting onto Route 27 Mt. Airy/Damascus (Exit 68). Take Route 27 North to Westminster. Turn left at the intersection of Route 27 and Main Street (Route 32) and drive 1/2 mile. Prior to the stop sign at the McDaniel arch, bear right, continuing on Main Street, and make your first left into Admissions Visitor Parking.. The Office of Admissions is located in Carroll Hall, the Victorian-style red brick building.

Directions From the North
From U.S. 15 at Gettysburg, exit onto Route 97 South. Follow 97 to Route 140 West and exit left onto Route 31. Make a left at the first traffic light - onto Main Street. Drive 3/10 of a mile and turn right into Admissions Visitor Parking. The Office of Admissions is located in Carroll Hall, the Victorian-style red brick building.

Directions From New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia
Drive I-95 South to Exit 64B (I-695 West/Baltimore Beltway). Continue on I-695 to Exit 19 (Northwest Expressway), continue to its completion. Follow signs to Westminster via Route 140 West around Westminster, and turn left exiting onto Route 31. Make a left at the first traffic light - onto Main Street. Drive 3/10 of a mile and turn right into Admissions Visitor Parking. The Office of Admissions is located in Carroll Hall, the Victorian-style red brick building.

By Air
Both Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland, are served by major airlines. Westminster is about an hour drive from area airports. Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) is the airport closest to McDaniel College. For more information, visit http://www.bwiairport.com/.

Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Washington, D.C., is served by two airports, Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) and Washington Dulles International (IAD). Visit http://www.mwaa.com/ to find information on directions to and from either airport.

A Touch of Elegance Limo Service
A Touch of Elegance offers luxury transportation to/from Westminster, MD and Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Airport and Washington Dulles International (IAD). Please contact them directly at (800) 819-8879 or Book Online to schedule service.

 
Homecoming
October 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Holloway Lecture at McDaniel Lounge
October 28, 2014, 7:30 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 29, 2014, 8:30 pm
Graduate Open House at Hoover Library
October 30, 2014, 5:30 pm
Terror Trot & Block and Roll at Gill Center
November 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring Undergraduate Registration
November 3, 2014, 12:00 am
Fall Open House at WMC Alumni Hall
November 9, 2014, 11:00 am
Student Solo Recital at McDaniel Lounge
November 14, 2014, 7:30 pm