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3900 Reservoir Rd, NW 
Medical Dental Building 
Washington, DC 20057-1484

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Metro and University Shuttle: The University offers shuttle bus service from the Red Line Metro Stop at DuPont circle (Mass Ave. at 21st St.) and from the Blue Line Metro Stop in Rossyln, VA. The shuttles stop at the Leavey Center. After getting off the shuttle, walk back to Reservoir Rd. Proceed West on Reservoir to Entrance and follow the directions as given for arrival by cab. Transportation map. Shuttle bus service for those without a University ID is $1.00 per trip.

By Cab: Passengers can be dropped off in the circle at Entrance 3. Go up the stairs on the right side of the circle. Building D is at the top of the stairs. NB. The garage at Entrance Three is for employees only.

By Car: Street Parking is available on Reservoir Rd. and adjacent city streets. These spots have strictly enforced two-hour limits. Metered parking is also available in two-hour periods. Medical Center Parking is available at Entrance One on Reservoir Rd. Proceed down the service road into the underground lot of the Leavey Center. Parking rates are: $10/1 hr. $15/2 hr $20/3 hr. and $25/4 hr and above. After exiting the garage, walk back to Reservoir Rd. Proceed west on Reservoir to Entrance 3 and follow the directions as given for arrival by cab. University Parking is available in the Southwest Quadrangle garage which is entered via Canal Road. There is one rate in this garage: $12. After exiting the garage building, turn right and go to the Shuttle Pick Up point. This bus will drop you off at the Leavey Center.

By City Bus: City buses D3 and D6 drop off passengers at Entrance One of the Medical Center. Proceed west on Reservoir Rd to Entrance 3 and follow the directions given for arrival by cab. Transportation map.

DIRECTIONS TO RESERVOIR ROAD:

From Northwest Washington: Take Wisconsin Ave. South to Reservoir Rd. Turn right.

From Southeast Washington: Take Pennsylvania Ave. West to Independence Ave. Bear left. Take Independence to 12th St. Turn right on to 12th St. to Massachusetts Ave. Turn left on to Mass Ave. Stay on Mass Ave. through underpass to Scott Circle. From the circle take Rhode Island Ave. (west) to M St. Bear right on M St. Follow to Wisconsin Ave. Turn right on Wisconsin to Reservoir Rd. Turn left on Reservoir Rd.

From Northeast Washington: Take Rhode Island Ave. West until it merges into M St. after Scott Circle. Take M St. to Wisconsin Ave. Turn right onto Wisconsin Ave. Take Wisconsin Ave. to Reservoir Rd. and turn left.

From Maryland: From I-270, take I-270 South toward Washington. Exit Rte. 355 to Wisconsin Ave. South. Take Wisconsin Ave. South to Reservoir Rd. Turn right. Or take Wisconsin Ave. and veer to the right onto 37th St. Follow 37th St. to Reservoir Rd. and turn right.

From I-95: Take I-95 South to I-495 West to Silver Spring. Exit Rte. 355 Wisconsin Ave. South to Washington. Take Wisconsin Ave. South to Reservoir Rd. Turn right.

From Baltimore-Washington Parkway or Route 50 Westbound: Take BW Parkway or Rte. 50 West to New York Ave. Take New York Ave. until it merges into Massachusetts Ave (at 7th St.). Stay on Mass Ave. through underpass to Scott Circle. From the circle take Rhode Island Ave. (West) to M St. Bear right on M St. Follow to Wisconsin Ave. Turn right on Wisconsin Ave. to Reservoir Rd. Turn left on Reservoir Rd.

From Southern Maryland: Take I-295 Washington to I-395 South/Richmond. Exit at 12th St. and stay right. Take 12th St. North to Massachusetts (Mass) Ave. Turn left on to Mass Ave. Stay on Mass Ave. through underpass to Scott Circle. From the circle take Rhode Island Ave. (West) to M St. Bear right on M St. Follow to Wisconsin Ave. Turn right on Wisconsin Ave. to Reservoir Rd. Turn left on Reservoir Rd.

From Northern Virginia: From I-66 (after 9 a.m.): Take I-66 East to the Rosslyn-Key Bridge Exit. Stay in left lane and follow signs to Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge and stay in left lane. Turn left onto Canal Road. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto Foxhall Rd. Turn right onto Reservoir Rd.

From I-395: Take I-395 North. Exit Washington Blvd. to Rosslyn. Take Washington Blvd. and follow signs to Rosslyn and Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge. Turn left onto Canal Rd. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto Foxhall Rd. Turn right at Reservoir Rd.

From Route 50 Eastbound: Follow Route 50 East and take the Rosslyn-Key Bridge exit. Follow signs to Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge and turn left onto Canal Road. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto Foxhall Rd. Turn right at Reservoir Rd.

From George Washington Parkway (after 9 a.m.): Take the GW Parkway south. Exit the Key Bridge. Cross bridge and turn left onto Canal Rd. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto Foxhall Rd. Turn right at Reservoir Rd.