Institute of Jazz Studies, John Cotton Dana Library


Parking Deck is across University Avenue from IJS between Bleeker and Warren Streets as indicated on map by lower marker.
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WRITTEN DIRECTIONS TO THE INSTITUTE OF JAZZ STUDIES
Dana Library (4th floor)
Rutgers University, Newark, NJ 07102
tel: 973-353-5595


NJ TURNPIKE (FROM NORTH-NYC)
• Take exit 15W to Route 280 - West.
• After drawbridge, take Exit 14B (ML King Blvd.).
• At bottom of the exit ramp, turn left and continue to stop sign. At stop sign turn left onto King Blvd (Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd.).
• Stay on King Blvd. crossing large intersection (Orange St.) pass St. Michael’s Medical Center (on left). Cross Central Ave. and make next left onto Bleeker St. Dana library is on right about halfway down the block (entrance is on main Campus plaza)
• FOR PARKING DECK: Go to next intersection and make right on University Ave. Rutgers parking deck is on left.
TO PARK ON THE PLAZA (HANDICAPPED PARKING): Make right off of Bleeker St. into drive leading to campus plaza. From this driveway Dana Library is on left, Robeson Campus Center on right.

 

NJ TURNPIKE (FROM SOUTH)
• Take turnpike to Exit 13A, Nwk airport
• After toll, bear left, rts 1 & 9N to Nwk.
• Pass airport on right, stay in left lane and follow signs to rt. 21 - downtown Newark
• You will get on large overpass, bear right and take Broad St. exit.
• Stay on Broad St. approx. 9 lights and make left onto W. Kinney St. (Symphony Hall will be on your right before the light at Kinney). (If you miss Kinney, you can make the next left at Court St.)
• Go to first light and turn right onto Washington St.
• Go approx. 3 lites to major intersection (Market St.) Don't turn but bear right and cross Market (staying on Washington).
• Go approx. 5 more lights on Washington passing intersection of New St.
• Take next left (no light) onto Bleeker St.
• FOR PARKING DECK: Go to next intersection and make left on University Ave. Rutgers parking deck is on left.

 

FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY (NORTH OR SOUTH)
• Take exit 145 to Route 280 East, Newark-Harrison.
• Once on Route 280, stay in the right lane, following signs for Harrison.
• Take first exit, #14, King Blvd. and make a right at bottom of ramp onto King Blvd (ML King Jr. Blvd.).
• Cross large intersection (Orange St.) staying on King Blvd., pass St. Michael’s Medical Center (on left).
• Cross Central Ave. and make next left onto Bleeker St.
• Dana library is on right about halfway down the block (entrance is on main Campus plaza)
• FOR PARKING DECK: Go to next intersection and make right on University Ave. Rutgers parking deck is on left.

 

BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

  • Take NJ Transit or PATH trains to Penn Station, Newark.
  • Take Newark Light Rail* to second stop, Washington St. (shown as a blue icon at bottom center edge of the above map at Raymond Blvd and Washington St.)
  • Exit train to the left, walk up stairs and continue to corner (University Ave.)<
  • Make right on University Ave. and walk past intersection of Warren St.
  • About halfway down the next long block take large stairway on left under Rutgers-Newark sign to main campus plaza.
  • Dana Library will be in front of you.  IJS is on 4th floor.

*NEWARK LIGHT RAIL TICKETS(about $1.00): Purchase from vending machine—select "Downtown Fare" and validate ticket in time-stamp machine before boarding train.

Institute of Jazz Studies
John Cotton Dana Library
185 University Avenue
Rutgers University
Newark, New Jersey 07102
1-973-353-5595