Newark Graduate Admissions Open House Directions

For the Newark Open House Only

Arriving via Car

1 Washington Park, Newark, New Jersey 07102

Free parking is available directly behind 1 Washington Park on Essex Street, Rutgers Lot 506. Overflow parking is available on Burnett Street Lot 509. (See the campus map to locate these lots.) We will give you a free parking letter when you register at the door for when you exit the parking lot. If you are using GPS, put in 1 Washington Street for the destination. The main entrance of Rutgers Business School is on Broad Street. Mass transit is another excellent way to travel. We are within two blocks of Broad Street Station and several Newark Light Rail stations. See the travel directions below if you're arriving by train.


Coming from New Jersey Turnpike or Route 95 (North or South)

  • Take exit 15W to Route 280 - West. After drawbridge, take Exit 14B (ML King Blvd.).
  • At bottom of the exit ramp, turn right and continue to 1st traffic light.
  • Make sharp right turn onto University Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Orange Street.
  • Turn right onto Essex Street; the Essex Street lot (lot 506) will be on your right.


Coming 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.
  • Continue to Exit 14, King Blvd. Take this exit and make a right at the 1st light onto King Blvd (ML King Jr. Blvd.).
  • Proceed to 2nd traffic light and make a left onto Orange Street.
  • Go through the first light and make a right onto Essex Street.
  • The Essex Street lot (lot 506) will be on your right.


Arriving via Train

Broad Street Station

  • If you're traveling along New Jersey Transit's Montclair-Boonton or Morris and Essex line, exit the train at the Broad Street Station stop.
  • Walk downstairs to the ground level and locate Broad Street. (You may notice two main streets traveling alongside each other; the bigger one is Broad Street.)
  • With your back to the elevated train tracks, look South down Broad Street and locate the tall brown building in the distance with the Rutgers Business School sign on the roof. This is 1 Washington Park.
  • Start walking South on Broad Street crossing Lackawanna Avenue first and Orange Street second. (Along this path you'll notice trolley tracks running parallel to the sidewalk. Another helpful landmark is the Newark Bears baseball stadium across Broad Street on your left.)
  • Keep walking South on Broad Street and along the side of 1 Washington Park until you reach the Rutgers Business School entrance under the scrolling stock ticker.
  • Total walking time is 5 to 8 minutes.


Newark Penn Station

  • If you're traveling along New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, or Raritan Valley Line, or if you're traveling on the PATH train, exit the train at the Newark Penn Station stop.
  • Walk downstairs and follow the signs to the Newark City Subway, also known as the Newark Light Rail, the entrance of which is next to McDonalds.
  • If you don't already have a ticket (or monthly pass), purchase a ticket from one of the blue and orange kiosks in the corridor. The station stop you'll be riding to is Atlantic Street Station. You must validate this ticket prior to boarding the train using one of the timestamp machines a little further down the corridor.
  • When you approach the platform entrances, walk down the stairs to Platform 2 (trains traveling to Broad Street Station).
  • Board the next train on Platform 2 and exit the train at Atlantic Street Station.
  • Turn left out of the train and walk to Bridge Street.
  • Turn left onto Bridge Street, heading West towards Broad Street.
  • Cross over Broad Street (and the trolley tracks) and then over Washington Street and you will see Rutgers Business School (1 Washington Park) in front of you. The main entrance has a silver awning underneath the scrolling stock ticker.