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Campus Coordinates (latitude and longitude):
41º 18' 28.80" N,  76º 00' 44.8" W
41.308000,  -76.012356


The main entrance to the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus is at the intersection of Old Route 115 and University Drive.
  • If using Google Maps for directions, enter the following as your destination:
University Drive, Lehman, PA
  • If using MapQuest for directions, enter the following as your destination:
1269 Old 115, Dallas, PA

Please note: With MapQuest, Dallas must be specified as the city even though the Wilkes-Barre campus is located in Lehman. Our apologies for any confusion!

  • If using a GPS, search for University Drive, Lehman, PA. (Some GPSes may instead refer to Universal Drive.)

 

From the North or South (via Route I-81):
From I-81, take Exit 170-B to Rt. 309 North (not Rt. 309 Business), and go approximately 6.8 miles to Hillside Road. Turn left at the traffic light onto Hillside Road. After 3.2 miles, the road changes to Old Route 115. Continue for 2.2 miles; the campus will be on your left.

From the Southeast (PA Turnpike Northeast Extension, a.k.a. I-476):
Exit the Northeast Extension using Exit 105 (Wilkes-Barre Interchange). Turn left on Rt. 115 heading North (downgrade). Follow Rt. 115 which merges directly into Rt. 309 North at I-81. Go approximately 6.8 miles to Hillside Road. Turn left at the traffic light onto Hillside Road. After 3.2 miles, the road changes to Old Route 115. Continue for 2.2 miles; the campus will be on your left.

From the East (via Route I-80):
Take 80 West to the Northeast Extension (I-476). Exit the Northeast Extension using Exit 105 (Wilkes-Barre Interchange). Turn left on Rt. 115 heading North (downgrade). Follow Rt. 115 which merges directly into Rt. 309 North at I-81. Go approximately 6.8 miles to Hillside Road. Turn left at the traffic light onto Hillside Road. After 3.2 miles, the road changes to Old Route 115. Continue for 2.2 miles; the campus will be on your left.

From the West (via Routes I-80, I-180, and 118):
Take I-80 East to I-180 West. Proceed North on I-180 to Rt. 405 (about 15 minutes). Turn right onto Rt. 405. At first light, turn left heading towards Hughesville. In Hughesville, turn right at second light onto Rt. 118 East. Follow Rt. 118 East (approximate 45 minutes) to Old 115. (Look for a blue Penn State sign.) Bear right onto Old 115, and proceed approximately 1/2 mile. The campus is on the right.


 

At times, roads in the area around Penn State Wilkes-Barre can be closed due to inclement weather or construction. Listed below are some alternate routes that visitors can take:

Alternate Route #1 (Red)
Go north on Route 309 to Route 415. Follow Route 415 North to the intersection with Route 118. Turn left onto Route 118 and go approximately 2 miles to Lehman Center. Bear left at Cooks Store onto Mountain View Drive. At the stop sign at Mountain View Drive and Old Route 115, turn left and proceed ½ mile. The campus will be on your right.

Alternate Route #2 (Pink)
Go north on Route 309 to the light at Harris Hill Road. Turn left onto South Pioneer Avenue and then take a quick left onto Sutton Road. Follow Sutton Road all the way to the end. At the stop sign, bear right around the Huntsville Dam and follow the signs to the campus.

Alternate Route #3 (Yellow)
Go north on Route 309 to the light at Harris Hill Road. Turn left onto South Pioneer Avenue. After the third stop sign go ½ mile to the intersection of West Overook Road. Turn left and follow the road all the way out to the stop sign. At the stop sign turn left onto Huntsville Road. Follow Huntsville Road until you get to the Huntsville Dam and follow the signs to campus.

Alternate Route #4 (Purple)
From the Kingston/Edwardsville area:
From Route 11/Wyoming Avenue, turn west onto Main Street in Edwardsville (at Cole Muffler). Continue straight on this road through Edwardsville and Larksville to the 3rd stop sign at Larksville Corners Intersection (there is a white church on the right). Bear right and follow the road over Larksville Mountain until you reach the intersection of Chase and Huntsville roads. Continue straight to the next intersection at the Huntsville Dam. At that stop sign turn left onto Old Route 115 and follow signs to campus.

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map of local Lehman area

Map courtesy of MapQuest