Location & Directions
The Department of Economics is located at:
3114 Tydings Hall
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, MD 20742
Traveling to Campus by Car
There are a number of visitor parking lots around the University campus, but the spaces at the top level of the Mowatt Lane Garage are closest to Tydings Hall. Parking rates are $3 per hour, up to a maximum of $15 per weekday maximum and $5 per day on Saturday and Sunday. Tydings Hall is located at the top of the hill from Mowatt Lane Garage, at the southwest corner of McKeldin Mall.
Visitors are encouraged to use Google Maps or MapQuest to find the best directions to campus from their starting destination.
Note on Current Construction: As of June 2012, construction on the parking lots adjacent to Mowatt Lane Garage is blocking access between Tydings Hall and Mowatt Lane Garage along Prenkert Drive. Visitors are encouraged to use the TerpMap Pedestrian Mapping System to find alternate pedestrian walkways between Mowatt Lane Garage and Tydings Hall.
The University of Maryland's Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) provides shuttle service to various locations in College Park, MD and the immediate surrounding area for students, faculty, and staff. Visitors may ride the 104 College Park Metro shuttle for free between the main campus and the College Park metro station, but must pay a fee to ride other shuttle routes - please review the Shuttle-UM Regulations for further information.
The Adele H. Stamp Student Union provides an extensive listing of regional transportation options, including options for traveling to and from area airports. Due to the high volume of traffic in the area, particularly during holidays and major campus events, visitors are encouraged to make use of public transportation whenever possible.