303 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102 (973) 877-3000
BY CAR VIA MAJOR HIGHWAYS
GARDEN STATE PARKWAY TO ROUTE 280 EASTBOUND - Take GS Parkway exit 145 to Route 280 eastbound. Stay to the right on Rt. 280 following signs for Harrison. Get off at exit 14 (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard). Turn right onto King Blvd. and go through fourth light at Warren Street. ECC campus is located on both sides of King Blvd, and extends to the West Market Street intersection. For parking, turn right on West Market Street. Go one block and turn right into ECC Parking Deck.
NJ TURNPIKE (1-95) TO ROUTE 280 WESTBOUND - Take NJ Turnpike exit 15W and proceed on Route 280 westbound. After crossing drawbridge, take second Newark exit, which is MLK Jr. Boulevard. Turn left onto King Blvd. and go through the fifth light at Warren Street. ECC campus is located on both sides of King Blvd, and extends to the West Market Street intersection. (See GS Parkway directions for parking.)
FROM THE WEST OR EAST USING ROUTE 78 - Take Route 78 exit 56 (Clinton Avenue). Turn right onto Clinton Ave. and go less than a mile to MLK Jr. Boulevard. Turn left onto King Blvd. and proceed one mile to ECC campus located at the intersection of West Market Street. For parking, turn left onto West Market Street and go one block to make right into ECC Parking Deck.
FROM OTHER HIGHWAYS - Highways 1 & 9, 22, 3, & 46 all connect with Route 21, which becomes McCarter Highway in Newark. At junction of McCarter Highway and Raymond Boulevard, turn left onto Raymond Blvd. and proceed to University Avenue. Turn left at University Ave., go to first light, and make right onto West Market Street. Proceed uphill to ECC campus, located at the intersection of West Market St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. (See Route 78 directions for parking.)
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AMTRAK, PATH, MOST NJ TRANSIT RAL LINES TO NEWARK PENN STATION - At Penn Station, take Newark City Subway to second stop, which is Washington Street. Follow signs to the University Avenue entrance to the ECC campus.
NJ TRANSIT MORRIS & ESSEX RAIL LINE - Get off at Newark (Broad Street). Walk seven blocks south on University Avenue to the ECC campus. You can also take NJ Transit bus #72 or #76, get off on University Ave. at Raymond Boulevard, and then walk one block south to ECC.
BUS TRANSPORTATION - More than 30 bus lines from suburban Essex County and other parts of the NJ/NY metropolitan area, including Newark Airport and New York City, come to downtown Newark. Follow signs to University Heights and ECC campus.
WEST ESSEX CAMPUS
BY CAR VIA MAJOR HIGHWAYS
ROUTE 80 EAST TO ROUTE 46 EAST - Follow Route 46 East until it divides at sign for Newark/The Caldwells. Bear right at the sign and continue until the road becomes Bloomfield Avenue. Follow Bloomfield Avenue just past the light at Passaic Avenue. The Campus building is located on the right, just past the shopping center.
ROUTE 80 WEST - Take 80 West to exit 52 (Lincoln Park/Fairfield/The Caldwells). Keep bearing right at exit under the highway onto Passaic Avenue. Stay on Passaic Avenue and at the seventh traffic light make a left onto Bloomfield Avenue. The Campus building is located on the right, just past the shopping center.
GARDEN STATE PARKWAY TO ROUTE 280 WEST - Take GS Parkway North to exit 145 to Route 280 West and exit 4B. Turn left at the traffic light (Eagle Rock Av) and turn left at the traffic light onto Passaic Av. Continue on Passaic Av for several miles and make a right at the Passaic Av traffic light at Bloomfield Avenue. The Campus is located just past the shopping center on the right.
BLOOMFIELD AVENUE FROM NEWARK - Proceed on Bloomfield Avenue from Newark approximately 13 miles. Continue through Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Montclair, Verona, and Caldwell into West Caldwell. Make a left just before the light at Passaic Avenue.
BY PUBLIC BUS TRANSPORTATION FROM NEWARK –
The #29 (most direct route) and #71 buses travel from Newark Penn Station to Bloomfield and Passaic Avenues in West Caldwell. After exiting from the bus, cross Bloomfield Av at the light, turn left and walk a short distance to the Campus building.
Connections to #29 from other Bus Lines include the #11, #13, #20, #24, #27, #34, #40 and #52. Consult the individual schedules for more information.
The #7 - Newark Light Rail Subway connects to the #29 at Bloomfield Avenue in Newark.
The NJT Montclair-Boonton Train connects to the #29 in downtown Montclair.
Some relevant maps are shown below (printed maps & schedules are available at Newark Penn Station):