Directions & Building Hours

Directions

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is located at 500 West Baltimore Street

I-95 (north or south)

  1. From Route I-95 take the I-395/Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd. exit towards downtown Baltimore
  2. Stay in the right lane at the fork and exit onto Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd.
  3. Remain in the right lane and continue straight on Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd. until you reach Baltimore Street. 
  4. Turn right onto Baltimore St. and drive three blocks. 
  5. The School of Law will be on your left.

I-295 North

  1. Take I-295 North until it becomes to Russell Street
  2. Continue straight on Russell straight until it becomes Paca Street
  3. The School of Law will be on your left at the intersection of Paca and Baltimore streets

I-83 South

  1. Take the Fayette Street exit
  2. Turn right onto Lombard Street
  3. Continue straight on Lombard Street for about 1 mile 
  4. Turn right onto Paca Street
  5. The School of Law will be on your left at the intersection of Paca and Baltimore streets

From Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

  1. Take I-195 West to I-95 North or 295 North
  2. Follow directions for I-95 or 295 North

From Penn Station

  1. Turn right on East Lanvale Street
  2. Travel approximately two blocks on East Lanvale Street until you reach St. Paul Street
  3. Turn right on St. Paul Street
  4. Continue straight for approximately 1.5 miles until you reach Lombard Straight
  5. Turn right on Lombard Street
  6. Continue straight on Lombard Street for about 1 mile 
  7. Turn right onto Paca Street
  8. The School of Law will be on your left at the intersection of Paca and Baltimore streets

Parking

Visitors may park in the Baltimore Grand Garage or the Pearl Street Parking Garage.  You can find a list of University of Maryland, Baltimore garages here.  

Baltimore Grand Garage
21 N. Paca St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Driving Directions »

Pearl Street Parking Garage
622 W. Fayette St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Driving Directions »

There is also metered parking available from 9am to 3pm on Baltimore, Paca, Fayette and Greene Streets surrounding the law school.

Public Transportation

The School of Law is accessible by the following bus and train routes:

Light Rail: There is a Light Rail stop nearby on Howard Street at Baltimore Street.
Metrorail: Lexington Market Station
Bus Routes: Charm City Circulator, University of Maryland, Baltimore shuttle, CityLink Green, Purple, Orange, Red, and Navy lines

Campus Map

You can also view a campus map‌ to help familiarize themselves with the area.


Access to the Law School Building

The School of Law building, including the Law Library, is closed to the general public after 8:00 pm on weekdays and all day on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.  Members of the general public will not be granted access to the building during the periods described in the preceding sentence.

Authorized law library users include students, faculty and staff of University System of Maryland campuses; attorneys; School of Law alumni; and UMMC and VA staff. These individuals will be granted access to the building and the library according to the Building Hours chart shown below.

Students with valid University of Maryland IDs may bring guests into the School of Law building and library only if those guests provide valid identification and only after signing those guests into the building at the 1st floor security desk.  Additionally, those guests must be accompanied by the student at all times.

Visitors are welcome to use the resources of the Law Library only for the purpose of conducting legal research or using government databases or print materials.

Affiliated users must present current photo identification associated with the campus or organization listed above. Attorneys should present a current bar association card along with a government-issued photo identification. Alumni will be asked to show a valid driver's license or other government-issued photo identification to the security officer at the main entrance. The officer will check the name against a list of alumni.

Visitors must present a government-issued photo identification. If the request for entrance is granted, the security officer will scan the photo identification, take a photograph of the visitor, and issue a visitor's badge which must be worn and visible at all times.

Weekdays after 8:00 pm and all day on weekends the law library will be closed to the general public.  Authorized law library users include students, faculty and staff of University System of Maryland campuses; attorneys; School of Law alumni; and UMMC and VA staff. Students with valid ids may bring guests into the library. Members of the general public should not be granted access to the library during these hours.


Building Hours

    MAIN ENTRANCE   LIBRARY
LATE SUMMER HOURS
Wednesday, July 25 through Saturday, August 18
Monday- Thursday   8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday   8:00a.m. - 6:00 p.m.    8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday   9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.   10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday   Closed   Closed
         
 REGULAR HOURS
Sunday, August 19 through Sunday, November 18, 2018
Monday – Thursday   7:30 a.m. - Midnight   7:30 a.m. - 11:00pm
Friday   7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays   9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sundays   10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
         
Monday, Sept. 3 Labor Day CLOSED   CLOSED
         
FALL EXAM PERIOD HOURS
Monday, November 19 through Friday, December 14, 2018
Monday-Friday   7:30 a.m. - 12 Midnight   7:30 a.m. - 12 Midnight
Saturday   9:00 a.m. - 12 Midnight   10:00 a.m. - 12 Midnight
Sunday   10:00 a.m. - 12 Midnight   10:00 a.m. - 12 Midnight
         
Wednesday November 21, 2018 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.   7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday November 22, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
Friday November 23, 2018 9:00 a.m. –   6:00 p.m.   9:00 a.m. –   6:00 p.m.
         
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Saturday December 15, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
Sunday December 16, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
         
Monday December 17, 2018 8:00 a.m. –   8:00 p.m.   8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday December 18, 2018 8:00 a.m. –   8:00 p.m.   8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday December 19, 2018 8:00 a.m. –   8:00 p.m.   8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday December 20, 2018 8:00 a.m. –   6:00 p.m.   8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday December 21, 2018 8:00 a.m. –   6:00 p.m.   open to library staff only
         
Saturday December 22, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
Sunday December 23, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
         
Monday December 24, 2018 8:00 a.m. –   6:00 p.m.   open to library staff only
Tuesday December 25, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
Wednesday December 26, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
Thursday December 27, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
Friday December 28, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
         
Saturday December 29, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
Sunday December 30, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
         
Monday December 31, 2018 CLOSED   CLOSED
Tuesday January 1, 2019 CLOSED   CLOSED
Wednesday January 2, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday January 3, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday January 4, 2019 8:00 a.m. -  6:00 p.m.   8:00 a.m. -  6:00 p.m.
         
Saturday January 5, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday January 6, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.   10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
         
RESUME REGULAR HOURS
Monday, January 7, 2019
Monday – Thursday   7:30 a.m. - Midnight   7:30 a.m. - 11:00pm
Friday   7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays   9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sundays   10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.   10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
         
Monday, Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday CLOSED   CLOSED