How to Get There

Directions to UMES

Regional View

Regional View

From Baltimore, Washington DC, and Alexandria, Virginia

Take appropriate Rt. to Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Eastern Shore of Maryland).  Rt. 50 East to Salisbury, Maryland.  Salisbury, take Rt. 1

3 South to Princess Anne, Maryland and follow signs to Maryland Route 822, UMES Boulevard.

From Delaware

Take DE-1 South via exit number 4A toward “Christiana/Mall Road”.  Take the US-13 exit number 97 toward “Salisbury/Norfolk.” Follow 13 South through Salisbury, Maryland to Princess Anne, Maryland and follow signs to Maryland Route 822, UMES Boulevard.

From Southeast Virginia, North Carolina, and points further South

Take Interstate 95 (or US-460 east) to US-58 east.  Take Rt. 13 North towards Norfolk and Virginia Beach.  Cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel.  Continue traveling Rt. 13 north to Maryland.  Pass through Pocomoke City, Maryland to Princess Anne, Maryland.


Utilizing UMES Boulevard

UMES Boulevard is Maryland Route 822. Coming from the North, you will make a left onto 822, traveling approximately 3/4 mile to campus.  Once on campus, veer right at the stop sign onto College Backbone Road and the Student Service Center will be on your immediate left.

Area Hotel Information

The Henson – UMES Hotel and Conference Center     (on-site)
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
906 College Backbone Road
Princess Anne, MD  21853
For reservations:


Econo Lodge                              (5 min. south of campus)
10936 Market Lane
Princess Anne MD 21853
(410) 651-9400
Note: Ask for conference rate.

Hampton Inn & Suites               (10 min. north of campus)
304 Prosperity Lane
Fruitland MD 21826
(410) 548-1282
Note:  Ask for conference rate.

Holiday Inn Express                (20 min. south of campus)
125 Newton Blvd.
Pocomoke City MD 21851
(410) 957-6444