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Getting Around


Use this Google Map for directions to Howard's Main Campus from anywhere in the world. You can also use this map to find landmarks, nearby shops, and local restaurants during your stay. Click the arrow in the top left corner to see the different location layers. More layers with new information will be added soon.

Need help getting around? Howard University Shuttle Service Tracker

Riding Metro? WMATA Metro Map

Shuttle Service Modification
On Saturday, October 27, 2018, there will be no shuttle services provided to the West campus. The Shaw/Howard Metro shuttles will operate from 1 p.m.-midnight. Late Night shuttle service will operate on its regular schedule. Please be aware shuttle service may be impacted due to the increased volume of vehicle and pedestrian traffic.


In honor of the Howard University Homecoming 2018 celebration, the Office of Parking and Transportation will implement the following parking lot closures.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (7 a.m. – noon)
Friday, October 26, 2018
Howard Center
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Howard Center
East Towers

Alternative Parking Lots
The alternative parking lots for Tuesday and Friday are Banneker South, East Towers, Drew, and Georgia Ave.

Street Closures for Homecoming Parade
The parade route starts on the Northwest D.C. main campus at Sixth Street and Howard Place. It will mainly travel along south along Georgia Avenue and north along Fourth Street, passing the LeDroit Park neighborhood, and concluding near the reservoir.

The DC Metropolitan Police has indicated that the following the streets will close by 9 am. The parade is expected to end by noon.
1900 -2499 bock 4th Street NW (4th and Florida Ave to 4th and Howard Place NW)
2000-2699 block Georgia Ave NW (Georgia Ave and Fairmont Street NW to Florida Ave NW)
600 block Girard Street NW (Georgia Ave and Girard to 6th Street NW)
600 block Fairmont Street NW (Georgia Ave and Fairmont Street NW to 6th Street NW)
2200 -2700 block 6th Street NW (6th and Girard Street NW to W Street NW)
600-699 block Bryant Street NW (Georgia Ave and Bryant to 6th Street NW)
400 - 500 block College Street NW (4th and College Street NW to 6th Street NW)
400-599 block W Street NW (4th and W Street to Georgia Ave NW
600 block Howard Place NW (Georgia and Howard Place to 6th Street NW)
500-599 block Florida Ave (7th and Florida Ave to 6th Street NW)
1800-1899 block 5th Street NW (5th and Florida Ave to T Street NW)
400-499 block T Street NW (5th and T Street to 4th Street NW)


Looking for a place to stay? Howard University is pleased to partner with hotels listed below for your consideration for Homecoming 2018. Deadline for special rates vary by hotel.

Renaissance Washington DC -

Marriott Wardman Park -