James Madison University

The Ruth Symposium

Conference Directions


Directions to James Madison University Health and Behavioral Studies Building
(Location for pre-conference, conference registration & presentations)

GPS Directions from Exit 245 can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/mryjKkr5XgQ2

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FROM INTERSTATE 81 SOUTH

  • Take exit #245
  • At the end of the exit ramp there is a traffic light. Take a RIGHT onto Port Republic Road and remain in the right lane.
  • Proceed through the next light (passing JMU's main entrance, Bluestone Drive) and take a RIGHT onto South Main Street.
  • Proceed down South Main Street and take a RIGHT onto East Grace Street.
  • Continue on East Grace Street – you will come to a four way stop, proceed through the four way stop.
  • You will come to another stop sign in front of Grace Street Parking Deck, drive straight into Grace Street Parking Deck.
  • Park on levels 2-7 of Grace Street Parking Deck. DO NOT park in the pay-by-spaces on the ground level of Grace Street Parking Deck.

FROM INTERSTATE 81 NORTH

  • Take exit #245
  • At the end of the exit ramp there is a traffic light. Take a LEFT onto Port Republic Road and remain in the right lane.
  • Proceed through the next light (passing JMU's main entrance, Bluestone Drive) and take a RIGHT onto South Main Street.
  • Proceed down South Main Street and take a RIGHT onto East Grace Street.
  • Continue on East Grace Street – you will come to a four way stop, proceed through the four way stop.
  • You will come to another stop sign in front of Grace Street Parking Deck, drive straight into Grace Street Parking Deck.
  • Park on levels 2-7 of Grace Street Parking Deck. DO NOT park in the pay-by-spaces on the ground level of Grace Street Parking Deck.

ENTRANCE TO THE HEALTH AND BEHAVIORAL STUDIES BUILDING

PHOTO: HBS building

You will enter the Health and Behavioral Studies Building through the main entrance (follow Ruth Symposium Signs), when exiting Grace Street Parking Deck the main entrance is on your right. The Ruth Symposium will be held in room 5040, follow signs to the elevator and take it to the fifth floor of the building. This is where you will register/check into the conference and where the main conference will be held.

Please refer to the Campus Map labeled for the conference for more specific directions to the building.