Directions to the Main Campus
303 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
GARDEN STATE PARKWAY TO ROUTE 280 EASTBOUND – Take GS Parkway exit 145 to Route 280 eastbound. Stay to the right on Route 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 onto Warren Street. Go two blocks and turn left onto Colden Street and go one block to ECC Parking Lot D.
NJ TURNPIKE (I-95) TO ROUTE 280 WESTBOUND – Take NJ Turnpike exit 15 W and proceed on Route 280 westbound. After crossing the drawbridge, take the second Newark exit which is Martin Luther King 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 to exit 56 (W. Peddie St. & Elizabeth Ave.). Turn right onto W.Peddie St. and make a left at the first traffic light onto Elizabeth Ave. Drive north for approximately one mile and then make a left on to Martin Luther King Boulevard. Continue driving north on MLK Blvd. for about one mile to the Essex County College Campus, located at the intersection of West Market Street and Martin Luther King Blvd. For parking, turn left from MLK Blvd. onto West Market Street and go approximately 150 yards. Essex County College Parking Lot D will be on your right, adjacent to the Essex County College Physical Education Building
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 which is located at the intersection of West Market St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Make right onto King Blvd. (See Route 78 directions for parking.)
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
AMTRAK, PATH, MOST NJ TRANSIT RAIL LINES TO NEWARK PENN STATION – At Penn Station, take the Newark City Subway to the 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.