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Event Parking and Access

Mitchell Hall map with parking info

The Delaware Debates and the National Agenda events are held at Mitchell Hall on the main campus of the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. The GPS address for Mitchell Hall is 134 The Green, Newark, DE 19716.

Ample parking is available in two University pay-to-park garages and at street meters. The nearest pay-to-park lots are on South College Avenue next to the Visitor Center (closest to Mitchell Hall); the parking garage on West Main Street next to the Trabant University Center; and on Amstel Avenue west of the Roselle Center for the Arts. Please email us at to request pay-to-park kiosk instructions.

Guests with disabilities have physical access to Mitchell Hall via a ramp located on the southern side of Mitchell Hall.

Directions to Events at Mitchell Hall

From The North: Take I-95 South to Exit 1B (Newark―University of Delaware), which is Route 896 North. Follow Route 896 north into Newark, where it becomes S. College Avenue. Follow S. College northbound. Mitchell Hall is 2.4 miles north of I-95 on the right.

From The South: Take Route 13 North to the Route 1 Bypass. Follow Route 1 North and exit at Route 896. Follow for a few miles, go over the railroad tracks and make a right at the traffic light, following signs for Route 896 North. Follow for several miles, crossing the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, then Route 40 and I-95. Follow Route 896 north into Newark, where it becomes S. College Avenue northbound. Mitchell Hall is 2.4 miles north of I-95 on the right.

From The West: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Route 283 South. Continue on Route 283 South, which becomes Route 30 East outside of Lancaster, to Route 896 South. As you reach campus and cross the railroad tracks, immediately turn left onto Delaware Avenue and right (at the second traffic light) onto South College Avenue. Continue southbound on South College Avenue; Mitchell Hall is 0.1 mile south on the left.

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