La Salle Application Essay

Types of Transportation Available to Campus

La Salle University is conveniently located less than six miles from Center City Philadelphia. The Olney station of Broad Street subway is just 2 blocks away. Our campus shuttle bus does pick up passengers at this subway station twice an hour. In addition, several buses are available through SEPTA (Philadelphia's transportation system). The closest Airport is the Philadelphia International Airport, which is easily accessible from the University.


Driving Instructions to Campus

FROM NY, NORTHERN NJ, NEW ENGLAND: I-95 South to NJ Turnpike South to Exit 6 (connection to PA Turnpike); follow PA Turnpike to Exit 26 (Ft.Washington exit); to Route 309 South; 309 South becomes Ogontz Aenue. Follow Ogontz for approximately 5 miles until intersection of Ogontz and Olney Avenues. Right on Oloney Aenue to first light (20th Street). Go straight through the light. At the next light make a left into the parking lot. At the Security Booth make a left and the Security personnel will direct you to the designated visitor parking spaces. Enter campus. FROM THE NORTH: I-95 South to Route I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway), to Route 76 West. To continue, see directions from Route 76 West. FROM THE SOUTH: I-95 North to Route I-676 West (Vine Street Expressway), to Route 76 West. To continue, see directions from Route 76 West. FROM THE EAST: Route 42 West to Walt Whitman Bridge; from the bridge, follow Route 76 West to US 1 North (Roosevelt Expressway). To continue, see directions from route 76 West. FROM THE WEST: PA Tunpike East to Exit 24 (Route 76 East, Valley Forge). To continue, see directions from Route 76 East. FROM ROUTE 76 EAST to US 1 North (Roosevelt Expressway), to Broad Street Exit (Route 611). Left on Broad Street (North), go one mile to Somerville Avenue. Left on Somerville to Ogontz Avenue. Right on Ogontz to second light (Olney Aenue). Left on Olney to first light (20th Street). Go straight through the light. At the next light make a left into the parking lot. At the Security Booth make a left and the security personnel will direct you to the designated visitor parking spaces. Enter campus. ROUTE 76 WEST to US 1 North (Rooseelt Expressway), to Broad Street Exit (Route 611). Left on Broad Street (North), go one mile to Somerville Avenue. Left on Somerville to Ogontz Avenue. Right on Ogontz to second light (Olney Avenue). Left on Olney to first light (20th Street). Go straight through the light. At the next light make a left into the parking lot. At the Security Booth make a left and the security personnel will direct you to the designated visitor parking spaces. Enter Campus.


Local Accommodations

Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West 4100 Presidential Boulevard Philadelphia, Pa. 19131 Call 215.477.0200 or 800.642.8982 and mention La Salle University To book online go to: www.tinyurl.com/LaSalleCrowne Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue 4200 City Avenue Philadelphia, Pa. 19131 La Salle Rate:$139+ tax Get special rate by using the code: 1363278 Holiday Inn Express Midtown Philadelphia 1305 Walnut Street Philadelphia PA 19107 Hospital/University Special Rate: $129.00 Call 1.888.752.5341

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