University of North Carolina Wilmington is located in the southeastern region of North Carolina, near the historic district of Wilmington, four miles from the Cape Fear River and five miles west of Wrightsville Beach and the Atlantic Coast. Moss-laden oaks towering pines, expansive lawns and stately brick buildings make up the scenic 650-acre tract on Highway 132 (College Road).

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO UNCW MAIN CAMPUS LOCATIONS


Driving Directions TO
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Driving Directions to UNCW Main Campus

Map of NCIf traveling to Wilmington via I-40

  • I-40 becomes NC 132/College Road once the interstate ends.
  • Continue traveling south on College Road approximately 3 miles.
  • Turn left onto Randall at the traffic light.
  • You are now on the UNCW campus.

If traveling to Wilmington via US 74/76

  • After crossing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, US 76 is also called Dawson Street. Continue on Dawson Street approximately 1.5 miles.
  • Dawson Street (US76E) will bear right and become Oleander Drive.
  • Continue on Oleander Drive approximately 2.5 miles until it intersects with NC 132/College Road.
  • Turn left onto College Road.
  • Travel approximately 1 mile north, and then turn right onto Hurst Drive at the traffic light.
  • You are now on the UNCW campus.

If traveling from the north to Wilmington via US 17

  • US 17 becomes Market Street in Wilmington. Continue traveling south on Market Street.
  • Go under the overpass at the junction of S117/S132, and immediately turn left at the traffic light onto S. College Road.
  • Continue on College Road approximately 1 mile.
  • Turn left onto Randall at the traffic light.
  • You are now on the UNCW campus.

If traveling from Wilmington International Airport

  • As you exit the airport, turn left onto 23rd Street.
  • Turn left onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway.
  • Continue to the NC 132/College Road intersection, and turn right onto College Road.
  • Travel approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Randall at the traffic light.
  • You are now on the UNCW campus.

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