The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, with easy access to Interstate 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, can be accessed from many points in Central Pennsylvania and the Middle Atlantic Region. The maps below show the Center's location and directions are also provided. If you need to find another location on campus, access the campus map.  

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H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Shippensburg University
475 Lancaster Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257

We recommend using Google Maps or your GPS unit to get point-to-point directions to Shippensburg University and the Luhrs Center. These services require a street address. Use the Luhrs Center's street address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Please enter our street address into your GPS unit or if you are using Google Maps to locate the Luhrs Center. Note, that if you are using Mapquest, this address does NOT bring you to the Luhrs Center. If using Mapquest, use "1871 Old Main Drive" as the street address, which will bring you to the main building on the Shippensburg University campus, Old Main. Follow the above campus map for the exact location of the Luhrs Center located on Lancaster Drive.

 

 

Internet Mapping Services:

· MapQuest

· Rand McNally


If your point of departure is:

East of Shippensburg:Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 16/226 (Carlisle). Follow U.S. Route 11 north to Interstate 81. Take Interstate 81 south to exit 29 (King Street). Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto PA 174. Travel 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto King Street (U.S. Route 11). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto North Prince Street. Proceed 1/2 mile to main entrance of the Shippensburg University campus.*

West of Shippensburg: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 15/201 (Blue Mountain). Turn left onto PA Route 997. At the "Y" intersection bear right onto route 696. At the town of Newburg, watch the signs carefully and stay on Route 696 (requires a left turn followed by an immediate right turn). Continue on Route 696 south another 8 miles to Shippensburg. Entrance to the campus will be on the left.

Due North or North East of Shippensburg: Take Interstate 81 south to exit 29 (King Street). Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto PA 174. Travel 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto King Street (U.S. Route 11). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto North Prince Street. Proceed 1/2 mile to main entrance of the Shippensburg University campus.

North West of Shippensburg: Take rural routes to Interstate 81 and follow directions from North or use rural routes to PA turnpike and follow directions from West.

Due South or South West of Shippensburg: Take Interstate 81 north to Pennsylvania. Continue to exit 24 (Fayette Street). At exit ramp, turn left onto Route 696 and travel 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto Fayette Street and proceed to another "T" intersection. Turn right onto King Street. At 3rd traffic light, turn left onto North Prince Street. Proceed 1/2 mile to the main entrance of the Shippensburg University campus.

South East of Shippensburg (Baltimore or DC area): Take I-70 west to Hagerstown, MD and exit onto Interstate 81 north. Cross into PA and take exit 24 (Fayette Street). At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Route 696 and travel 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto Fayette Street and proceed to another "T" intersection. Turn right onto King Street. At the third light, turn left onto North Prince Street. Proceed 1/2 mile to the main entrance of the Shippensburg University campus.

*When arriving on Campus, turn right onto Adams Drive. Follow Adams Drive to Bucks Ave. The Luhrs Center is located at the corner of Bucks and Cumberland Drives. Ample parking is available to the right of the building and directly across the street in front of the building.


Luhrs Center Drive
Time Guide:
 

Pennsylvania Cities:

Carlisle 20 minutes

Gettysburg 45 minutes

Harrisburg 50 minutes

Mechanicsburg 40 minutes

Philadelphia 2.5 hours

Pittsburgh, PA 2.5 hours

 

Maryland Cities:

Hagerstown 45 minutes

Baltimore 2 hours

 

Other Regional Cities:

Harrisonburg, VA 2.25 hours

New York City, NY 3.5 hours

Washington, D.C.2 hours

Regional Airports:

Harrisburg International Airport: 888-442-5387 www.flyhia.com

Hagerstown Regional Airport: 240-313-2777 www.flyhagerstown.com

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