Directions & Transportation

It's easy to get to the University of Valley Forge.  Use the turn-by-turn direction feature below, or scroll down to get directions to the campus by car, bus, train, or air.

Turn-by-Turn Directions

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The University of Valley Forge is located just a few miles from Valley Forge National Park. Exit 24 (MP 326) of the Pennsylvania Turnpike leads directly to Route 23 and the city of Phoenixville. The university is approximately 25 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Routes 29 and 113 also pass near the university through Phoenixville.

PA Turnpike from the West - Exit 312 (old 23), Downingtown

Upon exiting the toll plaza, follow signs for Route 100 South. On Route 100 South turn left at the second traffic signal onto Route 113 North. Follow Route 113 North (crossing Route 401) approximately 8 miles towards Phoenixville. Just prior to the traffic signal which designates Coldstream Road is a directional sign indicating a right turn to Valley Forge Christian College. Turn right onto Coldstream Road, which will lead to a stop sign at Charlestown Road. Turn left onto Charlestown Road. UVF's entrance is the first left.

PA Turnpike from the East - Exit 326 (old 24), Valley Forge

Upon exiting the toll plaza, immediately enter the right lane and take the first exit (at Exit 24) following signs for Valley Forge. This ramp will lead to North Gulph Road. Continue on this road (past the Sheraton Hotel and Valley Forge Convention Center), which becomes Route 23 West at the Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitors Center. Follow Route 23 West approximately 7 miles through the national park and into Phoenixville. Continue to Bridge Street. Turn left onto Bridge Street which becomes Charlestown Road at the next traffic signal. UVF's entrance is on the right just past the Center for Arts and Technology.

I-95 From Baltimore

Take I-95 North to Wilmington, Delaware. Take 202 North to Route 29 North. Exit right. Turn right at the traffic light and right at the next light. Follow Route 29 North until it crosses a railroad track (at a four-way intersection). At the traffic light, Route 29 makes a sharp right turn. DO NOT TURN. Proceed straight ahead up the hill on Charlestown Road. Continue to VFCC (approximately 3.3 miles). College entrance is on the left.

By Bus or Train

University of Valley Forge is conveniently located minutes away from public bus and train stations in the Philadelphia area (SEPTA). This proximity to public transportation allows students the ability to attend many local venues such as: Philadelphia’s Art Museum, The Kimmel Center of Performing Arts, Valley Forge National Park, The King of Prussia Mall, and as many of the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, and 76er’s games one can handle.

By Air

The University of Valley Forge is conveniently located near major international airports. The nearest major airport is Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). This airport offers international and domestic flights from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is about 23 miles from the UVF campus.

Other nearby airports include Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), which offers international and domestic flights from Allentown, Pennsylvania and is 36 miles from the UVF campus; and Lancaster Airport (LNS), which offers domestic flights from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and is 41 miles from the UVF campus.

Parking on Campus

Students may park in spaces designated as "General/Student Parking." All students with vehicles must obtain a parking permit. To obtain a permit, the student must provide the Student Life Office with a completed Vehicle Registration Form. Vehicles without a permit are subject to fines and towing at the owner's expense.

Visitors may park in the “Visitors” spaces located in front of the Harrup Administration Building. Visitors staying on campus overnight or more than one day must obtain a visitor's parking permit for their vehicle by registering with the RA of the residence hall in which they will be staying.

Interested in bringing a car to campus? Read our Campus Parking Policy.

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