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Using the Law Library: General Information

For students, faculty, alumni, and legal professionals.

Directions

Address:
Widener University Commonwealth Law School

3800 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17106
(If using GPS, use 3737 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, PA 17110)

Driving Directions and Travel
From Western Pennsylvania and Ohio:
Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Exit 226/Carlisle (old Exit 16). Take Route 11 North to I-81 North. Take I-81 North to Exit 69/Progress Avenue.**


From Northeastern Pennsylvania and Central Upstate New York:
I-81 South to Exit 69/Progress Avenue.**


From Northwestern Pennsylvania and Western Upstate New York:
I-80 East to Exit 123/Route 970 (old Exit 20). Take Route 970 South to Route 322 East. Take Route 322 East to Route 22-Route 322 East; follow to I-81 interchange. Take I-81 North to Exit 69/Progress Avenue.**


From Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Eastern Upstate New York:
I-84 West to junction with I-81. Take I-81 South to Exit 69/Progress Avenue.**


From Northern New Jersey:
I-80 West to junction with I-81. Take I-81 South to Exit 69/Progress Avenue.**


From Metropolitan Philadelphia, Southern Central New Jersey, and Delaware:
Pennsylvania Turnpike West to Exit 247/Harrisburg-East (old Exit 19). Take Route 283 North to Route 83 North-Route 322. Take Route 83 North-Route 322 to junction with I-81. Merge immediately into right lane. Follow I-81 South to Exit 69/Progress Avenue (exit on right).**

From Eastern Maryland and Washington, D.C.:
I-83 North to Route 83 North-Route 322. Take Route 83 North-Route 322 to junction with I-81. Follow I-81 South to Exit 69/Progress Avenue.**


From Western Maryland and West Virginia:
I-81 North to Exit 69/Progress Avenue.**


Alternate route: Route 220 North to Pennsylvania Turnpike. Take Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Exit 226/Carlisle (old Exit 16). Take Route 11 North to I-81. Take I-81 North to Exit 69/Progress Avenue.**

**At bottom of exit ramp, turn left. Travel north on Progress Avenue to Thea Drive, where there is a Widener University sign. Turn right onto Thea Drive and left at the next intersection onto Vartan Way. Parking is on the left.

Harrisburg Library Map

Regular Hours

Changes to our regular hours can be found on the Library page of the website.

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:00 AM to 12 AM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM to 12 AM