Discover Reading, PA

Alvernia University—Main Campus

400 Saint Bernardine Street
Reading, PA 19607


How to find us:


 

Local Directions (via Routes 422, 222 and 61)

From the North (Schuylkill County, Lehigh Valley):

Follow Routes 61 or 222 South to Reading/Lancaster until you reach Rt. 422 East. Follow Rt. 422 East (towards Pottstown) until you reach the BUS 222 (Lancaster Ave) exit—this will be a left lane exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a right onto Lancaster Ave. *Continued below

From the West (Lebanon):

Follow Rt. 422 East to Reading until you reach the BUS 222 (Lancaster Ave) exit—this will be a left lane exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a right onto Lancaster Ave. *Continued below

From the East (Pottstown, Norristown):

Follow Rt. 422 West to Reading until you reach the BUS 222 (Lancaster Ave) exit—this will be a left lane exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a left onto Lancaster Ave. *Continued below

From the South (Lancaster):

Follow Rt. 222 North to Reading. Take Rt. 422 East towards Pottstown until you reach the BUS 222 (Lancaster Ave) exit—this will be a left lane exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a right onto Lancaster Ave. *Continued below

 

Regional Directions

From the North (via Scranton and Rt. 81):

Follow Rt. 81 to I-476 South (PA Turnpike). Continue South on the Turnpike to Exit 56 (Lehigh Valley). Proceed to Rt. 22 West toward Harrisburg. Rt. 22 West will merge with Rt. 78 West. Continue to Exit 49A and merge onto Rt. 100 South towards Trexlertown. After 1 mile turn right onto Schantz Rd. towards Reading. Follow for approximately 4 miles and bear right onto Rt. 222 South towards Reading. Follow Route 222 South to Reading/Lancaster until you reach Rt. 422 East. Follow Rt. 422 East (towards Pottstown) until you reach the BUS 222 (Lancaster Ave) exit—this will be a left lane exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a right onto Lancaster Ave. *Continued below

From Central and Northern New Jersey, New York City and New England (via Rt. 78 and the Lehigh Valley):

Follow Rt. 78 West from New Jersey into Pennsylvania. Continue on Rt. 78 West and take Exit 54A onto Hamilton Blvd/Rt. 222 South towards Reading. Continue on Rt. 222 South towards Reading/Lancaster until you reach Rt. 422 East. Follow Rt. 422 East (towards Pottstown) until you reach the BUS 222 (Lancaster Ave) exit—this will be a left lane exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a right onto Lancaster Ave. *Continued below

From the South (via Baltimore and York):

Follow Rt. 83 North to Rt. 30 in York, PA. Follow Rt. 30 East towards Lancaster for approximately 23 miles. Take Rt. 222 North towards Reading and follow for approximately 27 miles. Take Rt. 422 East towards Pottstown until you reach the BUS 222 (Lancaster Ave) exit—this will be a left lane exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a right onto Lancaster Ave. *Continued below

From the West (via Harrisburg and the PA Turnpike):

Follow the PA Turnpike East towards Reading and take Exit 286 (Lancaster/Reading). Then take Rt. 222 North towards Reading and follow for approximately 11 miles. Take Rt. 422 East towards Pottstown until you reach the BUS 222 (Lancaster Ave) exit—this will be a left lane exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a right onto Lancaster Ave. *Continued below

*From Lancaster Ave. make an immediate left onto Rt. 10 (Morgantown Rd). Proceed for 1.2 miles and make a right onto St. Bernardine Street. (Angelica Park will be on your right). At the stop sign turn left onto Greenway Terrace. Go three blocks and turn left at the Alvernia University sign.

** For the Upland Center - travel approximately 0.7 mile to Upland Avenue (Lincoln Plumbing and Heating is on the right). Turn right and follow Upland Ave. through two stop signs. The Upland Center will be on your left at the third stop sign (Noble Street).

 

From the East (via Philadelphia and the PA Turnpike):

Follow Rt. 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) towards Valley Forge and enter the PA Turnpike (also Rt. 76 West). Continue West on the Turnpike towards Harrisburg for approximately 28 miles. Take Exit 298 (Morgantown/Reading) and then proceed on I-176 North towards Reading for approximately 8 miles. Take Exit 7 (Green Hills/Rt. 10) and turn left onto Rt. 10 towards Reading. Follow Rt. 10 North for 4.5 miles and make a left onto St. Bernardine Street. (you will see Angelica Park as you make the turn). Turn left onto Greenway Terrace. Entrance to the campus is on the left.  Go three blocks and turn left at the Alvernia University sign.  

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