Directions and Parking

Downtown Campus Library


For further assistance with directions, please call 304-293-3640 for the Downtown Library or 304-293-3536 for the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Campus map showing location of Downtown Library


Parking for the Downtown Library is available in the Mountainlair parking garage, as well as in several city parking lots found around the Downtown Campus. 

The top level of the Mountainlair parking garage is free on weekends. However, there is no free overnight parking in the Mountainlair, and parking in Area 9 (the lower level Mountainlair parking garage) is never available without a permit.


Drop off and pick up areas are located in the alley behind the Downtown Campus Library and on Willey Street in front of White Hall, and entrance and exit ramps make the library accessible from both Prospect Street and University Avenue. Patrons needing to use the drop off area in the alley behind the Library are asked to call ahead.

For more information, please see our accessibility page.

Evansdale Library


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1212 Evansdale Drive, P.O. Box 6105, Morgantown, WV 26506-6105

The Evansdale Library is next to the Agricultural Sciences Building on top of the Evansdale Campus hill.

Campus map showing location of Evansdale Library (number 11)

From the Downtown or Health Sciences PRT Stations:

From the Downtown Campus (starting at the Mountainlair):

From Interstate 79:



Accessible parking spaces are located beside the library in lot 44.

All three floors in the Evansdale Library are wheelchair accessible and meet ADA architectural standards.

Assistive technology is available at the Evansdale Library. 

For more information about accessibility at the Evansdale Library, contact Evansdale Access Services at (304) 293-9759 or see the Libraries' Accessibility page.

Health Sciences Library

Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506

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The Health Sciences Library is located on the 2nd floor of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center (North), in the Learning Center above the Pylons atrium.

Take the stairs in the middle of the atrium to the 2nd floor and turn left to the library entrance.  

Driving Directions

From I-79 North or South

Continue on this road bearing to the right at the bottom of the hill. Cross the bridge, and proceed straight through the first traffic light, passing Texas Roadhouse on the right. Get in the left lane, then turn left at traffic light #2 (WVU Coliseum is on the right). Get into the right lane and proceed through the next 3 traffic lights. Turn right at the fourth light into the large parking lot (Area 81).

From I-68 West

Traveling on Interstate 68 West from Maryland or Eastern West Virginia

The library is located near the Hospitals and WVU Football Stadium. Follow Pierpont Road exit 7 (WVU exit). Turn right at the stop sign and get into the left lane. Continue on this road through the traffic light until you reach the bottom of the hill and turn left at the second traffic light on 119 South. Get into the right lane and follow the road as it proceeds up the hill. Proceed straight through the next traffic light. Make a right turn at the next traffic light onto the Chestnut Ridge Road/Route 705 West. Proceed straight through the next four traffic lights. At the fifth traffic light get into the left turning lane and turn left. Go about 100 yards and turn left into the large parking lot (Area 81).

From Mountaineer Station or the PRT

From Mountaineer Station take the elevator to the 7th floor. Follow the covered walkway through the PRT station and up to the Learning Center entrance. 


Public parking is available in the Mountaineer Station Parking Garage, number 86 on this map of WVU Health Sciences and Law School parking lots.