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We invite you to visit our campus!  Virginia State University is approximately 125 miles south of Washington, DC and 20 miles south of Richmond, VA via I-95. It is approximately 30 miles from the Richmond International Airport.


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Arriving by I-95 South from Richmond, Washington, DC. etc.

Follow 1-95 South to Petersburg. Take exit (Temple Avenue). Turn left at Temple Avenue and continue to second traffic light (Boulevard). Turn left at Boulevard and continue to fourth traffic light (Dupuy Road). Turn right at Dupuy Road which changes to River Road. The campus will be on your left. Enter at Matthew-Jefferson Drive. Proceed around Matthew-Jefferson Drive onto University Avenue. Turn right onto Hayden Street. Virginia Hall is located to your left opposite of Jones Dining Hall.

Arriving by I-64 from Norfolk (East) or Charlottesville (West)

Take exit for I-95, follow I-95 South to Petersburg. Take exit (Temple Avenue). Turn left at Temple Avenue and continue to second traffic light (Boulevard). Turn left at Boulevard and continue to fourth traffic light (Dupuy Road). Turn right at Dupuy Road which changes to River Road. The campus will be on your left. Enter at Matthew-Jefferson Drive.

Arriving by U. S. 460 from Suffolk (East) or Roanoke (West)

Take 1-95 North to Petersburg exit (Washington Street). Turn left on Washington Street and continue to Sycamore Street. Turn right at Sycamore Street and continue to end of street (Old Street). Turn left at Old Street (changes to Grove Avenue) and continue on Grove Avenue to Fleet Street. Turn right at Fleet Street and cross Appomattox River Bridge. Turn right at University Avenue (steep hill) to campus.

Arriving by I-85 North or I-95 North from North Carolina

Follow I-85 North to I-95 North. Take Petersburg exit (Washington Street). Turn left on Washington Street and continue to Sycamore Street. Turn right at Sycamore Street and continue to end of street (Old Street). Turn left at Old Street (changes to Grove Avenue) and continue on Grove Avenue to Fleet Street. Turn right at Fleet Street and cross Appomattox River Bridge. Turn right at University Avenue (steep hill) to campus.

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