University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro is located on the east (northbound) side of Route 1, between Plainsboro Road and Scudders Mill Road in Plainsboro. Learn more about how to get to the campus, and the easiest ways to park, enter and navigate the facility. UMCP is a smoke-free campus.
Take Route 1 North to the Plainsboro Road exit. Make a right at the end of the exit onto Plainsboro Road and take the jughandle to make a left at the traffic signal onto Punia Boulevard, which is part of the hospital campus.
From the North
Take Route 1 South to the Scudders Mill Road exit. Take the overpass over Route 1 onto Scudders Mill Road. Make a right at the traffic signal onto Campus Road, then right onto Hospital Drive on the hospital campus.
From the West
Take any one of several access roads to Route 1 and follow Route 1 directions above.
If you are taking one of the following roads, you will take Route 1 North: 1-95, Province Line Road, Alexander Road, Washington Road and Harrison Street. NOTE: Harrison Street has been significantly improved with the addition of a left-turning lane; it is now possible to turn left onto Route 1 from two lanes at Harrison Street.
If you are taking one of the following roads, use the directions from Route 1 South: College Road, Promenade Boulevard, Ridge Road and Raymond Road.
Alternate Routes from the West (avoiding Route 1)
From Montgomery/Rocky Hill/Hillsborough areas:
Take Somerset County Route 518 through Rocky Hill to River Road to Route 27 in Princeton Township. Make a left onto Route 27. Take Route 27 to Academy Street and make a right onto Academy Street, bearing right onto Mapleton Road. Take Mapleton Road to a gentle left onto Seminary Drive leading to College Road West. Make a left onto College Road West, crossing over Route 1 where the road becomes College Road East. Continue on College Road East through Forrestal Center to Scudders Mill Road. Turn right onto Scudders Mill Road and then a left at the traffic light onto Campus Road. Make a right onto Hospital Drive into the hospital campus.
From Lawrence and Hopewell:
Take Province Line Road, crossing over Route 1 to Quaker Bridge Road. Make a left onto Clarksville Road. Cross over Mercer County Route 571/Princeton-Hightstown Road. Turn left onto Cranbury Road. Make an immediate right onto Millstone Road. Millstone Road becomes Grovers Mill Road. Take Grovers Mill Road to Maple Avenue and make a left. Follow Maple Avenue to Plainsboro Road and make a left*. Continue toward the left to stay on Plainsboro Road. The entrance to the hospital is about a half-mile down on the right.
From the East
From West Windsor/East Windsor:
Take Mercer County Route 571/Princeton-Hightstown Road. Make a right on Clarksville Road. Follow Clarksville Road to Cranbury Road. Turn left on Cranbury Road. Make an immediate right onto Millstone Road. Millstone Road becomes Grovers Mill Road. Take Grovers Mill Road to Maple Avenue and make a left. Follow Maple Avenue to Plainsboro Road and make a left*. Continue toward the left to stay on Plainsboro Road. The entrance to the hospital is about a half-mile down on the right.
From East Windsor, Cranbury:
Take Old Trenton Road East and make a left on South Main Street in Cranbury. Follow to Plainsboro Road and make a left. Plainsboro Road merges with Middlesex County Road 614, which then becomes Scudders Mill Road. Take Scudders Mill Road to Campus Road and make a left. Make a right onto Hospital Drive into the hospital campus.
Take Route 130 to Middlesex County Road 614 (Dey Road). Make a gentle right onto Scudders Mill Road. Take Scudders Mill Road to Campus Road and make a left. Make a right turn onto Hospital Drive into the hospital campus.
From South Brunswick:
Take Ridge Road West to Middlesex County Road 683/Schalks Crossing Road. Take Schalks Crossing Road to Scudders Mill Road and make a right. Make a left onto Campus Road and then a right turn onto Hospital Drive into the hospital campus.
* Please note: Left turns are prohibited at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Plainsboro Road during morning and evening rush hours. An alternate route during these hours would be to make a right onto Plainsboro Road, and a left onto Schalks Crossing Road. Then make a left onto Scudders Mill Road and a left at the traffic light onto Campus Road. Make a right onto Hospital Drive into the hospital campus.
Easy Access to Where You Want to Be
UMCP has several convenient entrances for our patients and visitors. While the new facility is designed so that you may reach your destination from any entrance, the multiple points of entry make entering and leaving certain areas quicker and easier.
If you are facing the front of the hospital, which is the glass side of the building, the WEST ENTRANCE will be on your LEFT. It is the entrance closest to Route 1. Use the west entrance to access the Center for Neuroscience Care, the George & Estelle Sands Center for Cardiac & Pulmonary Care, the Center for Testing & Treatment, Outpatient Laboratory, and the Institute for Surgical Care.
If you are facing the front of the hospital, which is the glass side of the building, the EAST ENTRANCE will be on your RIGHT. Use the east entrance to provide quick access to the Edward & Marie Matthews Center for Cancer Care, as well as the café, restaurant, retail shops, the Concierge desk and the corridor leading to the Chapel of Light.
Located at the rear of the hospital, where the low brick building meets the silver Medical Arts Pavilion building (near Parking Lot V4), the north entrance provides access to the Bristol-Myers Squibb Community Health Center and the Education Building, which includes the Education Center, Medical Library & Business Center, Medical Records, Human Resources, Administration and Volunteer Services.
Medical Arts Pavilion (MAP) Entrance
Located at the rear of the hospital, next to the North Entrance. The MAP includes Outpatient Imaging, Women's Health, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Distler Ambulatory Surgical Center, Sleep Center, Occupational Health, and physician offices.
Emergency Walk-in Entrance
Located at the rear (north side) of the hospital, the Center for Emergency Care walk-in entrance is marked with an EMERGENCY sign above the door and another sign on the building itself. It is near Parking Lot E.
When visiting University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, you may self-park for free in one of our convenient lots; visitor parking is reserved in the front and east side of the hospital (Lots V1 & V2), as well as special dedicated parking areas in the rear of the hospital for emergency (Lot E), Medical Arts Pavilion (Lot V4) and fitness center guests (Lot V3). Valet parking is available at the entrance to the Medical Arts Pavilion (MAP). The hours are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $4. If someone parks at the MAP, but wishes to go to the East entrance of the hospital, the valet can drive them there.
If you are at UMCP to visit a patient, the best entrances to use are either the west or east entrances, both of which provide access to the concierge/information desk, which is centrally located in the main atrium between those entrances. Visitor elevators are located behind the information desk (west elevator*), as well as across from the retail shops (east elevator). Vendors and other individuals who are visiting members of the staff of UMCPP must check in with security at the information desk. For additional information or assistance, please visit our information desk.
* The west elevator provides the most convenient access to the Institute for Surgical Care’s recovery (Post-anesthesia Care Unit), peri-operative unit or operating rooms; Llura & Gordon Gund Center for Critical Care; acute rehabilitation unit; dialysis; Center for Eating Disorders Care; and the labor & delivery and Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit sections of the Center for Maternal & Newborn Care. Use the east elevator for the most convenient access to the Surgical Care Unit (post-surgery), telemetry, medical/neurology/oncology/psychology unit, Regan Family Center for Pediatric Care, Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit, and the nursery and mother/baby unit of the Center for Maternal & Newborn Care.
To download a copy of the map of the new Princeton Health Plainsboro campus, click here.
To download floor plan maps of the new University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, click here.
For information about public transportation options to the new campus, including bus lines, click here to download a PDF with details. Para obtener información sobre las opciones de transporte público con el nuevo campus, incluyendo las líneas de autobús, haga clic aquí para descargar un PDF con los detalles.