Directions - University of Valley Forge



Address of the University of Valley Forge:

1401 Charlestown Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460

PA Turnpike – Exit 320, EZ Pass Only Exit

Upon exiting the toll plaza, turn right onto PA 29 North for half a mile. Then continue straight onto Charlestown Rd for approximately 3.5 miles. The university’s entrance is on the left. 

PA Turnpike from the West – Exit 312 (old 23), Downingtown

Upon exiting the toll plaza, follow signs for Route 100 South. On Route 100 South turn left at the second traffic signal onto Route 113 North. Follow Route 113 North (crossing Route 401) approximately 8 miles towards Phoenixville. Turn right at the traffic signal onto Coldstream Road, which will lead to a stop sign at Charlestown Road. Turn left onto Charlestown Road. The university’s entrance is the first left.

PA Turnpike from the East – Exit 326 (old 24), Valley Forge

Upon exiting the toll plaza, immediately enter the right lane and take the first exit (at Exit 24) following signs for Valley Forge. This ramp will lead to North Gulph Road. Continue on this road (past the Sheraton Hotel and Valley Forge Convention Center), which becomes Route 23 West at the Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitor’s Center. Follow Route 23 West approximately 7 miles through the national park and into Phoenixville. Continue to Bridge Street. Turn left onto Bridge Street which becomes Charlestown Road at the next traffic signal. The university’s entrance is about a mile down the road on the right.

I-95 From Baltimore

Take I-95 North to Wilmington, Delaware. Take 202 North to Route 29 North. Exit right. Turn right at the traffic light and right at the next light. Follow Route 29 North until it crosses a railroad track (at a four-way intersection). At the traffic light, Route 29 makes a sharp right turn. DO NOT TURN. Proceed straight ahead up the hill on Charlestown Road. Continue to UVF (approximately 3.3 miles). The university entrance is on the left.

By Air

The University of Valley Forge (UVF) is conveniently located near major international airports. The nearest major airport is Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). This airport offers international and domestic flights from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is about 23 miles from the UVF campus.


Other nearby airports include Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), which offers international and domestic flights from Allentown, Pennsylvania and is 36 miles from the UVF campus; and Lancaster Airport (LNS), which offers domestic flights from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and is 41 miles from the UVF campus.

Visitor Parking

Visitors may park in the “Visitors” spaces located in front of the Harrup Administration Building. Visitors staying on campus overnight or for more than one day must obtain a visitor’s parking permit for their vehicle by registering with the RA of the residence hall in which they will be staying. Overnight guests with visitor’s permits can park in “General/Student Parking.” Vehicles without a permit are subject to fines and towing at the owner’s expense.