Infancy Studies Laboratory
at Rutgers University
 

Directions to the Infancy Studies Laboratory Plaza Lot Parking

Center for Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience

Aidekman Center

Rutgers University


101 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 353-3593


*** Our parking lot is on Bleeker Street. It is located in between the Dana Library and the Paul Robeson Campus Center in the Plaza Lot (Norman Samuels Plaza). When you arrive, please park in one of the spaces reserved for Infancy Studies Lab. (NOT Infant Cognition lab or CMBN Patients). Give us a call at 973-353-3593 when you arrive and one of our staff will come to the lot to greet you and give you a parking permit to be placed on your dashboard. ***


From Central New Jersey and Points South


By Public Transportation

Take NJ Transit or Amtrak to Penn Station NEWARK. Call for the schedule for your area or check online at www.njtransit.com. From there: (1) Take a cab west on Raymond Blvd, right onto Washington Street, left onto Bleeker Street, left onto University Ave, and then 1 block to CMBN (3 minutes) or (2) Take local Newark subway/light rail -- very clean & safe – from lower level of Newark train station, 2 stops to Washington Street (choose “underground” fare $0.70 – remember to validate ticket at orange machine in station). Exit Washington Street station on the left side (labeled Plane Street) and turn right toward University Ave. Then turn right at the intersection onto University and walk 1 block North to CMBN (197 University Ave) on the left, just past the intersection with Warren Street. Due to construction, you will need to walk past Boyden Hall (on the left) and go up the stairs to the Plaza (Rutgers arch overhead). At the top of the stairs, turn left and you will see Aidekman Hall straight ahead. Someone will be at the front desk to greet you.


If you arrive at the Broad Street, NEWARK Station, take a Cab east on University just past Bleeker St at crosswalk midway down the block. Go up the stairs to the Plaza (Rutgers arch overhead). At the top of the stairs, turn left and you will see Aidekman Hall straight ahead. Someone will be at the front desk to greet you.


By Car

Garden State Parkway: Take 24 East to 78 East to Garden State Parkway North. Take exit 145 to Route 280 East towards Newark-Harrison. As you come off the ramp, bear right and follow signs for Route 280 East, Newark-Harrison. Once on Route 280, stay in the middle lanes and continue to follow signs for Rt. 280. The road divides -- stay to the right, continuing on Route 280, and follow the signs for Harrison. Take Exit 14 - M L KING Blvd (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd). Take exit to bottom of ramp (to light) and turn right onto MLK Blvd. Take the fourth LEFT on to BLEEKER ST. Proceed less than half way down the block and our parking lot is located on the RIGHT labeled “PLAZA LOT”. About 20 minutes traveling time from 24/78 merge.


New Jersey Turnpike or Route 95 (North or South): Take Exit 15W (West) to Route 280. Continue on 280 West past the first exit (15 - marked Newark-Belleville) to Exit 14B, marked King Blvd. At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto State St. Make the first right onto University Ave.

Proceed through three lights, after which you'll see Bleeker St. Make a RIGHT onto BLEEKER St. Our parking lot is half way down the block on your LEFT, just BEFORE Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. About 12 minutes traveling time from NJ Turnpike exit 15 W.


From Route 80: Take 80 East to exit 47A (a left exit) to merge onto I-280 E toward Newark/The Oranges. Once on Route 280, stay in the middle lanes and continue to follow signs for Rt. 280. The road divides -- stay to the right, continuing on Route 280, and following the signs for Harrison. Take Exit 14 - M L KING Blvd (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd). Take exit to bottom of ramp (to light) and turn right onto MLK Blvd. Take the FOURTH LEFT onto BLEEKER ST. Our parking lot is on your RIGHT, just BEFORE University Ave: a small lot tucked in between the Dana Library and Paul Robeson Campus center labeled “PLAZA LOT” About 20 minutes traveling time from exit 47A.


McCarter Highway (Route 21): If you are coming from the South: From McCarter Highway, turn LEFT onto Raymond Boulevard. If you are coming from the North: From McCarter Highway, turn RIGHT onto Raymond Boulevard. At the 5th traffic light make a RIGHT onto Washington Street. At the 3rd intersection, turn LEFT onto Bleeker Street (a small local street). Pass the first stop sign at University Ave. Our parking lot can be found on the LEFT just BEFORE Dr Martin luther King Jr Blvd labeled “PLAZA LOT”.



From New York


By Public Transportation

Two alternatives: (1) Take NJ Transit or Amtrak from PENN STATION, NY to Penn Station NEWARK; takes 15 minutes. NJT trains go every 20-30 min. but call for schedules or check online at www.njtransit.com. (2)PATH trains run every 10 minutes or so from various stops to Journal Square (*Note destination! Do not go to Hoboken), change there for Newark; takes about 45 minutes. Both methods drop you at Newark Penn station. Two alternatives from there: (1) Take a cab west on Raymond Blvd, right onto Washington Street, left onto Bleeker Street, left onto University Ave, and then 1 block to CMBN (3 minutes) or (2) Take local Newark subway/light rail -- very clean & safe -- from lower level of Newark train station, 2 stops to Washington Street (choose “underground” fare $0.70 – remember to validate ticket at orange machine in station). Exit Washington Street station on the left side (labeled Plane Street) and turn right toward University Ave. Then turn right at the intersection onto University and walk 1 block North to CMBN (197 University Ave) on the left, just past the intersection with Warren Street. Due to construction, you will need to walk past Boyden Hall (on the left) and go up the stairs to the Plaza (Rutgers arch overhead). At the top of the stairs, turn left and you will see Aidekman Hall straight ahead. Someone will be at the front desk to greet you.


If you arrive at the Broad Street, NEWARK Station, take a Cab east on University just past Bleeker St at crosswalk midway down the block. Go up the statirs to the Plaza (Rutgers arch overhead). At the top of the stairs, turn left and you will see Aidekman Hall straight ahead. Someone will be at the front desk to greet you (3 minutes).


By Car

Lincoln Tunnel and George Washington Bridge: Follow signs to NJ TURNPIKE SOUTH. See Turnpike directions above.


Holland Tunnel: Go through tunnel and stay in left lane after exiting; follow signs for Rts. 1 & 9 (take car route; no trucks) staying to the far left. Follow signs to the PULASKI SKYWAY. Keep on the left as cars merge in on the right. Take Skyway over two rivers and exit on your right on RAYMOND Blvd. Follow exit through a stop sign and merge onto Raymond Blvd., going right at second stop sign. Follow Raymond Blvd. all the way through Newark, under the train station, to BROAD Street. Continue on Raymond 2 more blocks and then turn RIGHT onto WASHINGTON. At the 4th intersection, make a left onto BLEEKER St. pass the first intersection (University Ave) and our parking lot (Plaza Lot) is located on the left hand side BEFORE Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. 


 

Contact Us

Directions from Central New Jersey and Points South

Mailing Address

E-Mail

Telephone & Fax

Phone: (973) 353-3593


Fax:  (973) 353-1760

Infancy Studies Laboratory

CMBN, Rutgers University

197 University Ave

Newark, NJ 07102

If you wish to speak to the program director, Dr. April Benasich, you can find the appropriate contact information on her personnel page.

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