Directions to IHS

The IHS offices are located on the 4th floor of the Metropolitan Building on the Arlington campus of George Mason University (GMU).

Address

3434 Washington Blvd.
4th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201

Traveling by DC Metrorail

The campus is located two blocks east of the Virginia Square-GMU metro stop, on the Orange Line.  The station exit is at the corner of North Fairfax Drive and North Monroe Street, and the GMU-Arlington campus is within view from the corner. Cross North Fairfax Drive and walk two blocks east to reach the campus, which will be on your left-hand side.

Traveling by Car

There are several ways to get to IHS by car. Please check your map or preferred trip planning website, such as Google Maps or Mapquest, for the best directions from your location.

Visitors may park at Founders Hall Garage, located under the main building of the Law School. To access Founders Hall garage, use the alley behind Founders Hall, Founders Way North. Upon entering Founders Hall Garage, take a parking ticket and bring with you when visiting so that we may validate your parking. Alternatively, you may find ample metered parking on North Fairfax Drive just east of North Kirkwood Road.

Note: IHS is located within the Metropolitan Building, accessible from Founders Hall. Click here to see a campus map.

To access Metropolitan Building from Founders Hall, take the elevator to 1st floor. From the elevator lobby, turn left towards the back of the building, exiting and then crossing over pedestrian bridge. Take the elevator to 4th floor.

From Washington, DC:  Cross over the Roosevelt Bridge westbound and follow signs to the George Washington Parkway North (far right lane).  Once on the parkway, travel approximately 1/2 mile and exit at Spout Run Parkway (left exit).  Cross Route 29 / Lee Highway and Spout Run Parkway becomes North Kirkwood Road.  Continue approximately 1 mile and take a right onto Founders Way N.

From I-66 West: Exit I-66 at Glebe Road/Fairfax Drive (Exit 71).  Turn left onto Glebe Boulevard, then left onto Washington Boulevard.  Continue approximately 1 mile and take a right onto Founders Way N.

From I-66 East: Exit I-66 at Glebe Road/Fairfax Drive (Exit 71).  The exit ramp becomes North Fairfax Drive.  Continue approximately 1 mile on North Fairfax Drive and the GMU campus will be on the left-hand side prior to crossing North Kirkwood Road.  Turn left on North Kirkwood Road. Continue approximately .5 mile and take a left onto Founders Way N.

From I-395 North: Exit I-395 at Glebe Road North (Exit 7B).  Continue approximately 2 miles on Glebe Road, passing Ballston Common Mall on the right.  Continue past Wilson Boulevard, then turn right onto North Fairfax Drive.  Continue approximately 1 mile on North Fairfax Drive and the GMU campus will be on the left-hand side prior to crossing North Kirkwood Road.  Turn left on North Kirkwood Road. Continue approximately .5 mile and take a left onto Founders Way N.

From I-395 South: Exit I-395 at Washington Blvd/VA-27 (Exit 8A) and follow signs toward Clarendon.  Continue approximately 3/4 mile and the ramps merge onto Washington Boulevard.  Continue approximately 2 1/2 miles on Washington Boulevard, crossing 10th Street and Wilson Boulevard.  Turn left at the light onto North Kirkwood Road.  Continue approximately .5 mile and take a right onto Founders Way N.

If you need additional assistance, please call our front desk at 703-993-4880.