Nyumburu Cultural Center
University of Maryland, College Park
4018 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742


Holiday Inn Express & Suites (College Park-University Area)
9020 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD 20740
(301) 441-8110

Cambria Hotel  (College Park)
8321 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD 20740
(301) 595-2600

University of Maryland Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
3401 University Blvd. E., Hyattsville, MD 20783
(301) 985-7300


The closest garage to the Nyumburu Center is the Union Lane Garage

Union Lane Garage is equipped with pay stations to purchase parking in increments of 1 hour.

There are pay stations located at the pedestrian entrances/exits to the garage. You can pay for time with credit card, cash or through the Parkmobile app.

  1. Park in garage.
  2. Take note of your space number.
  3. Make payment.
  4. Optional: Add additional time later either at a pay station or by using your cell phone.

The pay stations will issue a paper receipt for your records, which you do not need to display in your vehicle.Note: Pay stations do not issue change.


From Reagan/National Airport (26 miles to UMD-CP):

Ride Share or Taxi fare from Reagan/National Airport to College Park is typically ~$50. There is a Metrorail line servicing College Park from National/Reagan to College Park. Take the Yellow Line to the College Park-University of Maryland stop. Metro fare is between $3-$6, depending on whether you are traveling during the peak time. A free UMD Shuttle (#104) can transport you to the Regents garage. The Nyumburu Center is 1 block from this stop.

From BWI Airport (26 miles to UMD-CP):

The Greenbelt-BWI Airport Express Line (Bus B30) is an hourly nonstop bus service from BWI to Greenbelt Metro Station. From the Greenbelt Metro station. The fare for Bus B30 is ($7.50)You can then 1. taxi, 2. Ride Share or 3. take the Metro one stop to the College Park station where you can ride the free UMD Shuttle (#104) to campus.

Also available is the BWI Taxi Service. The fare is ~$80 to College Park.

From Dulles International Airport (34 miles to UMD-CP):

There is no direct Metrorail service from Dulles to UMD. Taxi or Ride Share to/from College Park is ~$75 due to D.C. metro traffic. Please note that the fastest route is typically 1 to 1.5 hours.


Super Shuttle

Go Airport Shuttle

These companies offer 24-hr. door-to-door service to most hotels, homes, and offices in the Baltimore-Washington-Northern Virginia metro area. The fare to College Park from BWI Airport is ~$40; from National/Reagan Airport the fare is ~$40; from Dulles, ~$60.

Reservations are highly recommended for airport departure.

Reservations for your return to the airport are required and must be submitted at least 24 hours in advance.