Directions and Parking

Directions and Parking

Penn State Children’s Hospital is on the campus of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Parking is free to patients and visitors.

Our free shuttles make it easy to get around campus once you’re here.

Valet Parking is available at the main entrance for patients and visitors for a nominal fee per vehicle.

Map your drive

Use this address to find us
using any online map or GPS:

500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
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Step-by-step driving directions to Children’s Hospital

From Route 322 (also known as Governor Road):

  1. Turn south onto University Drive where you will see a sign for the main campus entrance to Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
  2. Follow University Drive to the first stop sign.
  3. Continue straight, and you will pass the entrance for the main hospital, the Cancer Institute, and the Children’s Hospital.

Download our step-by-step directions along with our hospital map and directory.

A large and colorful metal sculpture greets patients and visitors to Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital
A large and colorful metal sculpture greets patients and visitors to Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital

Where to park

Park for free at the Centerview Parking Garage or valet park at the main Medical Center entrance.

Find your way around campus

Our detailed maps help you navigate to the Penn State Children’s Hospital, the Centerview Parking Garage, or any other location on the Medical Center campus.

  • Campus map (PDF): the map shows the major roads and buildings, including the Children’s Hospital and the Centerview Parking Garage, where most patients and visitors park
  • Children’s Hospital building directory (PDF): with five floors in the Children’s Hospital, it’s helpful to know where to find all of our services. The building directory shows what is on each floor of the hospital, including room numbers and services.

Free shuttles

Our free shuttles make it easy to get around campus once you’re here. Learn more about our shuttles.

Hospital entrances 

Where you enter may change depending on the day and time that you come to the Children’s Hospital.

The Children’s Hospital entrance is locked in the evening and on weekends, and you will need to use the main Medical Center entrance to access the Children’s Hospital.

Children’s Hospital entrance
Children’s Hospital entrance

Where you enter may change depending on the day and time that you come to the Children’s Hospital.

The Children’s Hospital entrance is locked at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and all weekend, and you will need to use the main Medical Center entrance to access the Children’s Hospital.