Planning Your Visit to Liberty
Liberty University continues to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and is taking every precaution necessary to ensure the safety of all students and guests. All events have been canceled on-campus through June 9 including Daily Campus Tours, College For A Weekend, ExperienceLU, and Graduate Preview Days. We encourage our visitors to schedule their Virtual Admissions Session today to see our campus and get your questions answered with our Admissions Office.
On June 10, 2020, Liberty University will resume Daily Campus Tours, DecideLU, and ExperienceLU events. Daily Campus Tours will be limited to individual family tours for the safety of our guests and student guides upon reopening.
Learn how to experience all that Liberty University has to offer through our virtual experiences.
If you are registered to visit Liberty University for an upcoming event or daily tour, please be aware that all guests will be required to wear a face covering to remain in compliance with Executive Order (EO-63) issued by the Governor of Virginia.
Check out our Visitors Guide, or take a look below for more information!
We offer complimentary pick-up and drop-off service to prospective students and their families when coming to tour our beautiful campus.* This service is available to and from the following locations in Lynchburg, Va.:
This service to and from our campus comes at no charge to you. Please contact our team at email@example.com or (434) 582-2064 to arrange your transportation. Your request is best provided when received 48 hours before your arrival.
Current Liberty University Students seeking shuttle services may contact Liberty University Transit.
*Please note that transportation is not offered through June 9, 2020. We will resume providing this service starting June 10 during the following operating hours:
- Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
12 – 6 p.m.
We are excited to welcome you to our campus! Please use 1971 University Boulevard, Lynchburg, VA, 24515 when entering your address for your trip!
Directions to Liberty University
Northbound on 29
Stay straight on Business 29 N when passing the Lynchburg Regional Airport. Turn right (through the tunnel) onto Liberty University Drive (5th stoplight after US460/US29N interchange) to enter Liberty’s campus.
Southbound on 29 Business
Stay on Business 29 S to Liberty University Drive. Turn left (through the tunnel) onto Liberty University Drive to enter Liberty’s campus.
Eastbound on 460 (Jerry Falwell Pkwy)
Take the Liberty Mountain Drive exit to round-about. Go to the second right off the round-about to Liberty Mountain Drive. Turn left at the stop sign onto Liberty University Drive. At the first round-about, follow the curve to stay on Liberty University Drive to second round-about to bring you onto the main campus.
Westbound on 460 (Jerry Falwell Pkwy) or Northbound on 501
Take the Candlers Mountain. Rd. / University Blvd. exit. At light make a left and enter Liberty’s campus.
We recommend all those driving South on I-81 to look over your online or GPS directions. We’d advise all those traveling South on I-81 to not take route 501 South out of Lexington to Lynchburg. Although route 501 is a beautiful drive, it is a winding road.
We suggest you take I-64 East to Charlottesville and then US 29 South to 460 West to arrive at Liberty University.
Directions to the Hancock Welcome Center
From Candler’s Mountain Road
As you enter the main entrance of campus, from the intersection of University Blvd and Candler’s Mountain Rd, continue past the football stadium. The Hancock Welcome Center is the next building on the right. Turn right into the Hancock Welcome Center parking lot.
From Wards Road coming from 29 North
As you approach the intersection of Harvard St. and Liberty University Drive (once you have passed Wal-Mart on your left) get into the right-hand turn lane, and turn into the brick tunnel. Continue straight through the main intersection. Once you reach the crest of the hill you will see Williams Football Stadium on your left, and to your immediate right is the Hancock Welcome Center.
460 East Bound (Jerry Falwell Pkwy)
Take the Liberty Mountain Drive exit to round-about. Go to the second right off the round-about to Liberty Mountain Drive. Turn left at the stop sign onto Liberty University Drive. At the first round-about, follow the curve to stay on Liberty University Drive to second round-about to bring you onto the main campus. The Hancock Welcome Center will be on the right through the second (smaller) round-about.
Directions via GPS Coordinates
N37 21.064′ W79 10.747′
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
(Liberty University East Campus)
3777 Candlers Mountain Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
No other hotel in Lynchburg offers a better location, adjacent to Liberty University. The Fairfield Inn & Suites is located within a short walking distance from Liberty University and offers a spectacular view of the LU campus and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. We also offer easy access to Highway 29 (North/South) and Highway 460 (East/West). More than 40 restaurants are located within a 2-mile radius.
The Fairfield Inn & Suites in Lynchburg, VA offers all the comforts of home. Each room is equipped with a 37″ flat-screen TV, mini-fridge, microwave, and iron/ironing board. Amenities include complimentary hot buffet breakfast, fitness center, heated indoor pool, fire pit, valet dry-cleaning, guest laundry service, shuttle service, and extensive business services including 3 meeting rooms and 1,060 square feet of total meeting space. All rooms are 100% non-smoking.
As a guest of Liberty’s campus, you may receive a preferred rate for your accommodations. Contact the Fairfield Inn & Suites directly to learn more!
Bed and Breakfasts in the Area
Current LUO Intensive Students
If you are taking an intensive on campus, please visit Intensive Lodging.