Planning Your Visit to Liberty
Liberty University is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and is taking every precaution necessary to ensure the safety of all students and guests. Therefore, we have decided to cancel all on-campus events through May 31. This includes 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.
Learn how to experience all that Liberty University has to offer through our virtual experiences.
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 complimentary service to and from our campus comes at no charge to you. Please contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (434) 582-2064 to arrange your transportation. Your request is best provided when received 48 hours prior to your arrival.
Current Liberty University Students seeking shuttle services may contact Liberty University Transit.
*Please note that transportation is not offered through May 31st, 2020. We will resume providing this service starting June 1 during the following operating hours:
- Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
We are excited to welcome you to our campus! Please use 3699 Wards Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24501 when entering your address for your trip!
Directions to Liberty University
Northbound on 29
Take 460 E to the exit for Candlers Mountain. Rd/Liberty University. At the stop sign, make a right. Go to the first light and make a left onto University Blvd. Stay straight through light and enter Liberty’s campus.
Southbound on 29 Business
Take Exit 8b. Go through the first light. At the second light, make a right on S 670 (there is a Liberty University sign with an arrow pointing to the right). Go two more lights. Make a right on University Blvd. Stay straight through light and enter Liberty’s campus.
Eastbound on 460
Take the Candlers Mountain. Rd./Liberty University exit. At the stop sign, make a right. Go to the first light and make a left onto University Blvd. Stay straight through light and enter Liberty’s campus.
Westbound on 460 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. Walk up the main entryway of the building and the Visitors Center will be on the left.
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 University” Exit and proceed to the left-hand turn lane at the intersection of University Blvd and Evans Blvd. Take the left-hand turn from the light onto University Blvd, and continue on University Blvd passed the Football stadium (on your right). Once passed the Football stadium the Welcome Center is the next building on your right.
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!
Microtel Inn & Suites
5704 Seminole Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
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Current LUO Intensive Students
If you are taking an intensive on campus, please visit Intensive Lodging.