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.  You can enter the GMU parking lot from North Kirkwood Road.  If a parking attendant is on duty, tell the attendant you are going to IHS and take a ticket.  We will validate the parking ticket before you leave.  Alternatively, you can find a ample metered parking on North Fairfax Drive just east of North Kirkwood Road.

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 the GMU campus is on the right-hand side, with parking entrance between Washington Boulevard and North Fairfax Drive.

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 turn right onto Kirkwood Road.  The GMU campus is on the right-hand side, with parking entrance between Washington Boulevard and North Fairfax Drive.

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 to access the parking entrance.

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 to access the parking entrance.

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.  The GMU campus is on the right-hand side, with parking entrance between Washington Boulevard and North Fairfax Drive.

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