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Conference Location

University of Rochester School of Nursing
Helen Wood Hall
255 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14642


Take 390 South to exit 16A (signs also for Strong Memorial Hospital). Bear right off of the exit ramp which will put you on East River Rd (there aren’t any signs). At the first light make a right onto Kendrick Rd, follow Kendrick across the bridge and past Lattimore Road to Crittenden Boulevard.  Turn right onto Crittenden Boulevard, the take your first right into the Saunders Building Visitor Lot (Lot 14 CTSB).


Take 490 West to Exit 17 - Goodman St. At the light off the exit ramp make a left onto Goodman St. Take Goodman all the way to the end to Elmwood Ave (the street ends at Elmwood). Make a right onto Elmwood Ave and at the 2nd light make a left onto Mt. Hope Ave (also Rte. 15) – it’s the first main intersection you will encounter. At the first intersection on Mt. Hope (there will be a Hess station on your right) make a right onto Crittenden Blvd. Travel down Crittenden Blvd. until your reach the Saunders Research Building on your left.  Turn left into the Saunders Research Building Visitor Lot(Lot 14 CTSB).

Guest Parking at the School of Nursing

Parking is available in Lot 14-CTSB (entrance on Crittenden Boulevard).  Please see the Medical Center Parking Brochure here: for information about fees and payment options.

Directions to Loretta C. Ford Education Wing (Classrooms 1W501, 1W502, 1W509, 1W510, Auditorium (1W304)

The most straightforward way to access the Loretta C. Ford Education Wing is through the Saunders Research Building.

Entering the Saunders Research Building from the front entrance.

From Lot 14 CTSB, walk toward Crittenden Boulevard and the parking attendant booth until you reach the door which has the number “267” above it.  The door will be facing Crittenden Boulevard you will be in a large lobby.  Turn left after you enter and proceed down the stairs or wheelchair ramp toward the 2 sets of double doors with the words “School of Nursing” written above them.  Walk through those doors a short distance and the Auditorium will be to your left and a hallway of classrooms to your right.

Directions to the Main Wing  of  Helen Wood Hall (Classrooms 1W205, 1W216, 2W216, 3W134, Evarts Lounge, Conference Rooms 1W149 & 3W301, and all offices)

From Lot 14 CTSB, walk east down Crittenden towards Mt. Hope.  Helen Wood Hall is the 2nd building on your right, number 255.  When you enter here, you should then follow the signs to classrooms or offices. All rooms which start with 1 are on the first floor, those that start with 2 are on the second floor etc.  As you enter there is an elevator ahead of you on the left, and a stairwell ahead of you on the right.