Maps and Area Information

The School of Physician Assistant Studies is located in the George T. Harrell Medical Education Building located at 1104 Newell Drive, Gainesville, FL 32610.  The building is located behind the Health Science Center between the McKnight Brain Institute and HPNP building.

Numerous websites contain maps that may be helpful to visitors to the University and the School of Physician Assistant Studies. Visit the following websites for maps and additional information on driving routes, parking, and lodging:

Driving Routes ( This webpage provides directions to U.F. from several Florida cities and interstates

Parking ( This webpage identifies parking facilities for visitors. Click on “Parking” and select “Parking Maps” and “Visitors” for complete information.

Health Science Center ( This webpage also provides a link to HSC Gainesville parking and shuttle.

University of Florida Campus ( This website provides a selection of 13 maps showing different sections of the UF campus. Map #5 (SE Campus) shows the “Health Science Ctr. Admin.Services” building, home of the PA Program, at the bottom right-hand side of the map.

Gainesville Area ( This map shows the city of Gainesville as well as a list of various establishments and services such as lodging and entertainment. By clicking on any of the hotels and motels listed, visitors can locate the lodging’s proximity to the UF Health Science Center.

Lodging and Dining

The list below is provided by the School of Physician Assistant Studies to applicants invited for interview and identifies hotels and motels closest to the School as well as several major restaurants in the vicinity.

Nearby hotels/motels:

Near I-75 and Archer Road (Highway 24) @ Exit 384:

Cabot Lodge 3726 SW 40th Blvd. 352.375.2400

Gainesville Inn & Suites 4021 SW 40th Blvd. 352.373.0392

Holiday Inn Express 3905 SW 43rd St. 352.376.0004

Hampton Inn 4225 SW 40th Blvd. 352.371.4171

Comfort Inn West 3440 SW 40th Blvd. 352.264.1771

Courtyard by Marriott 3700 SW 42nd St. 352.335.9100

Country Inn & Suites 4015 SW 43rd St. 352.375.1550

Near I-75 and Newberry Road (Highway 26) @ Exit 387:

La Quinta Inn 920 NW 69th Ter. 352.332.6466

Newberry Inn 7413 W Newberry Rd. 352.332.8001

Clarion Inn 7417 W Newberry Rd. 352.332.7500

Days Inn I-75 7516 W Newberry Rd. 352.332.3033

Baymont Inn and Suites 6901 NW 4th Blvd. 352.332.8292

Near I-75 and NW 39th Ave. (Highway 222) @ Exit 390:

Best Western Gateway Grand 4200 NW 97th Blvd. 352.331.3336

Near campus/downtown/ SW 13th St.

Holiday Inn University Center 1250 W University Ave. 352.376.1661

Rush Lake Motel 1410 SW 16th Ave. 352.373.5000

Days Inn 1901 SW 13th St. 352.376.2222

Best Value Inn 1900 SW 13th St. 352.372.1880

Comfort Inn University 2435 SW 13th St. 352.373.6500

Paramount Resort 2900 SW 13th St. 352.377.4000

Hilton UF Conference Center 1714 SW 34th St. 352.371.3600

Nearby restaurants:

Many restaurants are located near Exits 384, 387, and 390 on I-75, just a few miles from the campus. Archer Road, which leads from the medical campus west to I-75, boasts a mall which adds a number of popular chain restaurants to the list. Included in these are Carrabba’s, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Texas Roadhouse, Cracker Barrel, Crisper’s, Sonny’s BBQ, TGI Friday’s, and Panera Bread. SW 13th Street offers IHOP, several Chinese/Thai restaurants, and Mexican food. In addition, both areas offer many fast-food establishments.