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:


  • 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.


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.

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


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.