University buildings and underpass

How to find us

Travel information, directions and maps to Lancaster University Assessment Centre

Public transport and travel information

Please see travel details for how to get to Lancaster University.

We encourage everyone to use public transport where possible but appreciate that for students coming from outside Lancaster or who have particular travel needs this may not be possible.

If you come by car be aware that parking on campus is charged for (Blue badge holders are exempt.) If you need to travel by car and don’t have a Blue Badge, please tell us and we’ll provide you with a parking permit scratch card.

Directions to University House

When you arrive at Lancaster University, please go to University House (no 32 on the Assessment Centre map). Make yourself known at reception. A member of the Centre staff will come to meet you and take you to the assessment room.


the university underpass with a bus
University underpass

Arriving by bus

If you arrive by bus you should get off at the underpass bus stop. This is also the best place to catch the bus afterwards. Take the stairs or lift up to Alexandra Square.

University House
University House

University House from the square

Once you arrive in Alexandra Square, University House is in the corner of the square, opposite the entrance to the library.

Arriving by car

If you arrive by car, you should aim to park in Visitor car park A (see, Parking Zones Map).

Blue badge holders

Dedicated spaces are provided at no charge, although you will need to display your blue badge.

Please make sure you leave plenty of time to find a parking space. Please be aware that parking enforcement is in operation. Please see the University’s car parking pages for more information.

Walk to University House. The main entrance is on the north side facing the Chaplaincy Centre and the drop-off point near the Security Lodge on Bowland Avenue South.

University House
University House