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Capital Gallery

Graduate School USA at Washington, D.C.
600 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20024-2520
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The Capital Gallery building is located adjacent to the L’Enfant Plaza Metro stop (7th & Maryland Ave. exit). The L’Enfant Plaza Metro stop serves the Blue, Orange, Yellow and Green lines. We are conveniently situated one block off the National Mall and the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum. This location is also easily accessible by VRE train, bus and car. Parking is available at commercial rates both in our building and across the street at the Holiday Inn garage.

Graduate School USA provides an Internet lounge for its Capital Gallery participants and there is also a small student sitting lounge. Food is available both in the building (Starbucks, Vie de France) and near-by (Holiday Inn, Quiznos, Wall Street Deli, McDonald’s).

First Floor Reception Desk hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday Customer Support Center: Call Center Phone: 202-314-3300 or toll-free at 888-744-GRAD Representatives Available: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday

Email: customersupport@graduateschool.edu
Fax: 866-FAX-GRAD
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Accommodations

Hotel Address Phone
Club Quarters 839 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC (202) 463-6400
Fax: (202) 463-6401
Participants identifying themselves with the code word "Graduate School" to Club Quarters will receive GSA per diem room rates. Reservations may be made by telephone or online.

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol at the Smithsonian 550 C Street S.W. Washington, DC (202) 479-4000
Fax (202) 479-4353
L'Enfant Plaza Hotel 480 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W.
Washington, DC
(202) 484-1000
Fax (202) 646-4456
Residence Inn Washington, DC /Capitol 333 E St. SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 484-8280
Fax (202) 484-7340
Marriott Metro Center 775 12th Street, NW,
Washington, DC
(202) 737-2200
J.W. Marriott Hotel 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Washington, DC
(202) 393-2000
AKA White House 1710 H Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 904-2500
Virginia Hotels Accessible by Metro
Crystal City Marriott 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1),
Arlington, VA
(703) 413-5500
Crystal Gateway Marriott 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1),
Arlington, VA
(703) 920-3230
Doubletree Hotel Crystal City 300 Army Navy Drive,
Arlington, VA
(703) 416-4100
Holiday Inn National Airport/Crystal City 2650 Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1),
Arlington, VA
(703) 684-7200
Holiday Inn -- Rosslyn at Key Bridge 1900 North Fort Myer Drive,
Arlington, VA
(703) 522-0400
Key Bridge Marriott (Rosslyn) 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA (703) 524-6400
AKA Virginia Square 3409 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 294-6415

Directions

Directions to the Capital Gallery

Directions to Capital Gallery

Directions for Metro

Take the Metrorail orange, blue, yellow or green line to the L'Enfant Plaza Station. Take the 7th and Maryland Avenue exit. The building is at the top of the escalator. Click here for a Metrorail System Map.

Directions from Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)

Directions from Dulles International Airport
Public Transportation -- take the 5A Metrobus, DC-Dulles Line from Dulles directly to L'Enfant Plaza. Driving -- take the Dulles Access Road to I-66. Continue on I-66 following the Directions from the West below.

Directions from Reagan National Airport

  • Public Transportation -- take the Yellow line Metrorail at the Reagan National Airport Station to the L'Enfant Plaza Station.
  • Driving -- follow the signs for Washington, D.C. when exiting the airport or for Route 1 north when leaving the car rental companies. Exit onto I-395 North. Cross the 14th Street bridge staying in the two left lanes. At the corner of 14th Street and Independence Avenue (2nd light) make a right onto Independence Avenue. Make a right on 6th Street. The parking garage entrance is on 6th Street on the right at light with C Street, SW.

Directions from Virginia Railway Express (VRE)
The VRE L'Enfant Station is directly behind the Graduate School USA building. Take the VRE to the L'Enfant Station, exit on the 7th Street side and make a right at the bottom of the stairs. Make another right at the end of the building and walk past the Metro escalators and into the building.

Driving from Baltimore
Take the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) to exit 7, route 295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway), going in the direction of Washington, DC. Drive approximately 20 miles to the Howard Road exit. Proceed towards downtown Washington. Exit onto I-395 South (Richmond). Once on I-395, take the first exit marked 6th Street. The parking garage entrance is on 6th Street on the right at light with C Street, SW.

Driving from the Northeast
Take I-95 South to Route 50 West. Route 50 becomes New York Avenue. Turn left from New York Avenue onto 7th Street, NW. Continue across Independence Avenue. The Graduate School USA building is on the left between 6th and 7th Streets, SW. The parking garage entrance is on 6th Street on the right at light with C Street, SW.

Driving from the South
Take I-95 North to I-395 North. Follow the sign for Route 1 north. Continue to Independence Avenue and turn right. Turn right again onto 6th Street, SW. The parking garage entrance is on 6th Street on the right at light with C Street, SW.

Driving from Southern Maryland/Southeast D.C.
Take I-295 North to I-395. Take the second exit ramp to 6th Street, SW. You will be headed north on 6th Street. Continue 3 blocks north on 6th Street. The parking garage entrance is on 6th Street on the left at light with C Street, SW.

Driving from the West
Take Route 50 East or I-66 East from the Washington Beltway and follow the signs for Roosevelt Bridge and Constitution Avenue. At the end of the Roosevelt Bridge stay straight on Constitution Avenue and make a right onto 14th Street, NW. Turn left onto Independence Avenue. Turn right onto 6th Street, SW. The parking garage entrance is on 6th Street on the right at light with C Street, SW.

Driving from the Northwest
Take I-270 South to I-495 (Washington Beltway) toward Northern Virginia. Follow I-495, cross the Potomac River and take the exit at the end of the bridge to the George Washington Parkway South. Take the Parkway to I-395 North. Follow the sign for Route 1 North. Continue to Independence Avenue and turn right onto Independence. Turn right again at 6th Street, SW. The parking garage entrance is on 6th Street on the right at light with C Street, SW.

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