The White Oak Campus is located at 10903 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD, 20993.


By air:

Three major airports serve the area: Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

By ground:

There are several options to reach the White Oak campus, in addition to driving yourself. The Metro stop closest to the campus is the Silver Spring Metro Station, which is on the Red Line. The station is approximately 4 miles, or a 20 minute cab ride, from the White Oak Campus. Taxi services include:
Barwood Taxi, 301-984-1900
Action Taxi, 301-926-2900
Montgomery County Taxicab, 240-767-4488

The GPS address is 10903 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD, 20993

Driving Directions to FDA White Oak Campus:

Directions from the Capital Beltway (I-495) to White Oak Campus
Take the Capital Beltway in Maryland and exit at the following interchange.
Exit 28A, New Hampshire Avenue, MD 650, North, White Oak.
Travel approximately 2 miles on New Hampshire Avenue, MD 650.
The White Oak site is on the right.
Turn right into the first entrance to the site at the Mahan Road/Schindler Drive intersection – there is a signal at this intersection.


There is limited visitor parking available on the White Oak Campus. Public transit, taxi, and carpooling are highly encouraged. All visitors parking on campus are required to go through vehicle screening and to park in Northwest Surface Lot 1, 3, or 4.

Shuttle service is provided from the shuttle shelters located on Northwest Loop Road, near the visitor parking lot exit, to Building 1 for access to Building 31 Great Room.


Visitors attending public meetings in the Building 31 Great Room must enter through Building 1 where they will undergo the routine security check procedures for building entry. A visitor badge and escort, however, are not required to attend a public meeting in the Great Room.


There are many hotel options within a short distance of the White Oak Campus. The list below is a partial list; for additional options go to: https://www.fda.gov/about-fda/white-oak-campus-information/lodging-near-white-oak-conference-center

College Park North Hotel
4095 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705
(4 miles)

College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
3501 University Boulevard East
Hyattsville, MD 20783
(4.1 miles)

Comfort Inn College Park North
4050 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705
(6.2 miles)

Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring Downtown
8506 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(4.4 miles)

Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring North – White Oak
12521 Prosperity Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(2.9 miles)