Directions to UNC Hospitals Emergency Department

There are currently many construction projects that may affect where you can park and how to get to the Emergency Department. Check the UNC Public Safety website for breaking news.


  • Take Exit 273-A (Hwy 54) towards Chapel Hill
  • After approximately 3 miles, turn onto 15-501 South
  • Go approximately 0.9 mile, then turn right onto Manning Drive
  • Physicians Office Building is 1.0 mile on left
  • From I-85 take I-40 East towards Raleigh
  • Take Exit 273 (Hwy 54) and turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Hwy 54 West
  • After approximately 3 miles, turn onto 15-501 South
  • Go approximately 0.9 mile, then turn right onto Manning Drive
  • Physicians Office Building is 1.0 mile on left
  • Follow I-85 to intersection with Hwy 15-501 South
  • Follow 15-501 South towards Chapel Hill; the highway will divide
  • Remain on 15-501 South (Bypass) bearing left, away from Franklin Street
  • Turn right onto Manning Drive
  • Physicians Office Building is 1.0 mile on left

ONCE ON MANNING DRIVE:

  • After about 1 mile, turn LEFT onto East Drive
  • Turn right into the visitor parking deck
  • Go to the SECOND FLOOR of the Dogwood Parking Deck (Visitor’s Parking)
  • Take the skywalk on the far right corner to the Physician’s Office Building (you will be walking across East Drive)
  • This will take you to the Ground Floor entrance of the Physician’s Office Building (already there) where a resident will be waiting to let you into the building