SAINT FRANCIS UNIVERSITY
A mountain of opportunities...
S A IN T FR A NC I S U N I V E R SI T Y
Admissions General Campus 26 Fine Arts Center 44 Raymond Hall/University Religious 16 Saint Agnes Hall
21 Admissions Parking 1 Main Campus Entrance 28 Saint Joseph Service Center/ 2 To Saint Francis Friary 18 Pine View Terrace Townhouses
Purchasing 45 Saint Joseph Shrine & Gardens
27 Padua Hall/Admissions Office 3 Dorothy Day Center 20 Saint Clare Hall
29 Grounds Garage/Receiving 46 Torvian Dining Hall 37 Saint Francis Friar Residence
5 Small Business Development 35 East Gate Hall
Center 30 Scotus Hall / 52 South Campus Entrance 39 Saint Francis Hall
Athletics 36 Bach Family Honors House
7 Spalding Cottage Office of the President 53 Lake Saint Francis 40 Immaculate Conception Chapel
4 To Immergrün Golf Course 39 Saint Francis Hall
8 John P. Murtha Rural Telehealth 31 Saint Francis Fountain 55 Roundstone Cottage 43 Franciscan Cemetery
9 Practice Soccer/Softball Field 47 Giles Hall
Research Center 32 Schwab Hall 56 Watershed Nature Trail 48 Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, 49 Amici Hall
10 Soccer Game Field
17 JFK Student Center 34 East Campus Entrance Pieta Shrine, Stations of the
11 Maurice Stokes Athletic Cross 50 Saint Louis Hall
23 Pasquerilla Library/ 38 Cafe Gubbio Visitor/Commuter Parking
Center/DeGol Arena 51 Ave Maria Hall
12 Track Throws Area 41 Bell Tower 6 Visitor Parking
24 DiSepio Institute for Rural Health Student Housing 54 Christian Hall
19 DeGol Field/Fr. Bede Track 42 Southern Alleghenies 13 Commuter Parking
Museum of Art 14 Saint Joan of Arc Hall
33 DeGol Field House 25 Sullivan Hall 22 Visitor Parking
15 Saint Elizabeth Hall
Erie and the surrounding areas Baltimore, Washington, DC and Virginia
Take I-79 south to Rt. 422 east to Take I-270 north to I-70 west to
Ebensburg. Proceed into town. Turn Breezewood. Take PA Turnpike (I-76)
left at light (Otto Mart will be on your right). Continue straight at next light in the west to Bedford (220 North/I-99
center of town at the intersection of High Street and Center Street. Turn left at light North) exit. Turn left after toll booth.
onto Manor Drive (Best Gas Station on left). Take this road past the Laurel Crest At top of the hill, turn left onto
Manor approximately 6 miles to University entrance on right. Rt. 220 north to Altoona. Follow exit
marked Rt. 22, Ebensburg/
Cleveland Hollidaysburg. Take Rt. 22 west to
Take I-80 east (Ohio Turnpike) to I-79 South. Travel 422 east to Ebensburg. Lilly/Portage exit. Turn right on Rt. 53
Continue from Ebensburg—previous paragraph. north. Turn left at the ﬁrst trafﬁc light
(at Sheetz). 200 yards beyond overpass,
From Northeastern Pennsylvania/Central New Jersey bear right at “Saint Francis University”
Take I-80 south to I-80 west to exit 161 (Bellefonte). Take US99/Rt. 220 south sign onto St. Joseph Street. Take this
approximately 50 miles to Altoona and Rt. 22 west. Take Rt. 22 west to Lilly/Portage road 4 miles to Loretto. At Village
exit. Turn right onto Rt. 53 north. Continue on Rt. 53 north approximately two miles Cross monument on trafﬁc circle, bear
to trafﬁc light (Sheetz on left). Turn left at light and continue beneath railroad left. University is roughly 200 yards on the left.
overpass. 200 yards beyond overpass, bear right at Saint Francis University sign
onto St. Joseph Street. Take this road four miles to Loretto. At Village Cross
monument on trafﬁc circle, bear left. Saint Francis University entrance is 200 yards
Pittsburgh! ! 90 miles
Baltimore! ! 185 miles
Cleveland! ! 200 miles
Scranton! ! 210 miles
Philadelphia! ! 230 miles
Buffalo!! ! 260 miles
Columbus! ! 270 miles
New York City! ! 300 miles
If you are programming your GPS, set it to:
117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto, PA 15940
Places to Stay
Loretto, PA Duncansville, PA Motel 6
(Less than a mile to campus) (Approximately 14 miles to campus) 1500 Sterling Street
Staff Pick! 814.946.7601
Spring Hill Bed & Breakfast Comfort Inn 10% off with SFU Family Discount
246 Spring Hill Lane 130 Patchway Road Card
Loretto, PA 15940 814.693.1800
814.886.2020 10% off with SFU Family Discount Quality Inn
10% off with SFU Family Discount Card 2915 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
$59+tax Flat Rate with SFU Family
Cresson, PA Discount Card
(Approximately 6 miles to campus) (Approximately 18 miles to campus)
Cresson House Bed & Breakfast Johnstown, PA
417 Park Avenue (Approximately 30 miles to campus)
814.886.5014 Hampton Inn
Convention Center Drive
10% off with SFU Family Discount 129 Commerce Court
$109+tax Flat Rate with SFU Family
Discount Card 10% off with SFU Family Discount
Ebensburg, PA Card
(Approximately 8 miles to campus) Econo Lodge
Comfort Inn Sleep Inn
2906 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
111 Cook St. 453 Theatre Drive
10% off with SFU Family Discount
10% off with SFU Family Discount 10% off with SFU Family Discount
Holiday Inn Express
Noon Collins Inn 3306 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
114 East High Street 814.944.9661
814.472.4311 10% off with SFU Family Discount
10% off with SFU Family Discount
Card You will find a printable
Hampton Inn Family Discount Card at the
(Approximately 10 miles to campus)
180 Charlotte Dr. end of this document.
Majestic World Lodge 10% off with SFU Family Discount Please note: The discount
(10% oﬀ with FDC) Card only applies to prospective
679 Memory Lane
814.693.0189 students and their families.
Sporting Teams Historical Attractions
Altoona Curve Johnstown Flood National Memorial
Minor League Baseball Team http://www.nps.gov/jofl/
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
Johnstown Chiefs http://www.nps.gov/alpo/
Minor League Hockey Team
http://www.johnstownchiefs.com/ Horseshoe Curve—Altoona, PA
Blue Knob Ski Resort The Johnstown Inclined Plane
Hidden Valley and Seven Springs Ski Resorts Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
DelGrosso Amusement Park State Parks
http://www.delgrossos.com/dap.html Prince Gallitzin
Allegheny Mountains Visitors Bureau Laurel Ridge
Places to Eat
Italian Village Pizza - Loretto, PA
Prices range from $4.00 - $10.00 (Italian fare)
Turn right out of the main entrance of the University. Travel through Loretto (bear right at circle with monument) and make
the first right onto Saint Catherine Street. Italian Village Pizza will be on your left.
Vito’s Restaurant & Pizzaria - Cresson, PA
Prices range from $6.00 - $10.00 (Italian fare)
Turn right out of the main entrance of the University. Travel through Loretto (bear right at circle with monument) and travel
approximately 4 miles to the first stop sign. Turn left into Cresson (Dollar General on left) onto Admiral Peary Highway (Rt.
53). Travel past the McDonald’s on left and under the railroad overpass. Immediately following the railroad overpass turn
left onto Front Street. Vito’s is in the fourth block down on the right.
Cresson Springs Restaurant - Cresson, PA
Prices range from $5.00 - $9.00 (Wide variety of fare)
Follow above directions to Vito’s Restaurant & Pizzaria. Instead of turning left immediately after the railroad overpass
continue straight on Admiral Peary Highway (Rt. 53). At the next intersection turn right. Cresson Springs sits on the corner.
Saint Francis University (All located on campus)
Trovian Dining Hall (Wide variety of fare)
Frankies (Wide variety of fare)
Located on the bottom level of JFK Student Center
Cafe Gubbio (Proudly serving Starbucks)
Off the Rak - Ebensburg, PA
Prices range from $7.00 - $15.00 (Wide variety of fare)
Turn left out of the main entrance of the University. Travel 7 miles to the first traffic light. Turn left at the light. Bear right
onto the ramp leading to 22 East towards Blairsville, Pittsburgh. Travel approximately 3-4 miles, past the intersection to the
Wal-Mart Plaza, to the next large intersection (McDonald’s and Wendy’s on right). Turn left at this light and follow sign to
the Ebensburg Mini Mall. Travel to the next stop sign. Turn right at the stop sign onto New Germany Road. The Mini Mall is
located directly on your right. Off the Rak is the last building on the right.
Amici’s Ristorante - Ebensburg, PA Staff Pick!
Prices range from $8.00 - $20.00 (Italian fare)
Turn left out of the main entrance of the University. Travel 7 miles to the first traffic light. Turn right at light onto Main
Street. Follow Main Street towards the center of town and up the large hill. At the top of the hill is the main intersection.
Amici’s will be on your left.
More Places to Eat
There are a variety of restaurants located along the Plank Road Exit in Altoona To the right is Friendly’s, Ruby Tuesday’s,
Outback Steakhouse, T.G.I. Friday’s. To the left is the mall (Applebee’s is in the mall), Denny’s, and Eat-N-Park. If you are
looking for fine dining we suggest The Allegro. This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine. It is located on Broad Avenue
and 40th street. To make reservations call 814-946-5216. Turn right out of main entrance of the University. Travel through
Loretto (bear right at circle with monument) and travel approximately 5 miles to the first stop sign. Turn left into Cresson
(Dollar General on left) onto Admiral Peary Highway (Rt. 53). Travel to the next traffic light at the Sheetz Gas Station.
Continue straight through light up hill. At the top of the hill follow signs to 22 West, Hollidaysburg, Altoona. Enter 22 East
and travel approximately ten miles. 22 East will split, follow signs to 220 North/I-99, Altoona. The first exit off of 220
North/I-99 is Plank Road Exit.
165 Patchway Road
Duncansville, PA 16635
There are a variety of restaurants located in and around the mall in Johnstown. In the mall complex is Lone Star and
Ponderosa. Located inside the mall is the Ground Round and the Italian Oven Restaurant. Turn left out of the main entrance
of the University. Travel 7 miles to the first traffic light. Turn left at the light. Bear right onto the ramp leading to 22 East
towards Blairsville, Pittsburgh. Travel approximately 4 miles, past the McDonald’s and Wendy’s. Bear right onto the ramp
leading to 219 South towards Johnstown. Follow 219 South approximately 12 miles to the Galleria Drive Exit. Turn left at
the top of the exit ramp. Red Lobster, Perkins, and Applebee’s are all located on Galleria Drive. The mall entrance is located
off Galleria Drive.
Richland Town Center Johnstown
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar
425 Galleria Drive
When visiting Saint Francis University, use this card at the
accommodations listed previously to receive a special
When pulling into the main entrance of Saint Francis
University, follow Evergreen Drive to the ﬁrst stop sign.
Take a right onto Pineview Drive. The Admissions Visitor
parking is located immediately on your left, next to the
Pasquerilla Library. Admissions Visitor parking signs will
designate the parking spaces. We ask that you please print,
cut, and ﬁll out the temporary parking permit and display
so it is visible from your front windshield.
Overﬂow parking is available, down the hill behind the
library, on Lakeview Drive.
The Saint Francis University Admissions Ofﬁce is located in
Padua Hall, which is directly across from the Immaculate
Conception Chapel and between Sullivan Hall and Scotus
Location-John F. Kennedy
The John F. Kennedy Student Center is located on Evergreen
When parking on campus, please keep this tag Drive next to the DeGol Field and directly across from Saint
visible. Agnes Residence Hall.