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Brookdale at Lincroft - Main Campus (ALL athletic contests are held at the Lincroft campus)
Brookdale at Neptune
Brookdale at Hazlet
Brookdale at Long Branch
Brookdale at Sandy Hook - Ocean Institute
Brookdale at Wall
Brookdale at Freehold - Branch Campus
Public Transportation to Lincroft
To the Lincroft Campus
From North or South Jersey, use the Garden State Parkway. If you're driving down from North Jersey be sure to use the "Local Exits" lanes after the Raritan Bridge, and NOT the "Express" lanes. 

Southbound:  To avoid the congestion of Exit 109-Red Bank, you can use Exit 114. Keep right - pay the toll -and make a right onto Red Hill Road. Then make a left at the next light onto Crawford Everett Road. (St. Catharine`s Church).  Follow to the end - and at the T make a left onto Route 520 (Newman Springs Road). Head East on Route 520 past Christian Brothers Academy (on the left) and Thompson Park (on the right).  Brookdale will be on your right - look for our red sign at the roundabout.

If you use Exit 109-Red Bank: at the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 520 West (Newman Springs Road).  Stay west on Route 520 about two miles; the College entrance is on the left just past the town of Lincroft. 

Northbound:  Use Exit 109-Red Bank and merge to the far left at the bottom of the Exit ramp. Make the left onto Route 520 West (Newman Springs Road). Stay west on Route 520 about two miles, throught the town of Lincroft; the College entrance is on the left.

From Western New Jersey, take Route 33 towards the Halls Mills Road - NORTH exit. This becomes Kozloski Road; follow north `til the intersection with Route 537. Turn right and continue east on 537 unti it intersects with Route 34. Turn left onto Route 34 North. At the next traffic light, turn right onto Phalanx Road; stay on Phalanx about 3 miles.  The entrance to Brookdale will be on the left after crossing the Swimming River Reservoir bridge.

From Route 18 North:  Exit at 15A-Wayside Road.  Follow to Route 537 to Laird Road to Phalanx Road where you will see the college Entrance on the left after the Reservoir.

From Route 18 South: Use the Route 520 East exit and follow to the College.

Coming from elsewhere in New Jersey or out-of-state?  Use MapQuest to get driving directions and a printable map. Just go to the Directions/Plan Route selection on the site, enter your start address, then enter the end address as 765 Newman Springs Road in Lincroft, NJ, 07738.

Once at Brookdale:

  • Counseling, Admissions & Registration (CAR) - Lots 5 and 6
  • President`s Office, Alumni & Foundation, College Relations - Lot 3
  • Collins Arena & Athletic Fields - Lots 6 and 7
  • Warner Student Life Center - Lots 6 and 7
  • Performing Arts Center, Center for the Visual Arts, Monmouth Museum, Larrison Hall - Lots 1 and 2
  • Outreach, Business & Community Development - Lot 4
  • Purchasing, Facilities, Human Resources - Lots 3 and 5 or Visitor`s Parking Lot
  • Main Academic Complex (MAC, MAN, MAS), Bankier Library - Lot 5
  • Advanced Technology Center - Lot 6 and 6A
  • Gorman Hall, Fitness Center - Lot 4

Driving Around Lincroft and Brookdale
Brookdale is located in the center of a residential neighborhood here in Middletown. Please join us in observing the following local traffic laws, enforced by Middletown Police.
* Campus speed limits are 25 MPH on roadways and 15 MPH in parking lots. The minimum fine for speeding is $78 and two points.
* No left turn from 7-10 AM on Pine Stree, Lindy Lane, or Oak Street.
* No right turn from 2-5 PM on Holly, Laurel, or Hickory Lanes.
* Cutting through the BP/Amoco Station to avoid the traffic light is a violation that carries a substantial fine and two points.
To learn more or ask specific questions please phone the Brookdale Police at (732) 224-2352.

Brookdale at Neptune 
60 Neptune Boulevard, Neptune NJ 07753 -  (732) 774-3363
Visit Brookdale at Neptune online.

From Lincroft to Neptune - When leaving campus from the main entrance,make a left onto Newman Springs Road.Continue straight on Newman Springs Road(Route 520) until you reach the entrance to theGarden State Parkway South (after the fourthlight). Proceed south on the Parkway and exitat Exit 100, following signs for Route 33 East.Follow Route 33 East to Neptune Boulevard(the first light after Jersey Shore UniversityMedical Center). Turn left onto NeptuneBoulevard, and the Center is on your right,opposite the Neptune High School.

To Lincroft from Neptune - Turn left onto Neptune Boulevard when leavingthe Center, and turn right at the first stoplightonto Route 33 West. Continue to the GardenState Parkway North entrance. Take the GSP toExit 109. After leaving the Parkway bear left atthe light onto Newman Springs Road (Route520). Continue through the town of Lincroft(past four traffic lights). About 1/2 mile further,the entrance to the College will be on your left.

Brookdale at Hazlet
1 Crown Plaza, Hazlet, NJ 07730  - (732) 739-6010
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From the Garden State Parkway, use Exit 117.  Bear right after toll onto Route 35 South.  Follow Route 35 South to Union Avenue (by Dearborn Farms) take the jug handle and cross over Route 35. About 3 blocks on your right is Crown Plaza, make a right; we are the first building on the left.

From Route 36 Southbound:  Route 36 South to the Union Avenue turn off. About 1.3 miles on your left is Crown Plaza, make a left and we are the first building on the left. 

From Route 36 Northbound: Route 36 North to Union Avenue, take the jug handle, and go over Route 36. About 1.3 miles on your left is Crown Plaza, Make a left and we are the first building on the left.
Brookdale at Long Branch
Broadway and Third Avenues in Long Branch (732) 229-8440
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From the Garden State Parkway, North or South: Take Exit 105- Route 36 East. Stay on 36 East until the right hand turn onto Broadway (approx. 3 miles). Take Broadway approximately 2 miles all the way through until the McDonald`s on your left. The Center is the next building on the corner of Third and Broadway; parking in the rear.

Brookdale at Sandy Hook - Ocean Institute
Building 53  (Box 533) Sandy Hook, New Jersey 07732
(732) 224-2435 - general information
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Directions from North: Take NJ Garden State Parkway south to Exit 117. After you go through the Parkway tolls, bear to the left and get onto Route 36 East. Follow the signs for Sandy Hook and Gateway National Recreation Area (about 13 miles). Get onto Sandy Hook and follow the signs for the Sandy Hook Lighthouse and Fort Hancock (about 4 miles). Bear to the right of the white missile and get onto Magruder Road and drive 1/4 mile. At the stop sign you will see Brookdale, Building 53, 100 yards West of the lighthouse.

Directions from West: Take NJ Garden State Parkway to Exit 109 and go East on Route 520 about six miles to Sea Bright.Turn left after crossing the Rumson/Sea Bright bridge.Take Route 36 (Ocean Ave.) and drive north about two miles to Sandy Hook Park. 

Directions from South: Take NJ Garden State Parkway North to Exit 105, Route 36 East. Get onto Route 36 East and follow the signs for Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park. About 6 miles from the parkway, at a traffic light on Ocean Blvd.,is a sign for Route 36 North.  Turn left at this light and follow the signs for Sandy Hook and Gateway  National Recreation Area (about 5.5 miles).

Brookdale at Wall
Monmouth Boulevard at 6th Street  (732) 280-7090
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Brookdale at Wall (on the former Camp Evans military installation) shares premises with the New Jersey Coastal Communiversity, a partnership of 7 colleges offering associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree courses to central New Jersey coast residents. Visit the Communiversity online.

From Route 18 South:  Take Route 18 South and exit at 7A. Continue for approximately 1/2 mile until you come to the Stop sign. Make a right at the Stop sign onto Marconi Road. Proceed for 1/4 mile, making a right on to Monmouth Boulevard. Travel 1/4 mile and make a left into the Center.

From New Jersey Garden State Parkway, North or Southbound: Use Exit 98. Take NJ Route 138 (also US 195 here) East to Route 18 North. On 18 North only briefly; take Exit 6C. Make a right turn onto Monmouth Boulevard. Stay on Monmouth Boulevard, going straight at the stop sign. Continue on Monmouth Boulevard for 1/4 mile and make a right turn at the gate near the Brookdale Communiversity sign. Parking and main entrance is on the south side of the building.

From Route 195: Stay on Route 195 until you see the signs for Route 18 North; then follow directions as above.

Brookdale at Freehold -Branch Campus
3680 Route 9 South in Freehold Township  (732) 625-7002 or 7003
Visit Brookdale at Freehold online.

From the Brookdale campus: Use the side entrance and make a right onto Phalanx Road. Continue on Phalanx Road until Route 34; make a left at the light onto Route 34 South. At the first traffic light, make a right onto Route 537. Continue West on Route 537 to Five Points Road (Colts Neck High School); turn right at Route 33 Business District; turn left onto Main Street (537 West); at second light, turn left onto Route 9 South.

The Western Monmouth Campus is about 300 yards on the right. Enter through the jughandle on the right, before the next traffic light. Follow signs for the Bank of America/Freehold Colonial Campus, taking the far right lane past the drive-up tellers. Brookdale is the 2nd building, in the rear.

From the North: Take Route 9 South. The Center is about one mile past the exit for the Freehold Raceway Mall.

From the South: Take Route 9 North. Take the "jughandle" turn on the right, just past Schanck Road; it goes directly into the Center parking lot.

Public Transportationto the Lincroft Campus
The NJ Transit No. 833 bus between Red Bank and Freehold stops regularly at the Lincroft campus. The route runs between the Freehold Bus Terminal and the Red Bank Train Station, with departure and arrival times coordinated with the North Jersey Coast trains. View the complete 833 schedule in PDF format here on the NJ Transit website.