There is no better way to experience CNU than to schedule a visit to campus. We have daily information sessions and tours, overnight visits, Open Houses, and special visits for admitted students throughout the year.

If you intend to apply for admission, we encourage you to interview at CNU. While not required for admission, this personal interaction is an important part of the application process.

Note: There is ongoing construction on campus, so allow additional time for check-in and look for directional signage. If you have any special assistance needs, please call us at (757) 594-7015 at least two weeks prior to your visit. We will make every effort to accommodate your requests. 


Campus ToursInterviewsOpen HousePresident's Leadership and Honors Visit DayOnline ChatsGroup Visits

CNU is located in the heart of one the nation’s most historic - and beautiful - areas. Just a short drive away are significant historic sites, such as Colonial Williamsburg, and great beaches on the Virginia coast.

  • Colonial Williamsburg, just 20 minutes away, is the nation's largest outdoor living history museum. Pre-Revolutionary times come alive through reconstructed homes, stores, and taverns populated by interpreters and actors.
  • Virginia Beach offers world-class beaches, great water sports, and a rich nightlife - just 45 minutes from campus.
  • Norfolk, the Mid-Atlantic region's most dynamic and progressive cultural center, is 30 minutes from CNU. With a sparkling downtown waterfront and a proud maritime heritage, Norfolk was recently dubbed a "cultural center of note" by The New York Times.

Along with visiting our campus, find something to do for everyone in the family! From camping, parks, beaches, historic sites, museums, golfing, concerts, amusement parks and more – there is sure to be something for everyone.

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Amusement Parks

Beaches

Camping

Concert Venues

Golfing

Historic Sites

Museums and Attractions

Parks

For an extensive list of things to do in the area visit the Virginia is for Lovers website.

If you’re flying to the area, you have several choices of airports. You can also get to Newport News by train or by bus. Parking is available throughout the campus. (view campus map)


From Richmond, Charlottesville, & Northern Virginia

  • Take I-64 East to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Winchester & Northwestern Virginia

  • Take U.S. 66 East to Rt. 17 South to Fredericksburg.
  • I-95 South to I-295 South to I-64 East.
  • I-64 East to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Martinsville/Danville

  • Take U.S. 58/460 East to I-664 North.
  • I-664 across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Chesapeake, Suffolk, & Portsmouth

  • Follow routes to and across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Norfolk & Virginia Beach

  • Take I-64 West to and across the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
  • Continue on I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Eastern Shore

  • Take U.S. 13 South to and across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel ($10 Toll).
  • U.S. 13 South to the Northampton Boulevard interchange of I-64.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Roanoke/Lynchburg/Petersburg

  • Rt. 460 East to I-664 North.
  • I-664 to and across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Northern Neck

  • Take Rt. 17 South into Newport News.
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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Hotels

  • Comfort Inn
    (757) 249-0200
    12330 Jefferson Ave.
    Newport News
    4.7 miles from CNU
  • Comfort Suites Airport
    (757) 947-1333 / (866) 348-7755
    12570 Jefferson Ave.
    Newport News
    6 miles from CNU
    100% Non-Smoking
  • Country Inn and Suites
    (757) 327-0722
    1069 J. Clyde Morris Blvd.
    Newport News
    4.7 miles from CNU
    100% Smoke & Pet free
    Ask about CNU Discount

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Restaurants and Eateries
 
  • 99 Main
    (757) 599-9885
    99 Main Street
    Newport News (map)
  • Al Fresco
    (757) 873-0644
    11710 Jefferson Ave.
    Newport News (map)
  • Azzuri
    (757) 926-4890
    7 Hidenwood Shopping Center
    Newport News (map)
  • Salsa's
    (757) 596-6080
    704 Mariners Row
    Suite 110
    Newport News (map)
  • Schooners
    (757) 599-4144
    12368 Warwick Blvd.
    Ste 107
    Newport News (map)
  • Vinny's Pizza & Pasta
    (757) 594-3354
    748 J Clyde Morris Blvd.
    Newport News (map)

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