New College of Florida is located on Sarasota Bay in the northern end of Sarasota County, across from the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. We are situated in the emerging University district, an area of higher education, culture and arts along North Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) that includes New College of Florida, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, the Florida State University Ringling Center for the Cultural Arts and the Ringling College of Art and Design. We are just a few miles from downtown Sarasota and 50 miles from the City of Tampa.
Robertson Hall (Welcome Center, Bayfront Campus)
College Hall (Bayfront Campus), 351 College Drive
Chae Auditorium, Heiser Natural Sciences Complex, 500 College Drive
Isermann Gallery (Caples Campus, behind Sainer Pavilion), 5313 Bay Shore Road
Sainer Pavilion (Caples Campus), 5313 Bay Shore Road
Sudakoff Conference Center (Pei Campus), 5845 General Dougher Place
Use Exit 213, University Parkway.
Go west on University Parkway for about 7 miles, passing Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport on your right, until you reach the intersection with U.S. 41.
To Bayfront Campus (including College Hall):
Turn right (North) onto U.S. 41 and turn left at the next stoplight, College Drive.
Continue straight on College Drive at the stop sign and enter our Bayfront Campus.
To Pei Campus (including Sudakoff Conference Center):
Turn right (North) onto U.S. 41 and turn right at the next stoplight, General Spaatz Boulevard.
To Caples Campus (including Sainer Pavilion):
Continue heading west across U.S. 41 and enter Ringling Plaza. Ringling Plaza dead ends at Bay Shore Road.
Turn left (south) onto Bay Shore Road for 75 yards and turn right (west) into Caples Drive.
SRQ is adjacent to the New College campus, making it by far the most convenient airport when traveling to the College.
Many choose to fly into Tampa as a wider variety of airlines fly into TPA and schedules are more flexible. TPA is located 55 miles north and is a little over an hour’s drive.
Shuttle services available between Tampa and Sarasota:
Rates for a one-way trip from the Tampa Airport to New College of Florida will be around $70 for one person and $15 for each additional person.
$12-17 from Tampa and Bradenton.
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