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Radford University Carilion

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Located in downtown Roanoke, Virginia, in the city’s Innovation Corridor, Radford University Carilion (RUC) provides a rigorous real-world learning experience to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in the health sciences. RUC boasts a faculty of practicing clinicians who, in a clinical setting on the campus of Carilion Medical Center, teach students to care for patients, conduct research, and explore how to manage organizations.

  • Directions: Jefferson College of Health Sciences (JCHS) is located at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital (CRCH) 101 Elm Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24031 From points south: • Take Interstate 81 North to Exit 143 for Roanoke/Airport/Rt.581-the exit ramp will take you onto Route 581 South. • Follow Route 581 to exit 6 for Elm Avenue. • Take a right off the exit ramp and get into the left hand lane. • Go through one red light—you will see Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital (CRCH) on your left. • Take a left at the red light onto Jefferson Street. • Take the next left at the red light. JCHS is located primarily in CRCH and parking can be found in the garage behind the hospital building. From points north: • Directions same as above from Interstate 81. • From Lynchburg: • Take Route 460 West into Roanoke. • Follow signs for downtown Roanoke and Route 581 South. (You will go under a bridge, then take exit ramp onto 581 South). • Directions same as above from second bullet in "From points south." From Martinsville: • Follow 220 North into Roanoke to exit 6, Elm Avenue. • Get in the left-hand lane on the exit ramp. • Take a left onto Elm Avenue. • Directions same as above from third bullet in "From points south."
  • Major Access Routes: I-81, I-581
  • Miles from I-81: 7
  • Monday Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Friday Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Additional Information: Admission Office Hours