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Lutheran College Washington Semester | Rosslyn, VA | Washington, D.C. | Northern Virginia


The LCWS Office is located at 1025 Arlington Boulevard in the River Place apartment complex in Rosslyn, VA.  The office is on the bottom floor of the East Building, located next to the loading dock. The entrance for River Place is at the corner of North Lynn Street and Fairfax Drive.

Please note: your GPS may not bring you directly to the LCWS office.  The best way to find our office is to go to and search for “LCWS, Arlington, VA”.

Traveling by Car:

Traveling from the North: Take I-95 South to the I-495 Beltway.  I-495 will split in two directions, be sure to stay to the right and take exit 27, I-495 West to Silver Spring/Bethesda.  Continue on I-495 West and take exit 43, George Washington Parkway.  Travel 9.3 miles on the GW Parkway and exit right to Highway 50 – Rosslyn.  Stay to the right and follow the exit to 50 West.  Merge onto Hwy. 50 West and stay in the right lane.  Take the first exit to Rosslyn.  At the top of the exit, turn right onto N. Lynn Street.  Stay in the right lane and turn right at the first stoplight at Fairfax Drive.  This is the entrance to River Place.

Traveling from the West using I-66: Take I-66 East towards Washington.  Take exit 73, the Rosslyn/Key Bridge exit.  Go 1/2 mile to the second stop light, and turn right on Ft. Myer Drive. Go through the first light, through the under pass to the second light and turn left onto Fairfax Drive.  Go straight through the next light (intersection of N. Lynn Street and Fairfax Drive) and River Place is directly in front of you.

Taking Route 50: Take 50 East to the Rosslyn/Key Bridge exit.  You will make a large sweeping turn and merge onto N. Lynn Street.  Make an immediate right at the first traffic light at Fairfax Drive.  The entrance to River Place will be directly in front of you.

Traveling from the South: Take I-95 North to I-395 North towards Washington.  Take exit 8A (Washington Blvd./Columbia Pike).  Follow Washington Blvd. to Rt. 50 E.  Follow 50 E. to the Rosslyn/Key Bridge exit.  The exit will merge onto N. Lynn Street.  Make an immediate right at the first stop light (the intersection of N. Lynn Street and Fairfax Drive).  River Place will be directly in front of you.

Local Airports:

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:  Conveniently, there is a Metro station located just outside of the arrivals gate at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  Upon entering the station, take the Blue Line of the Metro towards Largo.  Travel five stops and exit at the Rosslyn station.  LCWS is located two blocks from the Metro station in the River Place complex.  As an alternative, a taxi to River Place from the airport will cost around $15.00 to $20.00.

Washington Dulles International Airport: Dulles airport is located 26 miles west of downtown D.C.  The best way to get to Rosslyn from Dulles is to use the 5A Metrobus traveling to the Rosslyn Metro Station (5A Guide).  It departs every 40 minutes on weekdays between 4:50 a.m. and 11:35 p.m., and every hour (although not on the hour) on weekends from 5:30 a.m. to 11:25 p.m.  The bus ride generally takes 45 minutes to Rosslyn, and costs $7.50. 

You can also take a shuttle bus to the Metro and use the Silver Line to come into D.C. Take the Washington Flyer Silver Line Express bus to Wiehle-Reston East Metro station (Silver Line Express Bus Guide).  You can catch the bus at the arrivals level, door 4.  The bus departs Dulles 15 to 20 minutes and will take you directly to the Wiehle-Reston East Metro, which is the last stop on the Silver Line.  The Flyer bus will cost $5.00, and tickets can be purchased just inside Door 4 using cash or credit card.  Once at Wiehle-Reston East Metro, take the Silver Line to Rosslyn.  This should take about 35 minutes and cost between $3.85 and $6.00 using a SmartTrip card, depending on the time of travel. 
Peak hours, which result in higher Metro fares, are

rush hour in the morning and evenings, Monday
through Friday.

Taxi rides from Dulles to Rosslyn can cost close to $50.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI):  
BWI Airport is located about 40 miles northeast of
Rosslyn.  Take the shuttle to the BWI MARC/Amtrack

Station. This shuttle is free and arrives every 10 minutes,

7 days a week.  Upon arrival at the BWI MARC/Amtrack

Station, take either train to Washington Union Station.  Once at Union Metro Station take the Red Line towards Shady Grove and stop at Metro Center Station.  Transfer to the Orange Line toward Vienna, or Silver Line toward Wiehle-Reston East for 8 stops to the Courthouse Metro Station.  Check out these links for more information on Amtrak/MARC trains (Amtrak Information; MARC Information).  A taxi from BWI to River Place will cost approximately $75.


We are located about two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station.  Visit the Washington Metro Transit Authority website for information on using Metro.  The Rosslyn station is located on the Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines and also on the 5A bus route that comes directly from Dulles.


Lutheran College Washington Semester | WMTA | Washington, D.C. | Metro
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