UTMB Health Guest and Visitor Guide

Getting to UTMB-Galveston

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From the Houston Metropolitan Area

  • Take Interstate Highway 45 (IH 45) South to Galveston Island.
  • Cross the Galveston Causeway Bridge.
  • IH 45 South becomes Broadway (State Highway 87). Continue down Broadway.
  • The UTMB campus is located to the left of Broadway between 14th Street and 4th Street (Holiday Drive).

From the Beaumont-Port Arthur Area

  • Take State Highway 87 to the ferry landing in Port Bolivar.
  • Take the Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry to reach Galveston Island.
  • Exit ferry onto Ferry Road (State Highway 87).
  • Turn right on Harborside Drive (Highway 275) and follow the street signs to UTMB.

From Brazoria and Matagorda Counties

  • Take Farm-to-Market Road 3005 (FM 3005) East.
  • Cross the toll bridge over San Luis Pass to Galveston Island.
  • Continue on FM 3005 (Seawall Blvd.) and curve left onto University Blvd (6th Street).

Ariel view of Campus

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Watch us Grow. Sections of UTMB's Galveston Island campus are undergoing renovation and modernization, to serve you better. As a result, some clinics and services have been relocated. We apologize for any inconvenience, and look forward to serving you. 


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