Directions to the Conference

Conference Location

Speaker’s Auditorium
Student Center East Building
Georgia State University
55 Gilmer Street SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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Recommended Parking

The closest lot for visitor parking to the Student Center East building is the M Deck. However, it does back up quickly in the morning of the conference. The other parking decks that are available for visitors are G Deck (located along Courtland Street), S Deck, K Deck, and N Deck (all three of these lots can be accessed off of Gilmer Street).

Parking rates are subject to change.

  1. T Deck » ($7)
  2. M Deck » ($7)
  3. G Deck » ($7)
  4. N, K and S Deck » ($7)

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Driving Directions to the Student Center

From the North

  • Take I-75/85 South to exit #249A (Courtland Street)
  • Traffic will flow into Courtland Street
  • At the 7th traffic light (Edgewood Avenue), you will enter GSU’s campus
  • Continue straight on Courtland to the next light (Gilmer Street)
  • The GSU Student Center is located on the left-hand side at the corner of Courtland and Gilmer streets

From the South

  • Take I-75/85 North to Exit #246 (Central Avenue/Fulton Street)
  • Take the RIGHT fork following the sign to Fulton Street
  • At the 1st traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Fulton Street
  • At the next light, turn LEFT onto Capital Avenue
  • Capital Avenue becomes Piedmont Avenue at the corner of MLK Jr. Drive
  • Proceed to the 2nd traffic light (Gilmer Street)
  • The GSU Student Center is on the left-hand side at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer

From the West

  • Take I-20 East to Exit #56-B
  • At the 3rd traffic light, turn LEFT on Central Avenue
  • At approx. the 7th traffic light, turn RIGHT onto Decatur Street
  • At the 2nd traffic light, turn LEFT onto Piedmont Avenue
  • The GSU Student Center is located at the 2nd traffic light on the left-hand side at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer

From the East

  • Take I-20 West to Exit# 58-A (Capital Avenue)
  • Turn RIGHT onto Capital Avenue
  • Capital Avenue becomes Piedmont Avenue at the corner of MLK Jr. Drive
  • The GSU Student Center is located at the 2nd traffic light on the left-hand side at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer

From Midtown

  • Starting on Peachtree Street NE, proceed south
  • Turn LEFT onto Pine Street
  • Turn RIGHT onto Courtland Street
  • At Edgewood Avenue, you will enter GSU’s campus
  • Continue straight on Courtland to the next light (Gilmer Street)
  • The GSU Student Center is located on the left-hand side at the corner of Courtland and Gilmer

On MARTA

  • Take the East/West rail line to the Georgia State MARTA Station
  • Exit the station on Piedmont Avenue
  • Turn RIGHT and walk two blocks to Gilmer Street (you will cross Decatur Street)
  • The Student University Center will be on your left at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer