Directions to the Welcome Center

Georgia State University is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Follow these directions to get to Georgia State’s Welcome Center.

MARTA Directions

  • Take MARTA to Peachtree Center station which is on the North/South line (recommended).
  • Arrive at Peachtree Center Station and walk towards the Ellis Street/Peachtree Street exit (look for exit signs near escalator/stairs).
  • Go through the fare gates marked Peachtree Street East (on the left).
  • Use escalators and continue to follow signs for Peachtree Street East.
  • Exit Train station.  Walk to the left toward Peachtree Street East (look for signs above doorway).
  • Turn left on John Wesley Dobbs Ave. and walk approximately 2 blocks to Courtland Street.
  • Use the crosswalk to cross the street and make a right on to Courtland Street.
  • Pass the sign for the W Lot and the front entrance for 100 Auburn Ave (the Welcome Center) is on your left.

Driving Directions

  • Exit at 248B (Edgewood Avenue/Auburn Avenue/John Wesley Dobbs Avenue).
  • Continue straight off the exit and go through the lights at Edgewood and Auburn Avenues. Make the next left onto John Wesley Dobbs Avenue.
  • Go through the lights at Jesse Hill Drive and Piedmont Avenue. Make a left at the next traffic light onto Courtland Street into the furthest left lane.
  • Turn left into the W-Lot and provide the parking attendant with your confirmation page.

  • Exit at 248D (Jesse Hill Drive/John Wesley Dobbs Avenue/Auburn Avenue).
  • Turn right onto John Wesley Dobbs Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Courtland Street into the furthest left lane.
  • Turn left into the W-Lot and provide the parking attendant with your confirmation page.

  • Exit at 57 toward I-75 N/I-85N/Chattanooga/Greenville; veer left for I-75 N/I-85 N.
  • Exit at 248B (Edgewood Avenue/Auburn Avenue/John Wesley Dobbs Avenue).
  • Continue straight off the exit and go through the lights at Edgewood and Auburn Avenues. Make the next left onto John Wesley Dobbs Avenue.
  • Go through the lights at Jesse Hill Drive and Piedmont Avenue. Make a left at the next traffic light onto Courtland Street into the furthest left lane.
  • Turn left into the W-Lot and provide the parking attendant with your confirmation page.

  • Exit at 57 toward I-75 N/I-85N/Chattanooga/Greenville; veer right for I-75 N/I-85 N.
  • Exit at 248B (Edgewood Avenue/Auburn Avenue/John Wesley Dobbs Avenue).
  • Continue straight off the exit and go through the lights at Edgewood and Auburn Avenues. Make the next left onto John Wesley Dobbs Avenue.
  • Go through the lights at Jesse Hill Drive and Piedmont Avenue. Make a left at the next traffic light onto Courtland Street into the furthest left lane.
  • Turn left into the W-Lot and provide the parking attendant with your confirmation page.

  • Highway 78 becomes Ponce de Leon Avenue upon entering Atlanta.
  • Follow Ponce de Leon and turn left onto Freedom Parkway.
  • Continue onto Andrew Young International Boulevard and follow the signs to Andrew Young International Boulevard.
  • Go through the lights at Fort Street and Piedmont Avenue. Make a left at the next traffic light onto Courtland Street into the furthest left lane.
  • Turn left into the W-Lot and provide the parking attendant with your confirmation page.