Parking & Directions

Address for GPS

Check-In for Sibs Day will be held in Smithgall Student Services Building located at 353 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA.

TO DROP-OFF:

OPTION 1:  You may park for $2/hour in the Visitor Pay Lot (Area 2) located next to the Student Center off of Ferst Drive to check in your child(ren) and GT student for Sibs Day in Smithgall Student Services Building. For more directions and more information, see below.

OPTION 2:  You may park for the day in Visitor Pay Lot (Area 3) which is the surface lot next to Student Center Parking Deck off of Ferst Drive and pay $15 or the entire day.  Check-in will be in Smithgall Student Services Building, next to the Student Center. For more directions and more information, see below.

OPTION 3:  If you are staying at a hotel within walking distance and are joining us for the day, we recommend you walk from the hotel, but you can certainly drive and pay for parking as well.

DIRECTIONS

OPTION 1:  Directions if you wish to park for a short period of time in Visitor Pay Lot (Area 2) located next to the Student Center and Smithgall Student Services Building. Look for Sibs Day parking signage.

 If Heading North on I75/85:

  • Take exit 249D
  • At the end of the off ramp, head straight through the intersection
  • At the next road, Peachtree St. NW, take a left, and stay in the leftmost lane
  • Take a left onto North Avenue
  • Continue on North Avenue until you pass the football stadium and Tech Tower, then look to make a right turn onto Cherry St. near the top of the hill.
  • From Cherry St., make a left turn onto Ferst Drive.
  • Continue along Ferst Drive until you past the Student Center and you will turn right into the Area 2 Pay Lot.
  • Pay the fee for the amount of time you plan to be in the parking space.

 

If Heading South on I75/85:

  • Take exit 249D
  • At the end of the off ramp, take a right onto North Avenue
  • Continue on North Avenue until you pass the football stadium and Tech Tower, then look to make a right turn onto Cherry St. near the top of the hill.
  • From Cherry St., make a left turn onto Ferst Drive.
  • Continue along Ferst Drive until you past the Student Center and you will turn right into the Area 2 Pay Lot.
  • Pay the fee for the amount of time you plan to be in the parking space.

 

 OPTION 2:  Directions if you wish to park for a for the entire day

If Heading North on I75/85:

  • Take exit 249D
  • At the end of the off ramp, head straight through the intersection
  • At the next road, Peachtree St. NW, take a left, and stay in the leftmost lane
  • Take a left onto North Avenue
  • Continue on North Avenue until you pass the football stadium and Tech Tower, then look to make a right turn onto Cherry St. near the top of the hill.
  • From Cherry St., make a left turn onto Ferst Drive.
  • Continue along Ferst Drive until you past the Student Center and the parking deck you will turn right into parking lot past the deck
  • Turn left into Area 3 Visitor Pay Lot. Take a ticket for the day and pay when you exit.

 

If Heading South on I75/85:

  • Take exit 249D
  • At the end of the off ramp, take a right onto North Avenue
  • Continue on North Avenue until you pass the football stadium and Tech Tower, then look to make a right turn onto Cherry St. near the top of the hill.
  • From Cherry St., make a left turn onto Ferst Drive.
  • Continue along Ferst Drive until you past the Student Center and the parking deck you will turn right into parking lot past the deck
  • Turn left into Area 3 Visitor Pay Lot. Take a ticket for the day and pay when you exit.
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Pick-Up Directions:

We would like to encourage your GT student to call and make arrangements to be picked up by their parents between 9:00 – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night. We suggest meeting your child(ren) just outside of the Student Center on Ferst Drive. Please use the directions above for “Directions of you wish to park for a short period of time.”