Parking & Directions

TO DROP-OFF:

You have three choices for dropping off your children, so please read all of the options below to see which one will work best for you.

OPTION 1:  You may drop off your younger child(ren) and GT student together at the check-in location (North end of Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons). If you choose this option, please ensure you have all liability waivers completed and signed before arriving. For more directions and more information, see below.

OPTION 2:  You may park for $2/hour in the pay lot located next to the Student Center (Area 2) on campus in order to walk your child(ren) and GT student to the check-in location. For more directions and more information, see below.

OPTION 3:  You may pay the parking attendant $10 for the entire day for the Visitor Lot (Area 3) located off of Ferst Drive).  Please note that there will be a swim meet going on this day and this parking is also for those swim meet families. Parking spaces for this option are also limited, so they will be awarded on a first-come first-served basis.  For more directions and more information, see below.

OPTION 4:  If you are staying at a hotel within walking distance and are joining us for the day, we recommend you walk from the hotel to check-in (if possible).

 

DIRECTIONS TO DROP-OFF CURBSIDE:

OPTION 1:  Directions to Curbside Check-in at the North end of Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons.   Please have all liability waivers completed and signed beforehand. 

    

If heading North on I 75/85:

  • 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 varsity, then look to make a right turn onto Techwood Dr., directly before the stadium.
  • Continue on Techwood drive. After you pass through the traffic light, make a left turn onto 4th St.
  • Continue on 4th St. until you arrive at a roundabout
  • You have arrived at your destination. Look for Sibs Day signs!

If heading South on I 75/85:

  • Take exit 249D
  • At the end of the off ramp, make a right turn onto North Avenue.
  • At the next traffic light, make a right turn onto Techwood Dr., directly before the stadium.
  • Continue on Techwood drive. After you pass through the traffic light, make a left turn onto 4th St.
  • Continue on 4th St. until you arrive at a roundabout
  • You have arrived at your destination. Look for Sibs Day signs!

If Driving on 10th St:

  • Continue on 10th street until you see the Turner Broadcasting System Building
  • Turn onto Fowler St. (opposite side of the road as the TBS Building)
  • Continue on Fowler St. until you are forced to turn (there will be a parking garage directly in front of you)
  • Make a right turn onto 4th St., and continue down the street until you come to a roundabout (This is your destination). Look for Sibs Day signs!

 

OPTION 2:  Directions if you wish to park for a short period of time and walk your child into the check-in location (Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons Atrium – First Floor)

 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 Student Center parking lot.
  • Pay the fee for the amount of time you plan to be in the parking space. Look for Sibs Day parking signs.

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 Student Center parking lot.
  • Pay the fee for the amount of time you plan to be in the parking space. Look for Sibs Day parking signs.

 

OPTION 3:  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
  • Pay the parking attendant $15 to park for the entire day. Look for Sibs Day parking signs.

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
  • Pay the parking attendant $15 to park for the entire day. Look for Sibs Day parking signs.

Pick-Up Directions:

We would like to encourage your GT student to call and make arrangements to be picked up by their parents between 9:30 – 10:00 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.”