The main campus of the University of Georgia, located in downtown Athens, covers 605 acres and includes more than 313 buildings. The campus adjoins the historic commercial section of Athens on its northern boundary. The Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, which houses the main office of CTEGD as well as the majority of the faculty’s laboratories, is located on south campus at 500 D. W. Brooks Drive.
Athens is located approximately 60 miles northeast of Atlanta. Travel by road from Atlanta takes approximately 1.5 hours. There is also a shuttle service offered from the airport directly to the UGA campus as well as several nearby hotels.
Visitors are welcome any time, but to meet with particular faculty members or to tour the facilities prior arrangements should be made.
Driving directions from Atlanta:
Take I-85 North towards Greenville. Exit onto GA-316 E. Pass through the light at the Oconee Connector and then merge onto Loop 10 (US-29N/US-78E). Take Exit 7 to College Station Road. Turn LEFT on College Station Rd. Continue across E. Campus Road to light at Agriculture Drive. Turn RIGHT onto Agriculture Drive. Turn LEFT before the building to access the parking deck or loading dock. The road is marked with an S16 parking sign.
Shuttle service from the airport:
A shuttle service provides transportation from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to UGA. Groome Transportation provides 19 round trips daily between Athens and the Atlanta airport.
Groome stops on the UGA campus at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center on Lumpkin Street. The Georgia Center is an easy 5 – 10 minute walk to Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences where most of CTEGD laboratories are located.