Map & Directions

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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.

Directions

Students and ginkgo leavesTravel by road from Atlanta takes approximately 1.5 hours.

Visitors are welcome any time, but to meet with particular faculty members or to tour the facilities prior arrangements should be made.

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.

Parking

During normal business hours, all surface lots surrounding the Coverdell Center are by permit only. Visitors may use the parking deck directly behind the building.

Public Transportation

The Coverdell Center is on both the UGA bus service and the Athens Transit bus line.

UGA TransitFor UGA Bus, the North/South runs in front of the Coverdell Center on D.W. Brooks Dr. The Family Housing and East/West routes run between the Arch and UGA Coliseum. From the Coliseum walk down the hill towards the light at the intersection of Carlton and D.W. Brooks. The Coverdell Center is on the right. All visitors may use the UGA Bus service for free.

For Athens Transit, Route 26 stops in front of the UGA Coliseum on Carlton Street. Walk towards the light at the intersection of Carlton and D.W. Brooks. The Coverdell Center is on the right.