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Visiting Emory College

Emory College is located on Emory University’s main campus in the suburban Atlanta neighborhood of Druid Hills. The campus is approximately a 15-minute drive from the downtown, midtown, and Buckhead areas. If traveling from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, plan on at least a 30 minute trip by car. MARTA, Atlanta’s mass transit system, provides regular bus service and several train stations near campus.

Directions to Campus

The Office of Undergraduate Admission is located at 1390 Oxford Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322. The Oxford Road building includes the Office of Admission, the Barnes and Noble campus bookstore, and a Starbucks café. Adjacent to the building is a visitor parking deck. A nominal fee is charged to park on campus; cash and credit cards are accepted. Once you arrive, take the stairs or elevator to the 3rd floor and check-in at the Admissions front desk in the lobby.

Please note Atlanta's rush hour traffic can be especially high in volume; we recommend planning accordingly and building in extra time for your trip if you plan to travel between 7:00—9:00 a.m. and 3:30—7:00 p.m.

From Interstate 20 East or West
Take exit 60 if you are driving west or exit 60‐B if you are driving east; these are the Moreland Avenue north exits. With either exit, turn right on Moreland and follow it approximately three miles. Moreland Avenue will change to Briarcliff Road once it crosses Ponce de Leon Avenue. Continue straight on Briarcliff Road, approximately two miles, to the intersection of North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur Road one mile. At the Emory Village roundabout take the third exit onto Dowman Drive and drive through the main University gate. Once you have entered, continue on Dowman Drive until you reach another roundabout. Enter the roundabout and take the third exit into the Oxford Road Building driveway. Follow the signs in the parking deck to the elevator to reach the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

From Interstate 75 North or South
Take exit 248‐C. Northbound, this is the International Boulevard/Freedom Parkway/Carter Center exit; southbound the exit will read Freedom Parkway/Carter Center. Exit and drive east on Freedom Parkway/Georgia Route 10. You will cross Boulevard. Keep left, continuing on Freedom Parkway until it dead-ends at Ponce de Leon Avenue. Turn right and continue on Ponce de Leon approximately two miles until Briarcliff Road. Turn left on Briarcliff Road. Drive approximately two miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur Road one mile to the intersection of Dowman Drive. At the Emory Village roundabout take the third exit onto Dowman Drive and drive through the main University gate. Once you have entered, continue on Dowman Drive until you reach another roundabout. Enter the roundabout and take the third exit into the Oxford Road Building driveway. Follow signs in the parking deck to the elevator to reach the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

From Interstate 85 North and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
The airport is located in the southwest section of the city, approximately 30 minutes from the Emory University campus. Visitors driving from the airport should take I‐85 north. Take exit 248‐C, the International Boulevard/Freedom Parkway/Carter Center exit, and drive east on Freedom Parkway/Georgia Route 10. You will cross Boulevard. Keep left, continuing on Freedom Parkway until it dead-ends at Ponce de Leon Avenue. Turn right and continue on Ponce de Leon until Briarcliff Road. Turn left on Briarcliff Road. Drive approximately two miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur Road one mile to the intersection of Dowman Drive. At the Emory Village roundabout take the third exit onto Dowman Drive and drive through the main University gate. Once you have entered, continue on Dowman Drive until you reach another roundabout. Enter the roundabout and take the third exit into the Oxford Road Building driveway. Follow the signs in the parking deck to the elevator to reach the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

From Interstate 85 South
Take exit 91, Clairmont Road. Turn left (east) on Clairmont Road and follow it approximately three miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur Road approximately one mile to the Emory campus. At the Emory Village roundabout take the first exit onto Dowman Drive and drive through the main University gate. Once you have entered, continue on Dowman Drive until you reach the roundabout. Enter the roundabout and take the third exit into the Oxford Road Building driveway. Follow the signs in the parking deck to the elevator to reach the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

Emory to Oxford Campus Shuttle

For those planning to visit both the Emory College campus in Atlanta and the Oxford College campus in Oxford, GA, Emory University Transportation Services provides an Oxford Campus shuttle. The shuttle runs regularly between the two campuses during the academic year when classes are in session. Please make sure to review the shuttle schedule in advance to determine departure times and days when the shuttle is not in service. The one-way trip takes approximately 60-75 minutes.

Hotels and Accommodations

Some hotels in the area offered discounted rates for visitors to Emory University, so be sure to ask for the Emory rate if available. All listings on this page are provided as a courtesy to visitors of Emory University. Listings are not advertisements. The Office of Undergraduate Admission has not conducted a review of the listed vendors, and no endorsement or recommendation is implied.

Lodging Miles from campus Address Phone
Emory Conference Center Hotel and Emory Inn 1.2 miles 1615 Clifton Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30329
404-712-6000 
888-933-6679
Holiday Inn Express Atlanta-Emory Area 1.5 miles 2183 North Decatur Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30033
404-320-0888
877-863-4780
Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory 2.5 miles 130 Clairemont Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
404-371-0204
Courtyard by Marriott Executive Park 3.6 miles 1236 Executive Park Dr. Atlanta, GA 30329 404-728-0708
800-321-2211
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta North Druid Hills-Emory Area 4.1 miles 2061 N. Druid Hills Rd. Atlanta, GA 30329 404-321-4174
800-4458667
W Atlanta-Midtown 4.1 miles 188 14th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30361
404-892-6000
877-946-8357
Hampton Inn North Druid Hills 4.2 miles 1975 North Druid Hills Rd. Atlanta, GA 30329 404-320-6600
800-426-8667
Four Seasons Hotel 4.3 miles 75 14th Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-881-9898
800-819-5053
The Georgian Terrace 4.3 miles 659 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-897-1991
800-651-2316
Hotel Indigo 4.4 miles 683 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-874-9200
866-246-3446
Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel 4.9 miles 866 W. Peachtree St. NW Atlanta, GA 30308 678-412-2400
866-945-6285
Sheraton Atlanta 5.1 miles 165 Courtland St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-659-6500
800-325-3535
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta 5.3 miles 181 Peachtree St.NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-659-0400
800-542-8680
The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta 5.3 miles 210 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-659-1400
866-716-8128
Residence Inn Atlanta Buckhead 5.4 miles 2960 Piedmont Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-239-0677
800-331-3131
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center 5.7 miles 3405 Lenox Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-261-9250
888-855-7741
Atlanta Marriott Century Center/Emory Area 5.8 miles 2000 Century Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30345
404-325-0000
800-613-2051
W Atlanta-Downtown 5.8 miles 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-582-5800
877-946-8357
Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Buckhead 6 miles 3092 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-846-0900
JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead 6 miles 3300 Lenox Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-262-3344
800-613-2051
The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead 6.1 miles 3434 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-237-2700
800-542-8680
Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta 6.2 miles 3315 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-946-9000
800-496-7621
W Atlanta-Buckhead 6.2 miles 3377 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
678-500-3100
877-946-8357
SpringHill Suites Atlanta Buckhead 6.8 miles 3459 Buckhead loop NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-844-4800
888-287-9400

Visiting Oxford College

Oxford College is approximately 45 minutes from Downtown Atlanta, Emory University’s main campus and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Families and students flying in to the Atlanta area are encouraged to rent a car so they have more control over their arrival time and how long they choose to stay at Oxford. If renting a car is not an option, we suggest using one of the executive car services available from the airport. Taxi services from the airport to Oxford are available, though may be more expensive.

Directions to Campus

Oxford College's Office of Undergraduate Admission is located at 122 Few Circle, Oxford, GA 30054. Admission visits begin at the Eady Admission Center on-campus between the Williams Gym and Seney Hall. Please note, GPS directions are not the best route when traveling to campus. We suggest using the directions below for the most direct route.

From Atlanta
Take I-20 East to Exit 90 (Covington/Oxford exit). The exit ramp will merge with Highway 278 East toward Covington. Continue on this street until the third traffic light. Turn left onto Highway 81 North (Emory Street) and continue for approximately one mile. Turn left at the Oxford College entrance sign onto Hamill Street. This street will take you to the campus.

From East of Oxford
Take I-20 West to Exit 90. After exiting, at the traffic light take a left on Highway 278 East toward Covington. At the second traffic light take a left onto Highway 81 North (Emory Street) and continue for approximately one mile. Turn left at the Oxford College entrance sign onto Hamill Street. This street will take you to the campus.

From I-75 South of Metropolitan Atlanta
Take I-75 North to the exit for Hwy. 36 which is approximately 45 miles north of Macon. Take Highway 36 through Jackson to Covington. In Covington, Highway 36 will intersect with Highway 81 (Emory Street). Take a right onto Highway 81 North toward Oxford, continuing on this street through the intersection of Highway 278. Approximately one mile after the intersection, turn left at the "Oxford College" sign onto Hamill Street. This street will take you to the campus.

From the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Take I-85 South to I-285 East (toward Augusta). Continue on I-285 until I-20 East (toward Augusta). Stay on I-20 East approximately 24 miles to Exit 90 (Covington/Oxford exit). The exit ramp will merge with Highway 278 East toward Covington. Continue on this street until the third traffic light. Turn left onto Highway 81 North (Emory Street) and continue for approximately one mile. Turn left at the Oxford College entrance sign onto Hamill Street. This street will take you to the campus.

From Emory University’s Main Campus
From the front gates of Emory, take a left from Dowman Drive onto North Decatur Road. Continue on North Decatur Road approximately 2.3 miles to the intersection of Scott Blvd. and North Decatur Road. At the light, take a left onto Scott Blvd. and proceed approximately 1.3 miles. Exit to the right onto Highway 78 East (Stone Mountain Freeway). Continue on Highway 78, approximately 1.5 miles and exit onto I-285 South. Proceed on I-285 South, approximately 8 miles and exit onto I-20 East (toward Augusta). Take Exit 90 (Covington/Oxford exit). The exit ramp will merge with Highway 278 East toward Covington. Continue on this street until the third traffic light. Turn left onto Highway 81 North (Emory Street) and continue for approximately one mile. Turn left at the "Oxford College" sign onto Hamill Street. This street will take you to the campus.

Emory to Oxford Campus Shuttle

For those planning to visit both the Emory College campus in Atlanta and the Oxford College campus in Oxford, GA, Emory University Transportation Services provides an Oxford Campus shuttle. The shuttle runs regularly between the two campuses during the academic year when classes are in session. Please make sure to review the shuttle schedule in advance to determine departure times and days when the shuttle is not in service. The one-way trip takes approximately 60-75 minutes.

Hotels and Accommodation

Some hotels in the area offer discounted rates to visitors of Oxford College, so be sure to ask for the Oxford College rate when booking your reservation. Do note, all listings on this page are provided as a courtesy to visitors of Oxford College of Emory University. Listings are not advertisements. The Office of Undergraduate Admission has conducted no review of the listed vendors, and no endorsement or recommendation is implied.

Lodging Miles from campus Address Phone
Holiday Inn Express - Covington 2.5 miles 9159 Access Road, NW
Covington, GA 30014
770-784-9200
888-465-4329
The Twelve Oaks Bed & Breakfast 2.6 miles 2176 Monticello Street, Covington, GA 30014 770-385-4005
Hampton Inn – Covington 4.2 miles 14460 Lochridge Drive, Covington, GA 30014 678-212-2500
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Conyers 7.8 miles 1659 Centennial Olympic Pkwy, Conyers, GA 30013 770-761-9155
Holiday Inn Express - Conyers 9.8 miles 1302 Green Street Southeast, Conyers, GA 30012 678-964-2400
888-465-4329
Hampton Inn – Conyers 10.7 miles 1340 Dogwood Drive SE, Conyers, GA 30013 770-483-8838
Hyatt Place Atlanta-East / Lithonia 17.3 miles 7900 Mall Ring Road,
Lithonia, GA 30038
770-484-4384
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta – East / Stonecrest 17.4 miles 7890 Mall Ring Road,
Lithonia, GA 30038
678-526-1000