From Airports to Southwestern

GPS Coordinates
Administration Building ● Admissions, President's Office ● N 32°03.402' W084°13.148'
Student Success Center ● Convocation Hall, Special Events ● N 32°03.491' W084°12.946'

Printable Directions

From Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport:

Follow the signs that lead to I-85 South. Immediately after taking the I-85 ramp towards Montgomery, merge onto I-285 E/ GA-407 E, via the exit on the left, toward Macon. Take exit 58 onto I-75 South. Take Exit 177 (I-475/Macon Bypass). This exit will put you back on I-75 south of Macon. Continuing back on I-75 South, take Exit 127 (Highway 26, Montezuma/Hawkinsville). Turn right off the exit and continue straight. Go straight at the 4-way stop (caution light). After going through Montezuma and Oglethorpe, turn left at the 4-way stop sign, onto Highway 49. Highway 49 goes through Andersonville and into Americus. In Americus, you will come to a Zaxby’s and a Wendy’s on your right. Get in the left lane. Go straight at the traffic light crossing over Forsyth Street. You will be on Tripp Street. Veer right onto Simmons Street (about 2 blocks at the large brick Georgia Southwestern sign). Continue straight at the traffic light onto campus. To get to the Undergraduate Admissions office, turn left onto Wheatley Street. At the four-way stop sign, turn left. We are located in the Wheatley Administration Building with the gold dome. Limited parking is located in front of the building.

From Columbus Metropolitan Airport:

Follow signs that lead to I-185 South. Take Exit 1A (Highway 280). Approximately 8 miles outside of Columbus, turn left onto Highway 26. This turn is hard to see and is not well marked, but don’t panic. In Buena Vista, turn right at the 1st traffic light on Highway 41. Approximately 6 miles outside Buena Vista, turn left onto Highway 30 (look for a white church). At the traffic light (Chevron Station), turn right onto US 19 South. At the 1st traffic light, turn left on Lamar Street (one-way street). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto South Lee Street. At the 3rd traffic light, turn left onto Glessner Street. The road will dead end into campus. The Undergraduate Admissions office is located in the Wheatley Administration Building with the gold dome. Limited parking is located in front of the building. If you miss the turn onto Highway 26, do not panic. Keep straight on Highway 280 to Richland. Turn left onto Highway 280 East into Americus. At the traffic light, turn left onto Highway 19 North. At the 2nd traffic light (Days Inn), turn right onto Lamar Street (one-way street). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto South Lee Street. At the 3rd traffic light, turn left onto Glessner Street. The road will dead end into campus. The Undergraduate Admissions office is located in the Wheatley Administration Building with the gold dome. Limited parking is located in front of the building.

From Southwest Georgia Regional Airport:

Turn left onto Highway 62. Bear off to the left onto Slappey Blvd/Highway 19 North. Continue on US 19 North through Albany, Leesburg and Smithville, into Americus. At the 3rd traffic light (Days Inn), turn right onto Lamar Street (one-way street). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto South Lee Street. At 3rd traffic light, turn left onto Glessner Street. The road will dead end into campus. The Undergraduate Admissions office is located in the Wheatley Administration Building with the gold dome. Limited parking is located in front of the building.

From Tallahassee Regional Airport:

Turn left onto Capital Circle. Get on I-10 East towards Tallahassee. Take the Highway 319/Thomasville-Tallahassee Road Exit. Turn left and go to Thomasville. Go through Thomasville. Turn left onto Highway 19 North and go to Albany. Take Exit 6A (US 19 N/Slappey Blvd). Continue on US 19 North through Leesburg and Smithville, into Americus. At the 3rd traffic light (Days Inn), turn right onto Lamar Street (one-way street). At the 3rd traffic light, turn right onto South Lee Street. At 3rd traffic light, turn left onto Glessner Street. The road will dead end into campus. The Undergraduate Admissions office is located in the Wheatley Administration Building with the gold dome. Limited parking is located in front of the building.

Lost?

Call the Georgia Southwestern Office of Admissions at 229-928-1273

or GSW Public Safety at 229-931-2245.

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