Directions to Campus

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'

From I-75 and I-85, Atlanta, North Georgia:

Take either I-75 South or I-85 South into Atlanta. Stay on the 75-85 connector until the two split. Take 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 Augusta:

Take I-20 West to exit 175 (Thomson). Turn left. From Thomson, take Highway 278 to Warrenton. Take Highway 16 to Sparta. Take Highway 22 to Milledgeville. Take Hwy 49 into Macon. Look for signs that lead you to I-75/I-16. Take 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 Macon:

Take 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:

Take I-185 South into Columbus. 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 Savannah:

Take I-16 West to Exit 39 (Cochran). Turn left on Highway 26. Highway 26 turns into Alt. 129 past Cochran. Just before reaching Hawkinsville, Alt. 29 ends. At the stop sign, turn right and go into Hawkinsville. When you cross the bridge, you will immediately turn left and then right. You should pass a McDonald’s after the right turn. Turn left onto Highway 27. Outside Vienna, Highway 27 turns left. When you reach Americus, get in the right turning lane and turn onto Highway 280/Forsyth Street (one-way street). Turn left at the first traffic light on Tripp Street. Veer right onto Simmons Street (about 2 blocks at the large brick Georgia Southwestern sign).  Continue straight at the 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 Alt. 27, Carrollton/Newnan Area:


Take Alt. 27 South from Carrollton through Newnan. Alt. 27 will eventually become Highway 41. Stay on Highway 41. Outside of Geneva, Highway 41 turns left. Follow Highway 41 into Buena Vista. Go through Buena Vista, staying 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 1st traffic, turn left on 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 Buena Vista:

Take Highway 41 South. Approximately 6 miles outside Buena Vista, turn left on Highway 30 (look for a white church). At the traffic light (Chevron Station), turn right onto US 19 South. At 1st traffic light, turn left 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 Highway 19/Griffin/Thomaston:

Take US 19/US 41/GA 3 South. Just south of Griffin, turn right to stay on US 19/GA 3 (BP Gas Station). Continue straight, 88 miles, through Thomaston, Butler, and Ellaville, into Americus. At the 2nd traffic light, turn left on Lamar Street (one-way street). At the 3rd red 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 Thomasville/Albany/Leesburg:

Take US 19 North 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.

From I-75, Cordele/Valdosta/Florida:

Take I-75 North to Exit 101 (Cordele/Highway 280). Turn left on Highway 280 West for approximately 32 miles through Leslie into Americus.  At the 3rd traffic light, turn left onto Tripp Street. Veer right onto Simmons Street (about 2 blocks at the large brick Georgia Southwestern sign).  Continue straight at the light onto campus. To get 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 Waycross:

Take Highway 82 West to Tifton. Take I-75 North to exit 101 Cordele. Turn left onto Highway 280 West for approximately 32 miles through Leslie into Americus.  At the 3rd traffic light, turn left onto Tripp Street. Veer right onto Simmons Street (about 2 blocks at the large brick Georgia Southwestern sign).  Continue straight at the 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.

Lost?

Call the Georgia Southwestern Office of Admissions at 229-928-1273
or GSW Public Safety at 229-931-2245.