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Oglethorpe University is located in Atlanta, minutes from the Buckhead district and 10 miles north of downtown. Atlanta is served by Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the MARTA transit system of trains and buses, and interstates I-20, I-75 and I-85.

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Flying

No matter your airline of choice, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (the world's busiest passenger airport) makes arriving in Atlanta a breeze. Visitors can reach Oglethorpe's campus by taking the Gold Line MARTA train north from the airport to the Brookhaven-Oglethorpe University station. Many nearby hotels also offer shuttle service to and from MARTA stations and the OU campus-- inquire before booking your room. Visitors arriving by air who wish to have greater local mobility are encouraged to rent a car at the airport.

Driving

Oglethorpe University is located inside the Perimeter (I-285) on Peachtree Road, just a few minutes north of Atlanta’s Buckhead district. Visitors from outside the metro area can easily arrive via I-20, I-75, I-85 and GA-400. Click here for detailed driving directions to campus.

If you are using GPS or an online mapping service, please enter Oglethorpe's street address: 4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319.

Public Transit

MARTA is Atlanta’s rapid transit system, providing bus and rail service throughout the city. Oglethorpe University is conveniently located one mile north of the Brookhaven-Oglethorpe University MARTA train station on Peachtree Road. The Brookhaven MARTA stop is on the “Gold Line” and may require a change of trains at the Lindbergh station. Taxis are usually available, or you can transfer to the #25 bus line with stops near the main entrance of campus. Visit www.itsmarta.com for more information.

Parking

Visitor parking is located in the front circle drive ("the keyhole") in between Lupton Hall and Hearst Hall. Enter campus at the main gates on Peachtree Road, then turn right at the roundabout. The visitor parking will be on your left, in parallel spaces along the keyhole drive.

During larger events or on busy days, parking is also available in the Schmidt Recreation Center lot or the Hearst Hall lots.

Visitor parking at Oglethorpe is free.

Office of Admission

The Office of Admission is located on the first floor of Lupton Hall. When you enter the main gates on Peachtree Road, you will see the clock and bell tower of Lupton immediately in front of you. Enter the double brass doors beneath the clock and bells to arrive in the admission lobby.

 

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