Contact Us and Parking

Phone or Mail

Phone: 404-413-9280

Email: lawevents@gsu.edu

By Mail: P.O. Box 4037
Atlanta, GA 30302-4037

In Person/Shipping

Georgia State University College of Law
Knowles Conference Center
85 Park Place NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Contact the Knowles Conference Center Staff

Nick Fomin, director of conference center services nfomin@gsu.edu 404-413-9282
Christine Thomas, event services coordinator ckeller4@gsu.edu 404-413-9281
Matt Hilferty, media services coordinator mhilferty@gsu.edu 404-413-9112
College of Law Front Desk lawfrontdesk@gsu.edu 404-413-9000


Directions and Parking

Georgia State Law is at the corner of John Wesley Dobbs Avenue and Park Place in downtown Atlanta. Visitor parking is available for $7 in Deck M (entrance on Auditorium Place).

Driving Directions to Parking Deck M

Parking information: 404-413-9500, parking.gsu.edu

Take Interstate 75/85 southbound to Exit 249A (Courtland Street) and follow the exit ramp to the right onto Courtland Street. Continue along Courtland Street for .5 miles and turn left onto Auditorium Place (Courtland curves to the right at Edgewood Avenue. Auditorium Place is immediately on the left after this curve). Turn right into the first Deck M driveway for visitor parking.
Take Interstate 20 westbound to Exit 58A (Capitol Avenue / Downtown) and continue for .6 miles. Turn right onto Capitol Avenue and continue for .2 miles. After passing the Capitol on the left, Capitol Avenue turns into Piedmont Avenue. Continue straight on Piedmont Avenue for .4 miles and turn left onto Auditorium Place (which is the next street after Gilmer Street). Turn left into the first Deck M driveway for visitor parking (indicated by a red visitor parking sign).
Take Interstate 20 eastbound toward Atlanta and merge onto Interstate 75/85 northbound via Exit 57 toward Chattanooga/Greenville. Continue on 75/85 for 1.4 miles and then take Exit 248B (Edgewood Avenue/Auburn Avenue /J.W. Dobbs Avenue) and continue for .2 miles. Turn left onto Edgewood Avenue and continue for .3 miles. Turn left onto Courtland Street and take an immediate left onto Auditorium Place. Turn right into the first Deck M driveway for visitor parking.

Directions to Georgia State Law from Parking Deck M

Exit Deck M onto Gilmer Street, head northwest (up) Gilmer Street SE and walk to Edgewood Avenue (about 0.2 miles). Turn left on to Edgewood Avenue (about 300 feet) and walk to Equitable Place NE (about 400 feet) then turn left onto Auburn Avenue NE (about 98 feet) then turn right onto Park Place NE. The college will be on your right. If you reach the Georgia-Pacific Center, you have gone too far.

Other Public Parking Options

The closest ones include:

  • 150 Carnegie Way:  (the old Macy’s Department Store lot). The cost is $2 every 20 minutes with a maximum of $16 a day.
  • Candler Building Parking Garage: 67 Park Place, Atlanta, GA 30303 (adjacent to 85 Park Place), $10 per day; Special GSU rate of $6 for rooftop parking.
  • 141 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Parking Lot: Corner of Peachtree Center Avenue and John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303: $5 subject to availability.


On the North and South line, travel to the Peachtree Train Station on the North/South rapid rail line. Look for the Ellis Street exit in the station. Go up those escalators then take the Peachtree Street West exit out of the station. Turn right. The college is less than a block from the station at the corner of John Wesley Dobbs Avenue and Park Place, next door to the Georgia-Pacific Center.