Map & Directions

Most English classes, including the Intensive English Program and the Summer Short Courses, are held at the Language Institute, which is located in the south end of the O'Keefe Building at the corner of 6th Street and Techwood Drive.

O'Keefe Building
151 6th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0374

Maps

Directions

MARTA

Should I take the train?
Yes. We encourage all students to take MARTA if possible.

Georgia Tech’s complimentary shuttle, the Tech Trolley, provides transportation for students and visitors arriving and departing from the Midtown Station. The Tech Trolley runs 5:45 a.m. until 11:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at approximately 10-minute intervals.

Exit the train station onto Peachtree Place (south side) to get on the trolley. The closest trolley stop to the Language Institute is at the intersection of Techwood Drive and 5th Street.

Driving

I will be driving from the south side of Atlanta.
What are the directions?

  • Take 85/75 North to Exit #249D (Spring Street/West Peachtree)
  • Stay in the left lane as you exit onto Linden Ave.
  • Continue straight for a block and turn left onto West Peachtree.
  • Travel 0.3 miles and turn left onto Fifth Street.
  • Go one block and turn left onto Spring Street.
  • Proceed half a block and turn right at the next light into the GLC Spring Street parking deck.
  • Park on the second level.
  • Exit the parking garage, and walk down Fifth Street over the interstate.
  • Turn right on Techwood Drive.
  • Techwood intersects Sixth Street, and the Language Institute is in front of you (in the O'Keefe Building). See details below.

I will be driving from the north side of Atlanta
What are the directions?

  • Take 85/75 South to the 17th Street exit, #84.
  • Turn left on 17th Street.
  • Travel 0.3 mile and turn right on Spring Street.
  • Travel about 1 mile on Spring to Fifth Street.
  • Proceed half a block and turn right at the next light into the GLC Spring Street parking deck.
  • Park on the second level.
  • Exit the parking garage, and walk down Fifth Street over the interstate.
  • Turn right on Techwood Drive.
  • Techwood intersects Sixth Street, and the Language Institute is in front of you (in the O'Keefe Building). See details below.

Parking

When I get to 5th Street, where do I enter the GLC Spring Street parking deck?
The Spring Street entrance for the parking deck is at the traffic light between 5th and 4th Streets.

*If you miss the Spring Street entrance, continue to the next intersection (no traffic light) and turn right onto 4th Street. There is a 2nd entrance to the parking deck across from the Arby’s Restaurant.

What are the parking fees?
The closest visitor lot is the GLC Spring Street Deck. Parking in this deck is available on a first-come, first-served basis. $1.50/hour ($20 for lost ticket).

Info on additional visitor lots can be found here: http://pts.gatech.edu/visitors/Pages/default.aspx

Info on metered spaces can be found here: http://pts.gatech.edu/visitors/Pages/MeteredParking%20and%20Pay%20By%20Cell.aspx

Where can I park after I complete my registration and start classes?
Campus parking information for areas other than the visitor lots will be included in the orientation materials you receive on the first day of the session. To be assigned a parking lot, vehicle registration is required and parking permits must be purchased. Parking assignments are authorized by the Georgia Tech Parking Office. Parking fees are determined by the type of parking area assigned (i.e. deck, lot, or street parking). 

Finding the Language Institute

How do I get from the parking deck to the Language Institute?

  • Enter the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center from the 2nd level.
  • Walk down the stairs to the 1st floor and exit directly outside through the front doors.
  • Continue walking straight to 5th Street.
  • Turn left onto 5th Street, cross Williams Street and continue 1 block to Techwood Drive.
  • Turn right onto Techwood Drive at the first traffice light.
  • Walk 1 block north to the intersection of Techwood Drive and 6th Street.
  • Cross 6th Street.

The Language Institute will be directly in front of you.

 

 

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