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Our information sessions are geared towards prospective graduate students of our programs. Come visit our campus and learn about city planning, our faculty research and engagement, what our graduates do while in school and after graduation, and each of our degree programs. For a more in depth look at the School and our programs, please attend our Open House.

Fall 2015 Information Sessions:

October 16th, 2015 from 9am – 1pm: RSVP HERE

November 20th, 2015, from 9am - 1pm: RSVP HERE

All of our sessions take place in the College of Architecture on Georgia Tech's campus.

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Our annual Open House will be held in the spring of 2016. If you are interested in visiting the school, learning more about our philosophy, and meeting current students and faculty, please check back in January to register.

The schedule for the Open House includes panels of current students and alumni, introductions and time to meet with our faculty, a short bus tour of Atlanta, information about our students organization, lunch, and plenty of time for questions about our different programs. 


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We encourage potential applicants to visit the Georgia Tech campus when possible. If you are unable to attend an information session, a visit is best during the fall or spring semesters when the largest numbers of students and faculty are present. (See Georgia Tech’s academic calendar.)

To arrange a visit, contact:

Katrina Patton
School of City and Regional Planning
College of Architecture
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0155

The City & Regional Planning Offices are located in Suite 204 in the Architecture - East Building. The main Architecture buildings are located in the heart of the Georgia Tech campus, consisting of two buildings around a courtyard. The two-story brick Architecture - East building is the first academic building west of the fraternities on the north side of Fourth St.

Driving Directions to the College

From east or west of Atlanta: Take I-20 into Atlanta, then take Interstate 75/85 North and follow directions below for "From south of Atlanta"

From south of Atlanta and Atlanta Airport: Take Interstate 85/75 north to exit 250, Tenth St. toward Georgia Tech/Fourteenth St. Turn left on 10th St. Travel .2 miles and turn left on Fowler St. Travel .4 miles and turn right on Fourth St. Travel .1 miles and the East and West Architecture Buildings will be on your right.

From north of Atlanta: Take Interstate 75/85 south to exit 249D, toward Georgia Tech/US-78/US-278/North Ave. Turn right onto North Ave. Travel less than .1 miles and turn right on Techwood Dr. Travel .3 miles and turn left on Fourth St. Travel .2 miles and the East and West Architecture Buildings will be on your right.

From east or west of Atlanta: Take I-20 into Atlanta, then take Interstate 75/85 North and follow directions below for "From south of Atlanta."

Driving Directions for Visitor Parking  

There are several visitor parking lots available on campus on a first-come, first-serve basis. We suggest the parking deck at Technology Square, located fewer than four blocks from the East and West Architecture buildings. Rates range from $1.00 for less than one hour to $10.00 for an entire day. To get there from Techwood Dr. or Fowler St., go east on Fifth St. toward Technology Square. Turn right onto Spring St. The entrance is the first driveway on the right, immediately after the GT Hotel and Conference Center.

From the Technology Square parking deck, walk three blocks west on Fifth St. across the Fifth St. Bridge. The rear of the East and West Architecture Buildings will be on the left, beside the Klaus Advanced Computing Building. Georgia Tech’s complimentary shuttle, the Tech Trolley, also runs from Technology Square and stops on Fifth St. close to the rear of the East and West Architecture Buildings.

Other Visitor Parking Areas

Other visitor parking areas can be found at this link. We suggest Area 2 (Student Center Visitor Lot) located adjacent to the Student Center, or Area 4 (State Street Visitor Lot) located on Ferst Dr., between Hemphill and State Street.

Taking MARTA to Georgia Tech

The Tech Trolley is available from the Midtown MARTA (Atlanta's rapid rail system) station to various points on campus. The Georgia Tech Parking & Transportation web site has more information.

Transportation from Hartsfield - Jackson Airport

Take MARTA for an easy 25-minute subway ride. The train leaves frequently and no route changes are necessary to arrive at the Midtown station.

Atlanta Airport Shuttle: Transportation from Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Please call the office at +1.404.894.2350 if you have any further questions or need assistance.