Travel Information

Airport and Ground Transportation

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport serves the Atlanta area. It is located on the south side of the city, and is accessible via car, shuttle and rail.

Taxis are available at the airport. Fares from the airport to the center of the city are about $30. Car rental is available at the Hartsfield-Jackson car rental center. Learn more.

Shuttles are available through the airport and through some local hotels. Learn more.


The Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority is accessible from the airport. Follow signs to the MARTA station; all trains go northbound into the city, and most downtown hotels are within walking distance of stations. Georgia State University is conveniently located near three MARTA stations: GSU Station, Five Points Station and Peachtree Center Station. Transit maps and fare information  is available at

Hotel Information

A room block has been reserved for employers at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Downtown. The Fairfield Inn is located at 54 Peachtree St. NW in Atlanta (30303), two blocks from Georgia State College of Law. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reservation Number: 678-702-8600
Ask for: Georgia State University block on July 31
Hotel Rate: $99 + 16% Tax (single king bed)
Reserve Before: Monday, July 7
Cancellation Policy: At least 72 hours/3 days prior to your date of arrival
Discounted Valet Parking: $20
Amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi and deluxe hot buffet breakfast

Venue Location

Georgia State University College of Law
Urban Life Building (at the corner of Piedmont Avenue & Decatur Street)
140 Decatur St.
Atlanta, GA 30303

Directions and Parking

Visitor parking is available for $7 in GSU M Deck, accessible from Auditorium Place between one-way streets Piedmont Avenue (northbound) and Courtland Street (southbound). Mention “SIPJF” to the parking attendant.

M Deck
30 Courtland St.
Atlanta, GA 30303 (Map)

The College of Law is located at the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Decatur Street, two blocks south of M Deck. Exit the deck onto Gilmer Street, cross Gilmer Street, and walk south against traffic on Piedmont Avenue to Decatur Street. Our building, the Urban Life Building, will be on your right.

Public Transit: MARTA
The College of Law is located one block from the GSU Station. When you arrive at the station, exit toward Piedmont Avenue and turn right, toward Decatur Street. Our building, the Urban Life Building, is across the street diagonally from Willy’s Mexicana Grill.