Tips for traveling to graduation ceremonies at GWCC

It’s that time of year again for caps, gowns and diplomas.

The Georgia World Congress Center is hosting several local school and college graduation ceremonies and there are several things to know before coming to our downtown Atlanta campus to participate or spectate.

The most important decision: how are you going to get here?

If driving, we recommend parking in the Blue Lot and/or Yellow Lot for the following schools:

Tri-Cities, Creekside, Langston Hughes, Crim, CSK/BEST, KAC, Douglass, South Atlanta, Washington, Grady, Mays, Carver, North Atlanta, Jackson and Therrell.

For GPS and mobile app coordinates, use this address: 362 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., N.W., Atlanta, GA 30313.

Parking in the Red Deck is recommended for the following schools:

McNair, Towers, Columbia, Cedar Grove, Redan, Lithonia, DeKalb School of the Arts, Elizabeth Andrews, Stephenson, DeKalb Early College Academy, Stone Mountain, Miller Grove, Destiny Academy, Chamblee Charter, Dunwoody, Martin Luther King, Arabia Mountain, Southwest DeKalb, Druid Hills, Tucker and Lakeside.

For GPs and mobile app coordinates, use this address: 285 Andrew Young International Blvd., N.W., Atlanta, GA 30319.

Parking passes for each event are available in advance online at Purchasing parking in advance will guarantee a spot in one of our official parking lots.

For ADA guest drop-off and pick-up, please use the following address in GPS for close access to Building C of the GWCC: 275 Northside Drive, N.W. Atlanta, GA 30314.

If taking MARTA, the Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center Station is located on the Georgia World Congress Center Authority campus and the Vine City Station is also easily accessible to and from the convention center. Fare is $2.50 each way. For more information, visit:

Please plan to arrive early and plan for traffic in the area.