Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Archives Research Center General Research Guide: Directions & Hours

Identifying and locating primary sources at the Archives Research Center and Beyond

Visitor Policy

Proper identification is required to visit the Robert W. Woodruff Library.

Hours

Click here to check Library's hours of operation

Directions

Click for map and location

Address:
111 James P. Brawley Drive SW,
Atlanta, GA 30314

Phone: 404-978-2000
Fax: 404-577-5158
Website: http://www.auctr.edu
Click map for online directions

From the North/Downtown:

From I-75/85 South to I-20 West. Exit at Joseph Lowery Boulevard (Exit 55A). Turn right at the traffic light and continue past Fair Street to the next street, Parsons Street. Make a right onto Parsons Street and then a left onto Milton Street. The entrance to the Library's gated parking lot is located at the corner of Parsons and Milton Streets.  Limited parking is available to authorized visitors. For admittance, press the intercom to speak with a Security Services officer.  Additional parking is available at the Clark Atlanta University parking deck located within walking distance at the corner of Fair and Mildred streets. 

From the South/Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport:

From I-75/85 North to I-20 West. Exit at Joseph Lowery Boulevard (Exit 55A). Turn right at the traffic light and continue past Fair Street to the next street, Parsons Street. Make a right onto Parsons Street and then a left onto Milton Street. The entrance to the Library's gated parking lot is located at the corner of Parsons and Milton Streets.  Limited parking is available to authorized visitors. For admittance, press the intercom to speak with a Security Services officer.  Additional parking is available at the Clark Atlanta University parking deck located within walking distance at the corner of Fair and Mildred streets. 

 From the I-20 East (Traveling Westbound):

From I-20 East about a mile past downtown Atlanta. Exit at Joseph Lowery Boulevard (Exit 55A). Turn right at the traffic light and continue past Fair Street to the next street, Parsons Street. Make a right onto Parsons Street and then a left onto Milton Street. The entrance to the Library's gated parking lot is located at the corner of Parsons and Milton Streets.  Limited parking is available to authorized visitors. For admittance, press the intercom to speak with a Security Services officer.  Additional parking is available at the Clark Atlanta University parking deck located within walking distance at the corner of Fair and Mildred streets. 

From the I-20 West (Traveling Eastbound):

Take I-20 East to Joseph Lowery Boulevard (Exit 55A). Turn left at the traffic light and continue past Fair Street to the next street, Parsons Street. Make a right onto Parsons Street and then a left onto Milton Street. The entrance to the Library's gated parking lot is located at the corner of Parsons and Milton Streets.  Limited parking is available to authorized visitors. For admittance, press the intercom to speak with a Security Services officer.  Additional parking is available at the Clark Atlanta University parking deck located within walking distance at the corner of Fair and Mildred streets.                                                                                                               

Parking

Click here to read more on the Library's public parking policy and guidelinesPaid parking for authorized visitors to the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library is available in a lot at the rear (west) of the building from 7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. on normal business days. Other visitors may park at the Clark Atlanta University parking deck located within walking  distance at the corner of Fair and Mildred streets.

Library parking may be restricted to accommodate special  events, holidays or other special circumstances. In addition, parking lot signage clearly indicates that unauthorized cars parked in designated spaces (staff, faculty, handicapped, etc.) are subject to towing. Vehicles remaining in the Library's lot overnight will be towed.

For more information on Library parking, contact Woodruff Library Security Services at 404-978-2000, ext. 1122.