Athens | Gwinnett

50th Anniversary
Gala Celebration

Regional Receptions




Getting to the event

Updated September 25, 2014

Ride the UGA Bus to the 50th Anniversary Gala!

The School of Social Work is offering a free shuttle to and from Atlanta via UGA bus. The bus will pick up guests in Athens and Lawrenceville. If you plan on attending just the gala and don't want to drive this is an excellent option!

Hosts: Laura Ciucevich and Patricia Wilker, 50th Anniversary Planning Committee

Cost: Free!
Make sure to check the Ride the UGA Bus box on the registration form.

Athens to Atlanta
Departure: 4:00 PM - Bus starts loading at 3:45 PM
The Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 1197 S. Lumpkin St., Athens
Carlton Street Entrance.
You may park your car in the South Campus Parking deck adjacent to the Georgia Center.  The parking rate will be $10.00 payable upon exit.

Lawrenceville to Atlanta
Departure:  5:00 PM
UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Rd., NW, Lawrenceville
In front of the building. Parking is free.

Atlanta Marriott Marquis to Lawrenceville and Athens
Departure:  11:00 PM - Bus starts loading at 10:30 PM

UGa Bus

Reserve your seat on shuttle

Directions to Atlanta Marriott Marquis



Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30303



By Car

From the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport or south of Atlanta:
Travel north on Interstate 75/85 to exit 248C for Andrew Young International Boulevard. Turn left onto the boulevard then right onto Peachtree Center Avenue. The hotel is two blocks on the right.

From north of Atlanta
Traveling south on Interstate 75/85, take exit 249A for Courtland Street. Proceed to the third traffic light and turn right onto Andrew Young International Boulevard. Continue one block to Peachtree Center Avenue and turn right. The hotel is two blocks on the right.

*Please note - The Atlanta Marriott Marquis does not provide shuttle service from the airport.


Alternate transportation

A-National Limousine Service (sedans); fee: $60.00 USD (one way) ;on request

• Bus service, fee: $16.50 USD (one way)

• Subway service (MARTA), fee: $2.50 USD (one way)

• Estimated taxi fare: $32.00 USD (one way)


Hotel Parking

Valet parking discounted rate:  $10.00 USD night of event, $18.00 USD overnight with in and out privileges.

Off-site parking, fee: $4.00 USD hourly, $20.00 USD daily

Valet hourly rates up to 6 hours then daily rate applies / $40.00 USD per day oversized vehicles-no buses/RVs/duallies.



Ride the subway from the airport or from any MARTA station.  Exit at the Peachtree Center MARTA station.  0.1 mile W of the hotel