Directions

Directions to Valdosta State University

If you are planning to visit Valdosta State University, your first point of contact is the Admissions Office, which can assist you with campus tours and visitor parking information. The Admissions office is located directly across Patterson Street from the main campus. If you are using a GPS device, the Physical Address (not mailing) is 1413 N. Patterson St. Valdosta, GA 31602


Interstate 75

Follow Interstate 75 to Exit 18 and travel east into Valdosta. Turn left at the second traffic signal onto Gornto Rd. At the next traffic signal, turn right onto Baytree Rd. Follow Baytree Rd. until it dead ends into the VSU campus then turn left onto Oak St. (stay in right lane). At the first traffic signal, turn right onto Georgia Avenue. At the next intersection, turn right onto Patterson St. Go through 2 traffic lights and the Admissions Office (2-story red brick building) on your left.

From Waycross on U.S. 84 (from east)

When entering Valdosta, U.S. 84 becomes Hill Ave. Follow Hill Ave. to the center of downtown (courthouse) and turn right onto Ashley St. (one-way north). Stay in extreme left lane, which will become a left-turn-only lane after two blocks. The turning lane will lead to Magnolia St., and at the next intersection take a right onto Patterson St. Follow Patterson St. for 4 traffic lights. Go through the 4th light (Brookwood Dr.). The Admissions Office (2-story red brick building) is the 2nd building on your right (turn right on third driveway).

From Thomasville on U.S. 84 (from west)

Take U.S. 84 from Thomasville to downtown Valdosta. When entering Valdosta, U.S. 84 becomes Hill Ave. Follow Hill Ave. to the center of downtown (courthouse) and turn left onto Ashley St. (one-way north). Stay in extreme left lane, which will become a left-turn-only lane after two blocks. The turning lane will lead to Magnolia St., and at the next intersection take a right onto Patterson St. Follow Patterson St. for 4 traffic lights. Go through the 4th light (Brookwood Dr.). The Admissions Office (2-story red brick building) is the 2nd building on your right (turn right on third driveway).

From Douglas on Highway 221

When approaching Valdosta, Hwy 221 becomes Park Ave. Continue on Park Ave. (west) until you reach the intersection of Patterson St. Turn left on S. Patterson St and continue for approximately .5 mile. After you pass red light on Georgia Avenue you will go through two more red lights. At the last one you will see the main entrance to campus on your right and the Admissions Office on your left (2 Story red brick building). Go through the light and turn left onto driveway. (If you reach Brookwood Dr you have gone one light too far)

From Moultrie on Highway 133

Follow Hwy 133 east into Valdosta. Pass over Interstate 75 (Exit 18). Turn left at the second traffic signal onto Gornto Rd. At the next traffic signal turn right onto Baytree Rd. Follow Baytree Rd. until it dead ends into the VSU campus then turn left onto Oak St. (stay in right lane). At the first traffic signal, turn right onto Georgia Avenue. At the next intersection, turn right onto Patterson St. Go through 2 traffic lights and the Admissions Office (2-story red brick building) on your left.

*Admissions also provides bus parking. From Patterson Street, once you enter the Admissions parking lot (right of building) continue through parking lot and come behind the Admissions Building (crossing into the left parking lot) keep going straight, bus parking is on the road next to admissions lot. There will be designated signs.

*If you have trouble with the directions, call the Admissions Office at 229-333-5791.

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