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Parking at Orientation

Orientation participants may park on campus in the Lee Lot/West Lot areas located off of Sullivan Drive. The deck address is 2530 Sullivan Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Please print the Spring Entry Orientation Parking Permit and place the permit on the passenger side dashboard of your vehicle.

How To Get To NC State

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) website www.rdu.com/ has the latest information regarding airlines, airport security, flight schedules, and ground transportation to NC State. 

You may also access the trip planner on the Triangle Transit website www.triangletransit.org  to obtain specific bus routes from RDU Airport to NCSU Campus Buildings -- Witherspoon Student Center.

Visit the University Transportation website www.ncsu.edu/transportation for road construction updates/closings. 

Please do not enter campus using Dan Allen Drive as access is restricted.

From I-95 South (New York)
Take I-95 South to Exit 138, US-64 West toward Nashville/Raleigh.  Take Exit 419, US-440 toward US-1/Wake Forest.  Continue on US-440 to Exit 3 toward Meredith College.  Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp onto Hillsborough Street.  Turn right onto Gorman Street (4th stop light), then the next left onto Sullivan Drive.  Follow the Orientation Parking signs.

From I-95 North (South Carolina)
Take I-95 North to I-40 West.  Follow I-40 to Gorman Street (Exit 295).  Turn right onto Gorman Street and then right onto Sullivan Drive (6th stop light).  Follow the Orientation Parking signs. 

From US 64 West (Knightdale)
From Rocky Mount via US/64: Take US 64 West toward Raleigh.  Take Exit 419, US-440 toward US-1/Wake Forest. Continue on US-440 to Exit 3 toward Meredith College.  Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp onto Hillsborough Street. Turn right onto Gorman Street (4th stop light) then the next left onto Sullivan Drive.  Follow the Orientation Parking signs.

From US 70 East (Durham)
Take US 70 East to Raleigh.  Take I-440 South Outer Beltline to Western Blvd. (Exit 2A).  After exiting on Western Blvd., turn left onto Gorman Street (3rd stop light), and then right onto Sullivan Drive.  Follow the Orientation Parking signs.

From I-40 East (Chapel Hill)
Take I-40 East to Raleigh.  At the I‑40/ Wade Avenue split, stay on Wade Avenue and turn right onto Faircloth Street.  After the light, Faircloth becomes Gorman Street.  Turn left onto Sullivan Drive.  Follow the Orientation Parking signs.

From 401 North (Fuquay Varina)
Take 401 North to Raleigh.  Take I‑40 West to Gorman Street (Exit 295).  Turn right onto Gorman Street and then right onto Sullivan Drive (6th stop light).  Follow the Orientation Parking signs.

From US 1 South (Wake Forest)
Take US 1 South to Raleigh.  Take I-440 West/US 1 South toward Sanford.  Follow to Western Blvd. (Exit 2A).  After exiting on Western Blvd., turn left onto Gorman Street (3rd stop light), and then right onto Sullivan Drive.  Follow the Orientation Parking signs.