Parking and Directions

The E. Carroll Joyner Visitor Center hosts Undergraduate Admissions information sessions. Parking at the Visitor Center is available at no cost while guests attend admissions information sessions. Parking on North, Central and Centennial Campus is available for $2.00 per hour in the pay lots which accept Master Card, Visa, Discover and American Express. Cash is not accepted.

Directions

The E. Carroll Joyner Visitor Center is located at 1210 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606 (the intersection of Western Blvd. and Varsity Dr.). Consult a campus map for directions to particular campus locations, and check out the NC State Transportation website for additional visitation information.

From Durham via US 70

Take US 70 to downtown Raleigh.(US 70 turns into Glenwood Avenue.) Follow Glenwood Avenue to Oberlin Road. Turn right onto Oberlin Road (approximately 3 miles). Turn right onto Hillsborough Street. Take an immediate left at Pullen Road. Follow Pullen Road and veer right onto Western Blvd. At the third light, turn left on Varsity Drive. The Joyner Visitor Center will be to your right.

From Chapel Hill, Durham and RDU Airport via I-40

Take I-40 East to Raleigh. At the I-40/Wade Avenue split, stay right for the Wade Ave. exit. At the third stoplight, turn right onto Faircloth St. Stay straight on Faircloth (which turns into Gorman St) and turn left at your third light onto Western Blvd. At the next stoplight turn right onto Varsity Drive. The Joyner Visitor Center will be to your right.

From Fayetteville via US 401

Take US 401 to Raleigh. Then take I-40 West to Gorman Street, exit 295. Turn left at the stoplight onto Gorman Street and follow it to the second traffic light. Turn right onto Avent Ferry Road. After approximately 1.5 miles you will turn left onto Western Boulevard. Take the second left onto Varsity Drive. The Joyner Visitor Center will be to your right.

From Henderson via US 1

Take US 1 (which turns into Capital Boulevard) through downtown Raleigh. Turn right onto Western Blvd. Follow Western Blvd approximately three miles and turn left onto Varsity Drive. The Joyner Visitor Center will be to your right.

From Rocky Mount via US 64

Take US 64 West towards Raleigh. US 64 West will merge with East I-440 (Inner Beltline). After approximately seven miles, exit onto Gorman Street, exit 295. Turn right at the stoplight onto Gorman Street and follow it to the second traffic light. Turn right onto Avent Ferry Road. After approximately 1.5 miles you will turn left onto Western Boulevard. Take the second left onto Varsity Drive. The Joyner Visitor Center will be to your right.

From New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia via I-95 South

Take I-95 South to I-85 South. Then take US 1 (which turns into Capital Boulevard) to through downtown Raleigh. Turn right onto Western Blvd. Follow Western Blvd approximately three miles and turn left onto Varsity Drive. The Joyner Visitor Center will be to your right.

From Florida via I-95 North

Take I-95 North to I-40 West. Proceed on I-40 West into Raleigh to Gorman Street, exit 295. Turn right at the stoplight onto Gorman Street and follow it to the second traffic light. Turn right onto Avent Ferry Road. After approximately 1.5 miles you will turn left onto Western Boulevard. Take the second left onto Varsity Drive. The Joyner Visitor Center will be to your right.