Driving Directions to Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley State University invites visitors to the campus throughout the year; however the best time to visit the campus is during the weekday when classes are in session. Members of the Student Ambassadors lead campus tours as well as an information session by an Admissions Counselor. In order to offer you the best service imaginable and to provide you with the best possible campus visit, it is recommended that you schedule a campus tour in advance; at least a week’s notice is sufficient.
Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Campus tours begin promptly at the designated time and last approximately 1½ hours. The tour will usually begin with an information session, which will include information about housing, academic programs, financial aid, and extracurricular activities. Following the information session there will be a walking tour of the campus, which includes visits to academic buildings and the library.
From the Atlanta, GA Area
Travel I-75 S/I-85 S then make a slight right turn onto I-475 S Bypass to Valdosta then take exit 149. Turn right onto GA-49 S/Peach Pkwy. Travel to Fort Valley on GA-49 Peach Pkwy. In Fort Valley, when you come to the first traffic light on Camellia Blvd., keep straight and turn left on State University Drive. Continue onto straight and enter campus at the main entrance gate (the fifth entrance). This is the entrance to the C.W. Pettigrew Center.
From the Valdosta, GA area
Travel I-75 N and Take exit 136 for US-341/GA-7 toward Perry/Fort Valley keep left at the fork; follow signs for Fort Valley/Fort Valley State University. Turn left onto US-341 N/GA-7 N/Sam Nunn Blvd. Continue to follow US-341 N/GA-7 N until you reach Ira Hicks Blvd. Turn left onto Ira Hicks Blvd. and travel until you reach the stop sign. Turn right and continue until you come up to the entrance gate on the right. This is the entrance to the C.W. Pettigrew Center.
From the Columbus, GA area
Take the US-80/GA-22 exit toward Phoenix City/Macon continue onto GA 96-E. Turn right to stay on GA 96-E. Travel east on GA 96 until you reach GA-49. Make a slight right onto GA-49 (South Camellia Blvd). Travel south on S. Camellia Blvd. until you reach Ira Hicks Blvd and when you come to the first stop sign on Ira Hicks Blvd. turn left and enter campus at the first entrance gate. This is the entrance to the C.W. Pettigrew Center.
From the Savannah, GA area
Take I-16 W toward Macon. Take exit 39 for GA-26 toward Montrose/Cochran. Turn left onto GA-26 W. Make a right onto GA-87 N/US-23 N. Turn left onto GA-96 W. Next, make a left onto GA-49 (South Camellia Blvd). Travel south on S Camellia Blvd. until you reach Ira Hicks Blvd. Turn left and when you come to the first stop sign on Ira Hicks Blvd. turn left and enter campus at the first entrance gate.This is the entrance to the C.W. Pettigrew Center.
From the Americus, GA area
Take GA-49 N/Crawford St and continue on GA-49. Turn left onto GA 49 N/GA-90 S continuing on GA-49 N. Turn left on GA-49 N/Camellia Blvd. Keep straight and enter campus at the first entrance gate. This is the entrance to the C.W. Pettigrew Center.