Visiting the Center

The History Program‘s Center for Public History is located in Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia. Our space is on the ground floor of the library in Room 12 of the Special Collections suite. The suite door is accessible by taking the stairs down to the Murphy Room or by using the elevator to the Ground Floor. The suite door is located in the elevator corridor underneath the marble stairs to the Murphy Room and is often locked. Visitors should call the Center at 678-839-6141 for access to the suite door.

The university has several dedicated Visitor Parking spaces at no cost to the visitor; however, visitors should call Parking Services at 678-839-6629 to register their car to avoid a parking citation.

The Parking Services website provides directions to campus, visitor parking maps, and instructions for vehicle registration. The university is about 17 miles from Exit 24 on Interstate 20. Visitors should use the location of the chosen parking lot for driving directions.

Click the hyperlinks in the building names below for driving directions to each parking lot. The nearest Visitor Parking spaces are located in:

ADA parking spaces are located in or near the lots listed above. State-issued Disability Parking permits must be displayed when parking in an ADA designated parking space on campus per the university’s parking code.

Center faculty and student assistants are available to provide verbal directions over the phone or you may request an escort from your parking space. Please call the Center for directions or for an escort at 678-839-6141. Motorized cart transportation is available with advance notice by emailing Assistant Director Keri Adams at

The map below should be used for walking directions from your parking location.