From Asheville, NC and points east: Follow I-40 West to Exit 27 (Highway 74 West). Follow Highway 74 West to Exit 85 in Sylva. At second light turn left onto Highway 107 South. Follow Highway 107 South to campus.
From Knoxville, TN and points west: From I-40 East, take Exit 27 to Highway 74 West. Follow Highway 74 to Exit 85 in Sylva. At second light turn left onto Highway 107 South. Follow Highway 107 South to campus.
From Chattanooga, TN: Take I-75 N, take exit #20 onto US-74 East, after about 6 miles take the 64 East Ocoee Exit and continue East on Hwy 64/74 to Andrews NC this road then becomes 19/74. You will take the exit #85 (US Hwy 441 N) about 51 miles from Andrews. At second light turn left onto Highway 107 South. Follow Highway 107 South to campus.
From Charlotte, NC: From I-85 South, exit onto Highway 74 West towards Shelby. Follow Highway 74 West to I-26 West to Asheville. In Asheville, exit left onto I-40 West. Follow directions above from Asheville.
From Atlanta, GA: From I-85 North, exit left onto I-985. I-985 will turn into GA 365 and will then merge with 441 North. Follow 441 North to Dillsboro, NC. At the light in Dillsboro, turn right onto Business 23. Follow Business 23 through Dillsboro and Sylva to Highway 107 South intersection. Go straight through intersection and follow Highway 107 South to campus.
Arrival Time & Parking
Traffic always is heavy for commencement ceremonies on WCU’s campus, and university officials urge those attending to plan to arrive at the Ramsey Center one hour before the events begin. On campus shuttle services will be available. Click here to access a PDF version of the traffic map for commencement.
Audience members needing special accommodations for disabilities should contact the Ramsey Activity Center at 828-227-7677 for instructions.
The mountains of Western North Carolina attract thousands of tourists each year. So, remember to make your hotel reservations in advance. For a list of area accommodations, telephone the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce at 828-586-2155 or 800-962-1911, or http://www.mountainlovers.com/. For additional information on places to stay, visit http://www.visitsmokies.org/.