SOS Travel Info

Group of Orientation Leaders helping with directions

Parking Instructions

Your SOS parking pass is approved for use in West Lot 2 (adjacent to the Band Practice Field). Shuttle service will be provided from the parking lot to the Student Center where most of the orientation session will be held. Please follow specific instructions located in your pre-session email that you will receive approximately one week prior to your SOS Session. If you park illegally on campus or in the city you are subject to ticketing and towing policies. Please be sure to display your SOS parking pass.

Driving Instructions

Please click here to view a campus map. The West Lot 2 is in orange.

From I-85:

From I-85 (north or south) take Exit 51 into Auburn and go approximately five miles. As you arrive on campus, pass through stop lights at Samford Avenue, Roosevelt/Miller, and Thach Avenue. At Toomer’s Corner (intersection of College and Magnolia Avenue in downtown Auburn), turn left onto Magnolia Avenue. Go approximately a mile, crossing over Donahue Drive at a stop light. At the next light (1/4 mile), bear left to merge onto Wire Road. At the next light (1/8 mile) turn right onto Thach Avenue. The parking lot will be ahead on your left. Turn left on Beech St into the parking lot and SOS staff will be past the stop sign.

From US Hwy 280:

Traveling east on US 280, turn right on Alabama Highway 147 (College Street). Travel approximately five miles into Auburn. At Toomer’s Corner (intersection of College and Magnolia Avenue in downtown Auburn), turn right onto Magnolia Avenue. Go approximately a mile, crossing over Donahue Drive at a stop light. At the next light (1/4 mile), bear left to merge onto Wire Road. At the next light (1/8 mile) turn right onto Thach Avenue. The parking lot will be ahead on your left. Turn left on Beech St into the parking lot and SOS staff will be past the stop sign.