Venue and Driving Directions

Getting Around Chapel Hill

Convention events will take place at 2 venues that are separated by a 10-20 minute drive, depending on traffic.


Venue #1:  UNC School of Government: located in the Knapp-Sanders Building on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

  • The UNC School of Government is located at 400 South Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
  • The entrance to Parking Deck of the School of Government is on South Road by the traffic light at Country Club Road.  
  • Parking on site is free but PERMIT is required. Download and print one Parking Permit per vehicle, placing the permit on the car dashboard when you park. (check back soon for parking pass link for download and print)


Venue #2: Sheraton Hotel: located off of 15-501 in Chapel Hill.

  • Sheraton Chapel Hill is located at One Europa Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.  
  • Directions to the Sheraton Hotel: Out the parking deck, turn right onto South Rd./Raleigh Rd.  In 1.2 miles, use the right lane to take the ramp onto US-15 N/US-501 N/Fordham Blvd. S.  Merge onto US-15 N/US-501 N/Fordham Blvd S. Drive 2.4 miles then turn right onto Europa Dr.  Sheraton Hotel is on your left.
  • Free parking on site. No permit required for convention attendees.
  • Find overnight room reservation information under general convention registration.


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