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For Families and Guests

of the Class of 2019

Driving Directions

From Raleigh (via I-40)
  • From Interstate 40, take NC 147 North (exit 279 B) toward downtown Durham.
  • Exit at NC 55/Alston Avenue (Exit 11). Turn left on South Alston Avenue.
  • In about a half-mile, you will reach NCCU's campus.

Consult our campus map to get to a specific NCCU building or location.

From Fayetteville (I-95 to I-40)
  • Take Grove Street to Hwy 301 N.
  • Take a left.
  • Merge onto Interstate 95 North.
  • Go 25 miles north on I-95 to I-40 junction.
  • Take Exit 81 toward Raleigh (westbound on I-40).
  • Go 49 miles on I-40 to NC 147 North (exit 279 B), toward Durham/Downtown.
  • Merge on NC - 147.
  • Take the NC-55/Alston Avenue exit, (exit 11).
  • In about a half-mile, you will reach NCCU's campus.

Consult our campus map to get to a specific NCCU building or location.

From Greensboro/Charlotte/Winston-Salem (I-40/I-85)
  • Take I-40 E / I-85 N.
  • When the road forks (past Burlington), bear left to remain on I-85 toward Durham.
  • Continue on I-85 for 9 miles to the Durham Freeway/NC 147 (Exit 172).
  • Follow NC 147 for 5 miles to Exit 11 (NC 55/Alston Avenue).
  • Turn right (south) on Alston Avenue.
  • In about a half-mile, you will reach NCCU's campus.

Consult our campus map to get to a specific NCCU building or location.

From Henderson (I-85)
  • Take I-85 S.
  • Take the Roxboro Road/Avondale Drive exit (Exit 177) and turn left onto Avondale Drive (NC 55).
  • Go 0.8 miles and turn right on Alston Avenue (remaining on NC 55).
  • Continue south on Alston for 2.2 miles to NCCU campus.

Consult our campus map to get to a specific NCCU building or location.


Parking

The university will observe open parking throughout campus for the ceremony.
  • Main parking area for visitors: Latham Parking Deck, any open space in the deck and surface lot
  • Other parking areas: Nelson Street and Lower Level of the Mary Townes Science Complex
  • Handicap parking: 615 Lawson St. rear lot, McDougald–McLendon Arena reserved lot and Latham Parking Deck (nine handicap spaces available)
  • Parking on sidewalks and grassy areas is prohibited. Shuttle services will be available.

    Please refer to NCCU's Guest Policies and Procedures for additional information. 

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