Maps & Directions

Address:
4881 Taylor Circle
Collegedale, Tennessee 37315

Visitors Map
Parking Map

GPS Coordinates:
N35˚ 2.897, W85˚ 3.076


Getting Here

Driving from Interstate 75 Northbound

  • Take exit (#9) and turn right.
  • Continue through the traffic light onto Apison Pike. Travel through Collegedale, continue straight at the traffic light, and follow the road around the mountain bend.
  • Turn right at the four-way stop onto University Drive.


Driving From Interstate 75 Southbound

  • Take the Ooltewah exit (#11), turning left onto Lee Highway.
  • At the second stoplight on Lee Highway, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway.
  • When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike.
  • Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale. Go straight at the traffic light and follow the road around the mountain bend.
  • Turn right at the four-way stop onto University Drive

Shuttles

If you need a ride to Southern from the Chattanooga airport, bus station, or shuttles during business hours, call Transportation Services, 423.236.2716. The charge is $15. Please give 24 hours advanced notice.

Groome Transportation, 800.896.9928, operates a shuttle service in Chattanooga to the airports in Atlanta and Nashville. For an additional $15 they will do a campus pickup or drop off with advance notice.

Airports

  • Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
    423.855.2202
    Google Map
    12 miles from Southern Adventist University

    Directions to Southern from Chattanooga Airport:
    From Shepherd Road take Highway 153 South. Follow signs toward Knoxville onto Interstate 75 North. Take the Ooltewah exit (#11) onto Lee Highway. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway. When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike. Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale, then turn right onto University Drive. Welcome to Southern!
  • Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport
    404.530.7300 or 800.897.1910
    Google Map
    122 miles from Southern Adventist University

    Directions to Southern from Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport:
    From the airport follow signs to Interstate 75 North. Take the Ooltewah exit (#11) onto Lee Highway. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway. When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike. Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale, then turn right onto University Drive. Welcome to Southern!
  • Nashville International Airport
    615.275.1675
    Google Map
    151 miles from Southern Adventist University

    Directions to Southern from Nashville International Airport:
    From the airport follow signs to Interstate 24 East. When I-24 ends take Interstate 75 North. Take the Ooltewah exit (#11) onto Lee Highway. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway. When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike. Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale, then turn right onto University Drive. Welcome to Southern!
  • Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
    865.342.3000
    Google Map
    99 miles from Southern Adventist University

    Directions to Southern from Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport:
    From the airport, follow signs to Interstate 40 West/75 South. When I-40 and I-75 split, follow Interstate 75 South. Take the Ooltewah exit (#11) onto Lee Highway. At the second stoplight, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway. When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike. Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale, then turn right onto University Drive. Welcome to Southern!

Bus Stations

  • Greyhound Chattanooga
    423.892.1277
    Google Map

    Directions to Southern from Greyhound Chattanooga:
    From Shepherd Road take Highway 153 South. Follow signs toward Knoxville onto Interstate75 North. Take the Ooltewah exit (#11) onto Lee Highway. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway. When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike. Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale, then turn right onto University Drive. Welcome to Southern!
  • Greyhound Atlanta
    404.765.9598
    Google Map

    Directions to Southern from Greyhound Atlanta:
    From the bus station follow signs to Interstate 24 East. When I-24 ends take Interstate 75 North. Take the Ooltewah exit (#11) onto Lee Highway. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway. When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike. Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale, then turn right onto University Drive. Welcome to Southern!
  • Greyhound Nashville
    615.255.3556
    Google Map

    Directions to Southern from Greyhound Nashville:
    Follow signs to Interstate 24 East. When I-24 ends, take Interstate 75 North. Take the Ooltewah exit (#11) and turn left onto Lee Highway. A the second stoplight, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway. When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike. Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale, then turn right onto University drive. Welcome to Southern!

Train Stations

  • Amtrak
    1.800.872.7245
    Amtrak services Atlanta, but not Chattanooga, Knoxville, or Nashville.
    Google Map

    Directions to Southern from Atlanta Amtrak station:
    Follow signs to Interstate 75 North. Take the Ooltewah exit (#11) onto Lee Highway. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Little Debbie Parkway. When Little Debbie Parkway ends, turn left onto Apison Pike. Continue on Apison Pike through Collegedale, then turn right onto University Drive. Welcome to Southern!

Planning a visit? Here are some resources.

 

Local Hotels

For your convenience, may we suggest the following preferred hotels, located a short distance from campus.

The university has arrangements with these hotels for special discount rates if you tell them you are in town visiting Southern Adventist University.

 

 

Restaurants On Campus

Campus Kitchen
5014 Fleming Plaza
423.238.2488

The Dining Hall
Third floor of Wright Hall
423.236.3708

Village Market Deli
5014 Fleming Plaza
423.238.2300, Ext. 0
KR’s Place
Student Center
423.236.2719
The Kayak
Hulsey Wellness Center
423.236.2850
 

Payment Options for Guests

Campus eateries are open to the public and accept cash and major 
credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express).

Guests preferring to pay ahead for Sabbath meals in the Dining Hall 
may purchase debit cards at the Campus Card Desk [+] during 
regular business hours (before noon on Friday). Call 423.236.2777 
or email Judy Robertson
(An average meal in the Dining Hall costs about $7.50. This price is based 
on 1 entree, 1 vegetable, small salad, dessert and drink.)

 

Restaurants Collegedale

Subway
9413 Apison Pike
423.396.2141

Papa John’s Pizza
9048 Apison Pike, #B
423.396.4433
Los Potros
9408 Apison Pike
423.396.4393
Domino’s Pizza
9325 Apison Pike, #102
423.396.4444
China Kitchen
9408 Apison Pike
423.396.9898
Rafael’s Italian Restaurant
5032 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road, #7
423.396.2333

Aji’s Peruvian Restaurant

5035 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road

Ooltewah, TN 37363
(423) 396-3919

 Four Corners Café

9408 Apison Pike, Sute 102
Ooltewah, TN 37363
(423) 396-3080

Tres Amigos Restaurant

9219 Lee Highway
Ooltewah, TN 37363 
(423) 521-7711

   

 

Restaurants in Ooltewah

Arby’s
9200 Lee Highway
423.238.5102
El Matador Mexican Restaurant
9203 Lee Highway
423.238.6655
Quizno’s
5030 Hunter Rd
(423) 238-1402
  Hardee’s
9201 Lee Highway
423.238.5499
Sonic Drive-In
5921 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road
423.238.5374
  Pizza Hut
5920 Main Street, Suite 1
423.396.3900
Taco Bell
9210 Lee Highway
423.238.4929
Burger King
5605 Little Debbie Pkwy
423.238.7035
Krystal Restaurant
5120 Hunter Road
423.238.3443
Waffle House
5100 Hunter Road
423.238.6016
China Rose
9203 Lee Highway
423.238.1268
Little Caesar’s
9231 Lee Highway
423.238.5600
Wendy’s
6009 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road
423.238.5580
Countryside Café
8223 Mahan Gap Road
423.344.8646
McDonald’s
9211 LEE HWY
423.238.9266
Zaxby’s
8884 Old Lee Highway
423.648.6584
Cracker Barrel
8852 Old Lee Highway
423.238.8550

Western Sizzler
6021 Relocation Way
Ooltewah, TN 37363
(423) 521-7844 

 

 

Restaurants in Hamilton Place (about 15 minutes from campus)*

The Acropolis
2213 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.899.5341

Kanpai of Tokyo
2200 Hamilton Place Blvd
423.855.8204
PF Chang China Bistro
2030 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.242.0045
Souper Salad
2288 Gunbarrel Rd
423.893.5506
Sweet Peppers
2040 Hamilton Place Blvd. 
423.825.4999
Bone Fish Grill
2115 Gunbarrel Road
423.892.3175
Macaroni Grill
2271 Gunbarrel Road
423.894.2221
Panera Bread
1810 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.533.6930
Moe's Southwester Grill
1820 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.553.6930
Big River Grill
2020 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.553.7723
Carrabas Italian Grill
2040 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.894.9970
O'Charleys
2340 Shallowford Road
423.892.3343
Ruth's Chris
2321 Lifestyle Way
423.602.5900
McAlister's Deli
2288 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.510.8299
Earth Fare
1814 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.855.2511
J Alexander's
2215 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.855.5559
Olive Garden
2200 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.899.770
Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy
2102 HamiltonPlace Blvd
423.855.7400
Panda Express
2260 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.499.6280
Firehouse Subs
1820 Gunbarrel Rd
423.475.5491
Mellow Mushroom
2318 Lifestyle Way
423.468.3737
Fresh 2 Order
1919 Gunbarrel Road
423.826.5000
Jason's Deli
2115 Gunbarrel Road
423.296.1096
Salsarita's Fresh Cantina
2115 Gunbarrel Rd. #8
423.894.7144
 
CiCi's Pizza
2260 Gunbarrel Rd
423.485.0900

 

The Acropolis
2213 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.899.5341

Kanpai of Tokyo
2200 Hamilton Place Blvd.       423.855.8204
P F Chang’s China Bistro                      2030 Hamilton Place Blvd.       423.242.0045 Souper Salad
2288 Gunbarrel Rd
423.893.5506

Sweet Peppers
2040 Hamilton Place Blvd. 
423.825.4999 

Bonefish Grill
2115 Gunbarrel Road
423.892.3175

Macaroni Grill
2271 Gunbarrel Road423.894.2221
Panera Bread
1810 Gunbarrel Road
423.899.2253
Moe's Southwest Grill
1820 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.553.6930

Big River Grill
2020 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.553.7723

Carrabba’s Italian Grill
2040 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.894.9970

O’Charley’s
2340 Shallowford Road           423.892.3343
Ruth's Chris
2321 Lifestyle Way
423.602.5900
McAlister's Deli
2288 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.510.8299

Earth Fare
1814 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.855.2511

J Alexander’s
2215 Hamilton Place Blvd.
423.855.5559

Olive Garden
2200 Hamilton Place Blvd.423.899.770
Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy
2102 HamiltonPlace Blvd
423.855.7400
Panda Express
2260 Gunbarrel Rd.
423.499.6280 

Fire House Subs
1820 Gunbarrel Rd
423.475.5491

Mellow Mushroom
2318 Lifestyle Way
423.468.3737

Fresh 2 Order 1919 Gunbarrel Road 423.826.5000  Jason's Deli
2115 Gunbarrel Road
423.296.1096 

Salsarita's Fresh Cantina
2115 Gunbarrel Rd. #8
423.894.7144 

Cici's Pizza
2260 Gunbarrel Rd
423.485.0900

*More restaurants located in the Hamilton Place area and in downtown Chattanooga than listed here.

 

Activities

For more information on activities and other area attractions, visit ChattanoogaFun.com.

Chattanooga Choo Choo/Holiday Inn
1400 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Downtown
423.266.5000 or 800.872.2529
IMAX 3D Theater
201 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37401
Downtown
423.266.4629
Ruby Falls
1720 S. Scenic Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37409
Lookout Mountain Area
423.821.2544
Creative Discovery Museum
321 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Downtown
423.756.2738
Lookout Mountain Incline Railway
827 East Brow Road
Lookout Mountain, TN 37350
Lookout Mountain Area
423.821.4224
The Tennessee Aquarium
1 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Downtown
800.262.0695
Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Downtown
423.267.0968
Rock City
1400 Patten Road
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
Lookout Mountain Area
706.820.2531