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Visitors: maps, parking

This page contains helpful information for those who will be attending the events at UNC and Duke.

UNC and the town of Chapel Hill

All of the events at UNC will take place at the Sonia Haynes Stone Center that is located off
of South Road and Bell Tower Drive. Directions to the Stone Center

  • April 17th, 10:00 – 11:30 am, book readings and signing – Stone Center Hitchcock Room 111
    (books will be available for sale outside of 111)
  • April 17th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, panel on Interculturality in the Arts and Humanities
    The Stone Center Hitchcock Room 111
  • April 17th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Keynote Address – Stone Center Theater

UNC Parking

Daytime visitor parking is available at several locations

  • $1.50/hour
  1. Ram’s Head Parking Deck: off of Stadium Drive and Ridge Road
  2. Moorhead Planetarium Parking Lot off of Franklin Street in front of the Planetarium
  3. Municipal Parking Deck on Rosemary Street between North Columbia and Henderson
    Chapel Hill downtown parking map
  • Street Parking with 2 hour limit on Franklin Street and South Road that accepts debit and credit cards

Keynote Address parking

  • Bell Tower Deck – is free and open to the public after 5:00 pm. This parking deck is located behind the Stone Center across from the Football Stadium on Bell Tower Drive


  • Campus Map  (“Campus Map with Index” downloadable in PDF format)


Duke and the city of Durham

The activities at Duke will take place at a variety of locations. Please see the Duke page for more details.

April 18th: Round Table at the Haiti Lab in the Franklin Center for the Humanities 2:00 – 5:00

  • Smith Warehouse Bays 4 and 5
  • 114 S. Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC 27701
  • Directions and Parking There will be a free parking lot available next to the visitors’ lot

April 19th: Concert and Closing Speeches

  • Bone Hall (search Duke Campus Map for Bone Hall)

For visitors staying in Chapel Hill, there are several bus options that your hotels can explain to you. There is a Robertson Scholar Express Bus that has regular shuttles that leave from the parking lot of the Moorehead Planetarium to Duke West Campus near the Duke Chapel. Duke online map.