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Plan Your Visit to Clayton State University

We’re 10 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from downtown Atlanta; yet, when you first set foot on our beautiful campus, you’ll think you’re walking through a park. Come see Clayton State for yourself.

Ways to Visit Clayton State

There are many ways to get to know our beautiful campus. Find the one that fits you best!

Attend an Admissions Event

Undergraduates can attend a number of admissions events. Preview Day gives high school students a sense of the real Clayton State. Non-Trad Tuesday answers the questions students over 24 usually have about Clayton State.

Visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to sign up for an event or talk with a recruiter.

Graduate students can stop by for an informational Open House hosted by the School of Graduates Studies. Learn more about the degree you’d like to pursue, ask questions, and get a taste for what being a grad student at Clayton State is like.

No need to register for this event—when we say “open,” we mean it!

Visit the School of Graduate Studies to find out when to drop by and say hello.

Dual Enrollment students—those students accepted into our dual-enrollment program—should feel free to contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions about tours, information, and other ways they can get to know Clayton State. 

Places to Visit

Athletics Center

With a gym and locker rooms, the Athletics Center is located just off Clayton State Boulevard on Weltner Drive.  

The Loch Shop Bookstore

Off Snelling Drive and just a stone’s throw away from our lovely Swan Lake sits Edgewater Hall. Head to the Loch Shop on the first floor, room 116, for textbooks, great Clayton State merchandise, and more!

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Also in Edgewater Hall is the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in room 150, where you can get more information about your intended major, how to apply, and taking a tour.

Performing Arts Center

Take a peek at our Clayton State Theatre. It can be found in the Arts & Sciences Building, room G-132, just off Caldwell Drive.

School of Graduate Studies

Just up the road from the Athletics Center, you’ll find Faculty Hall off Clayton State Boulevard. Drop by suite 133 to visit the School of Graduate Studies and learn more about grad student life and learning.

Spivey Hall

Elegant and inspiring both in design and acoustics, the world-renowned Spivey Hall performing arts venue sits near the south entrance of the university on Simpson Drive.

James M. Baker University Center

Off Clayton State Boulevard, near Swan Lake, you’ll find James M. Baker University Center, our signature building with everything from dining spots to classrooms to meeting spaces to the campus help desk.

There are many other wonderful places to explore at Clayton State University. Use our campus map to discover them all!

Minors on Campus

Clayton State University is dedicated to the welfare and safety of Minors who visit Clayton State's campus, who participate in Clayton State's Programs, or who are entrusted to Clayton State's care. To promote the protection of Minors, our Protection of Minors on Campus Policy describes the requirements of administrators, faculty, staff, students, volunteers and others who interact with Minors and informs all members of the University community of their obligation to report any instances of known or suspected abuse or neglect of Minors.

To view the Clayton State University Protection of Minors on Campus Policy you may view and/or download it here: Minors on Campus

Questions about the interpretation or application of this Policy should be raised with Human Resources, which shall update or modify the Policy as necessary and administer and oversee the implementation of the Policy in a manner that best achieves its goals. The Policy may be modified with the approval of the University President and/or their designee to reflect changes in the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia policies law, standards relating to the protection of minors, or University processes, or as otherwise necessary.

General Tools for Program and Event Registration
Facilities Use Agreement - Third-Party programs and event that use Clayton State University facilities must sign a Facilities Use Agreement contractually agreeing to comply with Clayton State University's policy requirements related to the Protection of Minors on Campus including background checks and training requirements for employees and volunteers, and must demonstrate that they have minimum insurance requirements.

Volunteer Training: Volunteers in direct contact with minors must take the free online training from the State of Georgia Office of the Child Advocate. After completing the online training, the volunteer must "Print the Certificate" and email or fax it to the Department of Human Resources. The training will not be considered complete until Human Resources receives the training certificate. Volunteer training is located here: Mandated Reporters Training: Critical Links in Protecting Children in Georgia.

Employee Training: Clayton State University provides training for its employees, if you would like further information please contact Human Resources.