Directions & Parking
The AIC is located in Abernethy Hall, on the corner of East Cameron Avenue and S. Columbia Street, on the campus of UNC.
From Greensboro: On I-40 East, take the Chapel Hill 86 South exit 266 – Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (Historic Airport Road) turns into Columbia Street. Continue 4 1/2 miles into Chapel Hill. Just past the intersection with Franklin Street, the Center will be on the left.
From Raleigh and RDU Airport: On I-40 West, take the Chapel Hill 273A exit. Follow Raleigh Road/South Road up through campus. Turn right on Columbia Street (86 N). Just past the intersection of Cameron Avenue, the Center will be on the right.
From Durham: On I-85, exit right at the 15-501 South (Chapel Hill) exit. At the edge of Chapel Hill, take the Franklin Street exit. In the downtown area, turn left on Columbia Street (86 S). The Center is on the left in Abernethy Hall.
From Pittsboro: On 15-501 North, continue straight into Chapel Hill. Continue on NC Hwy 86 (S. Columbia Street) into UNC’s campus. Just past the intersection of Cameron Avenue, the Center will be on the right.
The AIC does not have designated parking for visitors. Parking is available at several nearby municipal and private parking decks, and metered street parking is available on Franklin Street. Parking for people with mobility impairments is provided at the rear of the building.
1. City lot, entrances on Rosemary Street (behind Spanky’s Resturant).
3. Bank of America parking deck, entrance on Rosemary Street.
4. City parking deck, entrance on Rosemary Street and Church Street
(near the Aveda Institute off of Franklin Street).
5. Morehead Planetarium lot, entrance on Franklin Street.
6. Metered Spaces, along Franklin Street.
7. Handicapped restricted parking, enter through Swain Visitor Parking Lot.
(rear of Abernethy Hall)
Visit Chapel Hill’s Municipal Parking.
**Please note that the University’s Swain Visitor lot has resticted access due to construction. Handicapped access only.
The Center is located on the first floor of Abernethy Hall and the rear entrance is ramped. It can be accessed through the Swain Visitor’s Parking Lot and leads to the back of the building. The Center’s restrooms are accessible.