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Maps and Directions

View the interactive Citadel campus map and virtual tour
*Handicapped accessible parking noted on map at link above

Parking

For all commencement events:

Once on-campus parking areas fill, campus parking will be limited to handicapped vehicles. for the larger events. Most visitors will be directed by public safety officers to park nearby at Johnson Hagood Stadium.

Important note: Hampton Park next to campus is a city property and has highly restricted parking. Unless directed to park there by campus public safety traffic directors, it is recommended that visitors not park there.

Directions

Heavy traffic warning

There are several large events occurring in the Charleston area on the same day, including the Charleston Dragon Boat Festival at Brittlebank Park which is close to The Citadel campus. The most challenging traffic will be faced by visitors coming to campus from James Island and West Ashley.

To reach the campus from West Ashley take I-526 to 26 to Rutledge Ave. exit and then continue to Moultrie St., entering through Lesense Gate.

Expect slow traffic on the James Island connector, which also crosses the Ashley River, before and after the ceremonies. To avoid Brittlebank Park congestion from the connector, take a left on Lockwood Dr. then a right onto the Crosstown/Cannon St., turn left on Vaughan St. and left again onto Spring St. (17 South). Take an immediate right onto Hagood Ave. which will take you to the Hagood Gate into campus.

Directions - From Interstate 26 Eastbound:

  • Take the Rutledge Avenue exit (219-A).
  • Follow Rutledge Avenue 1.2 miles, then turn right on Moultrie Street.
  • Follow Moultrie Street until it ends at Lesesne Gate, the main entrance to The Citadel.

Directions - From Charleston Int'l Airport:

  • Start on International Blvd
  • Turn left onto West Montague Ave
  • Merge onto Interstate 26 Eastbound
  • Take the Rutledge Avenue exit (219-A).
  • Follow Rutledge Avenue 1.2 miles, then turn right on Moultrie Street.
  • Follow Moultrie Street until it ends at Lesesne Gate, the main entrance to The Citadel
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