Shopping and Services


Grocery Stores and Markets

Closest to campus:
Cherians – 751 Dekalb Industrial Way (Indo-Pak)
First Oriental Market – 2774 E Ponce De Leon Ave (Asian)
Kroger – 720 Commerce Dr
Patel Bros – 763 Dekalb Industrial Way (Indian)
Your DeKalb Farmer’s Market – 3000 E Ponce de Leon Ave (international)

Farther away but interesting:
Buford Highway Farmer’s Market – 5600 Buford Hwy (international)
Trader Joe’s – 931 Monroe Dr (international)


Pharmacies/Drug Stores
Pharmacies sell prescription drugs, which can only be bought with a doctor's written order, and over-the-counter medicines, such as aspirin, pain relievers, and cold and flu remedies, which do not require a doctor's prescription. They also sell toiletries, cosmetics and some food items. The closest is CVS, located at 225 W Ponce de Leon Ave. Pharmacies are also located in larger grocery and discount department stores, including Kroger, Publix, Target and Wal-Mart.


Discount Department Stores
These stores carry a wide variety of merchandise, including clothing, household items, toiletries, electronics and groceries, at low prices.
Target 1275 Caroline St NE
Wal-Mart 2427 Gresham Rd SE


Shopping Malls 
Most shopping malls in the United States do not include grocery stores. Lenox Square, though a bit of a jaunt from campus, is easily accessible by MARTA train and boasts the greatest selection of stores, some of which are rather expensive. The malls below are most popular with students and can be reached by MARTA (train or bus).  

Atlantic Station - 1380 Atlantic Dr, at 17th St, MARTA to Arts Center Station + free shuttle
Lenox Square Mall - 3393 Peachtree Rd NE, MARTA to Lenox Station
North Dekalb Mall - 2050 Lawrenceville Hwy, MARTA Bus #123
Perimeter Mall - 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd, MARTA to Dunwoody Station


Decatur-Area Bookstores 
ASC College Bookstore - Ground Floor, Alston
Book Nook - 3073 N Druid Hills Rd
Books Again - 225 N McDonough St
Eagle Eye Book Shop - 2076 N Decatur Rd
Little Shop of Stories - 133A East Court Square (next to Starbucks)

* If you are purchasing textbooks, check out this document for suggestions on how to save money.


Storage Services
Collegeboxes.com
SpaceMax Storage - 2910 North Decatur Rd