Travel and Arrival

The excitement of arriving in Atlanta after nearly a year of preparation is often mixed with the anxiety of landing in the world’s busiest airport, the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This section is intended prepare students for their travel to the United States and to Agnes Scott College.


Travel Information

Destination: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. (ATL)

Address: 600 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30320

Travel and Arrival Form

After purchasing their plane ticket, students are required to complete the Travel and Arrival Form in Carta with a detailed itinerary of their flight information including: departure flight name, flight number, connection flight with the departure and arrival times in each city that is a part of your journey to Atlanta. Students can indicate on the Travel and Arrival Form if they would like transportation from the airport to campus. However, transportation is not guaranteed if the form is not turned in.


Arrival Information

Arrival at a U.S. Port of Entry

Students should have the following documents in their carry on bags ready to show to the port-of-entry (immigration) officer when going through U.S. border and customs:

  • Passport
  • Immigration documents (I-20 or DS-2019)
  • Admission Letter from Agnes Scott College
  • Financial Documents:

Customs forms will be distributed on the flight for passengers to complete. The immigration officer will stamp your passport to indicate your arrival date and airport location in the United States. More information about navigating customs and baggage in the International Terminal can be found here.

Transportation to Campus

If you are arriving early, please click here for a map and directions to campus.

 Other forms of transportation to campus

  • Taxi
  • Uber/Lyft : Download the app ahead of time
  • Train: MARTA –most affordable:
    • Get on the Marta train (GOLD) Northbound to Doraville Station.
    • Get off FIVE POINTS
    • Get on Blue train going eastbound to Indian creek station/Decatur
    • Get off Decatur Transit station
    • Go up the stairs
    • Turn right, go all the way down (you will see a small tunnel, go through it and Agnes Scott College will be across the street.