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Contact / Locate Departmental Offices & Labs

The Main Office of the Department of Communication is physically located on the 8th floor of Twenty Five Park Place (25PP), a Georgia State University office building that overlooks Woodruff Park and is situated on Park Place between Auburn Ave. and Edgewood Ave. The main office is the physical location for departmental, business, technology support, scheduling (facilities and courses) and human resources operations. Faculty and staff mailboxes are also located on the 8th floor of 25PP.

The department's Advisement Office is also located on the 8th floor of 25PP. No appointment is necessary to meet with a departmental adviser. Walk-in traffic is welcome and students should see the main reception desk to be directed to the appropriate advisor for their major.

Hours: The department's main and advisement offices are open for business M-F, 8:15am - 5:15pm, except for the major national holidays and for a two week break separating the fall and spring semesters. Individual faculty members hold specified weekly office hours; if you need information about a particular instructor’s availability, please feel free to call the main departmental office for hours, or to directly email the professor to arrange an appointment.


Main Office: 404-413-5600
Fax: 404-413-5634 (Please address faxes to a specific person.)

Contact Department Administrators:

David Cheshier (Chair): 404-413-5649,
Greg Lisby (Associate Chair): 404-413-5639,
Doug Barthlow (Director, Undergraduate Studies): 404-413-5651,
Natalie Tindall (Director, Graduate Studies): 404-413-5685,

Contacting Research & Creative Scholarship Centers and Partners:

Atlanta Film Festival (9th floor, 25PP)
Center for International Media Education (1109, 25PP)
Digital Arts Entertainment Labratory (100, One Park Place)
Center for Research in Atypical Language Development (9th floor, 25PP)
In Media Res (9th floor, 25PP)
Peripheral Vision (10th floor, 25PP)
University Theatre (202 Dahlberg Hall)

Key Production Facilities:

Film Equipment Checkout: 106 General Classroom Building (GCB)
Television Studio: 115 GCB
Postproduction Labs: 109 and 119 GCB
Journalism Writing Labs: 105 GCB and 309 Classroom South (CS)

Mailing Address for Standard USPS Delivery:

Department of Communication
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5060
Atlanta, GA, 30302-5060

Mailing Address for Federal Express, UPS, and Other Ground Courier Delivery:

Department of Communication
800 Twenty Five Park Place NE
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA, 30303

The closest MARTA station, which is located approximately four blocks from 25PP, is the Five Points Station.

A number of pay parking lots are situated within two blocks of 1PP, including several that also serve Underground Atlanta. The closest is located at the intersection of Decatur and Central Avenues.

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