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October 18, 2023

Planning Your Visit to Campus

Traveling to the School

Getting to Asheville, NC

The closest airport to our campus is Asheville Regional, and downtown Asheville is just a fifteen minute drive from the campus. The city has many places to stay.

Directions to Campus

Click for a Full Size MapThe School is located at 360 Asheville School Road, in Asheville, NC, about 15 minutes southwest of downtown and about 25 minutes northwest of the airport.  At our main entrance, you will be welcomed at the gatehouse and provided with a campus map.

Take note: GPS may misdirect you to our service entrance, which does not provide access to the campus. From the service entrance, the main entrance to campus is the next driveway to the northeast (0.3 miles) along the main road.


Parking locations are indicated on the campus map. Please reserve parking locations adjacent to the Chapel for admissions visitors.

Exploring the City of Asheville


Asheville is referred to as a “Foodtopia” for good reason: there are restaurants to fit every preference and dietary need—check them out here.

Other Things to Do:

While you’re in town, we encourage you to explore the Asheville Area. The Biltmore is our most famous attraction, but the city offers activities ranging from outstanding arts venues to a pinball museum! 

Asheville also offers abundant outdoor activities, from hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway and over 200 waterfalls. TripadvisorExplore Asheville, and the Asheville Chamber offer great suggestions. 

For Admissions Visitors

Admissions visits are by appointment. If you haven’t already scheduled a visit, call 828-254-6345 x4022 or email admissions to make plans. 

Mitchell Hall

Admissions visitors should park in the marked spaces adjacent to the Chapel. The Admissions Office is in Mitchell Hall, pictured. (If the Chapel is on your left, Mitchell is the middle building on your right.) Proceed up the steps to the front door of Mitchell; you’ll find a waiting room immediately inside on your left.  

What to Wear

If you’re visiting the School for an admissions tour, you likely will be most comfortable if follow our classroom dress code:

  • Option A: Dress pants with belt, button down shirt, tie, sport coat, and dress shoes.
  • Option B: Dress or skirt, collared blouse, sweater, and dress shoes.
  • Option C: Dress pants, collared blouse, cardigan or sport coat, and dress shoes.

Special Assistance

If anyone in your group has mobility concerns, let us know in advance so we can make things easy.