Travel, Campus Map, and Lodging


Time Zones
Sewanee is in the Central Time Zone.

93 mi. (1.5 hrs.) from Nashville (Central Time)
52 mi. (1 hr.) from Chattanooga (Eastern Time)

Use this address for your GPS:
735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383

Driving Directions from Interstate 24:

  1. Take Monteagle Exit 134
  2. Turn onto Hwy. 41A W.
  3. Follow Hwy. 41A W. approx. 3.7 mi.
  4. Pass through the University Gates
  5. Turn right onto University Ave.
  6. Follow University Ave. approx. 1.3 mi.
  7. Arrive at Fulford Hall on the right.

Parking is available behind Fulford Hall. Access the parking lot via the driveway between Fulford Hall and the Rebel’s Rest archaeological site at the intersection of University Ave. and Georgia Ave. During major campus events, including Founders’ Day and Trustee meetings, parking on University Avenue is permitted.

Nearby Public Airports

  • Nashville International Airport (BNA) - Most visitors use BNA.
  • Chattanooga Airport (CHA)


Nearby Private Airports

  • Franklin County/Sewanee Airport (UOS) - UOS is our on-campus airport. A courtesy car to central campus is available. 931.598.1910
  • Winchester Municipal Airport (BGF)
  • Tullahoma Regional Airport (THA)

Nearby Airport Shuttles
Groome Transportation
Transportation from BNA and CHA to the Smokehouse Lodge in Monteagle, Tenn. is available. Monteagle is 6 mi. from Sewanee. You must arrange transportation from the Smokehouse Lodge to Sewanee. 800.896.9928

InShuttle Nashville
Chartered shuttles from BNA to Sewanee are available. 615.255.3519

Grand Avenue
Private sedans and limousines from BNA to Sewanee are available. 615.714.5466 

Campus Map
Our Campus Map is here.

On-campus lodging is at a premium during Annual Meetings and Founders' Day events. We recommend that you book a reservation elsewhere even if your name is on the waiting list for the Sewanee Inn.

The Sewanee Inn
1235 University Ave.
Sewanee, Tenn. 37383

St. Mary's Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development
770 St. Mary’s Lane
Sewanee, Tenn. 37375
American Eagle Inn
509 W. Main St.
Monteagle, Tenn. 37356

Best Western Smokehouse Lodge
844 W. Main St.
Monteagle, Tenn. 37356

The Edgeworth Inn
19 Wilkins Ave.
Monteagle, Tenn. 37356

The Franklin-Pearson House
108 E. Cumberland St.
Cowan, Tenn. 37318

Monteagle Inn and Retreat Center
204 W. Main St.
Monteagle, Tenn. 37356

Additional listings for accommodations can be found here.