Frequently Asked Questions

What is the exact address of Oxford College?

118 Few Circle, Oxford GA 30054

Where do we go once on campus the first day?

The Institute kicks off Tuesday morning with registration and a hot breakfast in the dining hall. Signs on campus will direct you to the dining hall.

I've forgotten what I signed up to take. What do I do?

Your complete schedule will be inside your registration packet, and if you wish to know beforehand simply contact Allison McKelvey at 770-784-8310.

What is the schedule for the Institute?

The complete schedule can be found here.

What time does the institute end on the last day?

Around 4:00pm.

What about breaks during each day?

Breaks will be taken within each individual session as determined by participants.

Are all meals provided?

Every lunch is provided, and a hot breakfast on the first day of the institute. A continental breakfast is provided every other day. There will be one night that dinner is provided. See restaurant information for those remaining in the area hotel or the East Village dorms.

How do I access Wifi on campus?
Wireless access information can be found at:
There are a few things to be aware of:
  1. Eduroam should be the first option for wireless access in the residence halls for attendees, if possible.
  2. Attendees will receive a guest account if you are not affiliated with Emory and do not have access to Eduroam.
  3. Attendees having issues connecting to Wifi can contact OCIT for assistance (770-784-4540).
What are the best area restaurants?

All of these restaurants are a short taxi ride from the Holiday Inn Express and the college.

Nearby Restaurants:

Mama Maria’s Italian Grill — 10205 Access Road, Covington, GA 30014 (678-342-2200)

Nagoya Japanese Seafood and Steakhouse — 1065 Access Road, NW, Covington, GA (770-784-9988)

Long Horn Steakhouse — 6112 Pavilion Way, N.W., Covington, GA 30014 (678-625-4320)

Bangkok Grill (Thai Restaurant) — 5135 Highway 278, N.W. Covington, GA 30014 (770-783-7747)

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill — 5176 Highway 78 NW, Covington, GA 30014 (770-787-0706)

El Charro Mexican Restaurant — 3165 Elm Street, N.E., Covington, GA 770-786-2483

R.L’s on The Square (Cajun/Creole), 1113 Floyd Street, N.E., Covington, GA 770-385-5045

Chick-fil-A — 3130 Highway 278 NW, Covington, GA 30014 (770-787-0400)


  • Taxi Service:

The Way Taxi (Damon Turner, Owner) 770-873-9398 – 24hrs*

A1 Taxi – 770-787-9905


  • Miscellaneous Information:

Ingles Markets in Covington GA, 7173 Turner Lake Rd., Covington GA 30014, Hours: 7am-11p – (770-787-8231)

Rite Aid Pharmacy – 24 hr, 3215 Highway 278, Covington, GA (770-786-1131)

Pharmacy closes at 11pm

Newton Medical Center, Emergency -24 hrs 678-712-4551*

*24-hr service.

Is there a map of the Oxford campus?

Yes, one will be provided in your registration packet.