The Barnes Symposium will take place in the auditorium of the University of South Carolina School of Law. Directions to the Law School:

Campus Map (in pdf format; the Law Center is building # 85 at the corner of Greene & South Main Streets)

By Car

The School of Law is located in downtown Columbia, SC at the corner of Main & Greene Streets approximately two blocks from the Statehouse. For more exact directions from your point of departure, we suggest consulting and inputting as destination Main St & Greene St, Columbia, SC 29201, but generally

From Charlotte, NC take I-77 S for approximately 95 minutes driving time

From Greenville-Spartanburg, SC take I-385 S until it becomes I-26 E (Greenville) or I-26 E directly (Spartanburg) for approximately 105 minutes driving time

From Charleston, SC take I-26 W for approximately 125 minutes driving time


Parking at the university as urban campus is avaliable on the street or in commercial lots around the periphery of the campus. We have reserved 50 parking spaces for Barnes Symposium participants in the Z-lot below the old Carolina Coliseum (# 84 on Campus Map)

By Air

Columbia Metropolitan Airport is approximately 6.64 miles from the Law School, and taxis/shuttles as well as rental cars are available in the airport's lower level next to the baggage claim area. The best connections tend to be on Delta (Atlanta & Cinncinati hubs), United (Chicago & Washington-Dulles hubs), US Airways (Charlotte hub), or Independence Air (Mid-Atlantic budget carrier with Washington-Dulles hub).