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Lodging and Directions


Given that this year’s Annual Meeting is a one-day event, there will not be a block of hotel rooms with a negotiated rate set aside for ECW. However, if you’d like to arrive in Raleigh a day early or stay later, here’s a listing of hotels within a 30-minute drive of St. Augustine’s University.

Directions to Saint Augustine’s University:

Saint Augustine’s ( is located at 1315 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610. The meeting will be held in the Chapel and the Prezell R. Robinson Library, both located adjacent to parking just off of Oakwood Avenue - see the map below.

From the east:

  • Approach Raleigh on I-40 E
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 289 for Wade Avenue I-440/US-1 N - continue onto Wade Avenue
  • In a little over 6 miles, slight right onto US-70 E/Wade Ave (signs for N Carolina 50 S/Downtown/Capital Boulevard S)
  • In about half a mile, take the exit toward Peace St
  • In 0.1 mi, turn left onto W Peace St
  • In 0.4 mi, turn right onto N Blount St
  • In 0.2 mi, turn left onto E North St
  • In one block, turn left onto N Person St, then immediately turn right onto Oakwood Ave
  • In 0.8 mi, Saint Augustine’s University will be on your left

From the west:

  • Approach Raleigh on I-495/US-64 W
  • Use the 2nd from the right lane to take exit 419 for interstate 440 W toward U.S. 1/Wake Forest
  • In 0.5 mi, use the left lane to merge onto I-440 W
  • In 0.8 mi, take exit 13A to merge onto New Bern Ave toward Downtown
  • Continue on New Bern Ave for about 2 mi, then turn right onto Lord Berkley Rd
  • In 0.5 mi, at the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Oakwood Ave
  • In 0.6 mi, Saint Augustine’s University will be on your right

When you arrive at St. Augustine’s main gate, stop at the information booth for directions to the parking area closest to the Prezell R. Robinson Library (which can be seen from the information booth.). The Episcopal Church Women’s gathering will begin and end near the library’s main entrance. Volunteers will be present to guide you.



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