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College of the Arts

The College of the Arts provides excellent academic programs and dynamic community outreach as it continues its transformational effect on the RiverPark Campus, Uptown Columbus, and Southwest Georgia. RiverPark is truly an incubator for creative inquiry and expression.

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Physical Address

College of the Arts
The Yancey Center at One Arsenal
901 Front Avenue

Note:Mail or parcels cannot be received at this address.

Mailing Address

College of the Arts
Columbus State University
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, Georgia 31907
Contact Phone Number
Office of the College of the Arts 706-507-8041
706-507-8046 (fax)

Dr. James "Pat" McHenry, Interim Dean

Dr. Ron Wirt, Associate Dean


Department of Art 706-507-8301
Department of Communication 706-507-8601
Department of Theatre 706-507-8400
Department of Theatre Box Office, Temporarily Closed 706-507-8444
Schwob School of Music 706-649-7225


Directions to CSU's RiverPark campus from main campus (see map):

  • Leave main campus by turning left (north) onto University Avenue, toward Peachtree Mall.
  • At the second light, turn left (west) onto Manchester Expressway and travel 1.9 miles.
  • After passing St. Francis Hospital, turn left onto Veterans Parkway and travel south 3 miles.
  • Turn right on 10th Street, and then:
    • For the RiverCenter for the Arts/Saunders Center for Musical Studies (Schwob School of Music): Turn left on Broadway until you reach the RiverCenter/Saunders Center on your left.
    • For Carpenters Hall (Department of Communication): Turn left on Broadway, then left on 9th Street until you reach Carpenters Hall on your right.
    • For Yancey Center (offices for College of the Arts and departments of Art and Theatre) and Corn Center for the Visual Arts: Turn left on Front Avenue until you reach the Corn Center or the Yancey Center, both on your right.
    • For the Theatre on the Park: Continue on 10th Street until you reach the theatre on your left.