Directions to Frank Porter Graham Dev. Ctr. for Developmental Assessment

Place: Carolina Infant Lab, Room 421, 4th Floor
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center
105 Smith Level Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8180
Lab Phone: 919-966-0023, General: 919-966-2622


Please Note: For singletons, this visit will last approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour for 1-year olds and 1 to 1-1/2 for 2-year olds.

For twins, the assessments will be done simultaneously, so two parents/people very familiar with your twins will need to accompany them. This visit will last approximately 1 hour for 1-year old twins and 1-1/2 for 2-year old twins.

The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center is located in the building next to and before the Frank Porter Graham Elementary School. The Center is the 4-story building with a green roof to the right before the school. Someone from the lab will be waiting in the front lobby with a parking pass for you. If you arrive early, please go up the steps & into the building and get a parking pass from the front desk receptionist. Then take the elevator to the 4th Fl, Room 421. (The lobby is located on the 3rd floor, so you will only go up one floor).

Directions from Durham:

•From I-40 take the 15/501 exit and go west towards Chapel Hill. This will become Fordham Blvd.; continue along this road. You will pass the exit for Hwy. 54. You will go past the Chapel Hill/Pittsboro exit where Fordham Blvd. becomes the 54 Bypass.
•The next exit is Merritt Mill Rd/S. Greensboro St. Take this exit and turn left onto Merritt Mill Rd. Stay in the left lane and turn left at the light onto Smith Level Rd/S Greensboro St.
•Go under the overpass and at the second set of lights, turn left into the entrance to the Frank Porter Graham Elementary School and Child Development Center.
•Go up the hill and turn right into the first parking lot. The Development Center is the first building.

Directions from Raleigh:

•Take I-40 West from Raleigh toward Durham/Chapel Hill
•Exit 273B toward Chapel Hill (NC-54 W).
•You will come to an overpass with exits to US-15/501 and NC 54 West. Go under the overpass and exit immediately onto US-15/501 South and NC-54 West towards Carrboro/Pittsboro.
•Go straight past the Chapel Hill/Pittsboro exit (US 15/501 South) where Fordham Blvd. becomes the 54 Bypass.
•The next exit is Merritt Mill Rd/S. Greensboro St. Take this exit and turn left onto Merritt Mill Rd at the stop sign. Stay in the left lane and turn left at the light onto Smith Level Rd/S Greensboro St.
•Go under the overpass and at the second set of lights, turn left into the entrance to the Frank Porter Graham Elementary School and Child Development Center.
•Go up the hill and turn right into the first parking lot. The Development Center is the building on your right.

Directions from Carrboro/Chapel Hill:

•Off the 54 Bypass, take the Smith Level Rd. exit.
•Turn right onto Smith Level Rd. and at the next set of lights, turn left up the hill into the Frank Porter Graham Elementary School and Child Development Center.
•Turn right into the first parking lot. The Development Center is the first building.

If you have any questions, please call Dianne Evans, Program Director:
919-843-2389, 919-843-3608, or Toll-Free 866-849-0541