Mailing Address

NSF FREEDM Systems Center
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 7571
Raleigh, NC 27695-7571

Physical Address

NSF FREEDM Systems Center
North Carolina State University
Suite 100, Keystone Science Center
1791 Varsity Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606

Fax: 919-513-0405

Center Staff Contacts

Driving Directions

The headquarters of the FREEDM Systems Center is located at 1791 Varsity Drive in Suite 100 of the Keystone Science Center on the Centennial Campus of NCSU in Raleigh, North Carolina. Centennial Campus is located inside the Raleigh city limits, just two miles from downtown and the State Capitol. Interstate 40 provides a direct connection to Research Triangle Park and RDU International Airport, both located 15 miles west of Centennial Campus. This map provides an overview of the Centennial Campus.

  • I-40 coming East
    Take Gorman Street exit. Turn left onto Gorman. Turn right at second light onto Avent Ferry Road. Pass Trailwood Drive (light) and turn right at next light onto Varsity Drive.
  • I-40 coming West
    Take Lake Wheeler Road Exit; turn right onto Lake Wheeler. Turn left at first light onto Centennial Parkway; follow to end. Turn left on Avent Ferry Rd. Turn left at first light onto Varsity Drive.
  • Inside the Raleigh Beltline
    Take Western Boulevard to Avent Ferry Road. Turn south (downhill). Turn left at the second light onto Varsity Drive.

For a printout of directions and maps, download this PDF.

How to get to headquarters of FREEDM Systems Center:

  • Once you arrived at Varsity Drive, continue traveling on Varsity Drive until you see the Keystone Science Center on your left.
  • Parking: Visitors may park in the deck behind the building, but you must stop by the front reception desk to get a temporary parking pass.

Nearby Hotel Information

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