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Charlotte Training Facility

Interstate Tower
121 West Trade St, Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone 980-938-1803
FAX 919-677-4444 (Attn: SAS Education)
Charlotte building photo

Class Info

You can check in and pick up your course materials beginning at 8:30am. Classes start at 9am and end by 5pm each day. If the schedule is different, it will be noted on the Web as well as in your confirmation e-mail.
  • Photo ID: For security purposes, please be prepared to show a photo ID.
  • Equipment: Classroom computers are available for students' use.
  • No recording devices: Recording devices, including video and audio, are not permitted in the classroom.
  • Cell phones: Students are asked to turn cell phones and electronic devices off or to set them to vibrate.
  • Children/guests: Attendees are not allowed to have children or guests accompany them in the training facility.
  • Classroom attire: Students are welcome to dress comfortably, keeping in mind that training centers have a casual business environment.
  • Room temperature: Classroom temperatures do fluctuate. Please bring a light jacket or sweater to ensure your comfort level.
SAS is a tobacco-free company
Smoking or the use of smokeless tobacco products is prohibited in SAS buildings, in company or personal vehicles, or anywhere on the SAS World Headquarters campus. Smoking is also prohibited at all third-party SAS facilities.

Meals

A continental breakfast is provided each day as part of the course fee. Classes will break for lunch around 12 noon; however, lunch is not provided.

Emergencies

In case of emergency, your family or coworkers can leave a message during class hours by calling the Charlotte facility at 980-938-1803 or SAS Customer Service at 800-727-0025. In case of inclement weather, please call ahead for information on delayed openings or cancellations.

Travel Information

You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the SAS training course.

Parking (two choices - prices as of Dec 2015)

121 W Trade St Garage Preferred Parking Services
Lot #121
121 W Trade St (For GPS, enter 148 W 4th St)
$25 per day

From I-77N
  • Take the Trade St/Fifth St exit (exit 10)
From I-77S
  • Take the Trade St East exit (exit 10B)
After that
  • Turn right onto Brevard St
  • Take your first right onto 4th St
  • After crossing Tryon St, 121 W Trade St Garage will be on the right
  • Turn right into 121 W Trade St Parking, staying to the left in the alley way (use caution as the parking garage is extremely tight)
  • Park in any unreserved space and follow arrows to garage/lobby elevator (press L for building lobby)
  • Take the lobby elevator to 22nd floor
Epicentre Preferred Parking Services
Lot #101
210 East Trade St
$10 - in by 9am; out by 6pm
$3 per ½ hour; $20 24-hour max

From I-77N
  • Take the Trade/Fifth St exit (exit 10)
  • Turn right onto W Trade St
From I-77S
  • Take the Trade St East exit (exit 10B)
  • Merge onto W Trade St
After crossing College St, the deck entrance will be on the right.

Walking directions (0.2 mile) from parking deck to Training Center
  • Exit the parking deck onto Trade St
  • Head northwest (left) on Trade St toward College St
  • The building entrance will be on the left after crossing Tryon St
  • Take the lobby elevator to 22nd floor

Recommended Hotels

You are responsible for making your hotel reservation. When making reservations, please ask for the SAS rate. Rates are based upon availability and subject to change without notice.
Aloft Charlotte Uptown at the Epicentre
210 East Trade St
Charlotte, NC 28202
877-462-5638 (corporate code 254873)
Reserve online
$189
1½ blocks (.2 mi ) from training center
The Dunhill Hotel of North Carolina
237 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-332-4141
Reserve online
$209
2 blocks (.4 mi) from training center
Holiday Inn Charlotte - Center City
230 N College St
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-335-5400
Reserve online
$165
includes Concierge Lounge privileges, continental breakfast, & PM reception; 3 blocks (.29 mi) from training center
Omni Charlotte
132 E Trade St
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-377-0400
888-444-6664
Reserve online
SAS rate is 15% off best available rate; less than 1 block (.13 mi) from training center
Marriott City Center
100 W Trade St
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-333-9000
Reserve online
$235
across the street from training center
Hyatt House Charlotte Center City
435 E Trade St
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-373-9700
888-426-7942 (reservations)
Reserve online
Queen/king studio suite: $159
1-bedroom suite: $189
includes wireless access throughout hotel, full breakfast buffet, Towncar transportation within I-277 loop from 7am-9am; 0.3 miles from training center
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