CAMPUS DAY OF GAME PARKING
See Campus Parking Map for all game day lots, indicated in red.
$15, automobiles only (there is no day of game RV parking on campus. See Off-Campus Parking for day of game RV parking).
All lots are open six hours prior to kick-off. Fans are encouraged to park at least two hours prior to kick-off. All lots allow tailgating. Garages do not allow grills or generators.
Free shuttle service is provided from the West Campus Lots (lots west of the Olentangy River and south of Lane Avenue).
Tailgating area suggestions:
–The grass area adjacent to The Fawcett Center (2400 Olentangy River Road). Grab a spot along the river and you can use the restrooms either in the Fawcett Center or the Longaberger Alumni House. About a mile walk to the stadium.
–Corner of Woody Hayes Drive and Coffey Road, directly across the river from the stadium.
–The Buckeye Lots at the Schottenstein Center.
See OSU Traffic and Parking for all up-to-date parking information.
North St. John Arena Lot
Lane Ave. – south side, between Tuttle Park Place and the Olentangy River
Lift equipped shuttles provide continuous service to and from these locations to the east side of the stadium at Gate 22.
For access to the disability parking areas, prominently display a valid disability permit and follow the officer’s directions. All spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis and require that the registered owner of the state placard (along with the current registration for the state disability placard) or OSU disability permit be present in the car.
Disabled parking is indicated in blue on the Campus Parking Map.
See OSU Traffic and Parking for all up to date parking information.
Ohio Expo Center
717 East 17th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211
Prices are per night and overnight parking is permitted. Electric, sewer and water stations are available for RV’s.
There are many private off-campus lots off of Ackerman Drive and Neil Ave. (Exit SR. 315 on Ackerman Drive, go south). Some are houses and some are lots run by non-profit organizations. Costs are anywhere from $5-$20. Most will allow a tailgate.
For those fans parking on West Campus (lots west of the Olentangy River and south of Lane Avenue), a free shuttle will provide continuous service beginning six hours before kick-off until one hour after the game. Shuttles pick up and drop off fans at Mount Hall on West Campus and the Sisson Hall footbridge located just west of Drake Union and Ohio Stadium.
Express COTA buses shuttle fans between the Ohio Expo Center and one block from Ohio Stadium (17th & Neil Ave.). Shuttles will begin running 3 hours prior to, and 2 hours after each game in 15-minute intervals. $5 round-trip per person.