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Parents Weekend is Friday, Sept. 30 - Sunday, Oct. 2.

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Parents Weekend parking and lot closures


Parents planning to attend Parents Weekend Friday, Sept. 30 - Sunday, Oct. 2 should be aware of the following parking restrictions during this weekend.

All university lots on campus will open at 3 p.m. on Friday to those without permits with the exception of red lots, blue lots, garages and the areas noted below. These lots will remain open through the end of the day on Sunday, Oct. 2.

All vehicles must be parked within a regular non-metered, non-restricted space within the lot.  

The following lots will be cleared beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. These lots will remain closed through the end of the day on Saturday and, therefore, should be avoided.

  • Lots 127 & 128: Outer Rings of Convocation Center

  • Lots 132 & 133: Peden Stadium

  • Lot 134: Walter Hall

Please click here for a map detailing these lot closure locations (areas noted in red will be cleared at 7 a.m. on Saturday): 

The following lot will be cleared beginning at 11 p.m. on Friday. This lot will remain closed through the end of the day on Saturday and, therefore, should be avoided.  

  • Lot 2: Gordy Hall

Please click here for a map detailing these lot closure locations (areas noted in red will be cleared at 11 p.m. on Friday).

All vehicles, including state vehicles, will be towed from Lot 2 beginning at 11 p.m. on Friday.

Please note the following lots will be used for event parking from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, however, Parking Services will not be clearing these areas.

  • Lots 81 & 82 (Clippinger Hall)

  • Lot 84 (Clippinger Hall)

  • Lots 111 & 112 (Baseball Fields)

  • Lot 125 (Track Field)

  • Lot 143 (Central Food Facility)

  • Lots 145 & 148 (Facilities Management)

  • Lot 147 (Human Resources)

  • Lot 109 (Life Sciences)

  • HDL Center, Stocker Gravel Lot, and Archery Range

Please note that additional lots may be added at a later date as needed depending on event scope.  

A map detailing lot locations can be accessed here.

Careful attention should be paid to lot closure signs that are posted at the entrance/exit to each lot being cleared. Please ensure your vehicle is not parked within an area designated to be cleared above to avoid having the vehicle cited/towed at the owner's expense. Parking in the grass or an otherwise non-parking area is prohibited at all times and could result in a fine as well as possible immobilization/towing fees. All fees must be paid when parking at a meter on campus.

Please contact Parking Services at 740-593-1917 Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with any questions regarding parking for Parents Weekend. Parking Services can also be contacted via email at parking@ohio.edu.