Ohio University

Transportation and Parking

Arriving in Athens

  • Directional signage will be posted along US 33, US 32, US 50 and throughout campus to guide individuals to the appropriate residential greens.
  • OHIO Staff will be available to help direct traffic to residence halls and answer questions about where individuals can unload belongings.
  • Individuals with disabilities or who require special assistance must request help in advance of arrival by calling Housing and Residence Life at 740-593-4090.
  • 30 minute unloading will be available in campus parking lots and designated metered spaces adjacent to residence halls, please follow campus signage.
  • Once belongings are unloaded an OHIO staff member will help direct vehicles to extended time limit parking areas.
  • Please note that Early Arrival Move-In on August 17 will have limited resources available. 

Directions to Campus Greens

West/Central/South Greens

Coming from US 33 W/ US 50 E/ OH 32 E

- Take exit for SR 682 north
- Follow the signage on campus for specific areas

Coming from US 50 West/ US 33 East

- Take exit for SR 682 north
- Follow the signage on campus for specific areas

East Green

Coming from US 33 East

- Keep left when entering Athens for US 50/32 East
- Take left exit for Stimson Ave.
- Use traffic circle and take N. McKinley Ave/1804 Way.
- Follow the signage on campus for specific areas.
 

Coming from US 50 West

- Take exit for Co Rd 25/Stimson Ave.
- Turn right on Co Rd 25
- Turn left on Stimson Ave.
- Use traffic circle and take N. McKinley Ave/1804 Way.
- Follow the signage on campus for specific areas.
 

Coming from US 33 W/ US 50 E/ OH 32 E

- Take exit for Co Rd 25/ Stimson Ave.
- Turn left on Co Rd. 25
- Continue Right on Co Rd. 25
- Turn left on Stimson Ave.
- Use traffic circle and take N. McKinley Ave/1804 Way.
- Follow the signage on campus for specific areas.

Students moving into the following residence halls: Adams, Tanaka, Luchs, Carr, and Sowle
Take exit for SR 682 north
- Continue onto Richland Ave.
- Turn right onto South Green Dr.
- Follow the signage on campus for specific areas

Campus Road Closures

During this period two road closures will be in place to assist with move-in activities:

South Green: North McKinley Avenue: Friday, August 23, 2019 through Sunday, August 25, 2019

The south portion of North McKinley Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from Mackinnon Hall, Crawford Hall and Nelson Hall.

South Green: University Terrace: Friday, August 23, 2019 through Sunday, August 25, 2019

The southbound lane of University Terrace will be closed to allow for one-way traffic flow. 30-minute parking will e provided along the Northbound side of University Terrace and parking available in Lot 6 located at the upper portion of Scott Quad. University Terrace can be accessed by Race Street.

Parking

In an effort to accommodate move-in needs, the dark green and purple lots on campus will be available for parking. Parking is NOT permitted in fire lanes.

While parking on the grass is not normally permitted a special exception will be made in certain areas to accommodate a large number of vehicles moving into residence halls. Please only utilize parking within the grass in approved locations as directed by an OHIO staff member.

Athens City parking enforcement is still in effect during move-in. If you park at an off campus meter, please pay the meter.

Designated Move in Parking Areas

  • Temporary Parking Locations – 30 Minute Limit
  • Lot 90 (Morton Hall)
  • Lot 87/93 (Ping Center)
  • Lot 104 (Jefferson Hall)
  • Lot 119 (Sargent Hall)
  • Lots 78 & 79 (South Green Garage)
  • Lots 56/57/58 (South Green Drive)
  • Lots 18-20 (Uptown Light Green Priority Lots)
  • Bromley Hall Parking Lot
  • Lots 4 & 6 (Scott Quad)
  • Lots 114 & 115 (James/Wilson Halls)

Meters in a variety of locations throughout campus will be  designated as move-in parking with a 30-minute parking maximum to accommodate those needing close access to residence halls. Designated move-in parking areas will be noted with signage at the entrance stating: “Move-In Parking, 30 Minute Loading/Unloading."

Extended Parking Locations

  • No Time Limit (Thursday, Aug. 22 through Sunday, Aug. 25)
  • Lot 125 (Track & Field Facility) – West Green
  • Lot 132 (Peden Stadium)
  • Lot 133 (Walter Fieldhouse)
  • Lots 51-54 (South Green)
  • Lots 40 & 41 (East Green/Lower Seigfred)
  • Lot 143 (Central Food Facility - West Green)

Extended parking for Thursday, Aug. 22 through Sunday, Aug. 25 can be found in any dark green or purple lot on campus that is not marked as move-in parking, 30-minute limit.

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Transportation & Parking Office Hours & Contact Information

Transportation and Parking Services will off extended hours on Friday, August 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., standard office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For questions regarding move-in parking, please contact the Transportation & Parking Services Office at 740-593-1917 or via e-mail tps@ohio.edu, or text at 740-593-1917, or www.ohio.edu/transportation-parking.

Transportation Information

Daily Campus (CATS & evening & weekend shuttles/CATS Late Night) will be in operation over welcome week August 19-23 and throughout the academic year to support campus travel needs.

Daily Campus Shuttles (CATS): Monday-Friday 7AM-5:30PM. Dedicated transit loops servicing campus facilities.

Evening & Weekend Shuttles (CATS Late Night): Monday-Friday 5:30PM-3AM, Saturday-Sunday 9:30PM-3AM. Call or text 740-593-4040 for more information.

Traveling to Athens

Page of the Arrival Guide with details about construction, driving, and flying.

We would encourage individuals to follow us on Twitter @OUTransParking for move-in parking information.

 


The information on this page was originally published by Transportation & Parking Services