Travel and Accommodations

Athens, OH

Athens is located approximately seventy-five miles from Columbus, Ohio, on Route 33 and approximately thirty-five miles west of Parkersburg, West Virginia, along Route 50. Most major airports serve either Port Columbus International Airport or the smaller Wood County Airport in Parkersburg. Allow two hours travel from Columbus and forty-five minutes from Parkersburg. If using a GPS, we advise relying on the directions below when navigating through campus as we have noticed incorrect directions in and around campus.

Directions to Ohio University can be found HERE.


If attending an Ohio University Career Fair and Internship, be sure to consult the Career Fair Parking Guide for specific parking instructions.

If attending an On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) Interview, please try to park in the Baker University Center Parking Garage and we will validate your ticket. Once registered for OCR you will receive an informational email detailing parking instructions. GPS address should be 102 Oxbow Trail, Athens, OH 45701. This is for the building across the street from the first floor entry of Baker University Center and the parking garage is located under the surface past the building.
Campus Map


Lodging Information

Ohio University Inn
331 Richland Avenue
Athens, OH 45701

Hampton Inn
986 East State Street
Athens, OH 45701

Holiday Inn Express Athens
555 East State St
Athens, OH 45701
(800) 345-8082

Baymont Inn & Suites
20 Home Street
Athens, OH 45701
740-594-3000 -or 800-434-5800

Super 8 Motel
(53 rooms)
2091 E. State St.
Athens, OH 45701

Knights Inn
997 E. State St.
Athens OH, 45701

The Blennerhassett
320 Market Street
Parkersburg, WV
304-422-3131 -or- 1800-262-2536

The Inn at Hocking College
15770 State Route 961
Nelsonville, OH


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