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Parent's Weekend: Transportation & Parking Information- September 20-22, 2019

Parent’s Weekend Transportation & Parking Information- September 20-22, 2019

We would like to welcome all Bobcat family members planning to visit the Ohio University campus for Parent’s Weekend. Please see below for information about parking and transportation accommodations available during your stay.

Available Parking

Beginning Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12PM all dark green and purple parking lots will be open and available for guest parking. These parking areas will remain open until the end of the day Sunday, September 22, 2019. Please ensure vehicles are not parked within the grass, or other non-parking or restricted parking areas. 

Athletic Event Parking

On Saturday, September 21, 2019, several core campus parking lots will be converted into game day parking in support of the OHIO vs. Louisiana home football game. Guest arriving and parking after 7am on Saturday may be subject to game day parking fees. The following lots will be converted to Donor Parking areas that require a specialized permit: Convocation Center Lots 127/128, Stocker Center Lot 111, Peden Stadium Lot 132, Walter Fieldhouse Lot 133 and Walter Hall Lot 134. For a complete listing of game day parking areas please visit the Athletics website.

OHIO Football vs. Louisiana, Saturday, September 21, 2019 @2PM. For a complete Football game day information guide visit the Athletics website.

Transportation Options

  • CATS Late Night is a door-to-door service available Friday from 5:30PM – 3:00AM as well as Saturday and Sunday from 9:30PM – 3:00AM. We encourage students/faculty/staff to schedule reservations in advance by calling or texting 740-593-4040 to avoid wait times during peak periods.
  • Athens Public Transit is available to many campus and Athens area locations with service hours Monday through Friday 7:00AM – 8:00PM, Saturdays from 8:45AM – 5:45PM, with no service on Sundays. Ride fares start at $1, and students ride for free with their OHIO ID. For a full listing of routes visit the APT website or call 740-592-2727.
  • Daily Campus Shuttles are available Friday from 7:00AM – 5:30PM and service main campus buildings including the Ridges and various parking locations. Download the Doublemap app for live bus tracking.

Other Campus Events

Check out the Calendar of University Events for other events and activities taking place on Parent’s Weekend.

Parent’s and Family Weekend Information

For more information on upcoming family weekends at Ohio University please visit the Parents and Families page.

Follow us on Twitter for transit and parking updates @OUTransParking.

Please contact the TPS Customer Care Center at 740-593-1917 or tps@ohio.edu with any questions or concerns.