About the College

Directions and Parking

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Parking

The 12th Avenue Garage (340 W. 12th Ave., 43210) is nearest to clinics. The garage is located on the north side of 12th Avenue and is connected to the Medical Center with a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor. Follow the walkway signs to Dental Clinics entrance. View parking rates.

Driving Directions

From the North (Sandusky, Delaware and Cleveland):

Take any major highway to I-270
Take I-270 to State Route 315 South
Take State Route 315 South to the King/Kinnear Exit
Turn Left onto Kinnear Road (Kinnear Road turns into Olentangy River Road)
Take Olentangy River Road to King Avenue (third traffic light)
Turn Left onto King Avenue 
Take King Avenue to Cannon Drive
Turn Left onto Cannon Drive
Take Cannon Drive to 12th Avenue
Parking: Turn right onto 12th Avenue. The 12th Avenue Garage is located on the north side of 12th Avenue and is connected to the Medical Center with a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor. Follow the walkway signs to Dental Clinics entrance. 

From the South (Circleville, Chillicothe, Portsmouth and Cincinnati):

Take any major highway to I-71 North
Take I-71 North to State Route 315 North 
Take State Route 315 North to the Medical Center Drive and King Avenue Exit
At the traffic light, turn Left onto Cannon Drive
Take Cannon Drive to 12th Avenue
Parking: Turn right onto 12th Avenue. The 12th Avenue Garage is located on the north side of 12th Avenue and is connected to the Medical Center with a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor. Follow the walkway signs to Dental Clinics entrance. 

From the East (Newark, Zanesville and Pittsburgh):

Take any major highway to I-70 West
Take I-70 West to State Route 315 North
Take State Route 315 north to the Medical Center Drive and King Avenue Exit 
At the traffic light, turn Left onto Cannon Drive.
Take Cannon Drive to 12th Avenue
Parking: Turn right onto 12th Avenue. The 12th Avenue Garage is located on the north side of 12th Avenue and is connected to the Medical Center with a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor. Follow the walkway signs to Dental Clinics entrance.

From the West (Springfield, Dayton and Indianapolis):

Take any major highway to I-70 East 
Take I-70 East to State Route 315 North
Take State Route 315 North to the Medical Center Drive and King Avenue Exit
At the traffic light, turn left onto Cannon Drive.
Take Cannon Drive to 12th Avenue
Parking: Turn right onto 12th Avenue. The 12th Avenue Garage is located on the north side of 12th Avenue and is connected to the Medical Center with a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor. Follow the walkway signs to Dental Clinics entrance.

Public Transportation - COTA Bus Service

The COTA Bus System serves the College of Dentistry area, stopping at the intersection of West 12th Avenue and Neil Avenue. For schedule information, please call (614) 228-1776 or visit COTA's web site.

View COTA map of Ohio State area bus routes