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

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Construction Alert

There are construction projects occurring at and around Ohio State. Please call 614-247-8154 for directions assistance.

AFTER September 5, 2017

(Closures on Cannon Dr. and at the 315 north exit to Medical Center Drive/King Ave.)

  • Follow directions at left to SR 315 north or south
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • From SR 315 north, turn right onto Lane Ave.
  • From SR 315 south, turn left onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the North

  • Take I-270 to SR 315 south
  • Take SR 315 south to the King/Kinnear exit
  • Turn left onto Kinnear Rd. (Kinnear turns into Olentangy River Rd.)
  • Take Olentangy River Road to King Ave. (third traffic light)
  • Turn left onto King Ave.
  • Turn left onto Neil Ave.
  • Turn left onto 12th Ave.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the South

  • Take I-71 north to SR 315 north
  • Take Medical Center Drive/King Ave. exit.
  • Take Medical Center Drive to 9th Ave.
  • Turn right onto 9th Ave.
  • Turn left onto Neil Ave.
  • Turn left onto 12th Ave.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the East

  • Take I-70 West to SR 315 north
  • Take the Medical Center Drive/King Ave exit.
  • Take Medical Center Drive to 9th Ave.
  • Turn right onto 9th Ave. 
  • Turn left onto Neil Ave.
  • Turn left onto 12th Ave.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the West

  • Take SR 315 north to Medical Center Drive/King Ave. Exit.
  • Take Medical Center Drive to 9th Ave.
  • Turn right onto 9th Ave. 
  • Turn left onto Neil Ave.
  • Turn left onto 12th Ave.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

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