About the College

Directions and Parking

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Road work is taking place around the 11th and 12th Avenue Garages. Detour signs are posted. Please allow extra time to reach your dental appointment.

Main Entrance

New Student Dental Clinics and Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice (OSDFP)

The main entrance to the Student Dental Clinics and OSDFP is on 11th Avenue near the 11th Ave. Parking Garage. After parking, cross Neil Avenue and enter our Dental Clinic entrance on the corner of 11th and Neil Avenues. 

Advanced Clinics and Dental Oncology Clinic

The main entrance to the Advanced Dental Clinics and the Dental Oncology Clinic is on W. 12th Avenue across from the 12th Ave. Parking Garage. Enter the building from W. 12th Avenue at street level. The Dental Clinic entrance will be on your left. Take the elevator just inside the Dental Clinic entrance to the main reception desk on the 1st floor. If your clinic is on another floor, please proceed to that floor to check in.

Parking

The 11th Avenue Garage (229 West 11th Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210 is nearest to the Student Dental Clinics and OSDFP.  View Parking rates.

The 12th Avenue Garage (340 W. 12th Ave., 43210) is nearest to the Advanced Dental Clinics and the Dental Oncology Clinics. The garage is located on the south side of John H. Herrick Dr.  If the 12th Avenue Garage is full, please use the 11th Avenue Garage, located at 229 W. 11th Avenue, just east of Neil Avenue.

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Driving Directions

Detour around Cannon Dr. closing

Download Directions for Advanced Dental Clinics

Download Directions for Student Dental Clinics

From the North

  • Take I-270 to SR 315 south
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • From SR 315 south, turn left onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.

For the Advanced Dental Clinics and the Dental Oncology Clinic

  • The 12th Avenue Garage is on your right. Please go to the ground floor and enter the building from W. 12th Avenue at street level

For the Student Dental Clinics and the Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice

  • PASS the 12th Avenue Garage to continue to the 11th Avenue Garage, which is much closer to your appointment.
  • Turn right onto Neil Avenue
  • Turn left onto 11th Avenue
  • The 11th Avenue Garage is on your right.

From the South

  • Take I-71 north to SR 315 north
  • Take Medical Center Drive/King Ave. exit.
  • Turn left onto Cannon Dr.
  • Turn right onto John Herrick Dr.

For the Advanced Dental Clinics and the Dental Oncology Clinic

  • The 12th Avenue Garage is on your right. Please go to the ground floor and enter the building from W. 12th Avenue at street level

For the Student Dental Clinics and the Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice

  • PASS the 12th Avenue Garage to continue to the 11th Avenue Garage, which is much closer to your appointment.
  • Turn right onto Neil Avenue
  • Turn left onto 11th Avenue
  • The 11th Avenue Garage is on your right.

From the East

  • Take I-670 West to SR 315 north
  • Take Medical Center Drive/King Ave. exit.
  • Turn left onto Cannon Dr.
  • Turn right onto John Herrick Dr.

For the Advanced Dental Clinics and the Dental Oncology Clinic

  • The 12th Avenue Garage is on your right. Please go to the ground floor and enter the building from W. 12th Avenue at street level

For the Student Dental Clinics and the Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice

  • PASS the 12th Avenue Garage to continue to the 11th Avenue Garage, which is much closer to your appointment.
  • Turn right onto Neil Avenue
  • Turn left onto 11th Avenue
  • The 11th Avenue Garage is on your right.

From the West

  • Take SR 315 north
  • Take Medical Center Drive/King Ave. exit.
  • Turn left onto Cannon Dr.
  • Turn right onto John Herrick Dr.

For the Advanced Dental Clinics and the Dental Oncology Clinic

  • The 12th Avenue Garage is on your right. Please go to the ground floor and enter the building from W. 12th Avenue at street level

For the Student Dental Clinics and the Ohio State Dental Faculty Practice

  • PASS the 12th Avenue Garage to continue to the 11th Avenue Garage, which is much closer to your appointment.
  • Turn right onto Neil Avenue
  • Turn left onto 11th Avenue
  • The 11th Avenue Garage is on your right.

Public Transportation - COTA Bus Service

The COTA Bus System serves the College of Dentistry area, stopping at the intersection of West 11th Avenue and Neil Avenue. For schedule information, please call (614) 228-1776 or visit COTA's web site.