Events to Cause Major Parking Impacts Through 8/20

Multiple university and university-hosted events will take place between Saturday, Aug. 11, and Monday, Aug. 20. Major parking and traffic impacts are expected before, during, and after the following dates and events:

  • The Ohio State University Marching Band Tryouts (Aug. 11-13)
  • Early Arrival Move-In (Aug. 15)
  • Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert (Aug. 16)
  • Student Move-In (Aug. 18)
  • Student Involvement Fair (Aug. 19)
  • Buck-i-Frenzy (Aug. 20)

Please plan ahead and expect parking closures, minimal available parking, and/or traffic delays on these dates, depending on the event. For alternate parking options, please consult the campus parking map.

Click each date below for a list of its parking impacts, and, if applicable, more information. Please note: Parking facilities will be closed from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on the date(s) below, unless otherwise noted. 

Questions? Concerns? Contact Customer Care at osuinfo@campusparc.com or 614.688.0000.

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Dates

Lot  Event
Lot W Gateway Apartments Move-In
West Stadium Lot (southern portion)
Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert
Facility Event
West Stadium Lot (southern portion) Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert
Facility Event
West Stadium Lot (southern portion) Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert
Facility Event
West Stadium Lot (southern portion) Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert
Northwest Stadium Lot OSU Marching Band Tryouts
Facility Event
West Stadium Lot (southern portion) Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert
Northwest Stadium Lot OSU Marching Band Tryouts
Facility Event
West Stadium Lot (southern portion) Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert
Northwest Stadium Lot OSU Marching Band Tryouts
Facility Event
West Stadium Lot (southern portion) Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert
Gray Lots 3-4 Early Arrival Move-In

Early Arrival Move-In will occur from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., resulting in heavy traffic, roadway restrictions, and increased parking demand. Please anticipate minimal parking availability on Academic Campus and near the Schottenstein Center.

The following lots will be reserved for event use and will be unavailable to CampusParc permit holders beginning at 12:01 a.m.:

  • Buckeye Lots 1-3
  • Gray Lots 3-7
  • Lawrence Tower Lot
  • North French Field House Lot
  • South French Field House Lot
  • West Stadium Lot
  • Chiller Lot
  • Lot Q
  • Lot R
  • William Hall Complex Lot

Garage Impacts

While all garages will remain open during the event (pending space availability), please anticipate increased demand and delays at or near garages within close proximity to residence halls. 

Lincoln and Morrill Tower

The parking spaces below Lincoln and Morrill Towers will be designated loading zones and restricted to students moving in for the semester. Temporary ADA accessible parking will be set up in the Mid-Tower Lot.

12th Avenue

All parking on 12th Avenue between College Road and Neil Avenue will be used for the unloading of vehicles as students arrive on campus. Temporary ADA accessible parking spaces will be set up in the Kuhn House Loop on 12th Avenue.

Traffic Information

Roadway restrictions may affect accessibility to some parking facilities. For more information on traffic, please consult Transportation and Traffic Management.

Please note: The parking system will remain in normal operation throughout the event. Permit holders may park only in areas in which their permit is valid. Alternate parking for CX permit holders, for example, is available in Central Campus C spaces (in accordance with break rules) and on West Campus.

The university-hosted Jay-Z and Beyonce concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Ohio Stadium. Beginning later in the afternoon, anticipate heavier than normal traffic and minimal available parking campus wide.  

12:01 a.m. closures

The following lots will be reserved for event use and will be unavailable to CampusParc permit holders beginning at 12:01 a.m.:

  • West Stadium Lot

Vehicles remaining in this lot after closure are subject to relocation at the owner’s expense.

4 p.m. closures

The following facilities will require a concert-specific permit for entry beginning at 4 p.m.:

  • Northwest Stadium Lot
  • Northeast Stadium Lot
  • St. John Arena Lot
  • South French Field House Lot
  • Tuttle Park Place Garage

While vehicles may remain in these facilities after the noted closure time, entry will be restricted to concert-specific permit holders only after this time.

Bring Your Access Keycard!

Surface lots in the vicinity of the event may require payment upon entry. Annual permit holders may park in these lots at no cost with the presentation of a valid access keycard. Permit holders unable to present a valid keycard will be required to pay the non-refundable event parking fee upon entry. Customers are encouraged to have their access keycard readily available year-round.

Please note: Access keycards do not provide entry into parking garages unless your permit provides access to the garage on a non-event day and time.

Event Information

Facility Event
West Stadium Lot (southern portion) Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert

Student Move-In will occur from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., resulting in heavy traffic, roadway restrictions, and increased parking demand. Please anticipate minimal parking availability on Academic Campus and near the Schottenstein Center.

The following lots will be reserved for event use and will be unavailable to CampusParc permit holders beginning at 12:01 a.m.:

  • Buckeye Lots 1-5
  • Scarlet Lots 3-5
  • Gray Lots 3-7
  • Lawrence Tower Lot
  • North French Field House Lot
  • St. John Arena Lot
  • South French Field House Lot
  • Northeast Stadium Lot
  • West Stadium Lot
  • Sisson Lot
  • Lot Q
  • Lot R
  • Lot U
  • William Hall Complex Lot

Garage Impacts

While all garages will remain open during the event (pending space availability), please anticipate increased demand and delays at or near garages within close proximity to residence halls. 

Lincoln and Morrill Tower

The parking spaces below Lincoln and Morrill Towers will be designated loading zones and restricted to students moving in for the semester. Temporary ADA accessible parking will be set up in the Mid-Tower Lot.

12th Avenue

All parking on 12th Avenue between College Road and Neil Avenue will be used for the unloading of vehicles as students arrive on campus. Temporary ADA accessible parking spaces will be set up in the Kuhn House Loop on 12th Avenue.

Traffic Information

Roadway restrictions may affect accessibility to some parking facilities. For more information on traffic, please consult Transportation and Traffic Management.

Facility Event
Ohio Union North Garage Student Involvement Fair
Hagerty Drive spaces (including Faculty Club and Orton Hall Lots) Student Involvement Fair
West Stadium Lot (southern portion) Jay-Z and Beyonce Concert
Facility Event
Northeast Stadium Lot Buck-i-Frenzy