Theater Configuration

Tradeshow set-up

Geiger Lounge


The Jerome Schottenstein Center is a multi-use entertainment venue. The flexible facility hosts a wide variety of events including concerts, NBA exhibition games, family Shows, ice Shows and more.

Schottenstein Center capacities and seating configurations will be customized for your event. The full arena can seat up to 20,000 depending on stage and curtain set-up.

The lower-bowl alone can be configured specifically for shows with capacities from 2,000 to 7,000. An elaborate, moveable curtaining system transforms the venue providing an intimate experience for guests and artists.

  • End Stage Seating (Sold 180 degrees)
    Approximately 13,000
  • End Stage Seating (Sold 270 degrees)
    Approximately 15,000
  • End Stage Seating (Sold 360 degrees)
    Approximately 18,000
  • Center Stage
    Approximately 20,000
  • Theater Set Up
    Approximately 2,000-7,000
  • Basketball
    Approximately 19,000
  • Hockey 
    Approximately 17,000
Schottenstein Center Overview

For Venue Booking/ Meeting Room inquiries, email:  [email protected]

Meeting Rooms

The Schottenstein Center features several meeting rooms/ hospitality spaces to creatively accommodate your next business or social function.  

Meeting Rooms Available


Practice Facility Rentals

It is the intent of The Ohio State University Department of Athletics to make our athletic practice facilities available for rent to interested parties within the following regulations.

Use of The Ohio State University Department of Athletics Facilities will be considered on the following priority basis:

  1. The Ohio State University Department of Athletic Events, Contests and Team Practices
  2. The Ohio State University departments and organizations
  3. Facility Rentals

Variations to any of these policies, procedures or guidelines must have the approval of the Director of Athletics or their designee.


Ohio State Buckeyes
Men's Basketball
Men's Basketball
Women's Basketball
Women's Basketball
Men's Hockey
Men's Hockey

  • 1-800-745-3000
  • 614-688-3939