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We’re thrilled to welcome you back to the Schottenstein Center.  Thank you for doing your part as we work together to make new memories. 

Here's what to Expect ...  



Effective August 2nd, FACE COVERINGS/ MASKS are required indoors regardless of vaccination status.  Status may change.



NO Bag Policy - Bags or purses of any size are NOT permitted in the Schottenstein Center. Wallets and wristlets no larger than 8”x5”x1” are permitted. There is an exception for medical or child care bags that will be cleared via a designated line at each entry. 


magnometer-security_red.jpgWalk-thru security screenings will be in place.  All guests are subject to search.  Leave extra items at home. Management reserves the sole right to determine safety hazards. If prohibited or offensive items are found, guests may return them to their vehicle or surrender the item to Security without return.  

Sanitizer_Icon_red.jpgSurfaces and high traffic areas are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before and after events. Hands-free soap and Hand sanitizer dispensers are readily available. The HVAC system circulates outside air through the arena for a minimum of 3x air changes per hour. The Schottenstein Center has earned GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation.

hand-with-a-mobile-phone_red.jpgThe Schottenstein Center has moved to mobile ticketing. Tickets purchased via ticketmaster.com are delivered as a SafeTix code. Your phone is your ticket. Not valid printed on paper OR as a screenshot. If you don't have a smartphone, bring your confirmation email /photo ID to the Ticket Office windows on the day of the event for assistance.  

Cashless_red.jpgThe Schottenstein Center has converted to a mostly cashless experience from digital ticketing to concessions. Purchases can be made with a debit OR credit card. Concession stands also accept mobile wallet options like Apple Pay or Google Pay.

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WARNING: We have taken enhanced health and safety measures to protect you; however, an inherent risk of exposure to communicable diseases such as COVID-19 exists in any place where people gather. Protocols will evolve according to changing standards and health recommendations.  By attending an event at the Schottenstein Center, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.  We reserve the sole right to modify guidelines and to deny admission or remove anyone whose conduct puts any person or property at risk. 


Schottenstein Center                                          Contact us card -- 614-688-3939
555 Borror Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

Contact us at [email protected]
Call 1-800-GO-BUCKS (1-800-462-8257)