Getting Here

From the SOUTH (Cincinnati):

Take I-71 North to State Route 315 North. Follow SR 315 for approximately 5 miles. Take the Ackerman Road exit and turn right. Turn right on Fred Taylor Drive, or proceed straight ahead to Olentangy River Road and turn right.

From the NORTHEAST (Cleveland):

Take I-71 South to I-270 West. Take I-270 West for approximately 1 mile. Exit to State Route 315 South. Follow SR 315 for approximately 6 miles. Take the Ackerman Road exit and turn left at the light. Turn right on Fred Taylor Drive, or proceed straight ahead to Olentangy River Road and turn right.

From the NORTHWEST (Toledo):

Take I-75 South to Findlay. Exit at State Route 15 East, which becomes US Route 23 South to Columbus. Exit at I-270 West and follow for approximately 1 mile. Exit to State Route 315 South. Follow SR 315 for approximately 6 miles. Take the Ackerman Road exit and turn left at the light. Turn right on Fred Taylor Drive, or proceed straight ahead to Olentangy River Road and turn right.

From the EAST (Pittsburgh):

Take I-70 West to State Route 315 North. Follow SR 315 for approximately 5 miles. Take the Ackerman Road exit and turn right at the light. Turn right on Fred Taylor Drive, or proceed straight ahead to Olentangy River Road and turn right.

From the WEST (Indianapolis, Dayton):

Take I-70 East to I-670 East to State Route 315 North. Follow SR 315 for approximately 5 miles. Take the Ackerman Road exit and turn right at the light. Turn right on Fred Taylor Drive, or proceed straight ahead to Olentangy River Road and turn right.

Parking is free for most special events. Offsite parking lots are not free.  For events drawing larger crowds (including men's basketball games), a complimentary shuttle picks up at the Buckeye Lots (off Ackerman Road) starting approximately two (2) hours prior to event start time and drops off on the north side of the venue.    

Traffic & Parking

Alternate routes and parking options can make your experience more enjoyable. The Schott is accessible directly off Route 315.  TRAFFIC TIP: Bypass the Lane Ave. EXIT and use the Ackerman Road EXIT to get to the Buckeye Lots where FREE shuttles run for most larger events OR continue east on Ackerman to Olentangy River Road (turn right). Officers and parking staff will direct you. Parking lots south or east of the venue (there may be a parking fee) can offer easier access /exiting. CLICK HERE for a map showing parking options that are as close or closer than on-site lots). 

 

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair.gifThe Schottenstein Center exceeds ADA standards in terms of the number of accessible parking spaces provided.  For some heavily attended events, demand for accessible parking (you must have a state issued disability-parking hangtag) may exceed the supply of available on-site spaces and guests with disabilities are advised to park in the Buckeye Lots off Ackerman Road and take the accessible shuttle buses or para-transit vans. For general accessibility info, click here.

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Fans will be cheering for the exciting options offered this season thanks to our chef-tested, fan-approved food items such as Rooster’s Boneless Wings, the Schott Burger and Signature Sub Sandwiches. Menu subject to change.

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