Directions and Parking

The Cannon Dr. relocation project may change your driving route into campus. Please see the directions below. Call 614-688-3763 for directions assistance.

May 7 – Mid-August 2018
Northbound SR- 315 Exit Ramp to Medical Center Drive / King Avenue Closed.

Please use Lane Ave. exit and follow directions on this page.


June 11 – Late November 2018
Entrance Ramp to Southbound SR-315 at Cannon Drive and 12th Avenue Closed.

When leaving the dental clinic, please turn left out of the 12th Avenue garage, right to Neil Ave., and right to King Ave. Turn left on Olentangy River Rd. to access SR-315 South OR right on Olentangy River Rd. to access SR-315 North.


Free Parking

We provide free parking for the time you spend at your appointment with Dental Faculty Practice. Bring your parking entry ticket with you to your appointment. We will place a sticker on your ticket that allows you to exit the garage for free.

The 12th Avenue Garage (340 W. 12th Ave., 43210) is nearest to our clinic. The garage is located on the south side of Herrick Dr. and is connected to the Medical Center with a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor. Follow the walkway signs to Dental Clinics entrance. If the 12th Avenue Garage is full, please use the North Cannon Garage, which is located just up the street to the west. 

Driving Directions

Find Parking

Check parking availability in advance with the online Space Tracker or by downloading the free Ohio State app.


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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.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the South

  • Take I-71 north to SR 315 north
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • From SR 315 north, turn right onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the East

  • Take I-70 West to SR 315 north
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • Turn right onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

From the West

  • Take SR 315 north
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • Turn right onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor.

Campus Area Bus Service (CABS)

  • Campus Loop North: Hamilton Hall (Stop 33)
  • Campus Loop South: Mack Hall (Stop 41)
  • Med Center Express (Stop 37)

Public Transportation - COTA Bus Service 

The COTA Bus System serves the College of Dentistry area, stopping at the intersection of West 12th Avenue and Neil Avenue (stop 37). For schedule information, please call (614) 228-1776 or visit COTA's web site.

View COTA map of Ohio State area bus routes.