Getting Around Campus
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Getting to Campus
You can get to Otterbein by car, bus or airplane. And we know that once you're here, you'll want to stay. (So check out these places to stay!)
From the NORTH, take I-71 south to Gemini Place. After the exit, turn
left on Gemini Place, follow the road as it turns to the right. Turn
left on Polaris Parkway toward Cleveland Avenue (2 miles). Turn right on
Africa Road, which becomes West St. Travel approximately 1.5 miles on
Africa Rd./West St. Turn left on Main Street, travel .2 miles.
the SOUTH on I-71, Route 315, or Route 23, take I-270 East (Wheeling)
on the North side of Columbus. Follow I-270 to OH-3 north (exit 29)
toward Westerville. Travel 2 miles and turn left on College Avenue.
Travel .2 miles.
From the EAST or WEST on I-70, take I-270 North
toward Cleveland. Travel 8 miles on I-270 and exit on OH-3 north (exit
29) toward Westerville. Travel 2 miles and turn left on College Avenue.
Travel .2 miles.
By bus: Columbus is served by Greyhound Bus Lines. For information call (614) 221-2389.
air: If you are flying, most major airlines service Columbus. The
nearest major airport is Port Columbus International Airport,
approximately 15 minutes from Westerville.
Visitors must contact the Police Department to obtain a visitor parking
permit. The Police Department can be contacted in person at 194 West
Main Street, by phone at 614-823-1222, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The visitor parking permit can be picked up in person during regular business hours, or e-mailed to an address provided.
Visitors may park in the Campus Center West Parking Lot, the Cowan Hall
Parking Lot, the Psychology House Parking Lot, Davis Hall Parking Lot,
25 West Home Street Parking Lot, the Arts and Communication Building
Parking Lot, and the Collegeview Center Parking Lot.
Citations issued for unregistered vehicles should be returned to the
Otterbein University Police Department. They should be signed and dated
by the visitor, explaining the situation. However, any citations issued
for parking in fire lanes, handicapped spaces or otherwise illegal
parking will be charged to that person.