Directions & Parking – OHIO University Libraries

Transportation to Athens, Ohio

Driving directions and information about public transportation from various parts of Ohio and West Virginia to Athens, OH.


Public parking is available in the Baker University Center Parking Garage, a half-block from Alden Library.

Parking meters are available throughout campus and the city. Meters are usually limited to 2 hours.

Other campus parking lots (marked purple and dark green on their signage) are available after 5 PM.  Individuals must park within a regular non-metered, non-restricted space within the lot.

Campus map and parking maps are available.

City Parking 

The City of Athens has a public parking garage about two blocks north of Alden Library, at the intersection of College and East Washington streets.


See also access and parking information for persons with disabilities.