NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

DIRECTIONS AND TRAVEL

Bowling Green, Ohio is located near Interstate 75 and U.S. Route 6, on State Route 25. The University is on East Wooster Street between State Route 25 and Interstate 75. It is easily accessible from the Ohio Turnpike via exit 64/4A. The closest airport serviced by major airlines is located in Toledo, Ohio.

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Local Overnight
Accommodations


Best Western Falcon Plaza Motel

Hampton Inn - Bowling Green

Hampton Inn - Rossford

Holiday Inn Express

Days Inn

Victory Inn & Suite

Fire Lake Camper Park

Bowling Green Convention & Visitors Bureau


On-Campus Overnight
Accommodations

Residence Life

 
   
 
Directions and Parking

If you arrive by plane, we suggest that you rent a car for transportation or arrange for shuttle service.  Contact the BG Airport Shuttle for service or search online for other options in the Bowling Green Area. Amtrak trains are available in Toledo, to the north, and in Fostoria, to the south.

New Student Orientation signs will direct you where to park.

From the north or south: Take 1-75 to Exit 181. Go West on Wooster Street.

From east or west: on 1-80/90 (Ohio Turnpike): Take Exit 64 onto I-75 South. Continue to Exit 181. Go West on Wooster Street.

New Student Orientation check-in is located in Bowen-Thompson Student Union, first floor. Signs will direct you around campus to appropriate parking lots and buildings. Parking will be available in Lots 4 and 4a.

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Construction

To ensure that you arrive at BGSU on time, we advise that you contact the Ohio Dept. of Transportation for updates on any construction that could delay your trip. Visit the ODOT Web site at http://www.odotonline.org/otis or call (419) 373-4471 or 1-888-2OH-ROAD.