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*NOTE: Ohio State username(lastname.#) and password are required to log-in.
Departure times will depend on the destination. The following areas will be serviced during this trip: East Cleveland, West Cleveland, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, and Pittsburgh. Buses depart from the Ohio Union roundabout, located on 12th Ave. accross from Drinko hall (near the dorms). When you arrive, volunteers with clip boards will check you in before boarding.
Departure on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - For out of state buses, be at the Ohio Union to check-in between 4:30p.m. and 4:45p.m. as the buses will leave at 5:00 p.m. For Cleveland and Toledo Buses be at the Ohio Union to check in between 5:30p.m. and 5:45p.m. as buses will leave at 6:00p.m. Look for the student ambassadors with clipboards who will check you in and ensure that you are on the right bus. We recommend arriving at least 15-20 minutes early to get checked in and seated as the buses depart promptly at 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm depending on the city.
Return on Sunday, November 26, 2023 - Be at the designated pickup location at least 15-20 minutes early, as all buses returning to campus will leave promptly at their designated times for each location. Look for the ambassadors with clipboards to check you in. ***NOTE: THE LISTED RETURN TIME FOR ALL TRIPS ARE NOW UPDATED***
Return times on Sunday, November 26, 2023, will vary depending on the city. All return times are local to the city in which you are departing.
$25 roundtrip (NON-REFUNDABLE) for the Cleveland and Pittsburgh trips. $65 roundtrip (NON-REFUNDABLE) for the Philadelphia, NYC and Chicago trips. NYC and Philly buses are a joint bus. 1st stop in Philly and 2nd stop in NYC.
*If you book a seat (reserve) and cancel or don't show up, your fees are non-refundable. If you are on a waitlist and a seat becomes available, you will pay at that time. If you reserve a seat and determine you don't need it, you can let us know so that someone else can go home but no refund will be given.
WE DO NOT OFFER A ONE-WAY SERVICE RATE. If you wish to take the bus from campus to a destination and find another way back, you are welcome to do so but the cost remains the same. If you sign up to take a bus from your destination back to campus, you are welcome to do so.
Cleveland WEST, registration now open! (approximately 2 hrs, 30 mins)
Cleveland EAST, registration now open! (approximately 2 hrs, 30 mins)
Toledo, registration now open! (approximately 2 hrs, 30 mins)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, registration open now! (3hr approximately)
Chicago, Illinois, registration open now! (6hrs approximately)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, registration open now! (7hrs 30mins approximately)
New York City, NY, registration open now! (9hrs approximately)
*The New York City and Philadelphia trips will depart on the same bus, with Philadelphia as the first stop and New York City as the second and final stop.
*All times are estimates and will be dependent on traffic and weather*
For Frequently Asked Questions please reference: Frequently Asked Questions
Questions can be directed to SL-USGBuckeyeRoadTrip@osu.edu