The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Looking for a great location on Ohio State's campus to hold your tailgate? Longaberger Alumni House is less than one mile north of the stadium.

Our staff can provide full-service event planning and coordination for your outside tailgate and can accommodate up to 200 guests on the Griffin Pavilion. Rental of the Griffin Pavilion is $2,000 on game day.

We are also able to accommodate an indoor tailgate in our Klevay Gallery for up to 70 guests. Rental of the Klevay Gallery is $1,000 on game day.

Please note that on home football games we are not able to provide parking in the adjacent lot. All guests will need to locate designated game day parking and pay the lot attendant.

Home Football Games

The Alumni House is open prior to each home game and closes for the day at kick-off. Below are hours based on normal game-day kick-off times:

Noon kick-off
Open at 9:00 a.m. and close at noon

3:30 p.m. kick-off
Open at 12:30 p.m. and close at 3:30 p.m.

8 p.m. kick-off
Open at 5 p.m. and close at 8 p.m.

The building is open on game days, and burgers, bratwurst, pasta salad, fresh fruit and cookies are available for purchase.

Parking Information

The Alumni House / Fawcett Center parking lot is a permit-only lot and will not be open to the public for game-day parking. Weather permitting, parking is available on the grass to the east of the Fawcett Center for $20.