Directions to Campus

Kenyon is located in Gambier, about five miles east of Mount Vernon, Ohio. John Glenn International Airport is the closest major airport, about a 60-minute drive from Gambier. 

Address for internet map service
Kenyon College Office of Admissions
104 College Drive
Gambier, Ohio 43022

Directions on Google Maps

Parking in the West Quad Parking Garage is available starting July 27, 2022. To access the garage, follow the signs posted at the intersection of Wiggin Street and College Drive. The garage entrance clearance is 8 feet 4 inches. The parking garage provides direct access to Lowell House, Chalmers Library and Oden Hall.
Limited parking is available in Chapel Circle, the circular drive next to Ransom Hall and near the Church of the Holy Spirit. Additional parking is located in front of Peirce Hall. 

Take Interstate 75 South to Findlay and exit onto U.S. 23/Ohio 15 South. Take 23 South to Ohio 95 East in Marion. Follow 95 East to Ohio 13 South in Fredericktown. Take 13 South to Mount Vernon. Or take Interstate 71 South and exit onto 13 South at Mansfield. Follow 13 South to Mount Vernon.

From South Main Street in downtown Mount Vernon, take Ohio 229 East (East Gambier Street).

Take Interstate 70 West and exit onto Ohio 13 North at Newark. Follow 13 North to Mount Vernon. Or take Interstate 77 North to Interstate 70 West. Follow I-70 West and exit onto 13 North at Newark. Follow 13 to downtown Mount Vernon.

From there, turn right (east) from Main Street onto Ohio 229 (Gambier Street) to Gambier.

Take Interstate 71 North from Columbus and exit onto U.S. 36 East. Follow 36 East to Mount Vernon. From South Main Street in downtown Mount Vernon, take Ohio 229 East (East Gambier Street).

John Glenn International Airport is about a 60-minute drive from Gambier. There is no public transportation (other than taxis) between the airport and Mount Vernon or Gambier. During the school year, high school students visiting alone can arrange for a shuttle.

To drive to Kenyon, follow signs for 670 and 270. Bear right for 670 and 270 East. Merge onto 670 and stay left to merge onto 270 North toward Cleveland. Take Exit 30 and follow signs for Ohio 161 East. Merge onto Ohio 161 East towards New Albany. Take the exit for U.S. 62 (New Albany/Johnstown) and turn left onto US 62. Continue on US 62 approximately 18 miles to the second set of flashing yellow lights and turn left (north) onto Ohio 661. Proceed approximately 11 miles north to Mount Vernon. Continue on 661 (turning right onto Blackjack Road Ext., following signs to Kenyon), then turn left (north) on Ohio 13 and follow it to downtown Mount Vernon. Follow the signs to Kenyon College, turning right onto S. Gay St. Turn right onto Ohio 229 East (Gambier St.) and continue for approximately 5 miles to the College entrance on the left.

The GoBus travels between Wooster and Columbus with stops in Gambier, Mount Vernon, downtown Columbus and the John Glenn International Airport. More about GoBus