Family Amenities

  • Changing Stations: Changing stations are available in all restrooms.
  • Family Restrooms: A family restroom is available at First Aid (Section 118).
  • Quiet Room: For select events, a free Quiet Room is made available featuring snacks, magazines and a television available for parents or guardians to wait while their children enjoy the event. An event ticket is not required, however, those without tickets must remain in the Quiet Room and do not have access to the show at any time.
  • Children’s Entry: Ohio State University adheres to the Big Ten Conference policy of requiring that all guests, regardless of age, must present a valid ticket for entrance into football, men’s basketball, and men’s ice hockey games. For OSU Women’s Basketball, a child under 2 does not need a ticket, but is required to sit in the lap of their parent or guardian.
  • Fans wishing to bring small children (under the age of 2) to any of these events may purchase a lap ticket at a discounted rate for their infant. This ticket will allow the infant to enter the venue but that child must sit on their parent/guardian’s lap. If a seat must be occupied by the child and/or a carrier, then a regular ticket must be purchased.
  • Lap tickets are only available on game/event day and can be purchased at the ticket office at the venue in which the event is being held Only children UNDER age 2 are eligible for the lap ticket discount This lap ticket policy only applies to home contests in football, men’s basketball, and men’s ice hockeyMen’s Basketball – Schottenstein Center – NW or SE ticket office – $5/ticket
    Men’s Ice Hockey – Schottenstein Center -NW or SE ticket office – $2/ticket
  • For most Concerts and Special Events at the Schottenstein Center, a child under 2 years old does not need a ticket but it is recommended to call before you buy as some family shows have policies requiring tickets for those under 2 years old. Call 614-688-3939 for information about a specific event.
  • Strollers: Strollers are welcome; however, their use may not interfere with other guests or block access. They can be stored under the guest’s seat or may be checked at Guest Services.