• Harding Hospital

OSU Harding Hospital provides the most comprehensive behavioral healthcare services for adults, older adults, children and adolescents in central Ohio. We offer more treatment options and a more experienced and diversified staff than any other psychiatric or behavioral health care provider in the area.

Learn more about mental and behavioral healthcare services at OSU Harding Hospital.

Directions and Parking

Directions and Parking

Our Location

Ohio State’s Harding Hospital is located on The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center campus.

View a map of the OSU Wexner Medical Center, including University Hospital, Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital and James Cancer Hospital.

Spanish driving directions to OSU Wexner Medical Center

1670 Upham Drive Columbus, OH 43210

Recommended Parking

North Cannon Garage

1640 Cannon Dr.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

South Cannon Garage
1640 Cannon Dr.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Check CampusParc for pricing, real-time garage volume updates and issues affecting parking.

1640 Cannon Dr. Columbus, OH 43210

Special Instructions

OSU Harding Hospital is served by COTA bus lines 7, 18, 52, 66, 80 and 82.

OSU Game Day Traffic and Parking Information for Patients and Visitors
  • The State Route 315 ramp to Medical Center Drive will close several hours prior to the game.
  • The SAFEAUTO Hospitals Garage on Westpark Street, along with the South Cannon Garage, will be reserved solely for patients and visitors on game days.
  • It is recommended that Labor and Delivery patients be dropped off at the front of University Hospital (Rhodes Hall) on home game days.
  • If traveling to the Emergency Department or Labor and Delivery during an Ohio State football home game, please contact Ohio State’s Police Department at 614-292-2121 and notify them of your pending arrival. You will be asked to provide your travel route, vehicle description and/or license plate number with an estimated time of arrival in order to alert traffic officers and help facilitate you through game day traffic.
  • Police and Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center Security will monitor access to the SAFEAUTO Hospitals Garage and South Cannon Garage to ensure that only patients and visitors park in this garage.

General Game Day Parking and Traffic Updates

  • Football traffic patterns depend on a variety of factors including time of day, time of game, traffic flows, parking availability. Follow the OSU Department of Public Safety on Twitter at @OSUPOLICE for real-time game day traffic and parking updates.
  • If you are coming to the game and would like information about parking, visit the www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/gameday for game day parking information and a map. An updated schedule (as kickoff times are announced) can be found on the site by selecting Football and Schedules from the Men’s Sports drop-down menu.




Before traveling to OSU Harding Hospital for a visit, please check with the patient's unit to see if the patient can have visitors today. Activity and therapy schedules vary and may overlap visiting hours.

Visiting a Patient

Adult Units: 2nd and 3rd floors
Child and Adolescent Unit: 4th floor

Visiting Hours: Mon.-Sun., 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

Sending Something to a Patient

Ask the nurse manager of the patient's unit to suggest appropriate gifts to send or bring to a patient during his or her stay.

Send cards to:

[Patient Name]
[Room Number, if known]
OSU Harding Hospital
1670 Upham Dr.
Columbus, OH 43210

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