OBUG Accommodations, Parking & Directions | Ohio Banner Users Group (OBUG) | Kent State University

OBUG Accommodations, Parking & Directions

Ohio Banner Users Group (OBUG) Annual Conference 2018


 Kent State University, located in Kent, Ohio.

Kent State Area Map

Address for OBUG:

Kent State University
1075 Risman Drive
Kent, OH 44242


Driving directions to Kent State University

Please follow this link to get directions!

Please be aware that Kent State University is under construction and that may cause delays.


Please park in:

  • The lot next to the Schwartz Center - Address: 1086 E Summit St, Kent, OH 44240
  • The Student Center Visitor parking lot* - Address: 1075 Risman Dr, Kent, OH 44243.

Parking is free.

*If you park in the Student Center Visitor lot, you will receive a ticket. Please bring that ticket to lunch with you and you will be given a voucher ticket to hand to the parking booth attendant when you leave. 


A variety of hotels are conveniently located near Kent State University campus. Please see this website for area lodging.


Updated October 23, 2018.



There are 26 institutions running Banner by Ellucian in Ohio. The Ohio Banner Users Group provides opportunities for:

  • Networking and developing support groups with fellow Banner users
  • Building a framework of support in the Ohio area
  • Seeking solutions to common business issues
  • Participating in positive discussions to enhance Banner use
  • Collaborating on common software enhancements
  • Presenting a significant presence to Ellucian in support of software enhancements
  • Sharing functional and technical expertise