Commuter Services

Fostering a meaningful college experience for commuters


Do you feel connected to the Ashland University campus? Let Commuter Services get you 'Plugged In' with the newsletter specifically designed for commuter students. The "Plugged In" Newsletter is an electronic newsletter published and distributed via Ashland University email to all commuter students at the beginning of Fall and Spring Semesters. Each newsletter brings you up to date information regarding what's happening on campus each semester and details on how to get involved in the many opportunities and activities that Ashland University has to offer.


Campus happenings is a weekly email sent to those that subscribe to receive the latest updates about the Ashland University community and last minute event announcements. Email Erin Mitchell at with "Campus Happenings" in the subject line to be added to the listserve.


The commuter lounge is located on the second floor of the Student Center near the entrance to the footbridge. The lounge is a great place to hang out and relax between classes, eat lunch, meet other commuter students and find out what is happening around campus. It is also the home of our monthly Commuter Breaks. Commuter Lounge amenitites include:

  • Microwave
  • Sink and counter for food prep
  • Tables and chairs
  • Comfortable Couches and Chairs
  • Computer stations with internet access
  • TV
  • Close proximity to vending machines
  • Close proximity to commuter lockers and restrooms


Register for a commuter locker for FREE in the Office of Residence Life located on the second floor of the Hawkins-Conard Student Center (HCSC). Commuter lockers are located on the second floor of the Student Center. You will need to provide your own lock!


Purchase a commuter parking sticker at the Safety Services window in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center during your drive-in or from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. When you come present your license plate number, $50 and AU Student ID to the Safety Services representative. Permits are not needed after 4 p.m., on weekends, or during summer. Parking for commuter students is available in the Samaritan, Maintenance Field House and Claremont parking lots.

Contact Us

Commuter Services
Office of Residence Life

Hawkins Conard Student Center

Erin Mitchell
Area Coordinator, Residence Life

Office: 419.289.5306

Commuter Lounge

Commuter Lockers

Vending Machines