Visit Shawnee State University

The best way to learn about SSU is to visit our beautiful campus and speak with a member of the Admission staff. The Office of Admission is open Monday - Friday, 8am to 5pm. Saturday appointments are also available.


From Ashland, KY:

  1. Take Rt. 23 North across the US Grant Bridge to Portsmouth.
  2. Turn right off of the bridge and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  3. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  4. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.


From Maysville, KY:

  1. Take Rt. 9 East to Rt. 8 East.
  2. Take Rt. 8 East to Rt. 23 North.
  3. Take Rt. 23 North across the US Grant Bridge to Portsmouth.
  4. Turn right off of the bridge and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  5. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  6. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.


From Akron, OH:

  1. Take I-77 South to I-70 West.
  2. Take I-70 West to I-270 South (Columbus).
  3. Take Rt. I-270 South to 23 South.
  4. Take Rt. 23 S to Third Street in Portsmouth.
  5. Turn left on Third Street and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  6. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  7. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.


From Cincinnati, OH:

  1. Take Rt. 32 East to Rt. 23 South.
  2. Stay on Rt. 23 to Third Street in Portsmouth.
  3. Turn left on Third Street and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  4. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  5. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.


From Cleveland, OH:

  1. Take I-71 South.
  2. At Columbus, take 270 South to Rt. 23 South.
  3. Take Rt. 23 South to Third Street in Portsmouth.
  4. Turn left on Third Street and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  5. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  6. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.


From Columbus, OH:

  1. Take Rt. 23 South to Third Street in Portsmouth.
  2. Turn left on Third Street and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  3. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  4. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.


From Dayton, OH:

  1. Take Rt. 35 East to Rt. 23 South.
  2. Stay on Rt. 23 to Third Street in Portsmouth.
  3. Turn left on Third Street and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  4. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  5. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.


From Toledo, OH:

  1. Take I-75 South to Rt. 15 South.
  2. Take Rt. 15 South to Rt. 23 South (Findlay).
  3. At Columbus, take 270 South to 23 South.
  4. Take Rt. 23 South to Third Street in Portsmouth.
  5. Turn left on Third Street and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  6. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  7. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State parking lot.


From Huntington, WV:

  1. Take Rt. 52 West to Rt. 23 South.
  2. Stay on Rt. 23 to Third Street in Portsmouth.
  3. Turn left on Third Street and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  4. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  5. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.


From US 52 West of Portsmouth, OH:

  1. Take Rt. 52 East to Rt. 23 South/Chillicothe Street.
  2. Take Chillicothe Street to Third Street in Portsmouth.
  3. Turn left on Third Street and follow US 23N to Fourth Street.
  4. Turn right on Fourth Street to Waller Street.
  5. Turn right on Waller Street into the Shawnee State University parking lot.

SSU Information

Contact Information

Office of Communications
Administration 101
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Phone: (740) 351-3810
Fax: (740) 351-3179

kbobo-stump@shawnee.edu

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