Welcome to Our Facility!

aaascec building photoThe Ohio State University Department of African American and African Studies Community Extension Center was established in 1972. The Ohio General Assembly in 1981 allocated state capital improvements funds to build the Community Extension Center, which is now a single story brick building of about 7,000 square feet, located in the near east side at   southeast corner of Monroe Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue. 

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Directions: 

From North Columbus

Take I-71 south to Spring Street exit; turn left (eastbound); proceed east, passing 1 stop sign and the Martin Luther King Arts Complex, a total of 3-4 blocks. Proceed PAST the extension center, making 1st a right turn on 17th, then another right turn into the alley behind the extension center; you can either park behind the extension center or drive up Monroe Avenue to the front entrance to park. 

From Far North Columbus

Mapquest Web site for map to AAASCEC.Take I-71 south to the East Broad Street Exit get off and make a left turn (eastbound); take East Broad Street to North Monroe Avenue, about 3 blocks, and make another left turn (northbound); take North Monroe Avenue to Mt. Vernon Avenue, but make a right hand turn onto the AAAS Community Extension Center Parking Lot before Mt. Vernon Avenue. You have arrived at your destination.

From Northwest or Northeast Columbus

Take I-670 E to Cleveland Ave. Take exit 4C from I-670 E. Take Jack Gibbs Blvd and St Clair Ave to Mt Vernon Ave
Turn left onto Cleveland Ave. Take the 1st right onto Jack Gibbs Blvd. Continue onto Leonard Ave/Old Leonard Ave
Sharp right onto St Clair Ave. Turn left onto Mt Vernon Ave

From East or West Columbus

Take I-70 to I71 North, exiting eastbound (right) at East Broad Street. Take East Broad Street eastbound to North Monroe Avenue where there is a left-turn-only lane. There will be a BP station on the southeast corner. Turn left (northbound) onto North Monroe Avenue; continue north across Long Street. The extension center is on the right side, about 2 blocks north of Long Street, just before the stop sign at Mt. Vernon Avenue. You can park at the front entrance or behind the extension center.

From South Columbus

Take I-71 North to East Broad Street, exiting eastbound (right) at East Broad Street. Take East Broad Street eastbound to North Monroe Avenue where there is a left-turn-only lane. There will be a BP station on the southeast corner. Turn left (northbound) onto North Monroe Avenue; continue north across Long Street. The extension center is on the right side, about 2 blocks north of Long Street, just before the stop sign at Mt. Vernon Avenue. You can park at the front entrance or behind the extension center.

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