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Spring 2015 Commencement

Commencement Parking Information

Commencement Parking Information

  • Buffalo Road entrance to Chesbrough Drive (road through campus) is for PARKING ONLY in Smith Science Center parking lot and Roberts Hall parking lot.
  • Westside Drive entrance to Chesbrough Drive (road through campus) is for access to the lower Voller Athletic Center parking lot (includes an expanded Handicap Parking area) and guest drop off. Westside Drive west-bound traffic will be directed to a North Lot and a Shuttle van will transport to the Voller Athletic Center. Westside Dr. east-bound traffic will be allowed to turn right into the Campus until the Voller Athletic Center lot is full.
  • Only Commencement shuttle vans and pedestrian traffic will have access past the lower Rinker loop – there will be no thru traffic on Chesbrough Drive.
  • No guest parking is available in the upper Rinker/VAC parking lot off of Westside Drive. Commencement Reserved Parking Permit only.
  • Please plan to arrive early, and utilize the shuttle vans.
  • Commencement shuttle vans will make continuous runs from 
    1:00 - 2:15 p.m. 
  • Following the Commencement ceremony, shuttle vans will make continuous runs from the lower Voller Athletic Center loop to the below parking lots until approximately 4:15 p.m.

Parking and shuttle van stop locations are:

    •     Smith Science Center - Lot C (minimum parking available, due to construction)
    •     Roberts Hall - Lot A
    •     Carpenter Hall - Lot B
    •     Davison Hall - Lot J
      (View Campus Map, link to left/parking lots are coded gray; map is interactive,
       click on area to view name of lot or builing)

  • There will be a coned-off area between the lower Voller Athletic Center parking lot and the Rinker Community Service Center parking lot. We ask that following the Commencement ceremony graduates and families visit and take photographs there so that vehicular traffic will not be impeded. Thank you for your cooperation.