University of Vermont

214th Commencement Ceremonies - May 16 and 17, 2015

Parking

IMPORTANT UPDATE!

Due to a favorable weather forecast, the University Commencement Main Ceremony and the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony will be held outdoors on the University Green as originally planned. (Tickets are not required for these ceremonies.)

The Commencement Parking Map and Quick Reference Guide will be distributed to students when they pick up their caps and gowns. Brochures will also be distributed to campus shuttle buses and area hotels/motels commencement weekend. If you do not receive a brochure and would like one, contact the University Communications Office, (802) 656-2005 or e-mail the office at newserv@zoo.uvm.edu.

The Commencement Parking Map and Quick Reference Guide is available here in PDF format.

Please respect our neighbors. Parking on area residential streets is by city-issued permit only. Violators will be subject to City of Burlington policy of ticketing and towing vehicles parked in these areas.

Parking assignments for each college or school are designated below. Shuttle buses will bring guests to and from all commencement events (for schedule and bus stop locations, please refer to Commencement Parking Map and Quick Reference Guide).

Parking Assignments:

Agriculture and Life Sciences Gutterson Garage and Parking Lot
Arts and Sciences Jeffords Lot and Given Lot
Business Administration College Street Garage adjacent to the Hilton Burlington Hotel (free on Sunday)
Education and Social Services Gutterson Garage and Parking Lot
Engineering and Mathematical Sciences College Street Garage adjacent to the Hilton Burlington Hotel (free on Sunday)
Environment and Natural Resources Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center Parking Lot
Graduate College Saturday, Lot A
Sunday
, please park in the lot designated for your school or college
Honors College Saturday, Lot B
Sunday, please park in the lot designated for your school or college
Medicine Given Lot
Nursing and Health Sciences University Health Center (UHC) Lot

Disabled Parking is available at the College Street, Votey, Jeffords, and Gutterson Lots and at the Gutterson Garage. Deaf and Disability Accommodation Information and Requests

Street Closings

Friday, May 15, 7:00 p.m. through Sunday, May 17, 8:00 p.m., University Place will be closed from Colchester Avenue to Main Street, and South Prospect Street will be closed from College Street to the University Health Center entrance. In addition, on Sunday, May 17, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., South Prospect Street will be closed from Colchester Avenue to Main Street, and College Street will be closed from South Prospect Street to South Williams Street.

Shuttle Bus Service

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Shuttle bus service will be available between the Jeffords Lot, Ira Allen Chapel, and Davis Center Oval for the Honors College Scholars Recognition Ceremony and Reception.

Sunday, May 17, 2015, 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Shuttle busses will run every 10 minutes from designated bus stops at Patrick Gym, Royall Tyler Theatre, Given Lot, Jeffords Lot, Davis Center Oval and the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, Parking Lot. If there is a change of venue due to severe weather, the shuttle route will include the UHC Lot. For ceremonies at the Flynn Theatre, a dedicated shuttle will run between the Flynn Theatre, Hilton Burlington Hotel (main entrance on Battery Street), and Allen House (for the Main Ceremony) or Patrick Gym (F4) (only if the Main Ceremony is moved indoors due to severe weather).

Deaf and Disability Accommodation Requests

For details please visit the Commencement Deaf and Disability Accommodation Requests webpage.

Last modified May 16 2015 07:10 AM