University of Vermont

Commencement 2004


Maps of Commencement parking areas will be distributed to students when they pick up their caps and gowns, and also to family members and friends staying at area hotels and motels. If you do not receive a map and would like one, contact the University Communications Office, (802) 656-2005 or e-mail the office at

The Commencement Parking Map is available in PDF format which requires you to have Adobe Acrobat Reader software on your computer.

You may download a free version for Windows or Mac
from UVM's Software Archive or from Adobe

Getting Around at Commencement

Parking | Street Closings | Shuttle Bus Service | Contact Information
Arrangements for those with Mobility Impairments | Senior Week Activities


Parking for the 200th Commencement is divided into Zones (see map). Each Zone supports the visitors expected for the college or school listed for that Zone. Do not park on neighborhood streets designated for resident parking or you will be ticketed and towed by the City of Burlington.

Parking areas for each college or school designated as follows:

Zone A Reserved Parking. Special Pass Required.
Zone B Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Zone C Arts and Sciences
Zone D Agriculture and Life Sciences, Environment and Natural Resources, Education and Social Services, Engineering and Mathematics, Graduate College (Fri. & Sun.)

Business Administration guests are encouraged to park free on Sunday downtown and use the convenient shuttle service to get to and from campus (see shuttle schedule* below).

Street Closings

University Place and 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 on Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23.

Shuttle Bus Service

Friday, May 21, 2004
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Campus Area Transportation System (CATS) will provide regular on-campus shuttle service at 10-minute intervals until 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 22, 2004
No shuttle bus service available.

Sunday, May 23, 2004
*7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Shuttle service runs at 10-minute intervals from the front of the Flynn Theatre to the Main Ceremony.

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Shuttle busses serve the campus as indicated by bus symbols on the map; buses arrive approximately every ten minutes.

Participants or Guests with Mobility Impairments

Participants or guests with mobility impairments may make arrangements for parking, transportation and seating, and those with hearing impairments may arrange for amplification or interpretation by contacting: Mary Provost, 622 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05405; or (802) 656-8012 (voice) or (802) 656-2625 TTY; or before May 7.

Location Index
1. Admissions
2. Aiken Center
3. Allen House
4. Bailey/Howe Library
5. Billings (Student Center)
6. Bittersweet
7. Campus Center Theatre
8. Catholic Center
9. Centennial Field
10. Englesby House
11. Fleming Museum
12. Given Medical Building, Medical Research Building, HSRF
13. Gutterson Fieldhouse
14. Gymnastics Facility
15. Harris/Millis Hall
16. Indoor Tennis Facility
17. Ira Allen Chapel
18. John Dewey Hall
19. Marsh Hall
20. Morrill Hall
21. Music Recital Hall
22. Old Mill/Lafayette
23. Patrick Gymnasium
24. Police Services
25. University Health Center (UHC)
26. University Store
27. Waterman

Commencement Contact Information

Recorded Commencement Information
(800) 903-6601 or (802) 656-3309 (including indoor/outdoor decision)


Specific Questions
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 23, (802) 656-2005. After 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 21, and all day Saturday, May 22, (802) 656-3131.

Senior Week Activities
Available at

Last modified August 12 2004 12:00 PM

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