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Ceremonial Events - Commencement

Commencement 2006 Parking and Map

Commencement 2006


Commencement parking maps will be distributed to students when they pick up their caps and gowns. Maps will also be distributed to campus shuttle buses and area hotels/motels commencement weekend. 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

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Getting Around at Commencement

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

Agriculture and Life Sciences

Lot A (Gutterson Lot and Garage)

Arts and Sciences Lot B and Lot C (Ag/Engineering and Given Lots)
Business Administration Downtown Burlington (free public parking is available on Sundays)
Education and Social Services Lot A (Gutterson Lot and Garage)
Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Lot D (University of Vermont Conference Center at the Sheraton)
Environment and Natural Resources Lot D (University of Vermont Conference Center at the Sheraton)
Medicine Lot E (Trinity Campus)
Nursing and Health Sciences Lot E (Trinity Campus)
Graduate College Saturday, Lot A. Sunday, please park in lot(s) designated for your school or college

Street Closings

From Friday, May 18, 7:00 p.m. through Sunday, May 20, 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 Saturday, May 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 20 from 7:00 am 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 19, 2007
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Shuttle service will be available between the Gutterson Parking Garage and the University Green for the Graduate College Hooding Ceremony

Sunday, May 20, 2007
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Bus routes are as follows: Royall Tyler Theatre to Patrick Gymnasium or the University of Vermont Conference Center at the Sheraton, Allen House to Flynn Theatre and Wyndham Hotel, north end of the University Green to Trinity Campus. Shuttle buses run every 10 minutes from each bus stop (see map).

Deaf and Disability Accommodation Requests

Participants or guests with mobility and/or hearing impairments may make arrangements for parking, seating, amplification and/or interpretation, by contacting the office of Transportation and parking Services at (802) 656-8686 or by email at In order to provide you with the best possible service, please make your arrangements as far in advance of commencement as possible. Commencement programs are also available in Braille by special request.

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 20, (802) 656-2005. On Friday, May 18, after 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturday, May 19, from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm; and Sunday, May 20, from 6:00 am to 4:30 pm, please call (802) 656-3131.

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