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Important Transportation and Parking Information

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 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 www.Adobe.com

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).

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

Gutterson Lot and Garage (Lot A)

Arts and Sciences Jeffords Hall and Given Lots (Lot B and Lot C)
Business Administration Downtown Burlington (free public parking is available on Sundays)
Education and Social Services Gutterson Lot and Garage (Lot A)
Engineering and Mathematical Sciences University of Vermont Conference Center at the Sheraton
(Lot D)
Environment and Natural Resources University of Vermont Conference Center at the Sheraton
(Lot D)
Medicine Given Lot (Lot C)
Nursing and Health Sciences University Health Center (UHC) (Lot E)
Graduate College Saturday: Gutterson Lot and Garage (Lot A) Sunday: please park in Lot designated for your school or college.
Honors College Saturday: Lot C (Given/Water Tower Lot). Sunday: please park in the Lot designated for your school or college.
Handicap Parking Available at the College Street Street Lot and the Gutterson Lot and Garage.

Street Closings

Friday, May 20, 7:00 p.m. through Sunday, May 22, 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 University Health Center entrance. In addition, on Saturday, May 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 22 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., South Prospect Street will be closed form Colchester Avenue to Main Street and College Street will be closed from South Prospect Street to South Williams Street.

Shuttle Bus Service

Saturday, May 21, 2011, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Shuttle bus service will be available between the Given Lot (Lot C), Ira Allen Chapel, and Davis Center Oval for the Honors College Recognition Ceremony and reception. Please use the bus stop at the corner of the Given Lot nearest the Davis Center.

Sunday, May 22, 2011, 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Shuttle busses will run every 10 minutes from designated bus stops at Patrick Gym, Royall Tyler Theatre, Given Lot (Lot C), Davis Center Oval (Jeffords Hall/Lot B), and the Conference Center at the Sheraton (Lot D). If there is a change of venue due to severe weather, the shuttle route will include the UHC lot (Lot E). A dedicated shuttle will run between the Flynn Theatre, Hilton Hotel, and Allen House (or Patrick Gym, rain venue).

Deaf and Disability Accommodation Requests

For details please visit the commencement Deaf and Disability Accommodation Requests web page. 

Last modified May 20 2011 05:25 PM

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