University of Vermont

Academic Ceremonies - May Commencement

Parking

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).

Agriculture and Life Sciences
Gutterson Garage and Lot (Lot A)
Arts and Sciences
Jeffords Hall and Given Lots (Lot B and Lot C)
Business Administration
College Street Garage adjacent to the Hilton Hotel (free public parking on Sunday)
Education and Social Services
Gutterson Garage and Lot (Lot A)
Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
College Street Garage adjacent to the Hilton Hotel (free public parking on Sunday)
Environment and Natural Resources
Sheraton Hotel Conference Center Parking Lot (Lot D)
Medicine
Given Lot (Lot C)
Nursing and Health Sciences
University Health Center (UHC) (Lot E)
Graduate College
Saturday: Gutterson Garage and Lot (Lot A) Sunday: please park in Lot designated for your school or college.
Honors College
Saturday: Given Lot (Lot C) Sunday: please park in the Lot designated for your school or college.
Disabled Parking and Parking Assistance
Available at the Waterman Visitors Lot (C7) Votey Lot (B6) and the Gutterson Garage and Lot (F4).

Street Closings

Friday, May 17, 7:00 p.m. through Sunday, May 19, 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 19 from 7:30 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 18, 2013, 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 19, 2013, 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, Jeffords Hall Lot (Lot B), Davis Center Oval 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). For ceremonies at the Flynn Theatre, 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 webpage.

Last modified March 28 2013 11:17 AM

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