2018 Commencement Parking Map

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE!

The 218th University Commencement Main Ceremony and College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony will be held outdoors on the University Green on Sunday, May 19, 2019.  

Sunday’s forecast is calling for a slight chance of showers in the morning, so please dress appropriately for the weather.  Note: the University Green is very saturated, so please wear appropriate footwear.

Tickets will not be required for the University Main Ceremony or the College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony.

All commencement ceremonies will be available to watch live on the web at: streamvt.com/vermontcommencement/

 

The Commencement Parking Map and Quick Reference Guide (PDF) 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 Academic Ceremonies Office, (802) 656-3272 or e-mail the office at Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu.

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 see schedule below).

Parking Assignments

Agriculture and Life Sciences Gutterson Lot and Garage
Arts and Sciences Jeffords Lot and Given Lot
Business College Street Garage adjacent to the Hilton Burlington Hotel (free on Sunday)
Education and Social Services Gutterson Lot and Garage
Engineering and Mathematical Sciences College Street Garage adjacent to the Hilton Burlington Hotel (free on Sunday)
Environment and Natural Resources Harris Millis and MAT Lots
Graduate College Saturday: Gutterson Lot
Sunday: please park in the lot designated for your school/college
Honors College Saturday: Jeffords Lot
Sunday: please park in the lot designated for your school/college
Medicine Given Lot
Nursing and Health Sciences Catamount East Lot
Disabled Parking College Street, Votey Lot, Jeffords Lot, Gutterson Lot and Garage (ADA Accommodations & Accessible Parking Requests)

Street Closings

Friday, May 17, 7:00 a.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 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 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.  Also on Sunday, the northernmost west bound lane on Main Street from University Heights to South Prospect Street will be closed from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Shuttle Bus Service

Saturday, May 18, 2019
1:30 - 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 19, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Shuttle buses will run every 10 minutes from designated bus stops at Patrick Gym, Royall Tyler Theatre, Given Lot, Jeffords Lot, Davis Center Oval, and the Catamount East Lot. For ceremonies at the Flynn Center, a dedicated shuttle will run between the Flynn Center, Hilton Burlington Hotel (main entrance on Battery Street), and Allen House (for the Central Campus bus stop) or Patrick Gym (F4) (only if the Main Ceremony is moved indoors due to severe weather).

ADA Accommodations and Accessible Parking Requests

For details please visit the commencement ADA Accommodations & Accessible Parking Requests webpage.