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Guest Parking


From Highway 78

  • Exit Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • Head south for approximately 0.5 miles
  • Turn left onto Craven Drive and follow the direction of the Police and Parking personnel.

Graduates, family, and guests will be directed to park in the available lot(s)/spaces closest to the venue.


Parking lots will open one hour prior to the scheduled start time of each ceremony.

Parking for guests and graduates will be available in lots B, C, E and F. Handicap parking will be available in lots X, Y, Z with shuttle service to the venue entrance. 

Parking in all lots will be on a first come first served basis. Event signage will be available to direct guests to the Mangrum Track & Field.


Venue gates will open one-hour before the ceremony start time.  The venue must be cleared after each ceremony for a security sweep before graduates or guests will be permitted to enter for the following ceremony.


Beat the traffic and parking rush by taking the Sprinter to Commencement!  Our on-campus Sprinter Station is a 15 minute walk to the Mangrum Track & Field.