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Finals Weekend

Important Notice

To provide a safe environment for degree candidates, faculty, family and guests, the University has implemented a clear bag policy and is utilizing metal detectors for Valedictory Exercises on Friday, May 18 and Final Exercises on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20. These security enhancements mirror those used for athletic events at Scott Stadium and John Paul Jones Arena. More Info.

Parking & Shuttle Service

During Finals Weekend, parking areas near Central Grounds operate under different policies than during other times of the year. Graduating students and guests are encouraged to park in the locations specified in this chart and use the University's free shuttle bus service to travel to the various ceremonies and events.  For more information on each of the available parking areas, including walking distance and specific information on fees, please use the links below.

Please Note: McCormick Road will be closed to vehicular traffic from University Avenue to the bridge crossing Emmet Street on the following days and times:

  • Friday, May 18: 1 - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 19 - Sunday, May 20: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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