Parking and Bus Options for Commencement Weekend

Free parking is available throughout campus starting Friday at 1:00 p.m. through Sunday of Commencement weekend, including the Allen Fieldhouse and Mississippi Street parking garages.

Memorial Drive will be completely closed to all vehicle traffic on Commencement Sunday.

All other lots will be open and free on a first-come, first-serve basis. View a map of parking options near the stadium (pdf).

Bus service
For guests who are unable to find a parking spot near the stadium, free shuttle buses will run starting at 8:30 a.m. Sunday and ending one hour after the ceremony. The route will serve Memorial Stadium, Jayhawk Boulevard, Learned Hall, the Burge Union, the Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center, Murphy Hall and the Kansas Union. View a map of the commencment bus route (jpg.)

Countdown to
Future Commencement Dates

Commencement dates are set by the Kansas Board of Regents

May 14, 2017*
May 13, 2018*
May 19, 2019

*Mother's Day