Parking and Bus Options for Commencement Weekend

Free parking is available throughout campus starting Friday at 1 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 DeBruce Center, the Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center, Murphy Hall and the Kansas Union. View a map of the commencment bus route (pdf).

Countdown to
Future Commencement Dates

Commencement dates are set by the Kansas Board of Regents

May 13, 2018*
May 19, 2019
May 17, 2020
May 16, 2021
May 15, 2022

*Mother's Day

Events Calendar

Tweets

Resources

Bus Map
Commencement Program 2017

Contacts
Accessibility Resources
Students
Academic Achievement & Access Center:
achieve@ku.edu
785-864-2620

Visitors and guests
Institutional Opportunity & Access:
IOA@ku.edu
785-864-6414

KU Alumni Association
kualumni@kualumni.org
785-864-4760

KU Bookstore / Edwards Campus
jayhawks@ku.edu
913-897-8580

KU Bookstore / Lawrence Campus
jayhawks@ku.edu
785-864-4640

KU Bookstore / Medical Center
913-588-2548

KU Endowment
Class Gift
785-832-7420

KU Info
kuinfo@ku.edu
785-864-3506

KU News & Media Relations
kunews@ku.edu
785-864-8858

School of Medicine-Wichita
Academic & Student Affairs
316-293-2603

Public Affairs
kupublicaffairs@ku.edu
785-864-3131

University Registrar
registrar@ku.edu
785-864-4423

Directions
Flowers
Grad Images
Hotels
Parking
Stadium Procession Map

KU Alumni Association