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Faculty and Staff Commencement Day Parking—Monday, May 22, 2017

May 12, 2017

To accommodate the parking needs of our commencement ceremony guests and workers, many Oberlin employees are being asked to park in the off-campus lot on Monday, May 22. Free shuttles will transport you to and from campus. Wait times should be 15 minutes or fewer.

Most faculty/staff who are not taking part in the commencement processional or working at the ceremony should park in the off-campus lot at the New Russia Township Town Hall, 46300 Butternut Ridge Road. Two shuttle buses will operate continuous loops to and from campus. Campus shuttle stops are located in front of Wilder Hall on West Lorain Street (the same location used by airport and bus shuttles during the year) and the Conservatory South lot, south of the Conservatory and Kohl buildings. The shuttle route will run continuously starting at 7:00 a.m. Wait times should be 15 minutes or fewer.

The following faculty, staff, and students may park in designated on-campus lots with required dashboard passes:
Graduating Seniors: Previously Designated Lots
Approved Student Workers: Union Street Lot
Commencement Procession Participants (faculty and staff): Woodland South and Hollywood Lots
Commencement Dignitaries/Commencement Stage Participants: Finney and Rice Lots
Employees Essential to the Support of Commencement: Stevenson, Professional Services Building, and South/West Service Building Lots
Drivers with Handicapped Permits: Available handicapped spaces on campus

Please see the parking lot designation guide and map for more information.

Dashboard passes will be available for the following:
Graduating seniors, approved student workers, and commencement procession participants (faculty/staff) should pick up dashboard passes at Safety & Security prior to Monday, May 22.

Commencement dignitaries, commencement stage participants, and essential commencement workers will be given their dashboard passes by their managers or other designated individuals the week of May 15.

Additional parking information can be found in the Commencement Day parking information guide.