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Parking and Accommodations

Parking is free all day. This includes all General and Reserved parking lots, pay lots and parking garages on campus.  There will be limited parking near the Taco Bell Arena.  Shuttles to and from the Lincoln Parking garage will be run continuously throughout the event.

Arrive early – prior to 9:15 AM – if attending the commencement ceremony to allow plenty of time to park and walk to Taco Bell Arena. Doors open at 8:30 AM.

Accessible parking – the West Stadium parking lot, located between Taco Bell Arena and Bronco Stadium, will be reserved for accessible patrons and their families. Accessible parking is also available in the Lincoln Avenue Garage where an accessible-equipped shuttle will transport patrons to and from the Taco Bell Arena between 8 AM – 2 PM.

Because of the limitation of handicapped parking, family and friends who cannot walk a distance can be dropped off at the front of arena. Entrance 1 or 2 of the Taco Bell Arena have elevators available if family or friends cannot climb stairs.  (Click on map below to enlarge.)

Spring Commencement 2015 (4)

Special Accommodations

Special accommodations for guests or participants with disabilities are available. The Guest Services department at Taco Bell Arena strives to provide excellent service to all guests, including those guests with special needs. View Taco Bell Arena’s accessibility services by clicking on this link.

For graduates, please notify the Registrar’s Office at 426-4249, two (2) weeks prior to commencement. Special arrangements will be made for all activities associated with commencement.

For guests, Taco Bell Arena will reserve special seating at the top of the Parquet. Special accommodation guests should arrive a little early and can be dropped off at Entrance 1 or 2 of the arena.

An elevator will take guests to the Parquet level. Arena staff will be available to assist with seating. Please be aware that because of the limitations for special accommodation seating, all of your family and friends may not be able to sit together in that section.

Food Services

Food services for graduates and their guests will be available on the first floor of the Student Union Building (SUB).