The University of Toledo Commencement

Directions and Parking for Commencement

Commencement will take place at The University of Toledo Glass Bowl on Main Campus.
Gates and concessions will open at 8 a.m.

To avoid construction congestion on Bancroft, use the west entrance off Secor Road or the south entrance off Dorr Street.

Scroll down for map of Commencement Ceremony Parking Areas.



Parking Areas for Commencement Ceremonies 

Graduating Students
Areas 3, 4 and 5 are the recommended areas to park for graduating students. 

Individual Graduating Students with Handicap Permits
Handicap spaces in Area 6 (adjacent to the Health Education Building) will be designated for individual graduating students with handicap permits. 

Staging for Graduating Students
Staging for graduating students will occur in Area 10.  Area 10 will not be available for public parking May 4 – 5, 2018. 

Guest Parking (Guests, Family, Friends, Students)
Areas 1N, 1S, 2, including the East Ramp Parking Garage, 25 and 26 (25 and 26 take walking paths to the stadium) are the recommended areas for guest parking.  Additional areas 8, 13, 18, 19, 20, 27B, 28 and the West Parking Garage are available. 

  • Visitors are recommended to enter campus from the west side (Secor Road) and park in area 25 or 26.  The GPS address to this area is 1625 W. Rocket Drive, Toledo, OH 43606.  Guests can use walking paths or the shuttle bus to arrive at the Glass Bowl. 

Handicap Guest Parking
Area 9 will be dedicated to individuals with handicap permits (spaces in area 9 are available on a first-come, first-serve basis) with overflow in areas 18 and 19. 

Shuttle
Areas 18, 19, 20 and 25 - A shuttle will take individuals to and from the ceremony beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.  

Golf Cart Transport
Golf carts will be available to assist those who need transport from areas 1N, 1S and the East Parking Garage to and from the ceremony beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. 

 Graphic of main campus with parking lots highlighted.

*Areas in gold are designated parking areas for the ceremony.
*Area 10, in blue, is the staging area for commencement.
*The area outlined in red is the Glass Bowl, the location of the ceremony.

Last Updated: 3/21/18