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 8:00 a.m.

Scroll down for map of Commencement Ceremony Parking Areas.

Parking Areas for the Commencement Ceremony 

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 East Ramp Parking Garage, 25 and 26 (25 & 26 take walking path to stadium) are the recommended Areas for Guest Parking.  Additional Areas: 8, 13, 18, 19, 20, 27B, 28 and West Parking Garage are available. 

  • Recommended to enter campus from the West side (Secor Rd) and park in Lot 25 or 26.  GPS address to this area: 1625 W. Rocket Dr. Toledo, OH 43606.  Guests can use the walking path or the shuttle bus to arrive at the Glass Bowl. 

Handicap Guest Parking
Area:  9 Will be Devoted to Individuals with Handicap Permits (Spaces in Area 9 areavailable on a first come, first serve basis) with overflow in Areas 18 & 19. 

Areas: 18, 19, 20 and 25 - A Shuttle will be provided to 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 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*
*Area outlined in Red is the Glass Bowl, the location of the ceremony*

Last Updated: 3/6/18