Commencement location and parking
The James A. Rhodes Arena (JAR) located at 373 Carroll St. Akron, OH 44325.
All University lots are open for commencement; no permits are required.
- the Thomas Hall deck (show on map),
- the North Campus Parking Deck on East Buchtel Avenue (map),
- Lot 27, immediately east of the hall on East Buchtel Avenue (map)
- Lot 45 at Lincoln and South Forge streets (map),
- Lot 34 near the Computer Center and McDowell Law Center (map), and
- Lot 43 near the Buckingham Center (map).
For guests who require handicap-accessible parking, a limited number of spaces are available on a first-come basis in the Thomas Hall parking deck and in Lot 26 (map) and Lot 27 (map). A valid permit must be displayed.
Police will be on hand to guide motorists.
Questions about parking? Call 330-972-7213.