Commencement location and parking


The James A. Rhodes Arena (JAR) located at 373 Carroll St. Akron, OH 44325.

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Free parking

Guests are encouraged to park in one of the following lots, all of which are within a few minutes’ walk of the venue:

  • East Campus Parking Deck
  • Lot 10 (along Spicer St)
  • Lot 14 (along Buchtel Ave)
  • Lot 15 (along Buchtel Ave)
  • North Campus Parking Deck

Parking map

Handicap-accessible parking

  • For guests who require handicap-accessible parking, any vehicle with a disability placard will be able to park in Lot 2 (spaces limited) and Lot 8.