Commencement Parking

Commencement is a special occasion for family and friends and the last thing you want to worry about is parking.

As Commencement approaches, consider these parking tips so you can avoid the last-minute rush.

  • Guests should park north of Berchmans Hall and Ryan Sports Center

  • Additional parking is available west of Miege Hall and De Paul Library

  • Handicap and special-needs parking is exclusively reserved near the entrance ways to McGilley Field House, the location of Commencement

  • Shuttle services may be available (weather permitting)

(Click here for a printable PDF).

Commencement begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, but doors open at 11:30. Guests are encouraged to arrive as early as possible.

Note: When the Commencement processional begins, USM security shuts down all traffic on campus until the conclusion of the processional. 

Questions? Email [email protected].



Commencement Lodging, Dining & Entertainment

Visitors to Leavenworth and Lansing will feel right at home in one of the country’s most historic communities. Offering a small-town feel with a big-city attitude, exceptional lodging, entertainment and dining experiences are all within reach.

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