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Commencement Parking

Google map with the following lots highlights: Stadium lot at the corner of Southgate Drive and Beamer Way (ADA spaces are available here), Chicken Hill Lot across Southgate Drive from the Stadium Lot, and the Maintenance lot by Sterrett drive
The highlighted parking lots in the image above are open to commencement parking.

Commencement parking information

Parking for the general public will be available without payment in the following lots:

  • Chicken Hill Lot
  •  Stadium Lot
  •  Maintenance Lot

Click here to view a parking map.

Please note, the West Stadium Lot (smaller lot - Lot 4 - across Beamer Way next to the softball field) will be restricted to emergency vehicle parking.

The community is also encouraged to utilize Blacksburg Transit's (BT) bus network to get to and from commencement. The latest schedule information can be found here.

Disability access

There is reserved ADA parking in the Stadium Lot near Lane Stadium Gate 2. Please note, parking in other areas of campus requires the payment of a fee or the display of a valid parking permit. 

For additional information concerning accessibility and disability access, click here.


Please contact Parking and Transportation at 540-231-3200 with any questions.

For Blacksburg Transit questions, please call, 540-443-1500 or

For more commencement details, please visit the Virginia Tech Commencement website.