Commencement weekend road and parking lot closings

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The Cornell Commencement Committee has issued a list of special road and parking lot closings to accommodate numerous activities scheduled for Commencement Weekend. They are as follows:

Friday, May 26:

Any remaining cars will be towed.

Saturday, May 27:

Parking lots that will close at 1 a.m., Saturday, May 27, with any remaining cars towed, are:

Campus Road, from Garden Avenue to Wing Drive, will be closed from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Parking suggestions for Convocation: Cornell Transportation Services suggests parking in the "B" lot near the Veterinary College and at the "A" lot on Pleasant Grove Road. Shuttle buses will be running from these lots to the stadium. Parking will also be available in "N" parking areas along Tower Road, by Rice Hall and along the north side of Alumni Field.

Sunday, May 28:

The Day Hall parking lot will close at 3 a.m., Sunday, May 28, with any remaining cars towed. It will reopen at approximately 3 p.m., Sunday.

Roads that will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. include:

Parking suggestions for Commencement: Shuttle buses will run from the outlying campus parking lots at the Veterinary College (B Lot), North Campus (A and CC Lots) and the West Campus areas from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Traffic will be prohibited on Central Campus from 8 a.m. to 3p.m.

Contact the Cornell Commencement Office at 255-9541 or see for more information.

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