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  • River Campus
    252 Elmwood Ave.
    Rochester, NY
  • Eastman School
    26 Gibbs St.
    Rochester, NY


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre: Parking for the Friday and Saturday Commencement ceremonies is available for a fee in the East End Garage on East Main Street between Swan and Scio streets, or in the Allpro Parking Lot on the corner of Gibbs and East Main streets.

College Commencement at River Campus: Free parking will be available Friday and Saturday in all River Campus lots. Parking on Sunday will be in Park Lot, Intercampus Drive Lot, and Crittenden Lot 1. Continuous shuttle service will be provided for all guests parking in these lots. Parking staff will be available in all lots to assist.

Guests who need more assistance because of physical limitations or disabilities may be dropped off at the Meliora Lot with golf cart service to the Eastman Quadrangle. Golf cart service is provided as a convenience to all guests on a first come, first served basis. Handicapped parking will be available in the Library Lot for vehicles with an authorized handicapped parking permit.


Airport Information: The University’s River Campus is about two miles from the Greater Rochester International Airport (airport code ROC). Commercial taxi service and car rental are available from the airport. Cab fare is approximately $10, depending on the number of people and luggage.


The University of Rochester welcomes all guests to our Commencement ceremonies. Accessible seating is reservable at all ceremonies. Reserve up to three (3) accessible seats per family.