Shuttles & Parking
We recognize that parking on campus is challenging. River Campus parking is particularly limited on Friday; whenever possible, we encourage you to use shuttles from hotels and various University lots. If you drive to campus, parking staff and signage will direct you to open lots.
Please note: due to construction throughout campus, on Mt. Hope Avenue, and on Crittenden Boulevard, please allow yourself extra time for shuttles and parking
Shuttles are provided to and from these designated lots:
Laboratory for Laser Energetics Lot
Located at 250 East River Road, shuttles run from this lot to the River Campus on the following days and times:
Thursday from 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday from 6 a.m.-12:30 a.m.
Intercampus and Park Lots
Located off of Intercampus Drive, shuttles run from these lots to Library Road and the Interfaith Chapel on Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Parking is provided in the School of Medicine and Dentistry lot for School of Medicine and Dentistry alumni and guests throughout the weekend
Golf carts are available on the River Campus to assist guests who need assistance getting to and from venues.
Shuttles from area hotels will drop off attendees to various locations around the University. Shuttles also run between these campus locations during the following times:
Friday, October 11: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, October 13: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. (6 a.m. - 4 p.m. School of Medicine & Dentistry only; no School of Nursing shuttle on Saturday)
Rush Rhees Library
School of Medicine and Dentistry Lot
School of Nursing
Helen Wood Hall
The following hotel shuttles, provided by the University, service the School of Medicine & Dentistry, School of Nursing, and the River Campus.
Friday, October 11: 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. (Shuttles from DelMonte Lodge & Spa, Brighton Courtyard Marriot, and Strathallan will run 7 a.m.-midnight)
Saturday, October 12: 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Sunday, October 13: 7 – 10 a.m.
Shuttles will run hourly during the designated times above. They will make stops at the hotel on the hour, at the SMD campus 25 minutes past the hour, and the River campus 35 minutes past the hour. Shuttles will drop off attendees at shuttle stops listed under "Campus Shuttles."
Hotel Shuttle Services include:
East Avenue Inn & Suites
Hyatt Regency Rochester
Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside
Rochester Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
Strathallan-A DoubleTree by Hilton
Airport Area Shuttles
Holiday Inn Airport
Country Inns & Suites
LaQuinta Inn & Suites
Residence Inn Rochester
* University-provided shuttles will also run to and from the Renaissance Del Monte Lodge Hotel.
* University-provided hotel shuttles will NOT be provided to the Marriott Airport Greece and the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa.
Shuttles to the LIVE Keynote Address at Kodak Hall
If you have tickets to the LIVE keynote address at Kodak Hall, shuttles will run between River Campus and Kodak Hall. Details will be provided in your weekend pocket guide. Parking on the Eastman Campus will also be available in the East End Garage located at 475 East Main Street.
A Transportation Help Desk is located on the River Campus at the rear entrance of Rush Rhees Library. Hours are Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m.-Midnight. For additional transportation information, call 585.275.5953. Transportation is not available from the airport to campus. Detailed information and shuttle times will be provided to you once you arrive on campus.