On Commencement Day, Sunday, May 28, 2017 parking is prohibited on Main Drive and in Main Circle. Vehicles remaining after 9PM on Saturday, May 27th will be towed.
Overnight parking (Saturday night/Sunday morning) is prohibited in the following parking areas:
- Service Road (Sunset Lake to TA Bridge)
- Old Observatory
- Main Building (front and rear)
- Terrace Apartments (TA) Bridge
- Walker Field House front lot
- Sanders Classroom
- Volgelstein Center for Film and Drama Lot
Main and Chapel Gates will be closed to normal traffic on Sunday from 6:00 AM until approximately 2 PM. North Gate will remain open for authorized vehicles and those with Vassar faculty/staff parking decals.
Students expecting family and/or guests should advise them that they may not enter or drive on the main campus with vehicles between 6:00 AM and 2:00 PM on Commencement Day. Vehicles displaying disability tags may enter the Chapel Gate and will be directed to specific drop off areas for easy access to the site.
Commencement visitor parking is at the Vassar Farm, New Hackensack Lot, South Commons and the South Lot. Visitors are encouraged to walk from South Lot to the outdoor theater. Shuttle busses will be available starting at 7:30 AM at all lots for our guests.
The campus will re-open to vehicular traffic at approximately 2:00 PM.