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Commencement 2002

Parking Arrangements

1. Immediate Closures

a. Street Closures

Wednesday May 8, through Friday May 10, 2002

  • 2100-2700 Blk of 6th Street = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 600 Blk of Girard Street = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 600 Blk of Fairmont Street = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 600 Blk of Howard Place = 5:00am - Midnight
     
  • Saturday May 11, 2002

  • 2100-2700 Blk of 6th Street = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 400-700 Blk of Bryant Street = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 400-600 Blk of College Street= 5:00am - Midnight
  • 500-700 Blk of W Street = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 500-600 Blk of Gresham Place = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 600 Blk of Howard Place = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 600 Blk of Fairmont Street = 5:00am - Midnight
  • 600 Blk of Girard Street = 5:00am - Midnight
  • b. Lot Closures

  • Childers Parking Lot - will close midnight Thursday, May 9, 2001 until Midnight Saturday, May 11, 2002.
  • Burr Parking Lot (rear of the Gym) closed from midnight Wednesday, May 8, 2002 until after Commencement, Saturday, May 11, 2002
  • Founders Parking Lot (Main Gate) closed midnight Tuesday, May 7, 2002 until after Commencement, Saturday, May 11, 2002.
  • Greene Parking Lot (in front of Burr Gym) closed midnight Friday, May 10, 2002.
  • 2. Parking Lots

    a. General Parking

    Friday, May 10, 2002

  • Elderly patrons may be dropped off at Burr, but there will be no parking available.
  • Champagne Reception/ All Classes Reunion and Luncheon - Blackburn Ctr. parking on Howard Center, Banneker or Bethune lots.
  • School of Architecture and design - Exhibit and Reception. (no special parking arrangements requested.)
  • College of Medicine - Honors and Oath Day - Parking on Howard Center, Banneker or Bethune Lots.
  • Parking for visiting guest will be parking on the outer perimeters of the campus, Bethune Annex Lot, Howard Center Lot, West Towers, East Towers, 8th Street Lot, The 9th and V Lot, North Banneker Lot and South Banneker Lot.
  • Saturday, May 11, 2002

  • Open parking will be in the outer perimeters of the campus, Bethune Annex Lot, Howard Center Lot, West Towers, East Towers, 8th Street Lot, the 9th and V Lot, North Banneker Lot and South Banneker Lot and the Hospital parking garages.
  • Georgia Avenue will be open and there will be limited parking.
  • b. Handicap Parking (May 11, 2002)

  • Handicap parking is on the Miner Parking Lot. The Miner lot is located beside the Johnson Administration Building. The handicap should have a handicap license plate, a handicap hangtag permit or a Howard University Special Needs permit. Persons making arrangements for Handicap or special needs parking can pick-up a special needs parking permit from the Office of Parking & Shuttle Operations.
  • c. Press Parking

  • Media w/ graduation credentials to unload by 7am @ gate #2 (Administration Bldg Gate). Media have 10 spaces on the Business lot. Excess media must park on available general parking lots. Satellite trucks must park on the Childers Lot.
  • 3. Signage

    • Look for Message Boards located strategically around campus for alternate traffic patterns.
    • Firelane signs are posted and must be obeyed. Violators will be ticketed and towed. (Campus Police)

    4. Shuttle Buses

  • The Slowe-Carver Shuttle will not be running.
  • The Intra-campus shuttle will be rerouted to run from the Shaw/Howard University Metro-Rail station to campus from 8am to 4pm
  • The class of 1952 will be brought to campus on a charter bus. They are to come through Howard Place to Sixth Street then disembark at the Douglas Hall gate entrance.
  • 5. Public Transportation

    Commencement participants and guests are strongly encouraged to use taxi-cabs and other public transportation when traveling to Commencement events. Metro bus stops are located on Georgia Avenue at entry points to the campus. Metrobus and train schedules can be obtained by calling 202-637-7000. NOTE: Metro buses will be traveling through Georgia Avenue. Taxi Cabs bringing guests will be allowed to enter Howard Place and disembark passengers at the 2nd gate across from the Administration Bldg.

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