Parking and Bus Route Information



  • Please allow extra time for arrival and parking due to record numbers of graduates and guests, as well as construction in the area.
  • Carpooling is highly recommended.
  • Parking is available in any of the surface lots around Hilton Coliseum, with the exceptions of lots B1, C1, and the East Ramp, which are reserved.
  • Overflow parking will be available in the following locations:
    • The Jack Trice Stadium lots immediately south of Hilton Coliseum.
    • Lots 56, 57, 63, and 100, located to the north of Hilton Coliseum near the Maple-Willow-Larch residence halls and the Lied Recreation Center.
  • Handicap parking is available in lot B2.
  • Please be aware, there is construction around Hilton Coliseum, which impacts some parking.
  • A parking map is available online:


  • Buses will run continuously from 8:00 a.m. through 8:30 p.m. to transport guests in overflow parking areas to and from Hilton Coliseum.
    • The North route will be handled by CyRide, and it will primarily service Lots 56, 57, 63, and 100. Guests will be dropped off at the bus stop immediately to the north of Hilton Coliseum.
    • The South route will be handled by Windstar Lines, and it will primarily service the Jack Trice Stadium Lots. Guests can load the bus on the northwest corner of Parking Lot 85E, and they will be dropped off at the south entrance of Hilton Coliseum
  • Signage will be around Maple-Willow-Larch and Lied Recreation Center to assist with directing vehicles to the area.
  • Center Drive, to the south of Hilton Coliseum, may be closed down between Ceremonies, but buses will be able to pass through to assist in transporting guests.