Current Size: 100%

Parking Guidelines

The following lots will be open to the public starting at 7:00 a.m., Saturday, May 12, 2018. No parking permit will be required. Parking will be on a first come first served basis and is at no charge.

  • Banneker North - 2345 Sherman Ave. NW
  • Banneker South - 2345 Sherman Ave. NW
  • East Towers Lot - 2200 8th St. NW
  • Howard Center - 2204 8th St. NW
  • West Towers Lot - 2125 9th St. NW
  • HUH Garages - 4th & V St. NW
  • Annex 1 Lot - 515 W St. NW 
  • Drew Lot - 511 Harvard St. NW
  • Georgia Avenue - 2704 Georgia Ave. NW

ADA Accommodations

Guest who have not secured an ADA parking permit, through the Office of Special Student Services, will only be allowed to drop off guest at Georgia Avenue NW & Fairmont Street NW and Howard Place and 6th Street NW.

Commencement Shuttle Service

Due to maintenance and repair work, Metro will be single tracking (trains traveling in both directions will share the same track) between U St. and Georgia Ave. NW. Green line trains will service Shaw-Howard Metro station, with trains arriving every 24 minutes. Metro will be running eight-car trains on the Green line to give maximum capacity when a train services the station.

Complementary shuttle service will be provided on Saturday, May 12th, every 15-25 minutes from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and again from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. From 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., guest should expect to be picked up from the designated parking facilities and dropped off at Georgia Avenue & Fairmont Street. From 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., shuttles will be located at Georgia Avenue & Fairmont St. NW to shuttle guest back to their parking lot locations. Shuttle service will be provided from the following parking locations:

  • HUH Garages – 4th & V St. NW
  • Shaw/Howard Metro Station
  • U St. Metro Station

Parking For Individual School Ceremonies

From Wednesday, May 9 – Friday, May 11, 2018, graduates and their guest can park on the following lots at no charge. Please be reminded that illegally parked vehicles will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.

  • Banneker North - 2345 Sherman Ave. NW
  • Banneker South - 2345 Sherman Ave. NW
  • East Towers Lot - 2200 8th St. NW 
  • 9th & V St. - 2125 9th St. NW
  • Drew Lot - 511 Harvard St. NW

Street Closures

The following street closures will go into effect between Thursday, May 10 - Saturday, May 12, 2018 starting at 12:00 a.m. on Thursday and ending at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday:

  • 600 block of Fairmont Street NW (Thursday - Saturday)
  • 600 block of Girard Street NW (Friday - Saturday)
  • 600 block of Howard Place NW (Saturday Only)
  • 2200 - 2300 blocks of 6th Street NW (Saturday Only)
  • 2400 - 2700 blocks of 6th Street NW (Thursday - Saturday)

ENJOY YOURSELF ! This will be a festive and memorable occasion for everyone. Walk purposefully, look confident, and wear your pride –– for you will be one of our special guests.