Information For Commencement 2018 Parking

Information For Commencement 2018 Parking

All visitors looking for Commencement Day parking, including guests needing accessible parking, should proceed to the Athletics complex on North Harvard Street in Allston or the Soldiers Field Park Garage on the Harvard Business School Campus, located at 111 Western Avenue in Allston. Signs will be posted directing traffic to the Athletics area, Soldiers Field Park Garage or a nearby overflow lot. Please note that all parking is on first-come, first-served basis, and is in satellite parking areas. This parking will be available beginning at 6:30AM on Commencement Day, May 24th, 2018.

Guests with further questions on accessibility parking needs or accommodations should please send an email to to discuss. If you are looking for extended parking during this week please contact the Parking Office at This is a busy week at the University and we may not be able to assist with all requests.

For information on Harvard Shuttle Services for Commencement Day, please click here. Accessible shuttles will be running from these parking locations throughout the day, until 8:00PM. Please note that there will be several designated accessible parking areas in Allston adjacent to commencement shuttle stops.

Please plan your visit accordingly as traffic in Cambridge will be extremely busy, with significant delays going to and from Harvard Square.

Additionally, Commencement Week visitors and guests should be aware that there are numerous commercial parking facilities in and around Harvard Square. Locations and additional information can be found at Please be respectful of the Allston and Cambridge communities by not parking on residential streets.

For additional information regarding Commencement 2018, please refer to

    Visiting the Parking Office

    For information about visiting the parking office, click here.