Coral Gables campus parking updates

Coral Gables campus parking updates

By Life@TheU

Coral Gables campus parking updates

By Life@TheU
Spring commencement takes center stage and summer schedules will closely follow. Stay ahead of parking changes and restrictions starting next week.

Commencement
Beginning Thursday, May 9 through Saturday, May 11, commencement ceremonies will be held at the Watsco Center. Event attendees will park in the yellow lots, Merrick Garage, and Pavia Garage. We anticipate elevated traffic levels. Review the Commencement schedule and lot closures listed below before coming to campus.

Commencement schedule:

  • Thursday, May 9: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) ceremony; 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. ceremony
  • Friday, May 10: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. ceremony; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ceremony; 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ceremony
  • Saturday, May 11: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) ceremony; 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. ceremony

Note: Elevated traffic levels are expected up to two hours before and after each ceremony.

Yellow lot closures: From 6 a.m. May 9 through 1 p.m. May 11 

  • Full closure:  Lots 425S, 431, 434N, 443, 444 and H-100
  • Partial closure: Lot 425N

Summer session updates
Parking color zone restrictions have been lifted for the summer with the exception of the purple zone. “Nights and weekend” permits are still valid only after 4 p.m. on weekdays and any time on the weekends. A valid parking permit is still required to park on campus.  Visit the limited campus shuttle schedule before heading out.

Closures
The Mahoney/Pearson garage will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, May 13 and will reopen at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 5. During this time there will be no access to the garage.

The Merrick garage will close beginning Monday, May 13 and reopen at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 12. Access to the Merrick garage will still be available throughout the summer via the Pavia garage.

Please feel free to contact Parking and Transportation with any questions at 305-284-3096, option 2.