Campus Information

The December Recognition Ceremony is held in the Athletic Complex. The Athletic Complex is located on the west side of campus and near the intersection of Big Bend Boulevard and Snow Way Dr.

Parking on campus

Parking is available in the Snow Way parking garage (98) and the Danforth University Center underground parking garage (DUC) (94).

Finding accessible parking

A drop off zone will be available on the surface lot east of the Athletic complex. This lot will also be reserved for those needing accessible parking. Please display your state parking tag. See Google Map.

Reserving a wheelchair

For guests needing wheelchairs, a limited number are available by reservation before Nov. 27th. If you need further assistance you may contact Rosetta Saputo at 314-935-5669 or

Nearby hotels & restaurants

There are many places for parents, family and friends to stay during the Washington University in St. Louis Commencement ceremonies. Visit our Nearby Lodging page for more information.

For more accommodations based on price, location, and type of lodging try Explore St. Louis. If looking for hotels near Washington University please select the Midtown/Clayton search option when using the search function of the website.

St. Louis is home to thousands of incredible restaurants.

The FYC Restaurant Guide compiles some student favorites.

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