PLEASE NOTE: INTERNAL CAMPUS GATES WILL BE CLOSED DURING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY CEREMONIES. DO NOT ENTER CAMPUS VIA THE MAIN STREET/BLUESTONE DRIVE ENTRANCE.
To access campus from Interstate 81, please use the following exits:
- Southbound traffic use Exit 240 or 243. Take Route 11 north to get to JMU. There are many parking options just off of Route 11 (Main Street north of Port Republic Road and south of Martin Luther King Jr. Way. If you are able to walk, this is a great option with less traffic and a lovely short walk for the stadium or Quad areas.
- Northbound traffic use Exit 251. Take Route 11 south to get to JMU. You will travel through our downtown area filled with restaurants and shops. Parking is plentiful off of Route 11 (Main Street just south of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and north of Port Republic Road. You will have much less traffic and travel time and it's a lovely walk through the Quad to get to the stadium.
Information for handicap-accessible parking will be made available soon. A reminder that only those with a DMV-issued handicap parking tag will be eligible to utilize Handicap-Accessible Parking Lots.
Parking information for the University Ceremony will be updated soon.
A downloadable Commencement map will be provided soon.