When you reach Harrisonburg, tune your radio to 1610 AM for announcements on Commencement Day traffic and parking conditions.
Use Exit 245 from Interstate 81 to reach the Port Republic Road and Main Street entrances to campus.
Use Exit 247A from Interstate 81 to reach the Convocation Center or Carrier Drive entrance to campus. After exiting from the interstate, travel east on U.S. 33 (Market Street). Turn right at the second traffic light onto University Boulevard, which takes you to JMU.
Most parking lots at JMU are open to graduation guests on Commencement Day.
Special parking is available for vehicles with DMV-issued handicapped license plates or permits. Handicapped parking and seating for guests in wheelchairs will be available at all locations. Please inform us of other special needs for disabled persons as soon as possible, either by e-mail or by calling 540-568-5180.
People wearing orange vests can assist you and answer your questions on the day of commencement.