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Commencement Ceremonies

Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President
Kansas State University
108 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110



Parking and Accessibility

Public parking will be permitted in all general, student, faculty, and staff parking lots during commencement weekend. However, parking in any reserved space is still restricted to permit holders. Unauthorized vehicles parked in any reserved spaces may be towed. Use of accessible parking spaces is restricted to vehicles with the proper permit. For more information on obtaining an accessible parking permit, contact Parking Services at 785-532-7275.


Accessible parking is available north of McCain, north of Fairchild Hall and west of Nichols Hall. McCain’s north entrance, has power assisted doors at grade level.


Accessible parking is available in the east and west parking lots. Attendants in golf carts are available to assist patrons with mobility impairments up the exterior ramps to the main entrances. Upon request, attendants will provide assistance to help patrons to seating areas.

Parking lot recommendations

To relieve traffic congestion between ceremonies, it is recommended that

  • graduates and guests attending commencement for the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration and Human Ecology park in the west coliseum lot;
  • graduates and guests attending ceremonies for the colleges of Education, Agriculture and Engineering should park in the east coliseum lot.