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Commencement Parking

Commencement Parking Guidelines

With two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 01, 2021, parking on campus will be limited. To avoid creating additional challenges we ask that if possible all graduates and guests travel to campus in one vehicle. The gates for the first ceremony will open at 7:30 am and open for the second ceremony will open at 12:30 pm. Separate parking passes will be issued to graduates and employees with tickets for each ceremony. Those who are mobility impaired and require special parking accommodations must have a parking pass and have a state issued handicap placard or register to obtain a commencement parking permit to park on campus. Please note that parking permits issued by King University Security Office and are only valid for the 2021 Commencement service.

King University will provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the handicap parking area to the Oval every 5–10 minutes, starting at 8 a.m. and running into the afternoon.

Special needs parking is available, and in addition to government-issued handicapped parking placards. Registration for commencement mobility impaired parking permits are available by filling out the Mobility-Impaired Commencement Parking Form.

Special Needs Parking FAQ

No, just one request. By submitting a request, we will send you a special parking permit for your vehicle. It doesn’t matter how many people are in the vehicle or how many of them are mobility impaired. The parking permit is for a vehicle, not for a person.

No. All parking at the nurses pinning ceremony and baccalaureate service is near the event.

No. However, there is a limited number handicap and special needs seats. All seating is first come first serve.

Yes. We do not require the mobility impaired guest to sit alone.

For commencement services held on campus we have a shuttle bus, vans, and golf carts to assist mobility impaired guests to get around campus. For services at off campus site shuttle service is not available.

For Commencement Services located off campus a drop off location is available. For on Commencement Services held on campus we provide shuttle service and do not offer a drop off location.

No. The mobility impaired parking permit is only a permit to park in a designated lot. It is not the same as a legally recognized handicap permit. Only park in posted handicap spaces if you have a state issued handicap tag/permit.

No, as long as the permit is visible and belongs to someone in the vehicle.