General Commencement Information
Commencement Program
Special Accommodations Requests
Live Stream

Schedule of Events
Ceremony Information
Seating Chart

Schedule of Events
Ceremony Information
Seating Chart

Other Important Information for Graduates
Local Hotels and Driving Directions
Commencement Parking Map
About RMU/Campus Contacts
Download Commencement Guidebook

Commencement Parking Map

Parking at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Parking is available, but limited, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.  The Pittsburgh Parking Authority garages closest to the Convention Center are Grant St. Transportation Center and Ninth and Penn, which is a five minute walk to the convention center. You may also download the mobile app, Pittsburgh Park, on your smartphone to locate other parking.

1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The Pittsburgh Marathon begins at 9:00 a.m. There are several road closures downtown and near the Convention Center. However, Fort Duquesne Blvd, the main road to the convention center, will be open during the marathon. The maps below 
provide detailed road closures and road re-openings to navigate downtown.
Getting around Downtown
Downtown Road Closure/Open Time Line
Sector Neighborhoods Closure/Open Times

Parking at the Student Recreation Center

Parking is available in Sewall #1 Lot, number 47 on the map.  Shuttle service will be provided.


Complimentary parking will be available for guests in designated campus parking areas on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Upon entering campus, you will be directed to designated parking areas by campus police officers.

We request that you please not drop off passengers on to the Student Recreation Center. Keeping traffic moving smoothly and safely on commencement day will ensure than everyone enjoys the ceremony to the fullest.