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Law School Commencement

Maps, Parking & Lodging

The May 16, 2020 in-person Commencement ceremony is postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. We are making plans for a replacement event and will post updates as we have them.



Visit the Maps section of the College website for driving directions to campus, airport transportation information, and campus maps.


Airport Transportation


Graduates (arrive by 9:15 a.m.):

  • Park in the Griswold or Law School Parking Lot
  • Report to Pamplin Sports Center, with regalia, by 9:00 a.m. for commencement check-in, class photos and line-up. 
  • Leave purses, bags, et cetera, with your guests as secure storage will NOT be available during the commencement ceremony.

Guests (recommended arrival by 9:30 a.m.):

  • Once you arrive to campus, parking is available in several on-campus lots but prohibited in the local neighborhood. Campus Safety officers will direct you to the designated parking areas.
  • Allow extra time for traffic, walking to Pamplin Sports Center or taking the shuttle, and to find seating. 
  • Shuttle service from the on-campus parking lots will be available.
  • Mobility accommodations are available for guests—the deadline to request accommodations is Friday, May 8, 2020.

Faculty (arrive by 10:00 a.m.):


Lewis & Clark has special arrangements with hotels within a 15-minute drive of the College to offer a special rate to Lewis & Clark visitors. View the lodging list.