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College Commencement

Commencement Parking and Transportation

UPDATE: Please note that the I5 Northbound lanes running through downtown Portland will be closed commencement weekend for repairs, and travel may be impacted (click here for more information). Please plan your travel times accordingly.

PARKING

On Saturday, May 6, 2017 please encourage your family and friends to arrive by 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the Commencement Ceremony. Parking is available in several in several lots. Allow extra time for traffic, walking to Veterans Coliseum, or taking public transportation, and finding seating. Please note there is a $10 All Day Parking Fee.

The Coliseum’s address is: 

                       300 North Winning Way, Portland, OR 97227

For maps and directions to Veterans Memorial Coliseum, please consult the Coliseum’s transportation and parking page sites.



 

SPECIAL NEEDS PARKING

For ease of arrival at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, attendees may be dropped off at Winning Way (also called Ramsay Way), which is the street just a few feet away from the entrance to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Drivers may then park in either the East/West or Garden Garages. 

SHUTTLES

Saturday, May 6

Please note that the PioExpress will be on its regular route with an additional stop at Memorial Coliseum (Winning Way/Ramsay Way), while the ECO buses will exclusively go to the Memorial Coliseum, with no other stops.

 Lewis and Clark Campus Shuttle Schedule

Loading Zone at Templeton Student Center.

Departure Times Arrival Times
11:00 am ECO 4 departs Templeton 11:25 am ECO 4 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
11:15 am PIO departs Templeton 11:40 am PIO arrives at Memorial Coliseum
11:30 am ECO 5 departs Templeton 11:55 am ECO 5 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
11:50 am ECO 4 departs Templeton 12:15 pm ECO 4 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
12:10 pm PIO departs Templeton 12:45 pm PIO arrives at Memorial Coliseum
12:25 pm ECO 5 departs Templeton 12:50 pm ECO 5 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
Return Trips - Departure Times Return Trips - Arrival Times
4:30 pm ECO 4 departs Memorial Coliseum 4:55 pm ECO 4 arrives at Templeton
4:44 pm PIO departs Memorial Coliseum 5:09 pm PIO arrives at Templeton
5:10 pm ECO 5 departs Memorial Coliseum 5:35 pm ECO 5 arrives at Templeton
5:46 pm PIO departs Memorial Coliseum 6:06 pm PIO arrives at Templeton

PIO = 60-passenger L&C transit bus (with standees)

ECO 4 = 55-passenger coach

ECO 5 = 55-passenger coach

Campus Shuttle Schedule PDF

 

Hilton Executive Tower Shuttle Schedule

Loading Zone at Salmon and 6th Avenue (outside the Congress Center building)

Departure Times Arrival Times
11:30 am ECO 1 departs Hilton Executive Tower* 11:45 am ECO 1 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
11:45 am ECO 3 departs Hilton Executive Tower 12:00 pm ECO 3 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
12:00 pm ECO 1 departs Hilton Executive Tower* 12:15 pm ECO 1 arrives at Memorial Coliseum 
12:15 pm ECO 3 departs Hilton Executive Tower 12:30 pm ECO 3 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
12:30 pm ECO 1 departs Hilton Executive Tower* 12:45 pm ECO 1 arrives at Memorial Coliseum 
12:45 pm ECO 3 departs Hilton Executive Tower 1:00 pm ECO 3 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
1:00 pm ECO 1 departs Hilton Executive Tower* 1:15 pm ECO 1 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
1:15 pm ECO 3 departs Hilton Executive Tower 1:30 pm ECO 3 arrives at Memorial Coliseum
Return Trips - Departure Times Return Trips - Arrival Times
4:30 pm ECO 1 departs Memorial Coliseum* 4:45 pm ECO 1 arrives at Hilton Executive Tower
4:45 pm ECO 3 departs Memorial Coliseum 5:00 pm ECO 3 arrives at Hilton Executive Tower
5:00 pm ECO 1 departs Memorial Coliseum* 5:15 pm ECO 1 arrives at Hilton Executive Tower
5:15 pm ECO 3 departs Memorial Coliseum 5:30 pm ECO 3 arrives at Hilton Executive Tower
5:30 pm ECO 1 departs Memorial Coliseum* 5:45 pm ECO 1 arrives at Hilton Executive Tower
5:45 pm ECO 3 departs Memorial Coliseum 6:00 pm ECO 3 arrives at Hilton Executive Tower

*ECO 2 is on standby for overflow

ECO 1 = 65-passenger transit bus (with standees)

ECO 2 = 60-passenger transit bus (with standees)—on standby for overflow

ECO 3 = 47-passenger coach (no standees)

Hilton Executive Tower Shuttle Schedule PDF