The University of New Mexico Parking and Transportation Services is warning patrons to expect heavy traffic on main campus this weekend due to spring commencement and convocation ceremonies.

Multiple graduation convocations begin Friday, May 16 at 1 p.m. and continue through Saturday. Additionally, a graduate commencement ceremony will be held at Johnson Arena Friday, May 16 at 6 p.m. High traffic volume is expected on campus and surrounding areas during these times. Patrons are encouraged to allow extra time to accommodate for travel and parking is highly recommended. 

Free parking will be available after 4 p.m. on Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17 in the Yale Parking Structure located at the NE corner of Las Lomas and Yale Blvd. Additional parking is also available at the Cornell Parking Structure at Stanford Dr. and Redondo Blvd. for an event parking fee.       

A list of convocation ceremonies is available here.