Information for Guests

2018 Commencement Ceremony and Reception

Times are estimates and subject to change

See below for the schedule of events, directions and parking, and lodging information.


Schedule

May 19, 2018

12:00 p.m.    Matthew Knight Arena doors open
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.    Commencement ceremony
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.    Reception to be held at Matthew Knight Arena, 1390 Villard St, Eugene, OR 97403


Directions to the Matthew Knight Arena

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From I-5 North (Portland, Salem)
Take exit 194B to merge onto I-105 W/OR-126 W toward Eugene for 1.3 miles. Take exit 2 Coburg Rd toward downtown Eugene. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Downtown Univ. of Org and merge onto Coburg Rd. After crossing the bridge, stay left and follow signs to University of Oregon, merging onto OR-126 BUS E/ OR-99 S/ Coburg Rd. Road turns into East Broadway/Franklin. Continue straight (East) for 1.1 miles.

From I-5 South (Medford, Roseburg) 
Take exit 191 (University of Oregon / Franklin Blvd) and merge onto Franklin Blvd / OR-126-BR W. Continue West for about 1 mile.

From West (Florence) 
Follow OR-126 W into Eugene and merge right onto W 7th Ave and follow for 1.8 miles. Stay in the right two lanes, and take a slight right at Coburg Rd/State Hwy 99 S (signs for Franklin Blvd/State Hwy 126). Follow (East) for 1.3 miles.

From East (Bend / Santiam Pass)
Once into Springfield from the McKenzie Highway, continue onto OR-126 BUS W/Main St for 6.7 miles.

From East (Hwy 58 Oakridge, La Pine)
From Hwy 58 merge onto I-5 North. Take exit 191 (University of Oregon / Franklin Blvd) and merge onto Franklin Blvd / OR-126-BR W. Continue West for about 1 mile.


Eugene Area Lodging Information

For lodging options, please visit Travel Lane County.


Parking

Graduates and their guests may park in the Columbia Garage (below the Arena, lot 99 on the Parking map) at the rate of $10/vehicle.  Additional parking is available at meters around the campus area.  Please note that non-metered street parking is limited to two hours, and that vehicles parked beyond two hours are subject to ticketing.


For any other information, please contact Nicole Commissiong, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, 541-346-3896.