Commencement location and parking

The exterior of the JAR on campus at University of Akron

Exterior of main enterance to the James A. Rhodes Arena (JAR)

Commencement located at:

The James A. Rhodes Arena (JAR)
373 Carroll St. Akron, OH 44325

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Free parking

Map overview of James A. Rhodes Arena (JAR) at University of Akron

James A. Rhodes Arena (JAR) circled in white, click image for full parking details.

Guests are encouraged to park in one of the following lots, all of which are within a few minutes’ walk of the venue:

  • East Campus Parking Deck
  • Lot 10 (along Spicer St)
  • Lot 14 (along Buchtel Ave)
  • Lot 15 (along Buchtel Ave)

Parking map

Handicap-accessible parking

  • For guests who require handicap-accessible parking, any vehicle with a disability placard will be able to park in Lot 2 (spaces limited) and Lot 8.