Commencement & Lot Closures

The University will mark the end of the 2014 Spring Semester with six commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2. The ceremonies will be held in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus. Commencement proceedings will begin at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. both days.

Boca Raton Campus employees are advised that traffic will be especially heavy on graduation day, particularly at the Glades Road entrance and along West University Drive. Parking Lot 16, located directly in front of the Student Union, will be reserved for disabled and VIP access for ceremony attendees only. Please note that on graduation day, Lot 16 will be considered a reserved lot and not available for use by permit holders.

Parking and Transportation Services and the FAU Police Department are requesting that all staff, faculty and students who work in Buildings Student Support Services (80), Student Union buildings (31 and 31A-E), and Housing (46) park in Lots 17, 19, 20 or Parking Garage One on Volusia Street. Employees working in buildings 80, 46 and 31 with valid disabled placards will be able to park in Lot 16. Please access the parking lot using the south-east entrance off of Dade Avenue. When approaching the parking lot, please have your disabled parking permit visible for verification upon entry to the lot.

Thank you for your cooperation as we work together to make this Graduation Day a day for the graduates and their guests to enjoy and remember. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 561.297.2771.

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Garage 1 is back in service

Good News!  Garage 1 is back in service.  Thanks for your patience.

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Garage 1 Out of Service

Garage 1 will be closed until further notice due to interior damage.  Please use Garage 3 as your alternative.  Thank you for your patience. We are hoping to have a better idea of how long repairs will take soon.

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Owl Express Pilot Route

We are trying something new! 

The Owl Express Shuttle will be providing a “pilot” route.  The route will be transporting in a counter clockwise direction.  The pilot will start April 21 and run until April 30, 2014, Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  Please let us know what you think of the new route, you can let us know on Facebook or email

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Lot 7 Closing for Renovations

Lot 7 Closure Map

FYI: On May 5, 2014 lot 7 will be closing for the summer due to renovation.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as we continue to improve our University.Lot 7 Closure Map

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Headed Out of State for the Summer Without Your Car?

Where to park cars on campus for summer

Out of State Resident Students have the option to leave your car on campus for the summer break as long as you are returning for the Fall Semester 2014.

Please make sure that you have followed all the directions below BEFORE YOU LEAVE in order to legally leave your vehicle on campus and avoid any citations or fees.

• You must be registered for the Fall Semester 2014.
• You must pay the Summer Permit Fee of $32.04. The Summer Permit is Valid from May 5th through August 8th.
• You must park in Lot 28, 31 or 60 ONLY.

We also would also like to suggest that you  from the vehicle to reduce any chance of break-ins.

Please remember that Florida Atlantic University is not responsible for anything while the vehicle is parked on campus. Anyone who chooses to leave a car on campus does so at their own risk.

We hope you have a wonderful summer break and we look forward to seeing you when school starts this fall.

Where to park cars on campus for summer

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