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We look forward to welcoming you to Grounds for Family Weekend! Maps, directions, and general information about visiting UVA and Charlottesville are available on the University’s Visit page.

Friday Parking

During Fall Convocation, free parking is provided at the John Paul Jones Arena on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking near Central Grounds and Scott Stadium is extremely limited.

Saturday and Sunday Parking

Free parking is available at the John Paul Jones Arena. Parking is also available for an hourly fee throughout the weekend at the Central Grounds Parking Garage, located along Emmet Street near Memorial Gym. Select parking lots on Grounds are open for general use. Please note posted signs at lot entrances for specific restrictions.

Those attending the UVA football game on Saturday should take note of the Game Day parking information on the Virginia Athletics web site.

Disabled Parking

Parking for guests with disabilities is available on Central Grounds. Guests with a DMV-issued disability parking placard or license plate may park in metered or specially designated spaces.


Free bus service is available through University Transit Service. On Friday, buses run every 10 minutes from 7:20 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. On Saturday, buses run every 20 minutes beginning at 12:00 noon. Buses depart from the bus shelters located in the large parking lots at University Hall to various locations on Central Grounds.

At times other than those listed above, buses run every 20 minutes.