Guest Information


For a list of accommodations near Barton’s campus, click here.


For a campus map, GPS instructions, and driving directions, click here. A special Commencement parking map is located in the Parking section below.

Parking and Seating

A campus map showing the Commencement areas (normal and alternate) and campus parking lots is available here.

All Commencement guests may park in any of the campus parking lots. The general seating area for Commencement is on center campus at the Aileen and Bill Parish Plaza at Howard Chapel. There will be a limit on the number of guests for seating on center campus. Each graduate will be given five (5) tickets/bracelets for their guests.

NOTE: The number of tickets/bracelets may change if the COVID-19 restrictions change.

Please do not sit in any of the reserved seating designated with a ribbon.

Special Needs

A special-needs seating area for those using wheelchairs or walkers will be available on the platform next to Mary Irwin Belk Hall.