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Graduation Weekend Housing 2014

Registration is now closed. For more information, contact Housing & Residence Life's Conference Services at (434) 924-4479.


Housing is $62.00 per person, per bed, per night with a two night minimum. Payment is due upon registration. In order to provide the maximum availability for our guests, all guests in the same party will be housed together. You may check in as early as Friday, May 15, 2015 after 2:00 p.m. and check out as late as Monday, May 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.


Graduation Weekend Housing guests will stay in the new dorms located in the Alderman Road Residence area. These air-conditioned, hallway-style accommodations include shared gender-specific bathrooms on each floor. Each room has two extra-long twin beds, most of which are elevated loft style. For any guest with special needs, please contact our office by phone or e-mail. Each guest will receive a linen packet containing one set of sheets, one pillow, one washcloth, and one towel. It should be noted that rooms are not equipped with hangers, iron, ironing board, hair dryers, or lamps (overhead lighting only). Guests are responsible for supplying their own personal items including shampoo, soap, etc.


Dorm Dorm


For information on parking please visit the Office of Major Events website.

Graduation Breakfast

Observatory Hill Dining Hall is adjacent to the Graduation weekend housing we are offering and will be open from 6:00am - 9:00am on Sunday, May 18th for breakfast. The cost for the full all you can eat breakfast buffet will be $5 per person.


All reservations must be made online with a valid credit card. Please note that all cancellations, including removal of individual guests from a reservation, must use the Change and Cancellation Form below in order to be honored. All cancellations will be assessed a $50.00 per-person cancellation fee. Cancellations made before May 8, 2015 will be eligible for partial refund. Cancellations made after this date will NOT be eligible for any refund.

Change and Cancellation Form

Frequently Asked Questions

See also our general questions about reservations.


  • I need to add guests to my reservation. How can I do that?

    Fill out Section A of the Change and Cancellation Form, sign it, and send it to us.

  • Two members of my party want to come on Saturday, while everyone else is arriving on Friday night. Should I fill out separate reservation forms?

    Yes; however, please use the same student name to make the reservation.

  • One person in my party is no longer coming, but I found someone else to take their spot. What do I need to do?

    Fill out Section A and Section B of the Change and Cancellation Form, sign it, and send it to us.


  • Who is allowed to pick up keys and access cards from the Conference Services office?

    The graduating student is the ONLY person permitted to pick up the room keys at check-in and must show a valid photo ID and credit card.

  • How will I receive the room keys and access cards?

    The student will receive a key and/or access card for each guest listed on the reservation form. The building name will not be found on the tag for security reasons, nor will such information be given out over the phone.

  • What time is check out? Where do I return my keys and access cards?

    Keys and access cards must be returned by 11:00 a.m. on your scheduled departure date.