New Employee Orientation Parking Information

Academic Employees

Location: New Employee Orientation for Academic Staff employees is held at varying locations on Grounds. Please visit the Human Resources Grounds for Success page for dates, times, and locations.
Parking: Parking is available in the Central Grounds Garage, located off Emmet Street underneath the University Bookstore. Central Grounds Garage

Directions to the Central Grounds Garage: Utilize exit 118B off Interstate 64 and travel toward Charlottesville on the 29/250 Bypass. Take the second exit onto Route 250 Business East. Turn right at the top of the exit. Turn right onto Emmet Street (Route 29) at fourth traffic signal, travel 2 blocks, and then turn left into the Central Grounds Garage. Please visit the Central Grounds Garage information page for more information.

A Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Station is available to visitors on the second floor near the elevators.


Health System Employees

Location: New Employee Orientation for Health Systems is typically held in the Center for Organizational Development (COD) Building located at 999 Grove Street every other Monday.  
Parking: New employees will receive a temporary Blue parking permit to park in the lots at University Hall (U-Hall) and at the John Paul Jones Arena (JPJ) prior to orientation. Please refer to the map below for available parking areas noted in blue.  
Please note that some events at the John Paul Jones Arena will require vehicles to vacate the JPJ lots and possibly the U-Hall lots. Please check the JPJ Event Impact Schedule prior to your orientation date to check for any possible parking restrictions on the day of your orientation. Typically, vehicles are not required to vacate the lots at U-Hall until 5:30pm during the week (Monday-Friday). However, vehicles at the JPJ lot and garage may be required to vacate prior to 5:30pm. Please contact us if you have any questions.  
Directions to University Hall (U-Hall): From Interstate 64 take exit 118-B towards Charlottesville (Route 29/250 Bypass). Take the third exit onto Leonard Sandridge Road. Go straight through traffic signal, road will become Massie Road. The U-Hall parking lots are accessible from Massie Road, or you may turn right onto Copeley Road to access the parking lot.  
Transportation: The University Transit Service provides service from U-Hall to the Health System via the Green Route. The Green Route picks up passengers directly in front of U-Hall and at the edge of the U-Hall West lot on Massie Road (sheltered bus stop). Employees can take the bus from U-Hall to the bus stop located on Lee Street across from the main hospital in about 15 minutes. From there, employees will need to walk to the end of Lee Street, go left along Crispell Drive, right on the 9th-10th Street Connector (also called Roosevelt Brown Boulevard), and then go right onto Grove Street.  
Additional Information: Please contact the Health System Human Resources Department for more information about your orientation date, time, and agenda.  
Blue Permit Map

New Health System Employees reporting to Orientation will be sent a blue permit to park in the lots noted in blue in the above map. The areas noted in red on the above map are restricted. Please contact the Health Systems Human Resources Department if you do not receive your permit prior to orientation. Please note that certain events at the John Paul Jones Arena will require vehicles to vacate the JPJ lots and possibly the U-Hall lots depending on the event. New employees should check the JPJ Impact Schedule prior to their orientation date to check for any possible restrictions.