Motorist around Boone should be aware of increased traffic due to Spring 2012 commencement ceremonies this weekend. Events will be held in the Holmes Convocation and Broyhill Music Centers on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday May 11, 12 and 13th.
Also it is advised to let those attending know about the Blowing Rock Road/321 bridge work in Boone, as that will continue to slow the flow of traffic along that road. More information about that project can be found at this link.
The following is the schedule of ceremonies:
Friday 6pm Cratis D. Williams Graduate School
The Saturday ceremony schedule is as follows:
9am College of Fine and Applied Arts
1pm Hayes School of Music
4pm College of Arts and Sciences and University College
The Sunday ceremony schedule is as follows:
9am College of Health Sciences
12:30pm Reich College of Education
4:30pm Walker College of Business
The Rivers Street parking deck will be open for event parking. Shuttle buses will be running routes between the traffic circle in the Raley parking lot, The Grand Hall entrance at the Broyhill Inn and the Holmes Center before and after each event. A shuttle will be available between the Hill Street lot and the Holmes Center. The parking lots at the Convocation Center and the John Thomas Building are reserved for special guests and disabled persons only.
For additional information regarding commencement please visit www.registrar.appstate.edu and click on the graduation link found in the top center of the page.