Commencement 2017

Arrival and parking for family, friends, and guests

  • JUNE 6 
    8:30 p.m.

    Byblos
    All schools
  • JUNE 9
    5:00 p.m.

    Beirut
    SArD and SAS
  • JUNE 10
    5:00 p.m.

    Beirut
    AKSOB

Parents, friends, and guests need to present the invitation card to enter the campus.

Learn more about parking, transportation and maps by choosing your campus below:

Byblos 

Parking for family and friends:

Gates for parents and friends open from 6:30 until 8:25 p.m.

Please be sure to inform your parents and friends of the special security measures taking place, and corresponding delays, and ask them to come early.

Public parking space for families and friends, with shuttle bus transportation to the gates (when needed) are available in the following order on first-come first served basis at:

  • The upper parking space (from the upper gate and up) starting the students’ Frem parking and filling it downwards; walking distance to commencements through the stairs between Architecture and Tohme Rizk buildings these cars (260 cars) shall exit the campus driving up next to the Engineering labs, then down and making a right toward the Nakouzi RH near the old location of CafĂ© Younis.
  • The Church Parking next to upper gate (Walking distance to Commencements).
  • Road parking from the lower gate around the curve and inside the not-asphalted parking at the corner.
  • Old Zakhem parking. (Left side parking going up to lower gate) (180 cars). The exit is straight down the main road. (Bus shuttle is available to bring the guests up to the Commencement Area).
  • LAU parking facing Zakhem parking.  (Right side parking going up to lower gate) (200 cars). The exit is straight down the main road. (Bus shuttle is available to bring the guests up to the Commencement Area).
  • Main Road below Malik’s bookshop. . (Bus shuttle is available to bring the guests up to the Commencement Area).
  • Dorms parking behind Malik’s bookshop. . (Bus shuttle is available to bring the guests up to the Commencement Area).
  • Left side of road from Malik to Abou Joseph. . (Bus shuttle is available to bring the guests up to the Commencement Area).

Parking for LAU guests:

  • LAU guests can park at the top level of the UG parking entering it from the ramp at the Medical School Entrance and leaving the same way (75 cars). Drop off at the East side elevator with the help of an usher to the Commencement area. Additional cars park available outside the road leading to Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury Medical School gate.

Important Information:

There will be NO parking in the following areas:

  • Roads to campus. 
  • Next to the site Offices above Block A.
  • Road leading to the Church.
  • Main road above site offices.
  • Main road alongside Block B.
  • Excavated area above Block A (the Mechref site).
  • Next to Block A (reserved for Red Cross and Civil Defence vehicles). 

Guests or parents are allowed in the Frem area or surroundings of the campus only after the exercises are completed.

Restrooms for the public are available in the Zakhem Engineering Building, as well in the Science Building (4th floor).

Beirut 

The lower gate will be open for guests from 3:30 until 4:50 p.m. 

Map of the public parking lots available around campus.

Restrooms for the public are available in Irwin Building, Faculty Lounge restroom.