2015 Class Day - Important Information

May 15, 2015

Entrance to Old Campus

Entrances to Class Day exercises on Old Campus will open Sunday at approximately 11:30 am. All students and guests planning to attend should arrive early and expect to undergo airport-style security measures. Please plan for longer-than-usual entrance and process timing. Gates will begin closing at 1:30 pm for security reasons.

Individuals with disabilities and their families may enter through Lanman Gate. All other guests should plan to enter through the following gates:

  • Phelps
  • Cheney Ives
  • Vanderbilt
  • High Street

Please see map for details.

Security Precautions

Again, all guests should be prepared for airport-style security, and are advised to plan accordingly. Please bring as few personal items as possible. Personal cell phones and cameras are permitted.

 Prohibited items:

  • No signs, posters, laser pointers, or noisemakers of any kind will be allowed.
  • No large bags, backpacks, camel backs, coolers, briefcases, or laptops will be allowed.
  • No sharp objects or weapons of any type will be allowed.

Street Closures

Elm Street will close between High Street and College Street at 12:00 pm to vehicles and at 1:00 pm to pedestrian/foot traffic, and is expected to remain closed to both vehicular and pedestrian/foot traffic until approximately 4:00 pm.

College Street will close at 6:00 am to both vehicular and pedestrian/foot traffic. College Street will reopen to pedestrian/foot traffic at 11:00 am.

High Street will close to vehicles at 6:00 am. High Street from Library Walk (the walkway between Branford and JE) north to Elm Street will close to pedestrian/foot traffic at 1:30 pm, and is expected to remain closed to both vehicular and pedestrian/foot traffic until approximately 4:00 pm. High Street from Library Walk south to Chapel Street will remain open to pedestrian/foot traffic.

Chapel Street will remain open to vehicles and pedestrian/foot traffic.