August 30: Road Closures on Campus
On Friday, August 30, mostly from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., about 2500 first year students will be arriving on campus to move in, most of them in the dorms “on the hill” right next to the Rec Center. There will also be a home football game that evening, with tailgating beginning at 4:00 p.m. There will be heavy traffic in Orono, Old Town, and campus, as well as road closures and parking lot closures. Please plan accordingly.
Parking Lot Closures Near Rec Center:
Please use road map on the right as a reference.
Belgrade and CCA lots: Reserved for Maine Hello vehicles only on 8/30
Emera Astronomy Center lot: Reserved for Hilltop employees only on 8/28-8/30
Hilltop (red-tag) lot: Closed 8/28-8/30
Rec Center lot: Open only to Rec Center patrons, Maine Hello volunteers, and Hilltop employees who need handicap parking. Otherwise closed to everyone else 8/29-8/30
Tennis Court lot: Closed 8/29-8/30
Jenness North and South lots: Closed 8/29-8/30
Gannett/Cutler lot: Closed 8/29-8/30
Stewart Quad parking areas: Closed 8/29-8/30
Knox Hall lot: Closed 8/28-8/30
Somerset Hall lot: Closed 8/29-8/31
Road Closures/Changes Near Rec Center:
Long Rd between Androscoggin Rd and Knox parking lot: Closed both ways on 8/30 until 3:00 p.m.
Long Rd before Gym Drive closed 8/30 for BBQ and tailgating from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Long Rd from College Ave. to Alfond closed 8/30 for tailgating from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
If you have any questions about driving/parking on campus on Maine Hello day, please contact Parking Services at 207-581-4047.