Parking and Security


The Pennsylvania Convention Center does not own or operate its own parking lot; however, there are many parking options, both garages and lots, located within blocks of the Convention Center. Please visit the parking page of the PA Convention Center for a listing of lots and rates.

Security Information

In order to make Commencement Day pleasant for graduates and guests, please observe to the following security measures:

  • - In complying with security recommendations in the City of Philadelphia, no large bags (gym bags, duffel bags, backpacks, etc.) will be permitted.
  • - Do not leave your belongings unattended.
  • - No smoking in the PA Convention Center.
  • - Photos must be taken from your seats.  A professional photographer has been hired to get the perfect shot of your graduate.
  • - Keep aisles clear.