Parking Lot Closures, Traffic Pattern Changes for Move-In Days

Aug. 20, 2013

In preparation for Move-In days on Wednesday and Thursday, Baylor University will close some campus parking lots and parking on interior streets beginning tonight and change some traffic patterns during the morning of both Move-In days. All affected lots and streets are listed below.

Parking Lot Closures

All cars that have not been moved will be cited then towed to the Ferrell Center Parking Lot.

The parking lots listed below will be closed from 6 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 20) until noon Wednesday (Aug. 21):

Martin (back lot)

Allen-Dawson (across 8th Street)

Wiethorn Visitors Center

Small Lots behind Castellaw & Rogers

Speight Avenue between 7th and 8th streets (both sides)

The parking lots listed below will be closed from 6 p.m. Wednesday, (Aug. 21), through noon Thursday (Aug. 22):

Penland (all sides)

Collins (back lot)

Martin (back lot)

5th Street Parking Garage (first floor bookstore parking)

North Russell (in front of the building)

3rd and 4th Streets - temporary parking

Speight Avenue between 7th and 8th streets (both sides)

Kokernot (from 7th street to Dutton - the drive behind Brooks Flats)

Traffic Pattern Changes

In addition to the parking lot closures, Baylor will change some traffic patterns from 7 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Thursday to help alleviate traffic congestion around residence halls:

Wednesday (Aug. 21): Dutton Avenue will be one-way from 8th Street to 5th Street from 7 a.m. to 12 noon only.

Thursday (Aug. 22): From 7 a.m. to noon only, 8th Street from Speight Avenue to the I-35 access road will be routed one-way toward the interstate, and 7th Street will run one-way from Speight to M.P. Daniel Esplanade.

Thank you for your help in making Move-In Day a success for our returning and incoming students. If you have any questions, please contact parking services at 254.710.PARK (7275). More information about Move-In Days can be found at