Travel & Hotels

Travel and Hotel Information

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Visit our list of FAQ or email our Commencement Committee.

Ready to attend Commencement Weekend? Below are logistical details and information about traveling to and staying near the XL Center.

Directions to the XL Center

The XL Center is located in downtown Hartford. The address is: 

1 Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103

Visit the XL Center website for directions and a listing of nearby restaurants.

XL Center Parking

There are many parking lots and garages near the XL Center. Street parking is also available, and is free and without time limitations all day Saturday and Sunday. You can find additional parking information online.



The University of Hartford has partnered with a few local hotels to offer you discounted rates. You may view a variety of lodging options and make your reservations online. For additional informational purposes, the comprehensive list of rates displayed for each property will show other available rate types as well (including the hotel's standard rate, any seasonal specials, and affinity group rates such as Triple A). All hotel rates are based on availability, which may change from day to day due to new reservations and cancellations.

Hotels Close to XL Center 

Looking to stay near the XL Center during your stay? You can view a list of downtown Hartford hotels on the XL Center website.