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Loading Docks


There are 5 docks, accessible from Columbia Road:

  • Health Sciences—AA dock
  • Health Sciences—D dock: Reserved for Facilities Services vehicles, M-F, 5:00am to 3:00pm.
  • Health Sciences—G dock
  • Health Sciences—J/K dock
  • Foege Building


  • University vehicles and delivery trucks only. No general parking is allowed.
  • Docks are busier in the mornings.
  • Truck use is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Traffic usually turns over quickly.
  • Parking is allowed for 30 minutes. After that, Parking Enforcement may ticket you.
  • Arranged Parking
    • Arrangements can be made for special parking.
    • Contact Commuter Services Special Events at 616-8710.


There are a variety of recycling stations on the loading docks, but not all docks have the same recycling centers.

Special Deliveries

Delivery of unusual items, such as very heavy equipment, should be communicated to Building Management.

  • Elevators have different load capacities.
  • There may be precedence for using a certain dock, based on weight loads and/or internal delivery routes through the corridors.


 Contact Building Management if you are planning to move furniture in or out of the building. You can receive help and information on the following:

  • Building access after hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Elevator.
  • Exterior doors.
  • How to prevent door alarms.
  • How to prevent damage to doors. (You could be charged with door repair, if door or door equipment is damaged.)