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PLEASE NOTE: Fall undergraduate courses will begin on Tuesday, August 25. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

All events on Grounds are cancelled until at least August 15.

South Lawn/Homer Flat

South Lawn Homer Flat

The South Lawn, otherwise known as Homer Flat, is located in front of Old Cabell Hall on Central Grounds. It is on the opposite side of the Lawn of the Rotunda.

The South Lawn is located in front of Building 31 on this map

Dimensions: 209′ x 204′

All equipment must be brought to this location. There are no tables or chairs available.


To request an event on the Southeast Terrace, please email or call the ODOS Event Planning Office at Newcomb Hall at 434-924-3203.

Please include a detailed description of the type of event, how many participants will attend, whether or not food will be offered, and if power or sound amplification will be requested.

The South Lawn includes only the grassy area of the lower terrace. Sidewalks are not to be obstructed. For use of Old Cabell steps, contact the Music Dept at