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Parking at Commencement

Please note: This page is for the main University Commencement ceremony. For information about a departmental event, see the departmental convocation pages.

The Commencement ceremony takes place at The Pit, located at the corner of University Blvd and Avenida Cesar Chavez. Graduating students and faculty can park on the north and west side of the building. Family and guests are requested to park in the large parking lot across University Blvd from the arena. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis and no parking permits are required for either students or guests. Please plan to arrive on time to secure your parking spot.

One-click driving directions

Use the following links to get directions to your parking lot entrance using Google Maps

Where to enter the building

  • PHD and Master's students: Northwest corner
  • Undergraduate students: West side
  • Family and guests: Northeast corner
  • VIPs: Southeast corner
  • Volunteers and vendors: Southeast corner