For campus return parking information, please refer to our return to work web page.

Commencement Parking

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Congratulations to the 68th graduating class of the University of California, Riverside! 

Transportation Services will provide complimentary parking to all Commencement attendees. Graduates and their guests are asked to please follow directional signage and park in the designated parking locations. For more Commencement parking information, please click on the location of the ceremony below.

For general information and to view the Schedule of Ceremonies, please go to commencement.ucr.edu.

Parking for Commencement ceremonies is complimentary, and parking permits are not required. General parking for Pierce Lawn ceremonies is available in Lot 13 and Lot 30, where you can park in any unmarked, unreserved space. Lots are no more than a five- or ten-minute walk to Pierce Lawn. Please do not park in reserved, service, or disabled spaces without an appropriate permit.

CLICK HERE FOR MAP OF PARKING LOCATIONS AND WALKING ROUTES TO PIERCE LAWN

Accessible Parking/Mobility Assistance Shuttle
Lot 6 has been reserved for guests with a disabled plate or placard.  Individuals who need mobility assistance may use the provided shuttle service to the ceremony.   Once parked, please proceed to the shuttle waiting area. The Shuttle will take you to the east-side of campus where you can meet the rest of your family and friends. The shuttle stop is a short walk to the east entrance of the commencement venue. Shuttles will transport guests back to Lot 6 after the ceremony. Please note that shuttle service is limited to the disabled/mobility impaired and one family member.

The Mobility Assistance shuttle schedule is as follows:

Date Lot 6 to Ceremony Ceremony to Lot 6
Friday, June 10 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM 7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
Saturday, June 11 6:45 AM - 8:45 AM
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
Sunday, June 12 6:45 AM - 8:45 AM
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
7:45 PM - 9:15 PM
Monday, June 13 6:45 AM - 8:45 AM 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Have a wheelchair?  Shuttles can only transport folded wheelchairs. The equipment will be stored in the trunk of the shuttle.

Guests walking from Lot 6 will have an approximate ten-minute walk to Pierce Lawn.

CLICK HERE FOR WALKING ROUTES FROM LOT 6 TO PIERCE LAWN

Parking for Commencement ceremonies is complimentary, and parking permits are not required. General parking for Student Recreation Center ceremonies is available in Lot 24 and Lot 26, where you can park in any unmarked, unreserved space. Lots are no more than a five- or ten-minute walk to the SRC. Please do not park in reserved, service, or disabled spaces without an appropriate permit.

CLICK HERE FOR MAP OF PARKING LOCATIONS AND WALKING ROUTES TO SRC

Accessible Parking
Lot 25
has been reserved for seniors and guests with a disabled plate or placard.

•    Be aware that traffic around campus will be congested, so plan on arriving 90 minutes before the start of the ceremony. Please follow the directional signage to the designated parking lots; from there, you will be directed to the best available parking.

•    There might be traffic congestion near and around designated parking lots during peak arrival times. Depending on traffic conditions, guests will be directed to the best available parking. Please follow directional signage to designated parking lots.

•    For more information about Commencement parking, please contact Kim Huynh, Event and Mobility Manager at kim.huynh@ucr.edu or 951-827-1295.