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Parking: graduation ceremonies

Parking and Transit Services (PTS) is pleased to provide complimentary parking in various convenient locations on campus for ASU graduation attendees. We hope you have a pleasant experience visiting ASU, and congratulations to all graduates!

 

To view a complete list of scheduled ASU graduation ceremonies and events, click here.

 

Parking for Graduation Ceremonies at Sun Devil Stadium

Parking for Graduation Ceremonies at Wells Fargo Arena 

Parking for Graduation Ceremonies at ASU Gammage

Parking for College of Law Graduation Ceremony

Special Notes

Parking for All Other Graduation Venues/Campuses

Taking the Valley Metro Light Rail to Graduation Ceremonies

How Graduation Parking Affects Permit Holders

 

Parking for Graduation Ceremonies at Sun Devil Stadium

Attendees should park in:

Graduates, as well as guests who need close access to the stadium's entrance, can be dropped off at the designated drop-off site located on the northeast side of Sun Devil Stadium. Cart service to facilitate transportation for attendees who may require special assistance in reaching the arena from their parking location will be provided.

 

Parking for Graduation Ceremonies at Wells Fargo Arena

Attendees should park in:

Graduates, as well as guests who need close access to the arena’s entrance, can be dropped off at the designated drop-off site located on the west side of Wells Fargo Arena. Cart service to facilitate transportation for attendees who may require special assistance in reaching the arena from their parking location will be provided.

 

Parking for Graduation Ceremonies at ASU Gammage

Attendees should park in:

Guests attending graduation exercises at ASU Gammage can pull to the front of the building to drop off attendees who need close access to the auditorium’s entrance. Accessible parking is available throughout the ASU Gammage parking lot (Lot 3).

 

Parking for College of Law Graduation Ceremony

Attendees should park in:

 

Special Notes

  • Parking is NOT permitted in residence hall lots, reserved stalls and other restricted locations where special permits are required, including red, green and yellow curbs.
  • Regular fees will be collected at meters and visitor lots, including the visitor parking areas within the Fulton Center, Apache Boulevard and Rural Road structures.
  • PTS representatives will be on hand to provide motorist assistance for dead batteries and lock-outs. Please call 480.965.0641 if you need this service.

 

Parking for All Other Graduation Venues

 

Tempe Campus
For all other graduation ceremonies on the Tempe campus not being held at Sun Devil Stadium, Wells Fargo Arena or ASU Gammage, attendees may park free of charge in:

 

West Campus

Parking will be provided free of charge in:

  • Lot 7 and the South Zone lots (1, 2, 3 and 20)
  • PTS strongly encourages graduation attendees to use one of the many campus entrances/exits to facilitate better traffic flow. Consider using 49th Ave. & Thunderbird, 43rd Ave. & Joan De Arc, 51st Ave. & Wood Drive, or 47th Ave. & Thunderbird.
  • View map pdf

 

Downtown Phoenix Campus
Parking for Downtown Phoenix campus graduation attendees will be available at no charge in the UCENT and NHI garages.

 

Polytechnic Campus
Parking will be provided free of charge in all permit parking lots for The College of Technology & Innovation graduation attendees. Please proceed first to Lot 16A or Lot 10.

Should those locations fill to capacity, PTS staff will direct you to overflow parking in Lots 49, 47 and 46.

Disabled-accesssible parking will be available in Lot 10 on a first-come, first-served basis, with additional accessible parking available in Lot 16A.

**Please take note of parking lots that are marked as "Restricted," or parking stalls that require a special type of permit (i.e. reserved, carpool, ASU Service Vehicle, etc.) as parking is not allowed in these locations. Payment will be required in visitor parking lots.

 

Take Valley Metro Light Rail to Graduation Ceremonies!

Arizona State University strongly encourages the use of alternate forms of transportation. Take the Valley Metro light rail to graduation events held on the Tempe or Downtown Phoenix campuses to do your part for sustainability and to avoid traffic congestion!

Tempe Campus
Valley Metro Rail stops are located on the Tempe campus at:

  • Veterans Way & College Avenue (near Sun Devil Stadium and Wells Fargo Arena)
  • Rural Road & University Drive (within walking distance of ASU Gammage, Old Main, the Memorial Union and the College of Law).

Downtown Phoenix Campus
Valley Metro Rail stops on the Downtown Phoenix campus at Central & Van Buren and 1st Ave. & Van Buren.

Visit the Valley Metro light rail website for more information on fare rates, hours of operation and frequency.

 

Congratulations to all ASU graduates!

 

How Graduation Parking Affects Permit Holders

Current ASU parking permit holders may find that their regular parking routine is impacted due to graduation ceremony event parking. Please check back for more information.