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Directions, Parking & Maps

When leaving campus they avoid accessing the 405 Freeway from 7th Street because of traffic congesting. Alternative routes are both Palo Verde Avenue and Bellflower Boulevard, from which both the 405 North and South can be accessed.

Where can I park for Commencement?

Graduates and their guests may park for free during Commencement in all student lots; Parking Lots: 1, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, or Parking Structures I, II, or III.

Do my guests and I have to pay to park at any of these places?

Parking is complimentary for Commencement, including metered parking.

Where do I board the free shuttle service?

Please view the Commencement Parking Map to see the shuttle stops in front of the Pyramid, at Parking Structure 2, Lot 6 and Lot 8A.

Where can elderly and disabled guests park?

Disabled guests with a handicapped placard may park in Lot 5 and 6. Please view the Commencement Parking Map to see all available lots for guest parking.

If I bring a limousine, where shall I send the driver?

There will be a uniformed officer at the West Campus Drive drop off area to direct limousines. Limousines may very briefly stop to allow passengers to disembark before leaving to park in Lot 14A. Please view th Commencement Parking Map.

What advice can I give my guests after parking their cars?

From the parking lots, walk along the thoroughfare edges, then go to the nearest intersection and follow the pedestrian sidewalk. Do not walk on the campus roadways and please do not jaywalk across. The ceremonies will take place on the southern portion of campus in the Central Quad. Drive by the Visitor Information Center (VIC) on Beach Drive for directions or any additional questions.

Maps

Use Google Maps to locate the CSULB campus

Parking Office Contact Information

Phone: (562) 985-4146
Email: parking@csulb.edu

Visitor Information Center

Located on Beach Drive (off Bellflower entrance).
Phone
: (562) 985-8442

Other Resources

For up to date parking availability and driving instructions, tune your radio to AM 1690 within five miles from the campus.