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Commencement Directions, Parking & Maps

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

Parking for Graduates and Guests

Parking (including Short-Term) is FREE during Commencement in all General Lots:

  • Lots: G1, G2, G3, G5, G6, G7, G8, G9, G10, G11, G13, G14
  • Parking Structures: Pyramid, Palo Verde South, Palo Verde North 

Parking for Elderly and Disabled Guests

Disabled guests with a handicapped placard who are planning to attend the ceremony may park in Lot G12. Disabled guests who would like to view the ceremony inside the Pyramid may park in Lot G11. Please view the Commencement Parking Map to see all available lots for guest parking.

Walking on Campus

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 Intramural Fields on lower campus.

Drive by the Visitor Information Center on Beach Drive for directions or any additional questions.

Commencement Venue and Parking Map

Click on the map below for a pdf version of the Commencement Venue and Parking Information. Additional Information can be found on the CSULB Parking Website or 562.985.4146.

CSULB Commencement Map - listing directions and locations. Text and support information is found with the contents of this page. Call 562-985-4146 for more info.