Getting Here

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Pre-paid commencement parking permits will be available at Transportation & Parking Services lobby beginning April 30, 2018 between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or on commencement day for $12.00.

The UCLA Central Ticket Office is also selling pre-paid permits after May 29, 2018 and is open Monday - Friday 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

By purchasing your permits in advance, you and your guests can avoid the expected long payment lines at parking kiosks the day of commencement. We recommend parking in Lots 3, 4 and 7, the closest lots to the ceremony. Parking permits may be purchased on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Parking Permits
UCLA Transportation & Parking Services (main office)
555 Westwood Plaza, Suite 100
310-794-7433

Driving Directions to UCLA Anderson

Northbound:
Take Interstate 405 (San Diego Freeway) north, and exit at Sunset Boulevard. Turn east (right) onto Sunset at the end of the off-ramp. Turn south (right) onto Westwood Plaza, and proceed straight down the ramp to the parking kiosk in Parking Structure 4.

Southbound:
Take Interstate 405 (San Diego Freeway) south, and exit at Sunset Boulevard. Turn left at the end of the off-ramp and turn east (left) onto Sunset. Turn south (right) onto Westwood Plaza, and proceed straight down the ramp to the kiosk in Parking Structure 4.

Parking:
Inform the kiosk attendant that you are visiting UCLA Anderson for an event, and you will be directed to the nearest available parking structure. The parking fee is $12 for an all-day pass; a pay-per-space spot may also be available for a shorter increment of time.

Transportation to UCLA from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

UBER or Lyft:
Although fares may vary, you can expect to pay $25 to $30 from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to the UCLA campus. The trip will take approximately 25 to 45 minutes.

Shuttle Service:
Shuttle services are a more economical but slower means of transportation. Allow at least one hour and 15 minutes to the UCLA campus from the airport.

Flyaway: Non-stop bus service to and from LAX
Westwood FlyAway offers hourly direct service between LAX and Westwood and short/long-term parking options in partnership with UCLA.
Flyaway Details

 

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Directions to UCLA Anderson with Map

Taxi/Uber/Lyft Drop-off Location Map

Anderson Complex Overhead Map

For additional directions, including bus information, visit the UCLA Campus Map page.

 

Special Parking Needs

 

Disabled and mobility impaired only

Accessible parking is available for disabled and elderly persons near most venues in many parking structures and lots. All vehicles must have a UCLA parking permit and, if parking in areas reserved for disabled or elderly persons either a DMV handicapped plate or placard or a Center for Accessible Education identification card. Parking permits, which cost $12.00, are available through Transportation & Parking Services and the UCLA Central Ticket Office prior to Commencement Weekend and at Parking/Information Booths on the day of Commencement. The parking fee for vehicles displaying any state-issued handicap plate or placard is $6.

The Center for Accessible Education will begin distribution of Parking Identification cards in May. Please call (310) 825-1501, e-mail emcclosk@saonet.ucla.edu or stop by the office at A-255 Murphy Hall.

Drop-off spots

Drop-off spots may be even more accessible and much closer to many of the venues. Vehicles cannot park at drop-off spots longer than required to load or unload passengers. The Wilson Plaza drop off spot is near the entrance to Lot 4.

All Commencement venues are ADA-Compliant and wheelchair seating is available at all Commencement venues.

Interpreters

Sign language interpreters are available upon request for any Commencement ceremony. Please make requests at least two weeks in advance. Please email Mark Taylor at mark.taylor@anderson.ucla.edu.

 

Alternate Driving Directions

 

From the valley

If you are coming from west of the 405 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley, take the Sunset Blvd. exit from the southbound 405 Freeway and proceed east on Sunset Blvd. approximately two miles to Westwood Plaza (signal) and turn right. Continue south (straight) on Westwood plaza toward the parking structure. The road will dip down into Parking Lot 4, where attendants at the information kiosk will direct you where to park.

If you are coming from east of the 405 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley, proceed over the canyon via Beverly Glen Drive or Coldwater Canyon. This road connects Westwood from Ventura Blvd. and can be used as an alternate route if you are coming from Central Valley/Van Nuys/Studio City locations. Once on the other side of the hill crossing Mulholland Drive, continue driving southbound on either Beverly Glen or Coldwater Canyon to Sunset Blvd. Turn right onto Sunset driving westbound toward UCLA. Turn left at Westwood Plaza (signal) and proceed south (straight) toward the parking structure. The road will dip down into Parking Lot 4, where attendants at the information kiosk will direct you where to park.

From Beverly Hills

Proceed westbound on Wilshire Blvd. to Beverly Glen Drive. Turn right heading northbound on Beverly Glen. Turn left at Sunset Blvd. and continue driving westbound toward UCLA. Turn left at Westwood Plaza (signal) and proceed south (straight). The road will dip down into Parking Lot 4, where attendants at the information kiosk will direct you where to park.

From LAX/south bay communities

Take the Sunset Blvd. exit from the northbound 405 Freeway and proceed east on Sunset Blvd. approximately two miles to Westwood Plaza (signal) and turn right. Continue south (straight) on Westwood Plaza. The road will dip down into Parking Lot 4, where attendants at the information kiosk will direct you where to park.

From Santa Monica/Brentwood communities

Proceed eastbound on Wilshire Blvd. past the 405 Freeway. Turn left onto Veteran Ave., proceed north to Sunset Blvd., then turn right on Sunset. Continue east on Sunset Blvd. to Westwood Plaza (signal) and turn right. Continue south (straight) on Westwood Plaza. The road will dip down into Parking Lot 4, where attendants at the information kiosk will direct you where to park.

From West LA/West Hollywood communities

Proceed northbound on San Vicente or westbound on Santa Monica Blvd., which will connect to Wilshire Blvd. Continue westbound on Wilshire through Beverly Hills and turn left onto Veteran Ave. Proceed north to Sunset Blvd., then turn right on Sunset. Continue east on Sunset Blvd. to Westwood Plaza (signal) and turn right. Continue south (straight) on Westwood Plaza. The road will dip down into Parking Lot 4, where attendants at the information kiosk will direct you where to park.

From Century City/North Culver City communities

Drive westbound on Pico Blvd., Olympic Blvd. or National Blvd., turning right on Westwood Blvd. (northbound) After crossing Wilshire Blvd., turn right on Lindbrook Drive. Proceeding eastbound on Lindbrook, veer left, continuing northbound at the connecting corner of Hilgard Avenue. Drive northbound on Hilgard until you reach Sunset Blvd. Turn left, driving westbound toward UCLA. Turn left at Westwood Plaza (signal) and proceed south (straight). The road will dip down into Parking Lot 4, where attendants at the information kiosk will direct you where to park.