Campuswide Commencement

Parking and Shuttle Information for Campuswide Commencement on Saturday, May 13, 2017

The campus will be hosting the Campuswide Commencement at the California Memorial Stadium, 10:00am. The doors will open at 8:00am and you will need to plan ahead if you are driving or taking public transportation to the campus.

Limited public parking will be provided at the following lots for $10.00:

  • Bancroft Structure (Bancroft Way below College Ave.)

  • Lower Sproul Garage (Bancroft Way below Telegraph)

  • Foothill (Hearst Ave/past 2nd stoplight)

  • Upper Hearst Structure (Hearst Ave./La Loma)

  • Lower Hearst Structure (Hearst Ave./Scenic)

  • Underhill Garage (Channing Way/Between Bowditch and College)

  • Stadium Garage is adjacent to Memorial Stadium (corner of Gayley and Stadium Rimway) on Gayley Road – Public parking is $30


Road Closures

There will be road closures from 7:45am – 1:00pm at the following locations:

  • Stadium-Rimway (east bound) at Gayley

  • Piedmont and Bancroft Way (northbound)

Patrons who need to access Centennial Drive may take the following routes:

  • Gayley (southbound) or Piedmont (northbound) to Channing Way

  • Channing Way to Prospect/ Panoramic Way (Southside of Memorial Stadium).

Disabled Parking

Disabled spaces and non-reserved spaces will be available at $10.00 to disabled patrons with certified handicapped placards or license plates on a first come first-served basis at the Underhill Garage


Commencement Shuttle Service Options

Shuttles are a quick, easy way to commute to commencement. We recommend you consider one of these shuttle options as an alternative to driving.

  • ADA Shuttles will provide service from the Underhill Garage to Prospect Court from 7:30am – 10:30am, and back from Prospect Court to the Underhill Garage from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Shuttles will stop at Channing Way (between College/Bowditch).


  • Perimeter Shuttles will provide service from downtown Berkeley BART to Memorial Stadium (in front of Haas Business School) from 7:30am – 10:30am, and from Memorial Stadium to the downtown Berkeley BART station at 12:00pm -2:00pm.

  • Post-Commencement pick-up (between 12:00pm – 2:00pm) will be located on Bancroft Way above College Ave. (in front of Kroeber Fountain).

For more information about UC Berkeley Commencement Ceremonies go to: