Public Transportation & Uber/Lyft Drop Offs for Campuswide Commencement

If you have not already pre-purchased parking, we highly recommend walking or taking public transportation to the Stadium. Day of event parking sales may not be available, and if so, will be extremely limited. UC Parking lots will only be available to those who have pre-purchased parking for a designated location, and for UC campus permit holders. General public without a designated parking permit will not be allowed.


  • The closest BART station to UC Berkeley's campus is the Downtown Berkeley Station. Please visit for assistance in planning a trip from your nearest station. The Downtown Berkeley Bart Station is approximately 1 mile away from California Memorial Stadium. You can walk a block east towards the west entrance of campus at Center St/Oxford St and walk directly through campus for 20-30 minutes to get to the Stadium, or you can catch a free shuttle from 1 of 2 locations near the Bart station that will take you closer to the Stadium. Please refer to this map for shuttle information


  • AC Transit bus shuttles will be operating throughout the City of Berkeley. However, modifed service routes will be in effect around the Stadium. Please visit for more information and to find the best route for you.


  • Uber, Lyfts, and Taxis are a convenient way of getting closer to the Stadium. The (2) best drop off locations are at 1) the intersection of Bancroft Ave/College Ave, or 2) the West Crescent where you can catch a free shuttle that will drop you off closer to the Stadium. Please note that road closures will be in effect immediately surrounding the Stadium - please refer to the Road Closures page for more information 


  • City of Berkeley parking lots and city street parking may be available on the day of. Please refer to for more information and locations. Please note that tow-away zones will be in effect in several roads close to and around the Stadium - please pay close attention to posted parking restricted signs. UCB Parking & Transportation does not recommend parking on City streets anywhere near the Stadium - if you must, we recommend parking in a City of Berkeley garage or in residential areas farther from the Stadium.