Parking is available for the 2017 Spring Commencement at all University surface lots and garages. We suggest that you park in any UA visitor parking garage, surface lots South of Sixth Street, or north of mall in order to avoid traffic congestion and parking confusion.

Distance to Arizona Stadium from these areas is a pleasant walk or you may take UA Cat Tran shuttle or UA Golf Cart Service. Shuttle Service will be provided from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. The shuttle stops are located as shown. Cat Tran drop off for event is the south side of Arizona Stadium. Pedi-cabs and rickshaws will be stationed at every garage, on the mall, and Main Gate Square beginning at approximately 1:00 p.m. Visitors can call University Pedicabs 602. 469. 3954 to make reservations for pick ups.

Disabled parking will be available in the Cherry Avenue Garage.

For more information, please call Special Events at 621-7293


Two airports are in close proximity to the UA campus: Tucson International Airport and Sky Harbor in Phoenix

Several shuttle options are available to bring you to campus. Arizona Shuttle Service , Shuttle Masters , and Sky Harbor Express

For your convenience, a few of the many taxi companies are listed here: Yellow Cab and Discount Cab.


The Tucson Convention and Visitors Center has a comprehensive list of hotels and things to do in Tucson while you’re here.


Main Gate Square— the UA's pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining destination—has 52 unique merchants, outdoor plazas, and restaurant patios located near University of Arizona, downtown, and historic neighborhoods.

List of merchants


Guests: Commencement 2017 will be enforcing game-day rules in which all family members and attendees must abide by the UA’s clear bag policy for entry into the stadium. No outside containers, large bags, backpacks, or parcels will be permitted and all in-hand items but be placed in the appropriate and approved clear bag. Please see link for more information on this policy.

Clear Bag Policy