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. Pedicabs will be stationed at every garage, on the mall, and Main Gate Square beginning at approximately 1:00 p.m. To make reservations for pick-ups, please call:
Big Papa HPT 602-618-6702
University Pedicabs 602-469-3954

Disabled parking will be available in the Cherry Avenue Garage.

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


Tucson International Airport is in close proximity to the UA Campus. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located about 110 miles from the UA Campus.

Several shuttle options are available to bring you to campus from Tucson International Airport. Arizona Stagecoach provides on-demand and reserved door-to-door service throughout the Tucson region, including to the University of Arizona. Arizona Stagecoach is available after each arriving flight. The company’s counter is in the center of the baggage claim area on the lower level. Please visit here for more details.

Shuttle Masters is a reserve-in-advance service and does not accept walk-up passengers.

Four taxi companies are authorized to take walk-up passengers from Tucson International Airport. Please visit here for more details.

Lyft and Uber also operate at Tucson International Airport.


Visit Tucson has a comprehensive list of hotels and things to do while you’re in town.


Main Gate Square, the UA's pedestrian-friendly shopping and dining destination, has unique merchants, outdoor plazas, and restaurant patios located near the University of Arizona, downtown, and historic neighborhoods. For a list of merchants, please visit here.


Flowers and commemorative t-shirts are available to order online in advance, with pickup on site the day of Commencement. The same products will also be available on site, however, ordering ahead of time guarantees your selection of color/size. For more details, please visit here.


Guests: Commencement 2017 will enforce game-day rules. All guests 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 the link below for more information on this policy.

Clear Bag Policy



UA Life & Work Connections - a unit of Human Resources - offers the Family Resource Map to assist individuals with finding spaces that make visiting campus with young children or older adults a more enjoyable experience. This map identifies diaper-changing stations in men’s and women’s restrooms, along with family restrooms, lactation spaces, and available high chairs. Map information may be subject to change, and building availability.