Graduation Commencement Ceremony

Parking for Graduation

Parking is Free in all campus lots on Commencement Day.

Download our Graduation Parking map (PDF) or our Google map to locate parking areas for graduation.

Graduation Parking Map

Accessible parking spaces are available in all lots and in loading areas close to most campus buildings.

More than 7000 people are expected to attend commencement. Parking will be at maximum capacity. Additional parking is available at overflow sites shown on the map. Marked shuttle vans will run from those lots from 11 am to 1:30 pm and from 3 pm to 5 pm. Shuttles will pick up people in Parking Lot F and the Meadow parking area off Driftwood Road. The drop off area is between the Longhouse and Seminar I.

Intercity Transit buses will be operating as normally scheduled on route 41 from downtown Olympia – and 48 from Westfield Capital Mall. For bus schedules, go to