Parking details announced for fall commencement ceremonies at University Park

December 13, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Transportation Services has announced parking information for fall 2018 commencement ceremonies to be held at the Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday, Dec. 15.

General parking will be available at one or more of the following parking areas, as directed by University Police and event parking staff:

— Jordan East: located east of the Bryce Jordan Center, and accessible from Porter Road (via Park Avenue or College Avenue) and Dauer Road (via University Drive)

— Stadium West: located west of Beaver Stadium, and accessible only from Park Avenue

ADA parking will be available at the following Jordan East and Stadium West areas:

— Northwest corner of Jordan East near Bryce Jordan Center Gate B, across from the Penn State All-Sports Museum (accessible from intersection of Porter Road and Curtin Road)

— Section of Lot Orange L located between the Bryce Jordan Center and Jordan East (accessible from Dauer Road via University Drive)

— Southwest corner of Stadium West near University Drive/Curtin Road intersection (accessible only from Park Avenue)

Commencement parking for all ceremonies will be available at no charge, courtesy of Transportation Services.

In the interest of the safety of all guests and to assist with traffic flow between each ceremony, drivers are discouraged from dropping off or picking up guests. ADA accessible parking areas are located just a short distance from entrances to the Bryce Jordan Center. Curtin Road also will be closed to vehicle traffic between University Drive and the entrance to Jordan East throughout most of the commencement ceremonies to allow safe pedestrian access between Stadium West and the Bryce Jordan Center.

Click here for an interactive map showing commencement parking options.

Visit for more information on fall 2018 commencement ceremonies. For questions related to commencement parking, email or call 865-1436.

Last Updated December 13, 2018