Parking and shuttles

To make Alumni Weekend accessible and convenient, we are providing complimentary parking and shuttle services. Here is information about parking during the weekend:

Friday, April 25

Parking is free of charge (no permit required) in the majority of lots on the UCSC campus from 5 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Monday. The exceptions are:

  • Performing Arts Parking Lot 126.
  • Colleges Nine and Ten Lots 164, 165, 166.
  • Cowell and Stevenson Colleges Lots 109, 110.
  • Porter College Lots 124, 125.

Normal campus shuttle service and city bus service will be in effect.

Saturday, April 26

Transportation and Parking staff will be on duty in the Performing Arts Lot 126 starting at 8:30 a.m. They will issue complimentary parking permits that will allow you to park, not only in the Performing Arts lot, but in all lots on campus that allow “A” permits.

When the Performing Arts lot fills, the staff will transition to the Core West Parking Lot where free permits also will be handed out.

Shuttle service will be provided from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to transport visitors between the Performing Arts Parking Lot, Core West Parking Lot, and Porter College, where several main events will be located.

To assist those who want to explore the rest of campus, a second shuttle bus will make loops of campus from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., stopping at all shuttle stops.

Sunday, April 27

Parking is free of charge (no permit required) in the majority of lots on the UCSC campus on Sunday. The exceptions are:

  • Performing Arts Parking Lot 126.
  • Colleges Nine and Ten Lots 164, 165, 166.
  • Cowell and Stevenson Colleges Lots 109, 110.
  • Porter College Lots 124, 125.

Normal campus shuttle service and city bus service will be in effect.

Other Useful Information

Directions to UC Santa Cruz campus click here.

Map of UCSC campus and shuttle stops click here.

Nearby airport and shuttle information click here.