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2000 E Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA 92806

*Specific information regarding parking and check-in for grads will be available soon. Please check back. 

Finding the Bren Events Center

Bren Events Center

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2022 Bren Events Center Commencement Travel Guide
PARKING INFORMATION
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Parking at Angel Stadium is complimentary

Angel Stadium parking map

  • The parking lot opens at 12 p.m.
  • Parking is complimentary for the UCI Commencement at Angel Stadium.

stadium parking lot bird's eye view

Angel Stadium bag policy, allowed/not allowed list

For Commencement at Angel Stadium:

Angel Stadium Bag Policy

Angel Stadium bag policy

Angel Stadium prohibits all bags, backpacks and other carriers from being brought into the stadium with the following exceptions (in each case, after proper inspection):

  • Purses or bags that are 12" x 12" with a single zipper closure/flap or smaller

  • Clear bags (plastic or vinyl) with no obscured interior pockets that do not exceed 12.75" x 6.5" x 12.75"

  • Medically necessary items, including diaper bags

  • Other than the above-noted exceptions, all other bags must be returned to the patron's vehicle. 

  • Backpacks are prohibited

  • All guests upon entry will walk through a metal detector at the gates.

  • The items that can stay on your person:
    Belts, coins, wallet, watches and jewelry, shoes, jackets

  • These items will need to be removed:
    Cell phones, cameras, sunglass cases

  • Hard-sided coolers are not allowed inside Angel Stadium.

  • All bags that meet the size guidelines will be subject to search prior to entry into Angel Stadium.

  • There are no bag storage facilities outside of Angel Stadium. Bags that do not meet our size guidelines or refuse to be searched cannot be stored or watched by Angel Stadium staff.

  • No weapons are allowed inside Angel Stadium.

  • Only factory sealed plastic bottles with water, flavored water or sports drinks up to one liter in size, are permitted inside Angel Stadium.

Prohibited Items

  • Aerosol spray cans

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Backpacks

  • Banners/signs, over 3' x 12'

  • Beach balls and inflatables

  • Brooms, poles, and sticks

  • Camelbaks

  • Cameras with lens over 6", tri and mono pods

  • Cans, glass bottles, thermoses

  • Fireworks/firecrackers

  • Hard-sided coolers

  • Knives of any size

  • Laser pointers

  • Motorcycle helmets

  • Noisemakers, musical instruments

  • Obscene language printed on signs and T-shirts, etc.

  • Pets (except service animals)

  • Weapons of any kind (regardless of permit)

  • Wrapped Packages

Permitted Items

  • Diaper bags (any size), child must be present

  • Drink boxes or Capri Sun drinks that are factory sealed

  • Empty reusable bottles

  • Outside food (food brought from home or fast food, etc.) in non-suite seating locations. No bulk amounts

  • Personal cameras with a lens less than 6 inches

  • Plastic water bottles, up to one liter in size (33.814 US fluid ounces). Must be a "store bought" clear plastic bottle that is factory sealed

  • Strollers

Angel Stadium Food & Beverage Policy

  • Guests can bring food and bottled water into Angel Stadium. Items that do not meet these guidelines will not be allowed.
  • Guests may bring in food that is contained in a clear, plastic bag no larger than one gallon in size.
  • Food items should resemble individual portions and not bulk quantities.
  • Guests may bring in a factory-sealed, clear plastic bottle of water or sports drink, no larger than one liter.
  • Frozen water bottles are prohibited for safety purposes.
 
Parking on the UCI campus is complimentary

Parking on the UCI campus is complimentary and no permits are needed during Commencement day(s). You may use any legal parking space except those reserved for disabled parking, service vehicles and vehicles with “X” permits.

Traffic will be heavy so plan to arrive an hour before the ceremony. Guest & Event Services will direct traffic to available parking lots.

Bren Events Center bag policy, allowed/not allowed list

For celebrations at the Bren Events Center:

The Bren Events Center is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all patrons. Safety protocol will include a walk-through metal detector screening along with the standard bag check policy for all attendees prior to entering the facility. Guests should plan their arrival accordingly to allow ample time for the screening process.

Face coverings are REQUIRED for all attendees inside the Bren Events Center.

To expedite entrance into the venue, guests are asked to limit the amount of bags and items brought through the security process. This will help the process go quickly.

Items Not Permitted include:

  • Alcohol
  • Animals, with the exception of trained disability service animals
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • Bottles, Cans or Coolers
  • Flash Photography
  • Glass
  • Outside food or beverage
  • Professional cameras
  • Sealed or wrapped packages of any kind
  • Selfie Sticks, monopods, tripods or telescopic devices
  • Signs larger than 20" x 24"
  • Video recording devices
  • Weapons

For security purposes, all bags are subject to search prior to entry for any event. 

Full code of fan conduct »

Accessible Parking and Mobility Assistance

Disabled/elderly parking for ceremonies held in the Bren Events Center will be located in the Mesa Parking Structure and parking lot 14A. Traffic directors will be available to guide drivers needing accessible parking.

Cart service will be available to and from parking lot 14A and the Bren Events Center. Cart service is limited to the disabled/elderly guest and one family member.

Drop-Off Area
For ceremonies held in the Bren Events Center, disabled/elderly passengers may be dropped off in designated areas near the facility.

Graduates and participants should anticipate heavy traffic and plan accordingly to get to their designated staging area.

Due to safety concerns, please do not drop off passengers in the middle of the road or curbside as this will increase traffic congestion.

DIRECTIONS TO ANGEL STADIUM
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From South Orange County and San Diego
  1. Take the I-805 North
  2. Follow the signs to stay on I-805 North
  3. I-805 North becomes I-5 North Drive 1.3 miles
  4. Follow the signs to stay on I-5 North Drive 18.6 miles
  5. Follow the signs to stay on I-5 North Drive 33.5 miles
  6. Follow the signs to stay on I-5 North Drive 8.7 miles
  7. Follow the signs to stay on I-5 North Drive 2.1 miles
  8. Follow the signs to stay on I-5 North Drive 10.7 miles
  9. Follow the signs to stay on I-5 North Drive 0.5 miles
  10. Take the CA-57 North exit on the Right towards Pomona Drive 0.5 miles
  11. Merge onto CA-57 North Drive 1.2 miles
  12. Take the Orangewood Ave. exit on the Right. Drive 0.2 miles
  13. Turn left onto Orangewood Ave. Drive 0.3 miles and enter destination on right
From Los Angeles - Downtown Area
  1. Take the I-10 East
  2. Merge onto I-5 South Drive 24.5 miles
  3. Take Katella Ave. exit toward Orangewood Ave. Drive 0.2 miles Take Katella Ave. ramp
  4. Drive 0.3 miles Turn Right onto E. Katella Ave.
  5. Drive 0.8 miles Turn Right on St. College Blvd.
  6. Drive 0.2 miles Turn Left onto 2000 Gene Autry Way.
From San Bernardino
  1. Take I-215 South
  2. Follow the signs to stay on I-215
  3. I-215 South becomes CA-91 West/I-215 South Drive 13.8 miles
  4. Follow the signs to stay on CA-91 West Drive 10.1 miles
  5. Follow the signs to stay on CA-91 West Drive 7.6 miles
  6. Follow the signs to stay on CA-91 Drive 2.9 miles
  7. Take the CA-57 South/CA-57 North exit on the Right towards Santa Ana/Pomona
  8. Keep Left at the fork in the ramp Drive 0.7 miles
  9. Merge onto CA-57 South Drive 2.5 miles
  10. Turn left on E KATELLA AVE towards KATELLA AVE. Drive 0.5 miles
  11. Turn left on S STATE COLLEGE BLVD. Drive 0.3 miles
  12. Turn left on E GENE AUTRY WAY to your destination at 2000 Gene Autry Way
DIRECTIONS TO BREN EVENTS CENTER
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405 freeway

From the North:

  • Take the 405 South
  • Exit at Jamboree Rd.
  • Right on Jamboree Rd.
  • Left on Campus Dr.
  • Right on Bridge/West Peltason Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.

 From the South:

  • Take the 405 North
  • Exit at Jeffrey/University Dr.
  • Left on Jeffrey/University Dr.
  • Left on Campus Dr.
  • Right on Bridge/West Peltason Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.
73 freeway / tollway

From the North:

  • Take the 73 South
  • Exit (14B) at University Dr.
  • Left on University Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.

 

From the South (toll):

  • Take the 73 North
  • Exit at Bison Ave.
  • Left on Bison Ave.
  • Right on MacArthur Blvd.
  • Exit at University Dr.
  • Right on University Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.
5 freeway

From the North:

  • Take the 5 South
  • Merge onto 55 South
  • Merge onto 73 South
  • Exit (14B) at University Dr.
  • Left on University Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.

 From the South:

  • Take 5 North 
  • Merge onto 405 North
  • Exit at Jeffrey/University Dr.
  • Left on Jeffrey/University Dr.
  • Left on Campus Dr.
  • Right on Bridge/West Peltason Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.
55 freeway

From the North:

  • Take the 55 South
  • Merge onto 73 South
  • Exit (14B) at University Dr.
  • Left on University Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.

 From the South:

  • Take 55 North 
  • Merge onto 73 South
  • Exit (14B) at University Dr.
  • Left on University Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.
91 freeway / 261 tollway

From the North:

  • Take 91 West
  • Merge onto 241 South
  • Merge onto 261 South (portions toll)
  • 261 becomes Jamboree Road
  • Left on Campus Dr.
  • Right on Bridge/West Peltason Dr.
  • UCI traffic attendants will direct you to the appropriate parking location.