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The UW Black Grad Committee does not manage or control parking for the Black Graduation. Please read the information on this website for more details.

Parking is available on the UW Campus and will require you to walk to the ceremony venue. Please note that there may be parking fees. More parking information from UW transportation can be found here, or via the UW Commencement office website here. 

Closest Parking Location:

  • There are other lots available on campus but are farther away. Please see UW Parking website.
  • Street parking is available but will take longer to find and may require a cost.


Venue: Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion (Hec Ed), 3870 Montlake Blvd NE, Seattle, WA 98105

The light rail stops right in front of Hec Ed and is a 4 minute walk. You would get off on at the Univ of Washington stop. You can find Light Rail information on this link.