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2024 Graduation Parking

Parking and Traffic Information

Parking for SDState Commencement Ceremonies is free to families and guests.

Ingress traffic flow will be directed from the South, where guests can find their designated parking lot. Maps will be provided.

Traffic leaving the Dacotah Bank Center will be directed to the North to the Highway 14 Bypass. There will be no traffic directed to the South. Maps will be provided.

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking spaces can be found at the South side of the Dacotah Bank Center. If these parking spaces are full, there is a designated ADA drop-off area on the Southeast side of the Dacotah Bank Center to accommodate.

Returning to Campus

At the completion of each ceremony, traffic will be directed north to the Hwy 14 By-Pass. This is to ensure safe and efficient transitions between ceremonies. Once you are on the Hwy 14 By-Pass access to campus and the Brookings community is available at a number of access points.

  • 22nd Ave. -- Easy Access to McCrory Gardens
  • Jackrabbit Ave. --Easy access to the University Student Union
  • Stadium Road-- Access to campus
  • Medary Ave. -- Closes access to Downtown Brookings and the SDSU Alumni Center