June 10, 2009 - To lessen the impact on normal traffic flow, Stockdale Highway will remain open in both directions for the duration of the university's commencement ceremonies on Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13 from 6 to 10 a.m. Officers will be in the vicinity to aid with traffic flow on and off the campus as needed.
CSUB Police Chief Claudia Neal listed the following changes to normal traffic flow:
- Stockdale Highway will have traffic controls in place from Old River Road/Calloway Drive to Coffee/Gosford roads for the duration of the ceremonies on Friday and Saturday mornings.
- Don Hart Drive West will be open to traffic Friday and Saturday morning until the commencement processional starts (about 6:45 a.m.), then closed for the remainder of the ceremony (about 10:30 a.m.). Vehicles attempting to use the Don Hart Drive West entrance to campus will be directed eastbound on Stockdale Highway to Don Hart Drive East.
- Don Hart Drive East will be open to traffic.
- During commencement, Parking Lot D, immediately north of the Walter Stiern Library, is reserved for disabled parking. The drop off point for people with mobility disabilities is the sidewalk at the turnout on Don Hart Drive (the east/west road connecting Don Hart Drive West and Don Hart Drive East). Don Hart Drive will be closed to through traffic to facilitate disabled pickup. Signs will direct motorists to the drop off points.
Guests and graduates are encouraged to use the parking lots on the south side of campus and walk to the amphitheatre if they wish to avoid the large amount of traffic on the north side of campus.
For more information:University police
Media ContactColleen Dillaway, Director of Public Affairs & Communications