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Parking and Directions

Navigating Commencement

Commencement is a busy time on campus, and we want your experience to run smoothly. Discover everything you need to know about how to get here and where to park.


Directions to NAU

Approaching From I-40 Westbound (from Albuquerque)

  • Take exit 198, and turn right on Butler Avenue (westbound)
    • ADA Parking: Turn left on Lone Tree Road, then turn right on Pine Knoll Drive
    • NON-ADA Parking: Turn left on San Francisco Street, for shuttle parking
  • Follow the on-campus prompts for direction and traffic flow

Approaching from I-40 Eastbound (from Los Angeles and Kingman)

  • Take exit 191, I-40 / Business Loop / Historic Route 66
  • Follow Route 66 to Milton Road and turn left (towards Butler Avenue)
  • Turn right on Butler Avenue, then:
    • ADA Parking: Turn right on Lone Tree Road, then turn right on Pine Knoll
    • NON-ADA Parking: Turn right on San Francisco Street for shuttle parking
  • Follow the on-campus prompts for direction and traffic flow

Approaching from I-17 Northbound (from Phoenix)

  • Take exit 341 for McConnell Drive
  • Follow the on-campus prompts for direction and traffic flow

Additional Details

Find the information you need to attend celebrations across campus, purchase photos and DVDs of the ceremonies, and access ceremony live streams.

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