Doctoral Hooding Ceremony Information for Guests

Items such as baby strollers, tripods, backpacks, balloons, etc, are not permitted in the auditorium of Royce Hall. They will need to be checked-in by guests/family members before entering the auditorium to be seated. The check-in counter is located on the West side of the main lobby of Royce Hall and opens at 2:00 pm.

Getting Here

For directions to Royce Hall, please visit the UCLA Campus Map page.

Public Transportation Options


Parking permits are $12 (The rate for guests parking with a disabled parking placard is $5).

Parking Structure 2
& 4 are the designated lots for graduates and guests attending the ceremony (space permitting). UCLA Parking Services attendants will staff both lots. There will be limited availability at Parking Structure 5 for disabled parking.

UCLA Parking Information


UCLA Weather

Flower Sales

Flower sale booths will be set up outside of Royce Hall in the Quad.