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Directions and Accommodations

Driving Directions

From I-30 westbound

Exit I-30 at Cooper Street (Exit 27). Loop around on the exit to join Lamar eastbound and stay in the right-hand lane. Turn right (south) onto Cooper St. at the traffic signal at the Cooper/Lamar intersection. Continue south on Cooper St. until you reach UTA.

From I-30 eastbound

Exit I-30 at Cooper Street (Exit 27). Turn right (south) onto Cooper St. at the traffic signal at the end of the off-ramp. Travel South on Cooper St. approximately 2.5 miles to UTA.

From I-20 westbound or eastbound

Exit I-20 at Cooper Street north (Exit 449A). Travel north on Cooper St. approximately 4 miles to UTA.


College Park Center

601 S. Pecan Street
Arlington, Texas 76019
College Park Center map


College Park Center parking is available in Park South, Park Central and Park North parking garages as well as in lots 47, 53, F10, F11, F12.


Complimentary shuttle service will be available throughout commencement weekend. Please plan for a 10-15 minute wait between shuttles.

Passenger Drop Off

Guests who require additional time to get to College Park Center – including guests with physical handicap, elderly, or parents with strollers – may be dropped off in the designated vehicle turnaround on the west side of the building at Pecan Street and 3rd Street. No parking permitted in the turnaround.

Travel and Accommodations

Special Needs

Two large video screens on the stage will provide an unobstructed and close-up view of the ceremony. Designated handicapped seating for graduates is available in the venue upon request. Sign language will be provided during every School and College commencement ceremony. Students and their family, friends and guests who require additional accommodation should contact the Box Office at 817-272-9595.


Experience Arlington offers hotel discounts and packages with UTA guests in mind.