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Transportation and Parking

Getting to Campus

Directions to Campus

Biola University
13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, California 90639

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Please note, major construction is occurring on the freeways surrounding our campus. Please check my5la for weekly updates on closures and delays.


  • Long Beach Airport (LGB)
    • 10 miles from Biola
    • 30 min depending on traffic
  • John Wayne Airport (SNA)
    • 22 miles from Biola
    • 35 min depending on traffic
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
    • 23 miles from Biola
    • 45 min depending on traffic


  • Free parking is available on Biola’s campus. Parking permits are not required for this event.
  • Park in Lot R (under the soccer field/track) or Parking Structures S and K.
  • If you park in the local neighborhood, please be aware of posted signs as Biola is not responsible for vehicles being towed or ticketed. We encourage guests to park on campus for both safety and convenience.
  • Accessible parking is available in Lot O and the first level of Lot S. Please enter through the gatehouse (#7) on Biola Ave, and let the attendant know you require accessible parking. They will direct you through Talbot Dr. This is an easy access road should you need to drop off your party and then park in Lot A. Please display a state-issued placard when parking in designated accessible parking areas. Guests can also be dropped off near the ceremony venue. Learn about Biola University's accessible accommodations for guests with disabilities.

Campus Maps

Commencement Map

Our commencement map highlights campus entrances off La Mirada Blvd. and Biola Ave., ceremony entrances, parking locations and accessible parking and drop-off locations near the commencement venue.

Download Commencement Map (PDF)

Biola Campus Maps