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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.
  • All parking spaces throughout campus are available for commencement guests, except for parking lots A and B off Biola Ave. 
  • We recommend parking 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 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

Spring Commencement Map showing campus entrances, ceremony entrances, parking locations and accessible parking and drop off locations

Our commencement map highlights campus entrances off La Mirada Blvd. and Biola Ave., ceremony entrances, parking locations in Lots A, D, K, R and S and accessible parking and drop-off locations near the commencement venue.

Download Spring Commencement Map (PDF)

Biola Campus Maps