Santa Clara University

2015 Commencement

Hotels & Travel Information

Airports

Public Transit

Maps & Travel Information

Campus Parking

Due to the limited number of parking spaces available on campus during Commencement Weekend, parking will be available on a first come, first served basis.

June 12, 2015

Parking permits will NOT be required to park on campus. Parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 13, 2015

Parking permits WILL be required for the various lots on campus. Each graduating undergraduate student will be issued one parking permit for themselves and one additional permit for guests who wish to attend Commencement. All other guests will need to find alternative parking off campus. For people with the disabled parking placard, Campus Safety will hold a limited number of spaces on campus near Stevens Stadium - Buck Shaw Field to be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Weather

Northern California weather is generally sunny in June with daytime temperatures in the 75-85 degree range, with mornings and a cool breeze starting in the late afternoon. Please remember sunscreen and hats for daytime events, and a sweater for the morning and evening events. Take note there is no rain plan in place for Commencement Weekend events. 

Lodging Nearby the University

If you plan to invite out-of-town guests, it is suggested that you make reservations as early as possible to ensure that lodging will be available in June. To assist family and friends with their accommodation needs, the following list of hotels has been provided:

Best Western Plus Airport Plaza
2118 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 243-2400 or (800) 228-5150

Best Western University Inn Santa Clara
4341 El Camino Real 95051
Santa Clara, CA
(408) 244-3366 or (800) 937-8376

Biltmore Hotel & Suites
2151 Laurelwood Rd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 988-8411 or (800) 255-9925

Candlewood Suites
481 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 241-9305 or (888) 226-3539

Cherry Orchard Inn
1071 E. El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 244-9000 or (888) 997-9000

Courtyard by Marriot San Jose Airport
1727 Technology Drive
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 441-6111 or (800) 321-2211

Courtyard by Marriot San Jose Campbell
655 Creekside Way
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 626-9590

The Domain Hotel
1085 East El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 94087
(408) 247-0800

DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton San Jose
2050 Gateway Pl
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 453-4000

Embassy Suites Hotel Santa Clara - Silicon Valley
2885 Lakeside Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 496-6400 or (800) 362-2779

Fairmont San Jose
170 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 998-1900 or (866) 540-4493

Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Downtown
211 S. First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 282-8800 or (866) 716-8133

Hilton San Jose
300 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 287-2100 or (800) 774-1500

Hilton Santa Clara
4949 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 330-0001 or (800) 774-1500

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Clara
1700 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 554-9200 or (800) 315-2621

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Santa Clara - Silicon Valley
2455 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 241-0100

Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Jose - International Airport
1350 N. Fourth Street
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 467-1789 or (800) 315-2621

Holiday Inn San Jose - Airport
1350 North 1st Street
San Jose, 95112
(408) 453-6200

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Jose Airport - Silicon Valley
10 West Trimble Road
San Jose, CA 95131
(408) 428-9900

Hotel De Anza
233 West Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 286-1000 or (800) 843-3700

Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown
282 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 998-0400

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 200-1234 or (800) 233-1234

Madison Street B&B Inn
1390 Madison Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 249-5541

Mariani's Inn & Restaurant
2500 El Camino
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 243-1431 or (800) 553-8666

The Mission Inn Santa Clara
859 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 244-2840

The Sainte Claire Hotel
302 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 295-2000 

Santa Clara Marriott
2700 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 988-1500 or (800) 228-9290

San Jose Airport Hotel
1471 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 452-0200

Staybridge Suites San Jose
1602 Crane Court
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 436-1600 or (800) 225-1237

The Plaza Suites
3100 Lakeside Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(844) 845-9840

Wyndham Garden San Jose Airport
1355 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 453-5340

 

Commencement Office | Walsh Administration Building, Lower Level
500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053
1-408-554-2326 | eventplanningoffice@scu.edu