Parking is available in the visitor parking areas of the Apache Boulevard and Rural Road structures. View Map & instructions

Important Notes:

  • ASU New Student Orientation provides parking for only ONE vehicle per party. A student and his/her guest(s) constitute a party.
  • Parking spaces within the Apache Boulevard and Rural Road structures that have been set aside for orientation participants will be released to the general public after 9 a.m. Therefore, make sure to arrive before 9 a.m. on the day of your orientation program to secure a parking spot in one of these two garages.
  • Students and their guests are responsible for parking fees for any additional vehicles or if the party parks in another location other than the Apache Boulevard or Rural Road Structure.
  • You will receive your parking validation at your orientation program; take the ticket you received at the entrance of the garage with you to your orientation program to be validated.

Directions and Maps

Please allow plenty of time to drive to ASU's Tempe campus, park and to walk to the Memorial Union.

Tempe campus map with the Memorial Union highlighted. Select parking structures to view locations on map.
General Driving Directions
Valley Metro public bus and Light Rail system


For information on hotels close to the Tempe campus, contact the Tempe Tourism Office: 800-283-6734; or look for accommodations at and