Directions & Parking
To reach the Performing Arts Center from North County, take Highway 101 South to the Monterey Street exit and proceed to Grand Avenue. From South County, take Highway 101 North to the Grand Avenue exit in San Luis Obispo and then follow the signs to Cal Poly and the Performing Arts Center. If you are coming from Morro Bay, Cambria, etc., we suggest that you enter campus from the Highway 1/Highland Drive entrance. If you are coming from Los Osos or Baywood, turn left on Highway 1 toward Morro Bay. Enter campus by turning right at the Highland Drive entrance. For a campus map and further directions to the PAC, please go on-line at:
If you wish to purchase tickets in person at the Performing Arts Ticket Office, there are three five-minute free parking spaces available directly in front of the ticket windows on Grand Avenue.
Parking on campus for athletic events is subject to University parking policies and regulations .
Event parking permits will be required seven days a week for any vehicle wishing to park within a designated event lot. All other non-event parking areas will remain under existing campus parking regulations and will be enforced from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and on Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parking is $10 per vehicle.
The current event "per-vehicle" fee will be charged for all pre-sale and on-site event-parking permits. Campus quarterly, annual and Emeritus parking permits are honored in lieu of purchasing a separate event parking permit, however, daily and other limited-term parking permits will not be honored in the designated event lot(s). Campus parking permits will not allow patron access into designated preferred or disabled parking areas without additional authorization.
Vehicles that enter a designated event parking area are required to display a valid event parking permit on the left-hand side of the dash board.
Event Parking Areas
Mott Athletics Center, Anderson Aquatic Center, Mustang Track, Mustang Courts - Grand Avenue Parking Structure.
Alex G. Spanos Stadium - Lots H-15, H-14, H-16 and H-12.
Baggett Stadium and Bob Janssen Field - Lots H-15, H-14, H-16 and H-12.View our Campus Map for more details.
Mustang Football offers several parking options including tailgating options. Learn more about Football tailgating.