A collage of the exterior of the Graduate Center with the Graduate Commons

Graduate Center Grand Opening: Guest Information

Know Before You Go

We are excited you will be attending the Graduate Center Grand Opening at Walker Hall on Friday, April 8, 2022. Please read the information below before attending the event.

Graduate Center North Side

When and Where

Friday, April 8, 2022
Ceremony begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.
North Lawn of Walker Hall
Building Tour sign-ups will be available first come first serve starting at 9:30am

COVID-19 Guidelines

Graduate Studies is planning the event in accordance with the Campus Ready guidance. Visitors are required to complete a Daily Symptom Survey prior to entering facilities on campus. 

Masks are no longer required in most settings on the Davis and Sacramento campuses, in alignment with federal, state and local public health guidelines. Masks are still strongly recommended by our public health officials and by UC Davis for vaccinated and unvaccinated people. The university supports those who wish to continue to mask indoors, including those who are immunocompromised or otherwise concerned.

Parking Information

First time using ParkMobile? Here's what you do…

  1. Download the ParkMobile app, available for iPhones and Android device
  2. Set up your account (email, license plate number, payment type)
  3. Enter the ParkMobile zone number where you are parking (see Anatomy of a Sign)
  4. Select parking duration (daily or hourly parking) and pay!

Parking attendants will be on-site to assist if needed. Vehicles with a valid DMV-issued Disabled Parking Placard or license plate may park at no charge. A mobility assistance shuttle station will be set up outside the structure for those who have difficulty walking long distances, to transport to Walker Hall. Please note that there is about a 10 min walk from the parking structure to Walker Hall.  

Walk to Walker

There will be signage showing you the way to Walker Hall. Below is a map showing the path from the Pavilion Parking Structure to the Graduate Center. 

Graduate Center Grand Opening Walking Directions 

Should you have any immediate questions, please contact Kathryn Raley, knraley@ucdavis.edu