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Directions & Parking

Driving Directions

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Parking Information

Information on parking for the public is available here

Engineering guest parking is available in one of the following lots (by invitation / advance reservations only):


Directions to Le Grand Parking Lot

(Map for: Le Grand Parking)

  • Take Lake Road north towards UC Merced
  • Campus will be on your right. (Note: Scholars Lane is closed to public traffic)
  • Turn right onto Rancher’s Road (which is the next road after you pass the school’s main entrance on Scholar’s Lane)
  • Rancher’s Road will fork into Rancher’s Road (on left) and Shaver Lake Road (straight ahead)
  • Turn left to continue on Rancher’s Road and continue until it turns (right) into Ansel Adams Road
  • Turn left at Mineral King Road
  • Turn left at Le Grand Parking Lot (Reserved Guest Parking is assigned in a designated area near entry to the lot).

Directions to North Bowl Parking Lot

(Map for: North Bowl Parking)

  • Follow the directions for Le Grand Lot above
  • After turning left at Mineral King Road, continue straight on Mineral King
  • North Bowl lot will be straight ahead on the right

Directions to Library Parking Lot

(Map for: Library Lot)

  • Take Lake Road north towards UC Merced
  • Campus will be on your right. (Note: Scholars Lane is closed to public traffic)
  • Enter the campus on Ranchers Road
  • Continue on Ranchers Road passing the Rec Center on your right
  • After the lower level parking, turn right on Shaver Lake Road
  • Make another quick right heading to the Library and to the upper Library Lot A
  • Park in the upper Library Lot A
  • Reserved Guest Parking is located directly in front of the Kolligian Library and Student Services.

Directions to Bellevue Parking Lot

(Map for: Bellevue Lot)

  • Take Lake Road north towards UC Merced
  • Turn right on Bellevue Road (located just before Scholar's Lane)
  • Follow road into parking entrance

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