Tucson International Airport is in close proximity (about 8 miles) to the UA Campus. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is located about 110 miles from the UA Campus.

Walk-up Shuttles & Taxis

Several shuttle options are available to bring you to campus from Tucson International Airport.

Four taxi companies are authorized to take walk-up passengers from Tucson International Airport.

Lyft and Uber also operate at Tucson International Airport.

Appointment-only Shuttles

Shuttle Masters is a reserve-in-advance service and does not accept walk-up passengers.


SunLink Streetcar

Tucson's SunLink Streetcar is a light rail train that runs through five different districts of Tucson that are all located on or near the UA campus. Visit here for their schedules, fares and route.

Taxi Services

Lyft and Uber both operate in the city of Tucson.

Zip Car

The University of Arizona participates in the Zip Car service, where you can rent vehicles by the hour or day. Visit here for more information.


We recommend that you park in South Stadium Garage or Sixth Street Garage, but you are more than welcome to park in any open garage. All parking garages will be $5 for the day. We will not be validating parking for Admitted Student Day. Visit here for specific locations of our parking garages. Additionally, due to multiple events being held on campus April 14th, we recommend that you use our UA parking locator partner, Metropia, to help find event day parking on campus. Get real-time parking availability with Metropia, a UA homegrown traffic solution app. Metropia helps you steer away from full lots, drive straight to free parking and avoid traffic congestion. Go to your app store to download it and start using Metropia. Welcome to campus, Bear Down!

Campus parking map for Admitted Student Day 2018



  • McKale Center is located at 1721 E. Enke Dr., Tucson, AZ 85721. View a map of this location here.
  • If dropping someone off at McKale, a drop off area is available in the parking lot east of McKale on Enke. It is just a short walk from the drop off area to the south entrance next to the Ticket Office.

Accessibility Entrances

There are two suggested accessible entrances into McKale.

  • The entrance on the south side of McKale to the right of the Ticket Office goes directly to accessible seating options along the middle concourse.
  • The entrance on the south side of McKale to the left of the Ticket Office leads to the elevator that will take you to the top concourse.
  • You may also use the 2nd floor walkway between the Cherry garage and McKale. This takes you to accessible seating options along the top concourse. You may also reach the middle concourse accessible seating by taking the south elevator down one level.