Travel to Graduation in Los Angeles, CA

February 27, 2020 Ceremony

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Note: Los Angeles traffic is typically heavy, so allow ample time if driving or using an Uber or taxi.

Below is travel information, including a list of discounted hotel blocks. Students are responsible for all costs associated with hotel accommodations and travel to the ceremony.

Note: Los Angeles traffic is typically heavy, so allow ample time if driving or using an Uber or taxi.

Hotel Accommodations

As a courtesy, Purdue Global has secured a block of rooms at the following hotels at a discounted group rate. We recommend using the online links to book rooms. Contact us if you encounter issues making reservations over the phone. Rooms are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.*

View Hotels and Rates


There is no fee to park at the Skirball Cultural Center for the graduation ceremony.

View Parking Information


There are many things to do in and around Los Angeles, including dining, events, and more.

View Attractions

Airport and Transportation

  • Airport

    Airport and Shuttles

    It is recommended that graduates and guests fly into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is approximately 40 minutes from the Skirball Cultural Center.

    PrimeTime Shuttle offers convenient and cost effective transportation services to/from Los Angeles International Airport. Make a shuttle reservation.

  • Transportation

    Public Transportation (Metro)

    For graduates and guests who are local to Los Angeles, the Skirball Cultural Center is accessible via the Metro Rapid #734 or Metro Local #234 buses.

    View bus/rail schedules and directions from your location

  • Taxi or Uber

    Taxi or Uber

    Taxi, Uber, and Lyft are readily available at the airport for service to all local hotels. Passengers wishing to get picked up by Uber or Lyft at LAX will take a shuttle to a lot next to Terminal 1.

    Uber and Lyft cars can be reserved via mobile apps. The Uber app is available for iPhone and for Android devices. To receive a link to download the Lyft app, enter your mobile number on the Lyft site.

    Note: When leaving the Skirball Center (graduation ceremony venue), it is recommended to use Uber or Lyft as taxi service is not readily available at the venue.

Purdue Global has secured a group block at Hotel Angeleno, the closest hotel to the Skirball Center. Make sure to reference the Purdue University Global room block to receive the discounted rate.

Deluxe Room: $179 per night plus tax

Reservations must be made by Monday, February 10, 2020, to receive the group rate. Rooms are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hotel Angeleno
  • 170 North Church Lane
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    Tel: 866.264.3536
  • Distance From Ceremony: Approximately 4 miles
Book Online

Listed below are other area hotels near the Skirball Cultural Center. There are no established group rates at these properties.

Courtyard by Marriott Sherman Oaks (3.5 miles)

The Luxe Sunset Boulevard (4 miles)

Hampton Inn & Suites Sherman Oaks (4.5 miles)

Best Western Carriage Inn (5 miles from Skirball Center)


*It is recommended that graduates and guests refrain from booking travel accommodations until after the ceremony registration opens. In the event of a schedule change, Purdue Global is not responsible for reimbursing travel costs or other expenditures associated with attending the ceremony.

Rates subject to change. Guests should check current rates with hotel upon arrival.