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Directions: University of California, Berkeley



UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
The Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities
University of California
220 Stephens Hall, Mail Code 2340
Berkeley, CA 94720
Campus Map: http://townsendcenter.berkeley.edu/map.shtml

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Driving
From San Francisco, the San Francisco airport, and points south on northbound Highway 101:
Follow U.S. 101 north and then switch to I-80 east, and take it across the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge
Stay left as you get off the Bay Bridge and take I-80 east heading to Berkeley & Sacramento
Exit I-80 onto University Avenue
Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street at the western edge of the campus

From Oakland, the Oakland airport, Hayward or San Jose on northbound I-880:
Stay in left center lanes on I-880 when you reach downtown Oakland
Exit I-80 east (to Berkeley)
Exit I-80 at University Avenue
Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street
From the East Bay on eastbound Highway 24:

From Highway 24 exit at Telegraph Ave. and take a right on Telegraph.
Continue on Telegraph until it ends at the southside of campus on Bancroft.
Make a left on Bancroft
Make a right on Fulton, which will become Oxford Street in two blocks
Continue on Oxford to University.
From the East Bay on northbound Highway 13:

Highway 13 ends and becomes Tunnel Road
Continue on Tunnel Road. Tunnel Road becomes Ashby Avenue near the Claremont Hotel. Continue on Ashby.
Turn right at Shattuck Avenue
Turn right at University Avenue and continue east one block to Oxford Street and the western edge of the campus
From the East Bay on I-80 bound either east or west

Exit University Avenue
Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street
From the East Bay on westbound I-580:

Exit I-80 East (to Berkeley & Sacramento)
Exit at University Avenue
Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street


 

Public Transportation
BART
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Trains operate from Fremont, Richmond, Bay Point/Concord and San Francisco/Daly City and include service to San Francisco International Airport. BART connects to Oakland International Airport via a short hop on an AirBart shuttle bus. A map indicating the route and stops of each train is located at each BART station. The Berkeley BART station is just 1-1/2 blocks west of the Berkeley campus. Get off at the Berkeley Station (aka Downtown Berkeley). Walk east on Center Street for 1 block towards the campus (Entrance is on Oxford Street and Center Street), and you will be at the campus entrance. At the entrance there is a directory of University buildings.

AC Transit
AC Transit bus service provides transportation for commuters to and from San Francisco and throughout Alameda and Western Contra Costa County. There are several AC bus lines that come near the campus area such as lines: #65; #52; #51; #43; #40; #15; #9; F and U. For additional lines and information contact AC Transit at (510) 839-2882.