Visiting and Contact Info
|Admissions Office Address:||Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools|
110 Sproul Hall
Berkeley, CA 947205800
|Admissions Office Phone:||5106423175|
|Most Popular Places on Campus:||Botanical Gardens|
Lawrence Hall of Science
Museum of Anthropology
Museum of Art
|Most Popular Places Off Campus:||Berkeley Marina|
Bistro Viola Restaurant
|Types of Transportation Available to Campus:|
Oakland International Airport is 20 miles from campus. The Airporter Shuttle provides transportation from the airport to campus; call 800-AIRPORT at least 24 hours in advance to arrange for it. Public transportation to campus is also available: from the airport, take the shuttle bus to the BART subway system at Richmond, then take the subway to Berkeley. Amtrak trains serve nearby Oakland. Greyhound/Trailways buses also serve the area.
|Driving Instructions to Campus:|
The best approaches to the university are from Rte. 24 or from I-80. For more detailed driving instructions, call the Visitor Center (510-642-5215). The visitor center is in Rm. 101 of University Hall, on Oxford St. north of Bancroft Way, across from the West Circle entrance to campus.
|Local Accommodations: Near By:|
You have several choices within walking distance of campus. The least expensive is the Berkeley Motel (2001 Bancroft Way; 510-843-4043), a no-frills establishment. Moderately priced places include the Shattuck Hotel (2086 Allston Way; 510-845-7300), 1 block from the west end of campus, with special rates for college visitors and a continental breakfast and parking; and Durant Hotel (2600 Durant Ave.; 510-845-8981), 2 blocks from campus. It's near the small shops on the main strip. Nearby Grandma's Rosegarden Inn (2740 Telegraph Ave.; 510-549-2145) is a real charmer. Rates are moderate and include a full breakfast and wine and cheese. The inn is near restaurants and shops.
|Local Accommodations: Far Away:|
Check the University of San Francisco entry for suggestions across the bay.