Directions & Map

Map

Directions by Car

From the South (Oakland Airport/San Jose)

Take 880 North, to 980, in order to connect to Highway 24 East/Walnut Creek/Berkeley. Stay in the right lane and take the 51st Street exit. Turn left at Shattuck (first signal light). Turn right at University Avenue and continue until it ends at the campus (one block past Shattuck Avenue) at Oxford.

From the San Francisco Airport

From the airport, take 101 North (towards San Francisco) and follow the signs to the Bay Bridge. After you cross the Bay Bridge, take I-80 East towards Berkeley/Sacramento. Get off at the University Avenue exit and go east (right) on University Avenue until it ends at the campus (one block past Shattuck Avenue) at Oxford Street.

From the west (San Francisco/Oakland)

Take I-80 East and get off at the University Avenue exit. Go east on University Avenue until it ends at the campus (one block past Shattuck Avenue) at Oxford Street. 

From the Northeast (Sacramento/Vallejo/Richmond)

Take I-80 West and get off at the University Avenue exit. Go east on University Avenue until it ends at the campus (one block past Shattuck Avenue) at Oxford Street. 

From the Southeast (Hayward/San Leandro)

Take Westbound I-580. Exit to Highway 24 East/Walnut Creek/Berkeley. Stay in the right lane and take the 51st Street exit. Turn left at Shattuck (first signal light). Turn right at University Avenue and continue until it ends at the campus (one block past Shattuck Avenue) at Oxford.

Once you reach University and Oxford

Take a left on Oxford Street, and then a left on Berkeley Way. Berkeley Way West will be on the right side past Yali's Cafe and the Energy Biosciences Building.

Parking Instructions

If an IHD reserved parking permit has been pre-arranged for you, you may park in the IHD reserved space.  Permits must be pre-approved before issuance.  Please contact (510) 642-7239 for permit request and directions.

If you do not have a parking permit, there are metered parking spaces along Shattuck Avenue and surrounding streets. It becomes difficult to find street parking beginning in the late morning (after 10 a.m.) and it stays crowded through the afternoon. There is a University parking garage which is open to the public on weekdays after 5 p.m. and on weekends. It is located on Hearst Avenue on the left at the corner of Hearst and La Loma Avenues. This garage requires that you buy a temporary parking pass on the third floor of the garage.

Research participants with approved parking permits can view the following links for specific parking instructions using Adobe® Acrobat® Reader®.

 

Directions on Foot

Walking Directions to the Department from Berkeley BART

Go up the stairs to exit the BART station. When you get outside, you will be on Shattuck Avenue. Head North on Shattuck past University Avenue.  The Berkeley Way West building is located on Shattuck between Berkeley Way and Hearst Avenue.

The Institute of Human Development is located on the third floor of Berkeley Way West.  

Directions by Public Transportation

From Stanford to UC Berkeley

You can take a bus from Stanford to the Union City BART station, then take a BART train to UC Berkeley.

Take a bus called the Dumbarton Express which departs from the Stanford train station. The Stanford train station, officially known as the Palo Alto Transit Center, is located at the intersection of El Camino and University Avenue. This bus will take you across the Dumbarton Bridge. Get off at the Union City BART station. Take the Richmond train to the Berkeley station (after MacArthur and Ashby stations).

More Information for Your Visit

General UC Berkeley campus visitor information and maps are available. Please contact us if you need further directions.