Driving Directions

From downtown Oakland

  • Follow Highway 880 (toward Downtown Oakland) to Highway 580 west to Berkeley.
  • Highway 580 joins Highway 80 through Berkeley.
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
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Highway 101 from the San Francisco Peninsula

  • Take Highway 101 North and follow the signs to Highway 80 East/Bay Bridge.
  • Follow Highway 80 East over the Bay Bridge (there is no toll charge from this direction).
  • After the bridge, continue on Highway 80 toward Berkeley (it will join Highway 580 west).
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
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Southbound Highway 101 (from San Rafael or northern areas)

  • Follow Highway 101 South to Highway 580 East (Richmond/San Rafael Bridge).
  • Take the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge over the bay. (There is no toll charge this direction.)
  • Follow Highway 580 and it will join with Highway 80 west toward Berkeley.
  • Take the University Avenue exit and turn right onto University Avenue.
  • Follow University Avenue east for approximately 2 miles to Oxford Street.
  • Turn right onto Oxford Street, which becomes Fulton Street.
  • Turn left onto Durant Avenue and proceed east for approximately 1 mile.
  • (Note: you will pass a public parking structure in the 2400 block - just before Telegraph Avenue on the right hand side of the street.)
  • Turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
  • Maps and parking information

Northbound Highway 101 (from south of San Francisco)

  • Take Highway 101 North and follow the signs to Highway 80 East/Bay Bridge.
  • Follow Highway 80 East over the Bay Bridge (there is no toll charge from this direction).
  • After the bridge, continue east on Highway 80 to Berkeley (it will join with Highway 580 west).
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
  • Maps and parking information

Highway 580 Westbound (from Pleasanton)

  • ake Highway 580 westbound. Take the Highway 80/Highway 580 exit toward Berkeley. (The highways merge through Berkeley.)
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
  • Maps and parking information

Eastbound from Highway 80 (Bay Bridge)

  • After the bridge, continue on Highway 80 toward Berkeley (it will join Highway 580 west).
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
  • Maps and parking information

Westbound from Highway 80 (from Sacramento)

  • Take the University Avenue exit and turn right onto University Avenue.
  • Follow University Avenue east for approximately 2 miles to Oxford Street.
  • Turn right onto Oxford Street, which becomes Fulton Street.
  • Turn left onto Durant Avenue and proceed east for approximately 1 mile.
  • (Note: you will pass a public parking structure in the 2400 block - just before Telegraph Avenue on the right hand side of the street.)
  • Turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
  • Maps and parking information

Westbound from Highway 24

  • Take the Berkeley / Tunnel Road exit and continue west on Tunnel Road, which becomes Ashby Avenue.
  • Just past the Claremont Hotel, turn right on Claremont Avenue and make an immediate left onto Claremont Boulevard.
  • Claremont Boulevard becomes Belrose Avenue and then Derby Street (at the mandatory left).
  • At the next stop sign, turn right onto Warring Street.
  • Continue through the next stop sign and follow the road as it curves left and becomes Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
  • Maps and parking information

Eastbound from Highway 24

  • Exit at 51st Street and Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right and proceed east on 51st Street for two blocks
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue for approximately 1 1/2 miles
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left on Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
  • Maps and parking information

Westbound from Highway 13

  • Continue west on Highway 13 until it ends in Berkeley. Highway 13 becomes Tunnel Road and then Ashby Avenue.
  • Just past the Claremont Hotel, turn right on Claremont Avenue and make an immediate left onto Claremont Boulevard.
  • Claremont Boulevard becomes Belrose Avenue and then Derby Street (at the mandatory left).
  • At the next stop sign, turn right onto Warring Street.
  • Continue through the next stop sign and follow the road as it curves left and becomes Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is the first building on your right.
  • Maps and parking information