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Visitor Information

TRAVELING TO BERKELEY
Airports:
Oakland International (approx. 30 minutes from campus)
San Francisco International Airport (approximately 45-60 minutes from campus).
Ground transportation:
Bay Porter Express Shuttle Service

ACCOMMODATIONS IN BERKELEY
On Campus:
The Faculty Club (Accommodation for both men and women.)
The Women's Faculty Club (Accommodation for both men and women. Reservations must be made through CIPS or UCB Faculty.)
Off Campus:
The Shattuck Hotel (located just off campus on the west side, near shops and restaurants)
The Durant Hotel (located one block south of campus near shops and restaurants)
For a more comprehensive list of hotels in the area, go to http://calparents.berkeley.edu/guide/visiting/stay.html

PARKING ON CAMPUS
There are several options for parking on campus. Berkeley faculty can secure parking permits for guests which allow them to park in C-parking spaces in central campus. If you have been offered a parking permit, you will be directed to pick it up at either the EAST or WEST gate of campus. Without a campus permit, you may park along the edges of campus in metered parking or in public lots. Please note that Berkeley Parking officials are quick to write parking tickets if you are parked illegally. For more information about parking on campus, including locations of public lots, go to
http://pt.berkeley.edu/park.

CAMPUS SHUTTLES
Campus shuttles run continuously to provide transportation around campus. Shuttles are free for those with Berkeley ID's. For visitors to campus the cost of shuttles are $0.50 per ride. For details about shuttle routes and schedules, go to http://pt.berkeley.edu/around/transit/routes#day

USEFUL LINKS FOR GETTING AROUND CAMPUS
Campus Map
Department of Astronomy (located in Hearst Field Annex, just off Bancroft Road)
Department of Earth & Planetary Science (located in McCone Hall)
Space Sciences Laboratory
UC Berkeley homepage


Center for Integrative Planetary Science (CIPS)
University of California, Berkeley, Department of Astronomy
Hearst Field Annex, MS 3411, Berkeley, CA 94720-3411
(510) 642-8678