Directions to the Center

The Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies is located on the south side of the Berkeley campus at the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (ISSI).  The street address of ISSI is 2420 Bowditch and can be found at coordinates D-4 on the campus map (on the corner of Bowditch and Haste Streets).

Campus map: http://pt.berkeley.edu/sites/pt.berkeley.edu/files/content/PadMap20082.pdf

UC Berkeley campus public and visitor parking information: http://pt.berkeley.edu/about

From Sacramento and other points North of Berkeley on Westbound I-80:

  • Take the UNIVERSITY AVE exit towards BERKELEY
  • Follow the UNIVERSITY AVE ramp toward BERKELEY
  • Merge onto UNIVERSITY AVE toward UNIV OF CALIFORNIA
  • Continue EAST on UNIVERSITY AVE for approximately 2 miles to OXFORD ST.
  • Turn RIGHT onto OXFORD ST. (Oxford will turn into Fulton as soon as you cross Bancroft)
  • Turn LEFT onto DURANT AVE. (drive .6 miles)
  • Turn RIGHT onto BOWDITCH ST.
  • ISSI is located on your RIGHT, at the corner of BOWDITCH and HASTE (2420 Bowditch)

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 DWIGHT WAY
  • Turn RIGHT on DWIGHT WAY
  • Turn LEFT ON BOWDITCH
  • ISSI is located on your LEFT, at the corner of BOWDITCH and HASTE (2420 Bowditch)

From the East Bay on Westbound I-580:

  • Exit I-80 EAST (to BERKELEY/SACRAMENTO)
  • Exit at UNIVERSITY AVE.
  • Continue EAST on UNIVERSITY AVE. for approximately 2 miles to OXFORD ST.
  • Turn RIGHT onto OXFORD ST. (Oxford will turn into Fulton as soon as you cross Bancroft)
  • Turn LEFT onto DURANT AVE. (drive .6 miles)
  • Turn RIGHT onto BOWDITCH ST.
  • ISSI is located on your RIGHT, at the corner of BOWDITCH and HASTE (2420 Bowditch)

From Oakland, the Oakland Airport, Hayward or San Jose on Northbound I-880:

  • Take I-880 NORTH toward DOWNTOWN OAKLAND
  • Stay in left center lanes on I-880 when you reach downtown Oakland
  • Exit I-80 East (to BERKELEY)
  • Exit I-80 at UNIVERSITY AVE.
  • Continue EAST on UNIVERSITY AVE. for approximately 2 miles to OXFORD ST.
  • Turn RIGHT onto OXFORD ST. (Oxford will turn into Fulton as soon as you cross Bancroft)
  • Turn LEFT onto DURANT AVE. (drive .6 miles)
  • Turn RIGHT onto BOWDITCH ST.
  • ISSI is located on your RIGHT, at the corner of BOWDITCH and HASTE (2420 Bowditch)

From San Francisco, the San Francisco Airport, and points South of Northbound Highway 101:

  • Follow US-101 NORTH toward SAN FRANCISCO
  • Follow signs to I-80 EAST, toward BAY BRIDGE/OAKLAND.
  • Stay left as you get off the Bay Bridge, and take I-80 EAST toward BERKELEY/SACRAMENTO
  • Exit I-80 onto UNIVERSITY AVE.
  • Continue EAST on UNIVERSITY AVE. for approximately 2 miles to OXFORD ST. at the western edge of the campus
  • Turn RIGHT on OXFORD ST. (Oxford will turn into Fulton as soon as you cross Bancroft)
  • Turn LEFT onto DURANT AVE. (drive .6 miles)
  • Turn RIGHT onto BOWDITCH ST.
  • ISSI is located on your RIGHT, at the corner of BOWDITCH and HASTE (2420 Bowditch)

Metered street parking is sometimes available on Bowditch or Haste Streets.  The closest public parking lot is located on Channing Way, one block North and one and a half blocks West of ISSI.

If you have a "C" or "F" campus parking permit, you may park in the UNDERHILL LOT, which is also located on CHANNING WAY, one block from the Center:

After turning RIGHT onto BOWDITCH, take your next LEFT onto CHANNING WAY.  The campus parking structure is located halfway down the block on your RIGHT.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us for more information:

Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies
Institute for the Study of Societal Issues
2420 Bowditch Street, MC5670
University of California
Berkeley, CA  94720-5670

510.642.0813