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Center for Research on Social Change
Institute for the Study of Societal Issues
2420 Bowditch Street, MC 5670
University of California
Berkeley, CA  94720-5670
510.642.0813
crsc AT berkeley.edu

Directions to the Center

The Center for Research on Social Change is located at the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (ISSI) on the south side of the Berkeley campus, a few blocks from central campus. The street address of ISSI is 2420 Bowditch St (at the corner of Bowditch and Haste Streets).

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 Highway 24:

  • 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 the UNDERHILL LOT, enter on CHANNING WAY or HASTE ST, between BOWDITCH and COLLEGE AVE, one block from the Center.

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