Our Location: Heart of the Civic Center

Situated in the heart of San Francisco’s Civic Center, UC Hastings offers access to every level of the judiciary, with the exception of the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition, many of the city’s top attractions are just blocks away.  The law school’s academic and residential buildings stand astride two blocks of McAllister Street:

  • The McAllister Tower (100 McAllister Street)
  • Snodgrass Hall (198 McAllister Street)
  • Mary Kay Kane Hall (200 McAllister Street)
  • UC Hastings Parking Garage (376 Larkin Street)

From the East Bay

By car: From the Bay Bridge, exit right at Civic Center (after you pass the 5th Street exit). Stay in one of the two right lanes. Merge onto Harrison and make a right turn onto 9th Street. Cross Market on 9th Street in one of the right hand lanes, marked Larkin Street, which will intersect both McAllister Street and Golden Gate Avenue. There is parking in the UC Hastings Garage on the corner of Larkin and Golden Gate.

AC Transit (Bus): Take the appropriate bus to the Transbay Terminal, then walk one block north to Market Street to take local transit (“MUNI”). The F line (historic street cars) stops at Civic Center; McAllister Street is 1 block north, on your right. The #5 Muni bus will stop in front of 200 McAllister Street.

BART: All Bay Area Rapid Transit trains going to Daly City/Colma or SFO/Millbrae have a Civic Center stop. McAllister Street is one block north of the Civic Center Station.

From the North Bay

By car: From the Golden Gate Bridge, take Lombard Street to Van Ness Avenue. Turn right onto Van Ness and continue to McAllister Street. Turn left onto McAllister, go two blocks, turn left onto Larkin to access the UC Hastings Parking Garage at the corner of Larkin and Golden Gate.

Public Transportation: Golden Gate Transit buses provide service between several destinations in the North Bay and the Civic Center area. Take a Golden Gate Transit to Golden Gate Bridge Southern Approach; transfer to any Civic Center Bus. Get off at Hyde and McAllister Streets. For complete information and current fares, contact Golden Gate Transit online or call (415) 923-2000.

MUNI: The F, J, K, L, M, N, S and T lines stop at Civic Center. McAllister Street is 1 block north, on your right. The #5 Muni bus stops in front of 200 McAllister Street. The current Muni fare is $2.00 in exact change, including a 90-minute transfer.

From the South Bay

By car: Take 101 North, stay in second lane from your left, and follow signs to Bay Bridge. Exit 9th Street/Civic Center. Cross Market on 9th Street in one of the righthand lanes marked “Larkin Street” which will intersect both McAllister Street and Golden Gate Avenue. There is parking in the UC Hastings Garage at the corner of Larkin and Golden Gate.

By CalTrain to the Cal Train Station at King Street/Mission Bay: Upon disembarking from the train, take either the N or the T Muni train to the Civic Center stop and walk north to McAllister Street. The current fare for the Muni is $2.00 in exact change, including a 90-minute transfer.

Parking in the Civic Center Area

The UC Hastings Parking Garage is at the corner of Larkin and Golden Gate. Visit our Parking site for more information regarding hours of availability and parking rates.

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Campus Visits

We invite you to explore UC Hastings. The Admissions Office hosts Information Sessions and webcasts for prospective students during the fall and winter months. Visitors are also welcome to take a student-guided tour or visit a class; details about these visit options are listed below. Send an email to admissions@uchastings.edu or call 415-565-4623 for more information about campus visit options. Our Admissions Officers travel frequently throughout the Fall to attend recruitment events across the nation, and are frequently unavailable for walk in visits. If you want to speak to one of us directly, please email admissions@uchastings.edu to make an appointment or ask a question. We look forward to hearing from you.