Homecoming (Football)

Homecoming 2019

Reunion and Parents Weekend at Homecoming

 

The campus will be hosting Reunion and Parents Weekend at Homecoming Friday, October 18–Sunday, October 20, 2019. Homecoming Headquarters (check-in and registration) is located at the base of the Campanile on South Hall Rd.

 

Getting to campus via rideshare apps


There is limited public parking in parking lots, so we encourage you to plan ahead. There will be info booths around campus where you can get a ride from one of the Homecoming golf carts, operated by University Development and Alumni Relations. The golf cart service will take you to on-campus locations only. If you have questions about these booths or golf carts, please contact University Development and Alumni Relations directly or visit the homecoming website at: https://homecoming.berkeley.edu/

If you’re taking a rideshare service, e.g. Uber or Lyft, to campus, please be aware that there are specific locations on campus where guests can be dropped off. The locations designated for rideshare apps drop-offs are:
  • West Gate/Eucalyptus Grove

  • North Gate (Hearst/Euclid)
  • Hearst Mining Circle (Stanley Hall)
  • Haas School of Business
  • Boalt & Kroeber Halls (College/Bancroft)
  • Sproul Plaza (East of Telegraph/Bancroft Transit Center)
  • RecSports Facility (West of Dana at Bancroft)
  • Minor Hall/Optometry Department

The nearest rideshare drop-off locations closest to info booths are the West Gate/Eucalyptus Grove and Sproul Plaza (east of Telegraph/Bancroft Transit Center).

 

Campus shuttle from BART to campus

Campus shuttles (Bear Transit) are free for registered guests if they present a Homecoming name tag. Bear Transit provides convenient transportation between campus, Downtown Berkeley BART, parking lots, the Hill area, Clark Kerr campus, and residence halls.

 

Parking Reservations for the Golden Bear Luncheon and Class of 1969 50th Reunion Dinner

Parking reservations for the Golden Bear Luncheon and Class of 1969 50th Reunion Dinner can be purchased when registering for the event on homecoming.berkeley.edu. Reserved parking for the Golden Bear Luncheon is located at the Lower Sproul Garage. The location of reserved parking for the Class of 1969 Reunion will be confirmed shortly.

 

Getting to the Lawrence Hall of Science and the UC Botanical Garden

On Friday, guests can take the campus shuttle to get to the Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS) or UC Botanical Garden. Guests may also take the 65 bus on AC Transit, which runs half-hourly weekdays and hourly weekends from the downtown Berkeley BART station.

On Saturday, the campus shuttle H line does not run (AC Transit Route 65 is still available hourly), and the following streets will be closed due to the football game: Stadium-Rimway (eastbound and westbound) at Gayley and Piedmont from Bancroft Way to Hearst Ave. (northbound and southbound). To get to LHS on Saturday, guests may take Grizzly Peak Blvd. To get to the Botanical Garden, guests may take Grizzly Peak to get onto Centennial Dr.

On Sunday, the campus shuttle H line does not run, but the roads are expected to be open for personal vehicles.

 

Parking lots

On Friday, parking is limited and guests may park at the following campus parking lots and garages with hourly pay parking, as space is available:

  • Lower Hearst Garage, Level 2

  • RSF Garage (After 4:00pm)

  • Stadium Garage

  • Witter Field Lot

  • UnderHill Garage



Or the following non-UC parking lots and garages with hourly/daily parking:

  • Stadium Parking Garage (2175 Gayley Road)

  • Center Street near Shattuck Avenue (2025 Center Street)

  • Berkeley Way near Shattuck

  • Allston Way near Shattuck (2061 Allston Way)

  • Durant Avenue near Telegraph (2450 Durant Avenue)

  • Bancroft Way near Bowditch (2558 Bancroft Way)

  • Oxford Parking Garage

 

On Saturday, many of the parking lots and garages are unavailable due to the Cal football game. If you would like more information on parking please visit pt.berkeley.edu/special-events/cal-football

The following non-UC parking lots and garages offer public parking near campus and in downtown Berkeley:
  • Center Street near Shattuck Avenue (2025 Center Street)

  • Berkeley Way near Shattuck

  • Allston Way near Shattuck (2061 Allston Way)

  • Durant Avenue near Telegraph (2450 Durant Avenue)

  • Bancroft Way near Bowditch (2558 Bancroft Way)

Additionally, parking is available at Berkeley High School, 2000 Bancroft Way (at Milvia), with entrances on both Durant Avenue and Bancroft Way. Cost for parking varies per event. Patrons may tailgate in this lot as long as they clean up after themselves.