Secure Bike Cages

Secure Bike Parking 

UC Berkeley’s Parking & Transportation department has installed three secure and covered bicycle parking facilities on campus, for use by UC affiliates.This program is offered free of charge on a first come, first served basis.

Secure Bicycle Parking provides added security for your bicycle with:

  • Access with a cal1 card.

  • Parking enforcement patrols during business hours.

  • Observation by parking attendants in facilities within parking lots on weekdays. 

  • Three covered facilities located in campus parking areas you can view on this map(link is external)(link is external):

  • Personal Scooter Parking is Available at Bancroft Structure Only.

Secure Bicycle Parking Policy

  • Users must be campus affiliates (current faculty, staff, or student) with an active appointment or currently enrolled. 
  • Users are required to possess a valid California bicycle license for all bicycles that will be housed in the secure bicycle parking facilities. Licenses are available free of charge(link is external) to campus affiliates at UCPD inside Sproul Hall.
  • Users with personal scooters may only park their devices inside of the Bancroft Parking Structure, and they must be locked to the racks, securely. 
  • Secure bicycle parking facilities are meant to provide secure parking for bicycle commuters and not overnight storage.
  • Bicycle storage is not allowed. Bicycles stored or left for long periods of time may be impounded.
  • Sharing of access codes is not allowed.
  • Use of access codes may be monitored to investigate misuse, theft, or property damage.
  • Such as Bikes with bike racks on campus, the University does not assume responsibility for stolen or damaged bicycles.
  • Bicycles parked in secure bicycle parking facilities must be locked to a bicycle rack using a high-quality lock.
  • Bicycles must not be locked to the enclosure can cannot impede free entry or exit of cyclists or other bicycles. 
  • Each facility contains bicycle racks. Bicycles must be locked to a rack using a high-quality lock. Secure Bicycle parking facilities are locked and accessible only via a Cal1 Card.

Additional Campus Secure Bike Parking

Campus LocationFacility Description
Berkeley Way WestDedicated, card-access only bike room for bikes and scooters for Berkeley Way West occupants only.
BAMPFASmall secured bike room on Addison Street for BAMPFA staff and student employees. Lots of unsecured bike parking on the Addison Street side of the building and on Center Street.
Doe LibraryOne indoor bike parking area in Doe for Library staff only. All bike student parking is located at racks around the library.
Stanley HallOne secured indoor bike room. Restricted use to faculty, staff, and students working in an assigned lab in the building, and it must be approved by the principal investigator to whom the staff or student reports.
BioEnginuity Hub/Woo Hon FaiOne secure bike room only for occupants of the building.
Tang CenterOne bike cage for staff that requires a security code. If students don't have a bike lock we have some at the information center in our lobby and loan them out. They never have to worry about it being stolen, as our bike racks are within sight of our SPO and locks are available.
Units 1 and 2, Martinez Commons, and Blackwell HallEach location has its own bike storage and only residents can gain access via key or fob. If a student is in need of storage they are to go to the front office (Unit Office) show a Cal ID at that time they will be given a key (no cost unless it is lost).