Driving Directions

All three Cal State East Bay locations are easily accessible by major freeways and public transportation. The directions below are intended to aid visitors who wish to drive to the Hayward Hills, Concord, and the Oakland Professional Center campuses. Please check local road and freeway reports to ensure that your drive is convenient.

Directions to the CSUEB Hayward Hills Campus

The Hayward Campus is located at
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, California 94542-3004.
(510) 885-3000.

The directions to the Hayward campus from various Bay Area locations follow.

From San Francisco Bay Bridge

Cross the Bay Bridge and get on 880 South. Exit the Jackson St. East turnoff in Hayward. As you come off the freeway go to the first signal and make a right turn on Santa Clara. Santa Clara will turn into Harder Road. Follow Harder Road 1-1/2 miles to the University.

From the San Mateo Bridge (Highway 92)

Heading east on the San Mateo bridge, highway 92 turns into Jackson St. As you come off the freeway go to the first signal and make a right turn on Santa Clara. Santa Clara will turn into Harder Road. Follow Harder Road 1-1/2 miles to the University.

From Oakland Highway 880 south

Follow 880 to the Jackson St. East turnoff in Hayward. As you come off the freeway go to the first signal and make a right turn on Santa Clara. Santa Clara will turn into Harder Road. Follow Harder Road 1-1/2 miles to the University.

From Oakland Highway 580 south

Follow Highway 580 to Hayward exiting at the 238 / South Hayward turnoff. This brings you onto Foothill Blvd. Follow Foothill, staying in the left lane. You will reach a major intersection, follow signs that say Mission Blvd. Follow Mission Blvd. to Carlos Bee Blvd. Make a left turn there and stay in the right lane. Cal State is at the top of the hill.

From San Jose, Fremont, Union City and Surrounding Areas Via Highway 880

From 880 North take the Jackson St. east turnoff in Hayward. As you come off the freeway go to the first signal and make a right turn on Santa Clara. Santa Clara will turn into Harder Road. Follow Harder Road 1-1/2 miles up the hill to the University.

From Palo Alto and the Surrounding Areas via the Dumbarton Bridge

Get on the Dumbarton Bridge heading east and then take 880 north. Follow 880 north and get off at the Jackson St. east turnoff in Hayward. As you come off the freeway go to the first signal and make a right turn on Santa Clara. Santa Clara will turn into Harder Road. Follow Harder Road 1-1/2 miles to the University.

From Walnut Creek and San Ramon Areas via Highway 680 South

Take 680 south to 580 west. Take the Castro Valley turnoff. As you come off the freeway make 3 immediate left turns (following the Hayward signs) this will bring you heading down Center Street. At the bottom of the hill, at the next light make a right turn onto "B" Street. Follow "B" Street to Mission Blvd., turn left on Mission Blvd. Follow Mission Blvd. to Carlos Bee Blvd. Make a left turn there and stay in the right lane. Cal State is at the top of the hill.

Directions to the Concord Campus

The CSUEB Concord Campus is located at
4700 Ygnacio Valley Road
Concord, CA 94521.
(925) 602-6700

The directions to the Concord campus from various Bay Area locations follow.

From the Oakland and Berkeley areas

Take Highway 24 east to the 680/24 interchange in Walnut Creek. Take the Ygnacio Valley Rd. exit. Turn right onto Ygnacio Valley Rd. and continue approximately 6 miles to the intersection of Ayers and Campus Drive. Turn right onto Campus Drive.

From Hayward, Pleasanton, Dublin and Danville Areas

Take Highway 680 north, staying in the third lane at the 680/24 interchange in Walnut Creek. Bear left towards Sacramento, and exit at the first exit, Ygnacio Valley Road. Turn right onto Ygnacio Valley Road and continue approximately 6 miles to the intersection of Ayers and Campus Drive. Turn right onto Campus Drive.

From Martinez, Benicia and Solano Areas

Take Highway 680 south into the Walnut Creek area. Exit at Treat Boulevard. Stay in the left lane and turn left onto North Main, then left at Treat Boulevard. Continue on Treat Boulevard to Cowell Road (approximately 4 miles). Turn right at Cowell Road. Turn left at Ygnacio Valley Road and right at Campus Drive.

From the Antioch and Pittsburg Areas

Take the Railroad Avenue exit off Highway 4, proceed over Kirker Pass, the name changes to Ygnacio Valley Road. Turn left at Campus Drive.

From the Hercules and Richmond Area

Take Highway 4 east to the Highway 242 exit. Merge onto Highway 242 and proceed to the Concord Avenue exit. Turn left onto Concord Avenue (name soon changes to Galindo) and proceed to Cowell Road. Turn left on Cowell Road and proceed to Ygnacio Valley Road. Turn left and proceed to Campus Drive. Turn right into the campus entrance.

Directions to the Oakland Professional Development & Conference Center

The Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center is located at
1000 Broadway, Suite 109, Oakland, CA 94607.
(510) 208-7001

The directions to the Oakland campus from various Bay Area locations follow.

From San Francisco or Hayward via Highway 580

Take 980 toward downtown Oakland.
Take the 14th Street exit.
Turn left onto 14th Street.
Turn right onto Broadway. The Oakland Center is located at 1000 Broadway in the Transpacific Centre Building, across from the Marriott at the corner of 11th and Broadway.

From Highway 880

Take the Oakland Broadway Exit.
Turn east onto Broadway, towards downtown Oakland.
The Oakland Center is located in the Transpacific Centre Building at 1000 Broadway, across from the Marriott at the corner of 11th and Broadway.

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