Kaiser Center

300 Lakeside Drive Oakland, CA 94612

The Kaiser Center houses staff from the following departments: Data Center, Human Resources, Office of Research & Graduate Studies, California Digital Library, MESA, GEAR UP and Endowment & Investment Accounting Services. For details about which floors to find each unit on, see the directory of locations.


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FROM THE SOUTH VIA INTERSTATE 880 OR OAKLAND AIRPORT:

By Car: Take Highway 880 (Nimitz Freeway) North to the Oak Street exit. Turn right and follow Oak Street to Lakeside Drive. The Kaiser Center is on your left between 21st and 20th Streets. A parking garage is located behind the building.

By BART: Take the AIRBART shuttle to BART. Look for the shuttle sign outside the main terminal. The shuttle will take you to the Coliseum BART station. The shuttle leaves every 10 minutes. Take the Richmond-bound train and get off at the 19th Street station. Walk about 4 blocks east on 20th Street, towards the lake. You will pass a shopping center (Long's Drugs) and follow 20th Street as it curves left to merge with Lakeside/Harrison. At the corner of the intersection is the Kaiser Center building. See general information on BART (above).

FROM SAN FRANCISCO

By Car: Take Highway 80 East. (There are several ramps onto the highway; the one at 5th and Harrison Streets is the closest to the hotel district.) Follow highway signs to Bay Bridge--Oakland. Once across the Bridge, follow signs on Highway 580 East. Exit at the Harrison Street exit. Follow Harrison (which becomes Lakeside Drive) to 20th Street. The Kaiser Center is on your right, between 21st and 20th Streets.

By BART: Take the Richmond or Concord-bound train and get off at the 19th Street station. Walk about 4 blocks east on 20th Street, towards the lake. You will pass a shopping center (Long's Drugs) and follow 20th Street as it curves left to merge with Lakeside/Harrison. At the corner of the intersection is the Kaiser Center building. See general information on BART (below).

By AC Transit (Buses): Buses run every 30 minutes from the Trans-Bay Terminal at 1st and Mission Streets, San Francisco. Take the A-Oakland bus to 14th Street and Broadway. Transfer to a 11, 34, 18, or 12 Bus and get off at 20th Street and Broadway. From the AC Transit stops at Broadway and 20th Streets, walk about 4 blocks east on 20th Street, towards the lake. You will pass a shopping center (Long's Drugs) and follow 20th Street as it curves left to merge with Lakeside/Harrison. At the corner of the intersection is the Kaiser Center building. Specific bus routes and schedules may be obtained from the AC Transit at 511.org or by calling 511.

FROM THE NORTH VIA INTERSTATE 80:

By Car: Take Highway 80 East to Highway 580 toward Stockton-Hayward. Follow 580 to the Harrison Street exit. Stay on Harrison, which becomes Lakeside Dr. The Kaiser Center is on your right between 21st and 20th Streets.

By BART: Take either a San Francisco/Daly City or Fremont-bound train and get off at the 19th Street station. Walk about 4 blocks east on 20th Street, towards the lake. You will pass a shopping center (Long's Drugs) and follow 20th Street as it curves left to merge with Lakeside/Harrison. At the corner of the intersection is the Kaiser Center building. See general information on BART (below).

BART 19 ST. STATION T0 300 LAKESIDE:
The Bay Area Rapid Transit system operates rail and express bus services in the San Francisco and East Bay Area. Trains leave about every 15 minutes. The closest BART stop is the 19th Street Station.
Tickets and change are available at all BART stations. For information and schedules: (510) 465-2278; 511.org or www.bart.org.