Contact

Trevor R. Getz, Chair

Email: history@sfsu.edu
Phone: (415) 338-1604

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

Mailing address:

Department of History
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
Science Building, Room 276
San Francisco, CA 94132

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Transportation and Parking

San Francisco State University is readily accessible by public transportation from all parts of the Bay Area.

For general information, please visit the SF State Parking and Transportation website.

Getting here

By car

From Highway 280 south, take the Route 82 (SR 82) north, exit toward California State Route 1 (SR 1)/San Jose Avenue/Mission Street. Merge onto San Jose Avenue. Turn right onto Sagamore Street and continue onto Brotherhood Way. Exit right onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left on Holloway Avenue. Turn right on 19th Avenue. The Science Building is across the street, on the west side of 19th Avenue.

From Interstate 280 (I-280) north, keep left to continue onto California State Route 1 (SR 1)/Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left on Holloway Avenue. Turn right on 19th Avenue. The Science Building is across the street, on the west side of 19th Avenue.

From points in San Francisco take 19th Avenue south. The Science Building is on 19th Avenue.

By transit

  • BART: to Daly City, then MUNI 28 bus to SF State.
  • SF MUNI: M, 28, 29, 18 or 57 to SF State.

The Science Building is on the west side of 19th Avenue, north of Holloway Avenue.

By bike

Holloway Avenue or Lake Merced Boulevard are bike-friendly routes. Bike parking is available on Tapia Drive and along 19th Avenue.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from Holloway Avenue, proceed west, past the Library and Creative Arts Building. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block. The Creative Arts Building is just to the east of the bike racks. To reach the Science Building, walk east, past the Creative Arts Building, Fine Arts Building, J. Paul Leonard Library and Business Building. The Science Building is on the left, just north of the HSS Building.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from southbound Lake Merced Boulevard, turn left on Font Boulevard. Proceed east on Font Boulevard past Mary Ward Hall, Mary Park Hall and the Village at Centennial Square. Veer left at Holloway Avenue. Make a U-turn at Holloway Avenue and Arellano Avenue. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block. To reach the Science Building, walk east, past the Creative Arts Building, Fine Arts Building, J. Paul Leonard Library and Business Building. The Science Building is on the left, just north of the HSS Building.

To reach the bike parking on Tapia Drive from northbound Lake Merced Boulevard, turn right on Font Boulevard. Proceed east on Font Boulevard past Mary Ward Hall, Mary Park Hall and the Village at Centennial Square. Veer left at Holloway Avenue. Make a U-turn at Holloway Avenue and Arellano Avenue. Turn right on Tapia Drive. The bike racks are located at the end of the first block. The Creative Arts Building is just to the east of the bike racks. To reach the Science Building, walk east, past the Creative Arts Building, Fine Arts Building, J. Paul Leonard Library and Business Building. The Science Building is on the left, just north of the HSS Building.