Santa Clara University

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley

Visitors

The Jesuit School of Theology looks forward to your visit! Contact the admissions department if you are a prospective student who would like to visit in order to learn more about JST's academic programs. For alumni and friends of the school who wish to visit, please contact the alumni relations office.

 

Directions to the Jesuit School of Theology

1735 Le Roy Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709

The Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University is located in Berkeley, California and is accessible by car, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system, and several AC Transit bus lines. Visitors arriving at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) or Oakland International Airport (OAK) may find car and BART their most convenient options. 

Access information about riding the BART, including cost, line information, and train schedules, at the BART website. Bus line information, along with cost information and schedules, is available on the AC Transit website. Detailed information about arriving at JST by car and from nearby BART and bus stops is available below.

If at any time during your journey you need assistance with directions, please call reception at the Jesuit School of Theology at (510) 549-5000.

Arriving by Car

From Highway 13
Exit Tunnel Road. Continue west on Tunnel Road to Ashby Avenue (near the Claremont Hotel). Continue west on Ashby to Shattuck Avenue. Turn right on Shattuck and head north to Hearst. Turn right on Hearst and drive east, toward the hills, to Euclid Avenue (2nd light). Turn left on Euclid and drive one block to Ridge. Turn right on Ridge. Take the next left turn onto Le Roy Avenue. Halfway down on the second block, the Jesuit School of Theology will be on your right.

From Highway 80
Exit at University Avenue and follow signs at the exit for University of California. You will be driving east on University until you reach Oxford Street, at the west side of University of California, Berkeley. When you reach Oxford Street, turn left and drive north to Hearst. Turn right onto Hearst and drive east, toward the hills, to Euclid Avenue. Turn left of Euclid and drive one block to Ridge. Turn right on Ridge, then take the next left turn onto Le Roy Avenue. Halfway down the second block, the Jesuit School will be on your right hand side.

From Highway 580
Exit at 51st and Telegraph Avenue. Turn left and drive west on 51st to Shattuck Avenue. Turn right onto Shattuck and drive north to Hearst. Turn right onto Hearst and drive east to Euclid Avenue, which will be the street which intersects with Hearst at the second light. Turn left onto Euclid and drive one block to Ridge. Make a right on Ridge, and drive one block before turning left onto Le Roy Avenue. The Jesuit School is halfway down the second block on the right side of the road.

From Highway 24 Westbound
Exit at 51st and Telegraph Avenue. Turn right on 51st and head west to Shattuck Avenue. Turn right and drive north on Shattuck to Hearst. Turn right onto Hearst and drive east, towards the hills, to Euclid Avenue. Turn left onto Euclid and drive one block to Ridge Road, where you will turn right. Drive one block and turn left onto Le Roy Avenue. The Jesuit School is halfway down the second block on the right side of the road.

From Highway 24 Eastbound
Eastbound from Highway 24 will intersect into Highway 13. Please see directions above from Highway 13.

Parking Instructions
Parking can be a challenge in Berkeley because parking spaces are in high demand! If your visit will last less than two hours, street parking is available on streets nearby the Jesuit School. If you park on the street, please take care that you do not park your vehicle alongside curbs painted red or yellow and, to avoid being ticketed, curb your wheels if there is even a small incline on the street. If you are parked on an uphill slant, turn your wheels away from the curb; if you are parked on a decline, turn your wheels towards the curb.
If you plan to stay at the school for more than two hours, please double park in front of our building temporarily. Walk up the stairs and enter the school. To your left will be a student receptionist. Let him or her know that you are here as a visitor and that you need parking. A school representative will give you a parking pass to display on your car's dashboard and will direct you to the parking lot.

Arriving by BART

Disembark the BART at the Downtown Berkeley BART Station. From there, you may choose to hop a bus to the Jesuit School or walk on foot to complete your journey. The walk is uphill and, depending on the route you select, it can be steep at points.

From BART by Bus
At the Downtown Berkeley BART Station, exit at the main entrance by going up the escalator. Take the 8 or 65 bus to Euclid Avenue. Get off at the first stop on Euclid. Walk north on Euclid to LeConte Avenue. Turn right on LeConte and walk one block uphill to Le Roy Avenue. Turn left onto Le Roy, and walk for a block and a half. The Jesuit School will be on your right in the middle of the second block.

From BART on Foot
Route 1: Longer and Less Taxing
After exiting the Downtown Berkeley BART Station, walk up Center Street to the University of California, Berkeley campus. Follow the circle road to the West Gate. Follow the main road through the campus toward the Doe Library, the main library on the Berkeley campus, being careful not to stray onto the large footpaths. Just before you reach the library, you will come across the road which encircles Memorial Glade, the lawn which sprawls before the library. Take the road, which is a large footpath, north. Walk up one steep hill on this footpath before arriving at the North Gate, at the intersection of Hearst and Euclid Avenue. Walk up Euclid Avenue one block to Ridge Road, and turn right on Ridge. Walk one more block and turn left onto Le Roy Avenue. Walk one and a half blocks. The Jesuit School will be on the right side of the street.
Route 2: Shorter and Steeper
After exiting the Downtown Berkeley BART Station, walk north on Shattuck to Hearst Avenue. Turn right and walk towards east, the hills, to Euclid Avenue. Turn left on Euclid and walk for one block, to Ridge Road. Turn right on Ridge and walk one more block, to Le Roy Avenue. Walk one and a half blocks on Le Roy. The Jesuit School will be on the right side of the street.

Arriving by Bus

7, 40, 43, 51, 64 and F Lines
Get off at the downtown Berkeley BART Station and follow the walking directions listed above from BART.

8 and 65 Lines
The 8 and 65 lines go past Euclid Avenue and Ridge. Get off near there and walk east on Ridge. Turn left onto Le Roy Avenue. Walk for a block and a half on Le Roy Avenue, and the Jesuit School will be on your right.

52 Line
The 52 bus goes to Euclid Avenue and Hearst. Disembark there, and walk north up Euclid Avenue to Ridge. Turn right onto Ridge and walk for a block. Then turn left onto Le Roy Avenue. Walk on Le Roy for a block and a half, and on your right you will see the Jesuit School.

 
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