The Bancroft Library is located in the heart of the UC Berkeley campus, on the eastern side of Doe Library and facing the Sather Campanile.
The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Public Transit and Parking
If you are coming to visit us, we recommend that you take public transportation: Public transit information
If you drive, please be aware that there is very limited public parking on campus and permits are required: Public parking on campus
There is metered and non-metered street parking near the campus, and parking restrictions are strictly enforced by the City of Berkeley: Off-campus parking
There is limited parking accommodation on campus for drivers displaying legal disabled parking permits. On-campus parking requires a UCB parking permit in addition to a state-issued disabled parking placard. Please consult the UCB Parking and Transportation website and the Campus Access Guide for further information.
Parking for Tour Buses
Bus parking is available at the white curb areas on Bancroft Way between Piedmont Avenue and College Avenue (near the Berkeley Law School) and between Bowditch Street and Telegraph Avenue in front of Sproul Hall (near the MLK Jr. Student Union). The driver must remain with the bus at these locations. For further information, please call the campus parking office at 510-642-5401.