160 Spear St., Floors, 5, 6 and 7

San Francisco, CA 94105

(415) 284-1060

Business hours:

Mon.–Fri., 8 am–5 pm.

The center is also open weekday evenings and Saturdays when classes are in session or when the computer lab is open. On weekends, enter the building through the Main Street entrance. Please note: Students must enter the building through the Main Street entrance on weekends.

Renovations and temporary building entrance closures

Please note that the San Francisco Campus lobby and plaza will be undergoing renovation and the Spear St. entrance will be closed from Feb. 6–May 31, 2017.

During this time, all building entrants will be directed to the Main St. entrance. Once the Spear St. entrance re-opens, the Main St. entrance will be temporarily closed. All work is scheduled to be completed by the end of August.

Need a Proctored Exam?

The San Francisco location proctors UC Berkeley Extension online course exams only on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 am. Exams are by appointment only, and you may call to schedule an appointment only when you receive notification that the exam has been sent to our office. The phone number will be provided in that notification.

How to Get Here

Taking public transportation?

We are located just a few blocks away from the Embarcadero BART station.

If you plan to use MUNI, hop on the 6-Parnassus, F-Market, 9-San Bruno, 21-Hayes, 66-Quintara or 71-Noriega


Bike parking is available in the parking garage and on the exterior walkway of the building. Please be sure to use a high-security lock when parking your bicycle, even for a short period of time. Bicycles and motorized scooters are not permitted inside the San Francisco Campus Facility.


Rincon Center Garage, 121 Spear St. (between Mission and Howard)

  • Mon.–Fri., 6 am–10 pm; $10 flat rate if you enter after 5 pm and leave by 11:30 pm; $21 early-bird rate if you enter before 8:30 a.m. and leave by 6 pm
  • Sat.–Sun., 8 am–6 pm: $10 flat rate; in the event that the gate is closed, press the intercom and identify yourself as a UC Berkeley Extension student, instructor or staff member.

75 Howard St. Garage (at Spear)

  • Mon.–Fri., 5 am–11 pm; $8 flat rate if you enter after 4 pm and leave by 11 pm
  • Sat., 7 am–6 pm; $6 flat rate for 4 hours, $6 each additional 30 minutes
  • Sun., 9:30 am–6 pm; $6 flat rate for 4 hours, $6 each additional 30 minutes

160 Spear St. Garage

  • Mon.–Fri.,7 am–7 pm; $24 flat rate if you enter before 9 am; $27 flat rate if you enter after 9 am; $15 flat rate if you enter after 5 pm (special rate for UC Berkeley Extension, subject to change)
  • Sat.–Sun., closed

Need to Use a Computer?

If you are enrolled in a class that has an open lab component, you are free to use our computer training facility.

Mon.–Thurs., 12–9:45 pm

Fri., 10 am–5 pm

Sat., 10 am–5 pm

Sun., closed