Lodging and Travel


SF State is located in the southwest corner of San Francisco, just minutes away from downtown and the Pacific Ocean.  The symposium will take place in the Cesar Chavez Student Center on the main campus.


Map and Directions

 Screenshot of SF on Google Maps

Cesar Chavez Student Center (SFSU) - on google maps


Getting to Campus

By Transit

  • BART: to Daly City, then MUNI 28 bus to SF State.
  • SF MUNI: M, 28, 29, 18, or 17 to SF State.

By Car

Highway 101 or Interstate 280 to 19th Avenue and Holloway Avenue.
Street parking is limited. During the week, paid parking is available on the Northwestern side of campus. If you plan to visit during the evening or weekend, there is a small 40-car paid parking lot on Holloway Avenue and Cardenas Avenue that is open to the public. Parking permits are $3.00 for two hours or $6.00 for the day. Pay stations are cash only and require exact change.

By Bike

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


What's Nearby

Local restaurants and shops within a 30-minute radius.

  • WALK: Park Merced Plaza (Cambon Dr + Castelo Ave), Stonestown Galleria
  •  PUBLIC TRANSIT: Park Merced Plaza, Stonestown Galleria, Taraval, West Portal, Ocean Avenue
  • CAR: Park Merced Plaza, Stonestown, Westlake, West Portal, Lakeshore, Ocean Avenue, Glen Park, Mission


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:
SF State Parking and Transportation



Near SF State Campus

Hampton Inn San Francisco-Daly City

2700 Junipero Serra Boulevard
Daly City, California, USA 94015

Sales Dept. 650-755-7500 Fax: 650-755-9400


Near Airport (SF0)

Hyatt Regency

San Francisco Airport
1333 Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, CA 94010
Reservation Line: 1-800-233-1234
Corporate ID # UNVR
ans CR # CR27755

San Francisco Airport Marriott

1800 Old Bayshore Hwy.
Burlingame, CA 94010
Reservation Link:
Direct Contact: 415-602-4685 (Kimi Isola)


Downtown SF

Comfort Inn By the Bay

2775 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
Front Desk: 415-928-5000

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway

1500 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94109
Reservation Line 415-441-4000

Hotel Nikko San Francisco

222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Front Desk: 415-394-1111
Reservation Desk: 800-248-3308

Hotel Rex

562 Sutter Street
San Francisco CA, 94102
Contact: Nancy Chen 415-217-4050
Reservations Line: 1-800-433-4434

Hyatt Regency

5 Embarcadero Center,
San Francisco, California, USA 94111
Phone: 415-788-1234

Intercontinental San Francisco

888 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 866 781 2364 - Front Desk

Kensington Park Hotel

450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Front Desk: 415-788-6400
Reservation Desk: 1-800-553-1900

Marriott Hotel

500 Post Street corner of Post and Mason
San Francisco, California 94102
Phone: 415-771-8600

Parc 55 Hotel

55 Cyril Magnin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Front Desk: 415-392-8000
Reservation Desk: 800-595-0507

San Francisco Marriott

55 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Front Desk: 415-896-1600
Reservation Desk: 800-228-9290

The Fairmont San Francisco

950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Front Desk: 415-772-5000
Reservation Line: 1-800-257-7544