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Directions to the Department of Economics

Written Directions for finding the Department of Economics at UC Davis, including parking information

Travel Information

 

Department Location

The Economics Department is located in the Social Sciences and Humanities Building (UC Davis Campus Map) at the eastern edge of the UCD campus. The department is on the north-west corner of the building, at the corner of North Quadrangle and East Quadrangle. This is a block from the corner of A Street and Third Street, and about five blocks from the central part of downtown Davis.

Air Transportation

Davis is served by Sacramento Airport, a major metropolitan airport served by most domestic U.S. airlines. It is a 25 minute drive away.

 

To get from Sacramento Airport to Davis:

Limousine Service is available from the Davis Airporter (530) 756-6715 or (800)565-5153.
Car rental available at the airport.
Ground Transportation from the Bay Area
Take I-80 east to Davis.
A mile or two before Davis take Highway 113 north exit towards Woodland.
In Davis from 113 North take the Russell Boulevard exit east (right turn).
Go through several traffic lights to the UCD North Gate entrance at College Park/Howard Way (the traffic light before this one is a T-intersection on Oak Avenue). Turn right on Howard Way and park in the parking structure a couple of hundred yards down on the left.
The parking structure has metered parking. Seminar speakers will be provided with a parking permit for non-metered parking ahead of time or can get one from the department.


Ground Transportation from Sacramento Airport

Take I-5 north to Woodland (about ten miles).
In Woodland take Highway 113 south exit towards Davis (about ten miles).
In Davis from 113 South take the Russell Boulevard exit east (left turn).
Go through several traffic lights to the UCD North Gate entrance at College Park/Howard Way (the traffic light before this one is a T-intersection on Oak Avenue). Turn right on Howard Way and park in the parking structure a couple of hundred yards down on the left.
The parking structure has metered parking. Seminar speakers will be provided with a parking permit for non-metered parking ahead of time or can get one from the department.


Ground Transportation from city of Sacramento

Take I-80 west to Davis.
In Davis take the main Davis exit (Richards Boulevard) north into Davis.
After railway underpass turn left on First Street and proceed to A Street.
Turn right at A Street and proceed to Russell Boulevard.
Turn left on Russell Boulevard.
Turn left at the UCD North Gate entrance at College Park/Howard Way. Park in the parking structure a couple of hundred yards down on the left.
The parking structure has metered parking. Seminar speakers will be provided with a parking permit for non-metered parking ahead of time or can get one from the department.


Accommodations

There are a number of motels in downtown Davis. Several are within a few blocks of the UCD campus.