Parking the UC Berkeley campus is scarce, so making arrangements ahead of time using the visitor parking information or using public transportation is encouraged.

Bear Transit is the on campus shuttle system, servicing both the UC Berkeley campus and the immediate surrounding area.

Public transportation around the San Francisco Bay Area is available by bus, cable car, or light rail via the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, or Muni, or by subway via the Bay Area Rapid Transit, or BART.

The Book Club of California is located near Muni lines 2, 3, 10, 30, and 45, and BART stations Powell & Montgomery. Parking is available at the SFMTA Sutter Stockton Garage.

California Historical Society is located near Muni lines 9X, 15, 30, and 45, and BART station Montgomery. A number of parking garages are available nearby including the Fifth & Mission Parking Garage, Museum Parc Garage, and the Moscone Center Garage.