ARC Conference Center: Location and Contact Information

Contact

Please contact the ARC Conference Center, Event Venue Managers to discuss your upcoming event, to receive more information about the facility, or to schedule a site tour.

By Email

arcreservations@ucdavis.edu

By Phone

530-754-2171 or 530-754-2170

 

Location

The ARC Conference Center is located on the main UC Davis campus in Davis, California at 760 Orchard Road, Davis, CA 95616.

Mailing Address (Small Packages/Letters ONLY)

232 ARC
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Deliveries

For larger deliveries or loading/unloading of event equipment, arrangements must be made with an ARC Event Venue Manager in advance. The ARC Conference Center Loading Dock is located on the north side of the facility. Clients will enter the Lot 25 driveway on Orchard Road and make an immediate left into the Loading Dock at the first set of speed bumps. Please contact an ARC Event Venue Manager for more information.

 

Directions and Parking

Please use the directions and parking information below to arrive at the ARC Conference Center. You may also enter the ARC Conference Center's address, 760 Orchard Road, Davis, CA 95616 into a GPS or use Google Maps with the address inputted.

Driving Directions and Parking

  • From I-80 West (San Francisco)
  • Take US-101 South via the ramp to Oakland/I-80/San Jose
    Take the exit onto I-80 East toward Oakland (Partial toll road)
    Slight right at CA-113 North (signs for CA-113/Woodland)
    Take the Russell Boulevard exit toward Davis
    Turn right at Russell Boulevard
    Turn Right at La Rue Road
    Turn Left at Orchard Road and take this driveway into Visitor Parking Lot 25
  • From I-80 East (Sacramento)
  • Take I-80 West
    Take exit 70 to merge onto CA-113 North toward Woodland
    Take the Russell Boulevard exit toward Davis
    Turn right at Russell Boulevard
    Turn Right at La Rue Road
    Turn Left at Orchard Road and take this driveway into Visitor Parking Lot 25
  • From I-5 North (Redding/Woodland)
  • Take I-5 South toward Sacramento
    Take the HWY 113 South interchange toward Davis
    Take Exit 28 for Russell Boulevard toward Davis
    Turn left at Russell Boulevard
    Yield right onto LaRue Road
    Turn left at Orchard Road and take this driveway into Visitor Parking Lot 25

Once you arrive on campus, the closest visitor parking lots to the ARC Conference Center are the Visitor Parking Lot 25 and the Pavilion Parking Structure.

Purchase of a valid UC Davis parking permit is required to park on campus Monday - Friday from 7am - 10pm. Purchase of a parking permit is not required on weekends or University holidays, except during special events when parking attendants are present.

  • Purchasing UC Davis Visitor Parking Permits
  • UC Davis visitor permits are available for purchase from permit-dispensing machines located at the lot entrances and are valid for the date purchased only. UC Davis visitor permits are not valid in restricted spaces, loading zones, red zones, center core, and reserved areas. Permit-dispensing machines accept Visa and MasterCard only at the rates shown below. Permit-dispensing machines no longer accept cash; however, in each parking lot, there are a limited number of available parking meters that accept coins.

    1 hour = $1.50
    3 hours = $4.50
    5 hours = $7.50
    Daily = $10.00

    UC Davis visitor permits must be displayed on the driver's side dashboard of the vehicle for Parking Enforcement Officers to view.
  • Disabled Parking
  • Visitors with a disabled placard/plate may park without displaying an additional UC Davis parking permit in spaces where UC Davis DSA permits are honored. Disabled placards/plates are not valid in restricted spaces, loading zones, red zones, center core and reserved areas. More information regarding disabled parking on the UC Davis campus can be found at https://taps.ucdavis.edu/parking/guide/campus#disabled.

More information regarding vehicle parking can be found on the UC Davis Transportation Services website at https://taps.ucdavis.edu/parking/guide/campus.

Bike Parking

Bike parking is available in front of the ARC Conference Center between the building and Lot 25. Furthermore, there is significant bike parking in the South Section of Lot 25 closest to the Baseball Fields. Bicycles are not permitted in the building and should be parked in designated bike parking areas.

More information regarding bike parking can be found on the UC Davis Transportation Services website at https://taps.ucdavis.edu/bicycleprogram/parking_security#parking.

Public Transportation

  • Train
  • Amtrak is the National Railroad Passenger Corporation train network. Amtrak's "Capitol Corridor" line stops at the train station in Downtown Davis. The ARC Conference Center is less than 2 miles away from the Davis train station, making it accessible by driving, biking, walking, and by the UC Davis ASUCD run bus system, Unitrans.

    Driving, biking, and walking directions can be found by entering the ARC Conference Center's address, 760 Orchard Road, Davis, CA 95616, into your own GPS or by using
    Google Maps with the address inputted.

    The Unitrans A, B, and O lines will take you from the train station to either the
    UC Davis Memorial Union Bus Terminal or the UC Davis Silo Bus Terminal on campus where you can walk or bike to the ARC Conference Center. More information regarding Unitrans, including the system map and fares, can be found on the Unitrans website at https://unitrans.ucdavis.edu.
  • Bus from the West (Dixon, Vacaville, Fairfield, Benecia, and the Pleasant Hill Area)
  • FAST's Solano Express is Solano County's public transit system. The Solano Express Blue Line is a bus route that operates between Pleasant Hill BART and Sacramento. The Solano Express Blue Line stops at the UC Davis Silo Bus Terminal where you can walk or bike to the UC Davis Conference Center. More information regarding FAST's Solano Express, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the FAST transit website at https://fasttransit.org.
  • Bus from the East (Sacramento)
  • The Causeway Connection is an intercampus shuttle chartered by UC Davis that operates between the main UC Davis Campus, downtown Sacramento and UC Davis Health. The Causeway Connection stops at the UC Davis Silo Bus Terminal just a short walk from the ARC Conference Center. More information regarding the Causeway Connection, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the UC Davis Finance, Operations and Administration website at https://foa.ucdavis.edu/tags/causeway-connection-news.
  • Bus from the North (Woodland and the Sacramento International Airport)
  • Yolobus is Yolo County's public transit system. Yolobus routes 42A and 42B are intercity bus loops that operate from downtown Sacramento, through West Sacramento, Davis, Woodland, Sacramento International Airport, back to downtown Sacramento. Both routes stop at the UC Davis Memorial Union Bus Terminal where you can walk or bike to the ARC Conference Center. More information regarding Yolobus, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the Yolobus website at https://www.yolobus.com.
  • Bus from within Davis
  • Unitrans is Davis' public transit system run by UC Davis' ASUCD. All Unitrans lines take you to either the UC Davis Memorial Union Bus Terminal or the UC Davis Silo Bus Terminal where you can walk or bike to the ARC Conference Center. The Unitrans line you take to campus depends on where in Davis you are. More information regarding Unitrans, including the system map and fares, can be found on the Unitrans website at https://unitrans.ucdavis.edu.