Memorial Union: Location and Contact Information

Contact

Please contact the Memorial Union Event Venue Manager to discuss your upcoming event, to receive more information about the facility, or to schedule a site tour.

By Email

mupcl_reservations@ucdavis.edu

By Phone

530-752-1010

 

Location

The Memorial Union is located on the main UC Davis campus in Davis, California at 250 W Quad, Davis, CA 95616.

Deliveries

For deliveries or Client unloading and loading of event equipment, arrangements must be made in advance with the Memorial Union Event Venue Manager. The Memorial Union assumes no liability for any vehicles. Please contact the Memorial Union Event Venue Manager for more information.

 

Directions and Parking

Please use the directions and parking information below to arrive at the Memorial Union. You may also enter the Memorial Union’s address, 250 W Quad, 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 I-80 East toward Sacramento.
    - Take the CA-113 North exit toward Woodland.
    - Take Exit 28 for Russell Boulevard.
    - Turn right onto Russell Boulevard.
    - Turn right onto Howard Way.
    - Park in either the North Entry Parking Structure or VP Lot 15.

  • From I-80 East (Sacramento)
  • - Take I-80 West toward San Francisco.
    - Take the CA-113 North exit toward Woodland.
    - Take Exit 28 for Russell Boulevard.
    - Turn right onto Russell Boulevard.
    - Turn right onto Howard Way.
    - Park in either the North Entry Parking Structure or VP Lot 15.

  • From I-5 North (Redding/Woodland)
  • - Take I-5 South toward Sacramento.
    - Take the CA-113 interchange toward Davis.
    - Take Exit 28 for Russell Boulevard.
    - Turn left onto Russell Boulevard.
    - Turn right onto Howard Way.
    - Park in either the North Entry Parking Structure or VP Lot 15.

  • From Downtown Davis
  • - Head North on F Street toward 4th Street.
    - Turn left onto 5th Street.
    - Continue onto Russell Boulevard.
    - Turn left onto Howard Way.
    - Park in either the North Entry Parking Structure or VP Lot 15.

Once you arrive on campus, the closest visitor parking lots to the Memorial Union are the North Entry Parking Structure and VP Lot 15.

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 have gone mobile.  The free ParkMobile app makes it easy to pay for parking at UC Davis right from your phone. Once you set up your account, simply select your parking zone, vehicle, pay for the day or hour, and go. It's smart, contactless payment in the palm of your hand! Please visit the following website to learn more about visitor parking rates and how to pay for parking with ParkMobile.

    UC Davis visitor permits are not valid in restricted spaces, loading zones, red zones, center core, and reserved areas.

  • 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 on the UC Davis Transportation Services website

More information regarding vehicle parking can be found on the UC Davis Transportation Services website.

Bike Parking

Bike parking is available around the Memorial Union. 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.

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 Memorial Union is approximately 1 mile from the Davis train station, making it accessible by driving, by biking, by walking, and by the UC Davis ASUCD run bus system, Unitrans.

    Driving, biking, and walking directions can be found by entering the Memorial Union’s address, 250 W Quad, 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 where you can walk or bike to the Memorial Union. More information regarding Unitrans, including the system map and fares, can be found on the
    Unitrans website.
  • 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 Memorial Union. More information regarding FAST's Solano Express, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the FAST transit website.
  • Bus from the East (Sacramento)
  • The Causeway Connection is an intercampus shuttle chartered by UC Davis that operates between the Davis Campus, downtown Sacramento and UC Davis Health. The Causeway Connection stops in front of the Mondavi Center where you can walk or bike to the Memorial Union. More information regarding the Causeway Connection, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the UC Davis Finance, Operations and Administration website.
  • 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 directly across the street from the Memorial Union. More information regarding Yolobus, including the system schedule and fares, can be found on the Yolobus website.
  • 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 Memorial Union. 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.