UC Davis Conference Center: Location and Contact Information

Contact

Please contact the UC Davis 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

ucdccreservations@ucdavis.edu 

By Phone

530-752-2043

 

Location

The UC Davis Conference Center is located on the main UC Davis campus in Davis, California at 550 Alumni Lane, Davis, CA 95616.

Deliveries

For deliveries or Client/guest unloading and loading of event equipment, arrangements must be made with a UC Davis Conference Center Event Venue Manager in advance. Please contact a UC Davis Conference Center Event Venue Manager for more information. The UC Davis Conference Center assumes no liability for any vehicles.

 

Directions and Parking

Please use the directions and parking information below to arrive at the UC Davis Conference Center. You may also enter the UC Davis Conference Center's address, 550 Alumni Lane, Davis, CA 95616 into a GPS or use Google Maps with the address inputted.

Driving Directions and Parking

  • From 1-80 West (San Francisco)
  • - Take I-80 East toward Sacramento.
    - Exit the UC Davis exit #71 (just after the HWY 113 interchange).
    - Turn left at the stop sign onto Old Davis Road.
    - Continue straight past the UC Davis information booth.
    - Turn right onto Hilgard Lane (immediately after the Mondavi Food and Wine Institute buildings) and park in either the South Entry Parking Structure or Visitor Parking Lots 1 and 2.
    - The UC Davis Conference Center is east of Vanderhoef Quad, directly across the street from the Mondavi Performing Arts Center, at the corner of Old Davis Road and Alumni Lane.
  • From 1-80 East (Sacramento)
  • - Take I-80 West toward San Francisco.
    - Exit the UC Davis exit #71 (after the Richards Blvd exit).
    - Turn right at the stop sign onto Old Davis Road.
    - Continue straight past the UC Davis information booth.
    - Turn right onto Hilgard Lane (immediately after the Mondavi Food and Wine Institute buildings) and park in either the South Entry Parking Structure or Visitor Parking Lots 1 and 2.
    - The UC Davis Conference Center is east of Vanderhoef Quad, directly across the street from the Mondavi Performing Arts Center, at the corner of Old Davis Road and Alumni Lane.
  • From 1-5 North (Redding/Woodland)
  • - Take I-5 South toward Sacramento.
    - Take the HWY 113 South interchange to Davis.
    - Exit the UC Davis exit #71 on the interchange.
    - Turn left at the stop sign onto Old Davis Road.
    - Continue straight past the UC Davis information booth.
    - Turn right onto Hilgard Lane (immediately after the Mondavi Food and Wine Institute buildings) and park in either the South Entry Parking Structure or Visitor Parking Lots 1 and 2.
    - The UC Davis Conference Center is east of Vanderhoef Quad, directly across the street from the Mondavi Performing Arts Center, at the corner of Old Davis Road and Alumni Lane.
  • From Downtown Davis
  • - Take First Street west towards campus and away from downtown.
    - Turn left at Old Davis Road.
    - Continue straight past the Hyatt Place Hotel and through the first light.
    - Turn left onto Hilgard Lane (immediately after the parking structure) and park in either the South Entry Parking Structure or the Visitor Parking Lots 1 and 2.
    - The UC Davis Conference Center is east of Vanderhoef Quad, directly across the street from the Mondavi Performing Arts Center, at the corner of Old Davis Road and Alumni Lane.

Once you arrive to campus, the closest visitor parking lots to the UC Davis Conference Center are the South Entry Parking Structure and the Visitor Parking Lots 1 and 2

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 through the free ParkMobile app or from permit-dispensing machines located at the Pavilion Garage N/W and S/E, the Quad Garage S/W, Gateway Garage S/W, Lot 1, Lot 5, Lot 15, Lot 25, Lot 47, and Lot 56 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.

    Hourly = $1.50
    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 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 Vanderhoef Quad, located directly across the street from the UC Davis Conference Center. 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 UC Davis Conference Center is approximately 1 mile away 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 UC Davis Conference Center's address, 550 Alumni Lane, 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 UC Davis Conference Center. 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 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.
  • 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, directly across the street from the UC Davis Conference Center for easy access. 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 where you can walk or bike to the UC Davis Conference Center. 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 UC Davis 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.