Map & Directions

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Directions to Campus

By Car

From Southbound 101 (San José/Gilroy)

  1. Follow Highway 101 south toward Salinas.
  2. Merge onto Highway 156 west toward the Monterey Peninsula.
  3. Highway 156 becomes Highway 1 south.
  4. Take Exit 406 onto Lightfighter Drive (CSU Monterey Bay main entrance). You will circle back over the highway onto Lightfighter Drive.
  5. At the third traffic signal, turn left onto General Jim Moore Blvd.
  6. Follow the signs to your desired campus location.

From Northbound 101 (San Luis Obispo/King City)

  1. Follow Highway 101 north to Salinas.
  2. Take the Monterey Peninsula exit (Sanborn Road). At the stop sign, turn right to go back under the highway.
  3. Sanborn Road will bend to the right and become Blanco Road.
  4. Remain on Blanco Road until it bends to the left and ends at a traffic light.
  5. At the light, turn right to merge onto Reservation Road.
  6. Turn left at the second traffic signal onto Imjin Road.
  7. Turn left again at the second traffic signal onto Abrams Drive.
  8. Wind through the CSUMB Housing area, then, when the road ends, turn right onto Inter-Garrison Road.
  9. Follow the signs to your desired campus location.

From Northbound Highway 1 (Monterey Peninsula/Seaside)

  1. Follow Highway 1 north.
  2. Take Exit 406 onto Lightfighter Drive (CSU Monterey Bay main entrance).
  3. At the third traffic signal, turn left onto General Jim Moore Blvd.
  4. Follow the signs to your desired campus location.

From Southbound Highway 1 (Santa Cruz/Moss Landing)

  1. Follow Highway 1 south.
  2. Take Exit 406 onto Lightfighter Drive (CSU Monterey Bay main entrance). You will circle back over the highway onto Lightfighter Drive.
  3. At the third traffic signal, turn left onto General Jim Moore Blvd.
  4. Follow the signs to your desired campus location.

Parking

Important note: We would feel awful if you got a ticket while visiting, so please purchase a parking permit.

By Bus or Train

From Downtown Monterey

Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) offers direct service between downtown Monterey and the CSUMB campus.

  1. Take MST Line 18 to the CSUMB Alumni & Visitor Center.

From Salinas (for Amtrak and Greyhound connections)

  1. Take MST Line 25 to the CSUMB Alumni & Visitor Center.

OR

  1. Take MST Line 20 to the Marina Transit Exchange.
  2. Take MST Line 16 to the CSUMB Alumni & Visitor Center.

From Watsonville

  1. Take MST Line 27 to the Marina Transit Exchange.
  2. Take MST Line 16 to the CSUMB Alumni & Visitor Center.

From San Jose, Morgan Hill or Gilroy (for Amtrak connections)

  1. Take MST Line 55 to the Sand City Station.
  2. Take MST Line 16 to the CSUMB Alumni & Visitor Center).

By air

From Monterey Peninsula Airport

  1. When you exit the airport's main entrance, turn right onto Highway 68 west.
  2. Follow 68 to Highway 1.
  3. Take Highway 1 north.
  4. Take Exit 406 onto Lightfighter Drive (CSU Monterey Bay main entrance).
  5. At the third traffic signal, turn left onto General Jim Moore Blvd.
  6. Follow the signs to your desired campus location.

Directions to Specific Campus Locations

Administration Building

Alumni & Visitors Center

Black Box Cabaret

Campus Quad

Chapman Science Center

College of Business

Freeman Stadium

Health & Wellness Services

Media Learning Center

Music Hall

Otter Sports Center/Kelp Bed

Service Learning Institute

Student Center

Student Services Building

Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library

Tide Hall

University Center

University Police Department

Visual & Public Art

World Theater

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