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Basic Sciences

Basic Sciences

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Directions to Basic Science Departments

Five of the six basic science departments are located on the Davis Campus in Tupper Hall and the Genome and Biomedical Sciences Building.  The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine is located on both the Davis campus in Tupper Hall and on the Sacramento campus in the Oak Park Building.

Directions to Departments on the Davis Campus

Basic Science departments located on the Davis campus are physically located in Tupper Hall and the Genome and Biomedical Sciences Building. Parking lot 56 conveniently serves both of these buildings. Parking permits cost $6.00 per day. Permit dispensers accept quarters, one-dollar bills, five-dollar bills or VISA and MasterCard. Parking is free on weekends and observed holidays, except when special event parking is enforced.

From the west (San Francisco Bay Area)

  1. Take Interstate 80 east (Sacramento)
  2. Take Highway 113 north (Woodland)
  3. Take Hutchison Road offramp
  4. Turn right on Hutchison Road
  5. Turn right on West Health Sciences Drive (first stop light)
  6. Proceed straight into Visitor Parking Lot 53

From the east (Sacramento)

  1. Take Interstate 80 west (San Francisco)
  2. Take Highway 113 north (Woodland)
  3. Take Hutchison Road offramp
  4. Turn right on Hutchison Road
  5. Turn right on West Health Sciences Drive (first stop light)
  6. Proceed straight into Visitor Parking Lot 53

From the north (Woodland)

  1. Take Highway 113 south (Davis)
  2. Take Hutchison Road offramp
  3. Turn left on Hutchison Road
  4. Turn right on West Health Sciences Drive (first stop light)
  5. Proceed straight into Visitor Parking Lot 53

Directions to the Sacramento campus

From the north (Sacramento International Airport, Redding)

  1. Take I-5 south to Business 80/Capital City Freeway east (Reno).
  2. Follow Business 80/Capital City Freeway east to Highway 50 (Placerville).
  3. Take the 34th Street exit and turn left onto 34th Street.
  4. Turn right onto T Street.
  5. Turn right onto Stockton Boulevard.
  6. The Sacramento campus will be on the left.

From the south (Stockton, Los Angeles)

  1. Follow Highway 99 or I-5 north to Business 80/Capital City Freeway east (Reno).
  2. Exit at T Street.
  3. Turn right onto T Street.
  4. Turn right onto Stockton Boulevard.
  5. The Sacramento campus will be on the left.

From the east (Placerville, Lake Tahoe)

  1. Take Highway 50 to the Stockton Boulevard Exit.
  2. Turn left onto Stockton Boulevard.
  3. The Sacramento campus will be on the right.

From the west (Davis, San Francisco)

  1. Take Business 80/Capital City Freeway east (Reno) to Highway 50 (Placerville).
  2. Take the 34th Street exit and turn left onto 34th Street.
  3. Turn right onto T Street.
  4. Turn right onto Stockton Boulevard.
  5. The Sacramento campus will be on the left.