Our students come from all over to attend the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program. Most of the time your first point of destination will be the Hotel Shattuck Plaza (2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704). The Hotel Shattuck Plaza is centrally located in downtown Berkeley steps away from the downtown Berkeley Bart Station and is a 20 minute walk to the Haas Campus.
We reserve rooms for students for three (3) nights, Wednesday - Friday, for the blocks held in Berkeley. For the Orientation block, the night of Tuesday evening (May 14th) has also been booked.
If you plan to drive to Berkeley, you should park at the Allston Way garage, directly across the street from the Hotel Shattuck (2061 Allston Way, Berkeley). Parking costs are included in your program; please validate your parking at the front desk.
For students who live outside of the Bay Area and need to stay at the Hotel Shattuck on Saturday night of Berkeley block weeks due to limited flight schedules to your return destination, the program will pay for 50% of the cost of any such Saturday night hotel stays.
TO RESERVE A ROOM FOR SATURDAY NIGHT BLOCK:
Please call the Hotel Shattuck Reservations Team - rooms will be offered pending availability, so please call as soon as possible. Also, please reference the "Haas School of Business" rate for that evening. These rates might range from $159-169 pending occupancy and room availability.
Hotel Shattuck Reservations Team
Contact: Bernadette Stafford (Bernadette.Stafford@hotelshattuckplaza.com)
Students may ride the UC Berkeley Campus Perimeter Shuttle from Downtown Berkeley to Haas. The route circles campus in
one clockwise direction from Downtown Berkeley Bart, to Northside, to the Mining Circle & Haas, to
Southside, and back to BART. This shuttle is free with a valid student ID ($1 exact change without valid
Public Transit: AirBART/BART is the fast, easy and inexpensive way to get to and from Oakland International Airport. The convenient AirBART shuttle travels between OAK and the Coliseum/Oakland Airport BART Station every 10 minutes during the day. Nearest BART Station to UC Berkeley: Downtown Berkeley Station. From the BART station, it's a 20-minute (uphill) walk to Haas. Monday through Friday you can also take the campus shuttle bus (closest stop is at Scandinavian Designs, at Shattuck and Addison). Ask to be dropped off at the Haas School of Business. Fare is $1. Visit the campus shuttle website or call (510) 642-5149 for more information.
Taxi/Cab: The Berkeley campus is less than 30 minutes from the Oakland airport. Students arriving or departing at the same time often share cab rides. Some students fly back home immediately after classes end, and others spend the night at a hotel and depart on Sunday.
Expect to pay about $35 for a taxi from the Oakland Airport to the Haas School and about $45 to $50 for a taxi from San Francisco airport.
American Yellow Cab: (510) 655-2233
Berkeley Yellow Cab: (510) 528-9999
Bay Area Checker: (510) 612-6546