Getting to Merritt College

12500 College Drive, Oakland, 94619

Public Transportation
:  AC Transit on Line 54M (from Fruitvale BART Station). 

Directions to Merritt College:

Public Transportation:  AC Transit on Line 54 from Fruitvale BART Station via 35th Avenue and Redwood Rd.  Public transportation info at

Driving:  From the Warren Freeway, HWY 13 South, exit Redwood Road, turn Left.  From HWY 13 North, exit Carson Street, straight across Carson St/Mountain intersection, the turn right onto Redwood Rd.  Follow Merritt signs up Redwood Road to Campus Drive, turn right. Continue ½ mile to Merritt College.  From the MacArthur Freeway, 580 East, exit 35th Avenue’ turn left onto 35th Avenue.  35th Avenue will become Redwood Road; continue to the campus as above.  Yahoo! map

Turn left into the second Merritt College entrance, immediately turn right and curve around the buildings.  Park in any lot except  the A lot.  The C lot is the closest to the conference. 

Finding the conference on the Merritt campus:

Most of the conference will be held in the R Building.  As you face the campus from Campus Drive, the R Building is the building closest to Campus Drive and visible to the right.  There are several entrances to the R Building -- watch for signs for the conference registration area.

Look for the large blue R posted on the building it is next to P, Q & L .

From the bus stop:  The R building is to your right as you step off the bus.  The Registration is in the upper level corridor.

From the C lot:  The R building is the closest building, on your left.

From the B lot:  The R building is the closest building.  Enter on the left side of the R building, and go upstairs.

From other lots:  The R building is at the highest, most southerly point on campus (next to P, Q & L-the library).

Merritt College campus map