Relocation Information

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature.

Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Community & Transportation

Bay Area Overview 


  • Phone and web resource for real time information for Bay Area.

Neighborhood Profiles of Berkeley & East Bay 


Crime Rate 

Surrounding Cities – Public Transportation or Drive Accessible

Interstate 80:

  • Albany
  • El Cerrito
  • El Sobrante
  • Richmond
  • San Pablo
  • Pinole
  • Hercules

Interstate 880: 

  • Oakland
  • Alameda

Highway 13 and CA I-580  East 

  • Piedmont
  • Oakland

Highway 24  

  • Orinda
  • Moraga
  • Lafayette

Highway 680 North 

  • Walnut Creek
  • Pleasant Hill

Highway 680

  • South Alamo
  • Danville
  • San Ramon

I-580 West/Marin County

  • Tiburon
  • Marin

Nearest Major City 

  • San Francisco

New Employee Information

New Employee at UC Berkeley 

Benefits at UC Berkeley 

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