Location and Directions

Pride Center Location

The PRIDE Center is located on the 1st Level of the Student Union. Please stop by to hang out, chat, read, eat lunch, or just check out the space! 

External view of the PRIDE Center

You can use the Google Map to give you directions from your phone or follow these directions:

  • Find a campus map and locate the Student Union.
  • The PRIDE Center is located in the Main (center) section of the Student Union on the 1st Level around the glass staircase atrium. 

Pride Center Driving Directions

Note: Please use this location and not the university's address (it will take you to the wrong location).

South Parking Garage Directions

South Parking Garage (Google Map)

East 208

  • Take the 7th street exit.
  • Turn left onto E. Virginia Street (will be an immediate left from the freeway).
  • Turn left onto 7th street.
  • Cross E. San Salvador Street.
  • Turn left into the South Parking Garage (if using accessible parking make sure you turn into the right most lane to enter the garage).
  • Accessible parking is on the first floor to the right when you enter the garage.
  • General parking starts on the 3rd floor.
  • Find a Parking Permit Station and purchase a permit, credit cards or cash are accepted.

West 208

  • Take the 10th street exit.
  • Turn right onto 11th Street (will be an immediate right from the freeway).
  • Turn left onto E. San Salvador Street.
  • Turn right onto 7th street.
  • Turn left into the South Parking Garage (if using accessible parking make sure you turn into the right most lane to enter the garage).
  • Accessible parking is on the first floor to the right when you enter the garage.
  • General parking starts on the 3rd floor.
  • Find a Parking Permit Station and purchase a permit, credit cards or cash are accepted.

North Parking Garage Directions

North Parking Garage (Google Map)

Note: This map is only to give you an idea of how to get to the garage, there is only one entrance and from San Fernando, westbound direction.

East 208

  • Take the 10th street exit.
  • Turn left onto 11th street (will be the 2nd left from the freeway).
  • Turn left onto San Fernando, cross 10th street and the garage entrance is on the right. 
  • Turn right into the North Parking Garage. This is where you will pick up your parking pass.
  • Enter the 2nd floor labeled Employee Parking, accessible parking is available on this floor.

West 208

  • Take the 11th street exit.
  • Turn right onto 11th street (will be the 1st right from the freeway).
  • Turn left onto San Fernando, cross 10th street and the garage entrance is on the right. 
  • Turn right into the North Parking Garage.
  • Enter the 2nd floor labeled Employee Parking, accessible parking is available on this floor.

Parking Permits

Visitor Parking Permit Prices

Permit Description Permit Prices
Per Half-Hour  (Maximum daily rate of $8)

$1.00/half-hour

Evenings after 5:30 pm (Monday - Friday)

$5.00/day

All Day (Weekends & Holidays)

$5.00/day

Public Transportation

Caltrain & VTA DASH (Downtown Area Shuttle)

The nearest station to SJSU is the Diridon Station. Please check the Caltrain website for the latest information on train schedules. Please note there are different schedules for weekday and weekends.

On weekdays from the Diridon Station you can take the free shuttle around the downtown area to get back and forth from the Diridon station and SJSU. Please check the VTA DASH website for the most up to date bus schedule.

BART & VTA

The closest BART station is Warm Springs in Fremont. VTA runs a bus route from Warm Springs to Downtown San Jose which is approximately 6 blocks from the PRIDE Center on campus (by foot or wheelchair approximately 10 to 20 minutes travel time).