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MSRI Permit Parking

The MSRI parking lot consists of the top two levels of the hill terrace parking. The lot is on the hill below the MSRI building off Centennial Drive. 

MSRI has a limited number of parking slots for members, staff, workshop participants and special events attendees. Due to the limited number of spaces, these parking spots tend to fill up quickly. Additional parking is available in the lower levels, for a fee. The UCB Police department patrols all of the lots and will ticket vehicles that are parked off the pavement or that do not have a visible permit.

During workshops or special events, temporary parking permits to be displayed under the windshield are available for attendees in a box on the first stair landing towards MSRI.

There are three parking spaces directly in front of Chern Hall for anyone with a Disabled Person Parking Placard.

The parking spaces at the top of the driveway near the MSRI building are reserved for staff members and service providers. Please do not double park next to these spaces or along the cement wall.

UC Berkeley Fee-Based Parking

After you park, take note of the parking space number, find a pay station and purchase your parking permit. The pay station is located near the traffic light in front of the Lawrence Hall of Science and it accepts quarters as well as $1, $5, and $10 bills.

Space Sciences Lab

Parking in the lots surrounding the Space Science Labs is by permit only, enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.