College of San Mateo

1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd

San Mateo CA 94402

Since it is Saturday, you will not need parking permits.

Please view the PDF map for detailed parking/campus information.

Please see your notification letter/email for room assignment

From Highway I-280 (traveling North or South):

  • Take the CA-92 exit EAST toward San Mateo.
  • Exit at West Hillsdale Boulevard, turning left at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp onto West Hillsdale Boulevard.
  • Proceed up hill through second and third sets of traffic lights.
  • About 200 yards past third set of lights, turn right into campus at College of San Mateo sign.
  • Visitor parking is in lot 3, next to the Student Center (Building 5).

From Highway US-101 (traveling North or South):

  • Take the CA-92 exit west toward Half Moon Bay.
  • Exit at West Hillsdale Boulevard, turning right at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp onto West Hillsdale Boulevard.
  • Proceed up hill through second set of traffic lights. About 200 yards past light, turn right into campus at College of San Mateo sign.
  • Visitor parking is in lot 3, next to the Student Center (Building 5).

From El Camino Real (traveling North or South):

  • Take the CA-92 exit west toward Half Moon Bay.
  • Exit at West Hillsdale Boulevard, turning right at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp onto West Hillsdale Boulevard.
  • Proceed up hill through second set of traffic lights. About 200 yards past light, turn right into campus at College of San Mateo sign.
  • Visitor parking is in lot 3, next to the Student Center (Building 5).

Public Transportation (top)

SamTrans bus service has two direct routes to the campus (#250 and #260) and connecting bus routes from the Hillsdale Shopping Center and the Caltrain Station serving the CSM campus throughout the day. All buses have wheelchair lifts and also serve students attending evening classes. Routing information is available by calling 1-800-660-4BUS or via the web at http://www.samtrans.com/ and http://www.caltrain.com/. Printed bus schedules and maps are also available at the CSM Student Activities Office (Bldg. 5, Room 125).