Mission Bay Conference Center FAQs

Are private events held at the Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF?
Yes. Our center has hosted corporate events, birthday parties, retirement parties, anniversaries, and weddings.

Is audio-visual equipment available?
Built-in, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment is available at Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF.

Do you offer catering?
Easy to use and located on campus, departments can charge catering orders from participating USCF restaurants using department Fund/DPA account numbers. And yes, their food is delicious! See our list of UCSF preferred caterers.

What does the rental price include?
Rental costs include in-house tables and chairs, set-up, breakdown, and clean-up for your event. Also included: sound system access.

Is alcohol allowed?
We welcome the inclusion of beer, wine, and/or champagne at your event. For any event that will include alcohol, please complete this UCSF Request for Use of Alcoholic Beverages form.

Is parking available?
The Mission Bay Conference Center offers (public and permit) parking spaces. Parking entrances are off of 16th Street at the 1625 Owens Street garage, and at the 1650 3rd St. Garage. For parking rates, please visit the Transportation Services website.

How can I get to the Mission Bay Conference Center using public transportation?

T-Third Metro Line connects all Third Street neighborhoods to the full Muni Metro system. The T-Third Metro Line picks up at 4th and King Caltrain Station and at the Embarcadero BART station. Stop: UCSF Mission Bay Station on 3rd Street, opposite the campus.

BART/UCSF Shuttles
Disembark at the 16th Street Mission BART station. Pick up the UCSF Shuttle-Red Line at the northeast corner of the intersection, in front of Burger King. Shuttles run every 20 minutes to 4th Street, UCSF Mission Bay campus.

Please visit Transit 511 for help planning your travel route.

I’ve been asked to arrange an event. Where should I begin?
Relax, it’s easy! Just contact us.

For more information on our services, please visit our website here.