Students find housing on both the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses, while others choose to live off-campus in the surrounding neighborhoods and the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
San Francisco neighborhoods are distinctive in character and can even vary from block to block.
Still trying to decide which is best for you? We can help!
Golden Gate University Neighborhood Guide: this site has a complete list of all neighborhoods in the Bay Area. Then they took it one step further and ranked them all based on safety. Check it out!
Walking Score: are your own two feet your only means of transportation? Then make sure you pick the right neighborhood to meet your walking needs.
Bicycle Coalition: looking to get around a little faster, ride your bike!
MB Community Events Calendar: each month the MB Community puts out an events calendar that lists important community information which can be great for those days at when you don't have plans!
• Bank of America - 501 Brannan Street, 415.622.7110
• Bank of America ATM - 24 Willie Mays Plaza
• Cardtronics ATM - 298 King Street
• Chase ATM - 255 King Street
• Chase & First Republic ATMs - Rutter Community Center
• Golden One Credit Union, Wells Fargo, & Bank of America ATMs - -
Gene Friend Plaza, adjacent to Hearst Tower
• Fremont Bank - 200 Townsend Street, 415.489.4451
• Rabobank ATM - (inside Walgreens) 670 4th Street
• Wells Fargo Bank - 286 King Street, 415.222.7460
• Slate - 3150 18th St. #112
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• Tao Barber Salon- 595 Potrero Ave.
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• Christopher's Books - 1345 18th St.
• Costco San Francisco - 450 10th St.
• Safeway Pharmacy - 298 King St.
• Walgreen's - 670 4th St.
• Giggling Lotus Yoga - 2325 3rd St. #318
FedEx Express Locations:
• UCSF Cardiovascular Center - 555 Mission Bay Blvd.
• UCSF Rock Hall - 1550 4th St.
• UCSF Genentech Hall - 600 16th St.
• China Basin Bldg - 185 Berry St.
• Center Hardware & Supply - 999 Mariposa St.
• All States Best Foods - 1607 20th St.
• Bi-Rite - 3639 18th St.
• Good Life Grocery - 1424 20th St.
• Olivier's Butchery - 1074 Illinois St.
• Rainbow Grocery - 1745 Folsom St.
• Ruby Wine - 1419 18th St.
• Safeway - 2300 16th St. and 298 King St.
• Trader Joe's - 555 9th St.
• Whole Foods Market - 450 Rhode Island St. and 399 4th St.
Post Offices / Mailing Locations:
• Brannan Street Station - 460 Brannan St. [M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm]
• Rincon Financial Center - 180 Steuart St.
• UPS Store #4592 - 660 4th St.
• Walgreen's - 670 4th St. [sells stamps in books of 20]: