The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing
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Presidio Building

The following Graduate Programs in the School of Nursing and Health Professions are housed at the Presidio:

  • Master of Science in Behavioral Health (MSBH)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology 

USF Presidio Campus
USF's Presidio Building is located at 920 Mason St, San Francisco CA 94129 in the Presidio of San Francisco.

Useful tips:

  • Avoid using GPS devices to locate the Presidio Campus; many visitors remark that GPS didn't allow for construction detours.
  • Google Maps has been consistently reliable in locating the building.
  • It's important to enter the zip code 94129, when entering the address so that you do not end up on Mason Street downtown. 

Bus routes

The 43 stops near the Main Post of the Presidio at Letterman Drive. You can then catch the PresidiGo Shuttle at the Transit Center; take the Crissy Field Route to Stillwell Hall. It takes approximately 15 minutes on the shuttle. Walking takes approximately 20 minutes.

The 28 stops at the Golden Gate Bridge Parking Lot. You can catch the PresidiGo shuttle at the Bridge to Stillwell Hall. It takes approximately 5 minutes. Walking takes approximately 15 minutes. See map below for walking directions.

Parking

All spaces immediately surrounding the building are pay per hour from 10:00am - 7:00pm, 7 days per week. There are pay machines located near Planet Granite next door. Parking is $1.20/hour up to $7/day. There is also free parking available for USF faculty, staff, students and visitors located in the Stables lot at McDowell and Cowles Streets, 2 blocks away. Look for the Park Archives and Records Center and you know you're in the right lot.

Driving Directions

From the North Bay - Take 101 South across the Golden Gate Bridge. Make sure you're in the far right lane. Immediately after the Toll Plaza, make a right on the exit for 25th Ave and merge onto Merchant Rd. Turn left onto Lincoln Blvd and follow Lincoln for about one mile. Turn left onto McDowell Ave. Free parking is located on McDowell at the Stables lot (Park Archives and Records Building), just before Cowles. To go directly to the building, continue on McDowell which becomes Crissy Field Ave. Turn right toward Mason St then left onto Mason St and 920 Mason will be on the corner.

From the South Bay - Take I-280 North to San Francisco, keep left to take CA-1N toward 19th Avenue/Golden Gate Bridge. Continue onto 19th Ave and follow through the city until you reach the 101 merge towards the Golden Gate Bridge going north. Take the last San Francisco exit 439 to Presidio View Area/Golden Gate National Recreation Area before getting on the bridge. Turn slight right onto Merchant Rd, then right onto Vista Acc and then make a left onto Lincoln Blvd. Follow Lincoln for about 1 mile, then turn left on McDowell Ave. Free parking is located on McDowell at the Stables lot (Park Records and Archives Building), just before Cowles. To go directly to the building, continue on McDowell which becomes Crissy Field Ave. Turn right toward Mason St then left onto Mason and 920 Mason will be on the corner.

From the East Bay - Take I-80 over the Bay Bridge. Take the Fremont St./Folsom St. exit. Keep left to take the Fremont St ramp and turn slight left onto Fremont which becomes Front St. Turn left onto Pine St then right onto Kearney St. Next, turn slight left onto Columbus Ave and follow for about 1 mile. Turn left onto Bay St and follow for just under 1 mile. Turn right onto Laguna St then left onto Marina Blvd. Follow Marina Blvd for about 1 mile and stay straight (veers somewhat to the right) at the intersection (make sure to be in the right lane--do not follow through the stop lights to get on the Golden Gate Bridge). You will enter the Presidio and Marina Blvd becomes Mason St. Continue on Mason. Follow to 920 Mason, just after the intersection for Crissy Field Ave. For parking, turn left at Crissy Field Ave and then left on to McDowell Ave. The parking lot is just past Cowles St on the left (Park Records and Archives Building).

From the Main Campus (2130 Fulton St) - Head West on Turk Blvd. Turn right at Arguello Blvd and proceed through the Arguello Gate of the Presidio. Turn left onto Sheridan Ave and continue onto Lincoln Blvd. Turn right onto McDowell Ave. Free parking is located on McDowell at the Stables lot (Park Records and Archives Building), just before Cowles. To go directly to the building, continue on McDowell which becomes Crissy Field Ave. Turn right toward Mason St then left onto Mason and 920 Mason will be on the corner.

 


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