Closures and Moves:

The Memorial Union Renewal is officially underway, and the facility is undergoing significant changes that affect our visitors.

The Games Area is now closed, and some other areas of the Memorial Union have also closed or moved. For complete information, visit the Memorial Union Renewal page on the Campus Recreation and Unions website.


Memorial Union Regular Hours

September 19, 2015–June 9, 2016

Monday–Thursday: 7 a.m.–12midnight
Friday: 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Holiday Closures & Special Hours

Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11: CLOSED

Thanksgiving Weekend

Wednesday, November 25: 7 a.m.–7 p.m
Thursday–Sunday, November 26–29: CLOSED

Winter Break

Friday, December 4–Friday, December 11: See Finals Week Study Space page for full hours listing.
Saturday & Sunday, December 12 & 13: CLOSED

Monday–Friday, December 14–18: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, December 19 & 20: CLOSED

Monday–Wednesday, December 21–23: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Thursday–Sunday, December 24–27: CLOSED

Monday–Wednesday, December 28–30: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Thursday–Sunday, December 31–January 3: CLOSED

Monday, January 4: 7 a.m.–12 midnight (return to regular hours)








Guest Services Desk

Second Floor of Memorial Union

Mailing Address

457 MU
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Driving Directions

The Memorial Union is located on the University of California, Davis campus in the Memorial Union Plaza at the end of Howard Way.

From San Francisco

  • Take US-101 S via the ramp to Oakland/I-80/San Jose
  • Take the exit onto I-80 E toward Oakland (Partial toll road)
  • Slight right at CA-113 N (signs for CA-113/Woodland)
  • Take the Russell Blvd exit toward Davis
  • Turn right at Russell Blvd
  • Turn right on Howard Way

From Sacramento

  • Take I-80 W
  • Take exit 70 to merge onto CA-113 N toward Woodland
  • Take the Russell Blvd exit toward Davis
  • Turn right at Russell Blvd
  • Turn right on Howard Way


Nearest Parking Lot

North Entry Parking Structure

Weekday Parking

Parking is available at the parking structure located on Howard Way, just off of Russell Blvd. A parking permit may be purchased at the entrance to the structure for $9, or you may park at the parking meters on the 1st level of the parking structure. The meters have a time limit of 2 hours and only take dimes and quarters.

Weeknight Parking

Free before 7 a.m. and after 10 p.m. Visitor passes can be purchased for $9 for the time in between.

Weekend Parking

Free in all campus lots unless there is a special event.

Be aware of any events that may cause parking enforcement on the weekends or nights. Call Transportation and Parking Services at 530-752-8277 to confirm parking enforcement schedules.