Parking Policies

Click here for a map of available parking lots.

Finding parking at UC Berkeley can be very challenging. Planning in advance is the key to getting a well-located spot that meets your needs - one designated for disabled parking (a blue spot) or the nearest available parking spot that is not restricted for use.

The good news is the campus reserves significantly more parking spaces for persons with disabilities than is required by law. The bad news is the campus has limited...

Community Resources

Below is a range of resources available for disabled community members.

UC Berkeley Diversity Academy "Neurodiversity Workshop"

December 14, 2021

The Office of Graduate Diversity recently hosted a UC Berkeley Diversity Academy "Neurodiversity Workshop" on October 28, 2021. Check out their video to learn more about graduate school for neurodiverse individuals!

Know Your Rights | Grievance Process | Nov. 29th | 6:10 - 8:10 PM

November 22, 2021

Monday, November 29th | 6:10 - 8:10 PM | Zoom Event

All are welcome to join in community building and advocacy! Come to the "Know Your Rights" Disability Town Hall, presented by the ASUC Disabled Students Commission and Berkeley Disabled Students. DAC will be providing an overview of the UC Berkeley grievance process, and students will be able to share their experiences navigating UCB.

If you can't access the picture below, please attend on the day of the event by going to...

There Is No Justice That Neglects Disability

November 22, 2021

“Disabled people live at the intersection of all systems of oppression and social justice issues. There isn’t one issue or one intersection where you will not find disabled individuals advocating for or experiencing the effects of those issues.” — Daphne Frias, youth activist, organizer, storyteller, and peacebuilder.

Last July marked the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a historic civil rights law. We have seen progress in the expansion...

Shrewd Awakening

November 22, 2021

After many years of excluding the disability community, philanthropy is starting to make changes. The Ford Foundation’s awakening on disability inclusion offers a model for the rest of the sector.

For years, Kristy Trautmann was the only one to speak up. Since 2010, she has been the executive director of the FISA Foundation, a small philanthropy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that takes an intersectional approach to improving the lives of women, girls, and people with disabilities. As part of her role, she often meets with funders and service providers working on...

Accessible House for Sale

October 29, 2021

An accessible house is for sale that would be wonderful for someone who uses a wheelchair! The house was previously occupied by a woman in a wheelchair, who had a husband who was an engineer. They have made the home very comfortable and accommodating. The house is located at 1782 Capistrano in Berkeley. Please share the post with anyone who might be interested.