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During the semester, students can ride the Hornet Shuttle for free.

Looking for help making arrangements to visit campus or attend Orientation? Whether you are traveling to Sacramento or you are from the local area, we have some recommendations for you.
If you are traveling to Sacramento for Orientation, we hope you will take advantage of some of the fun activities available in the Sacramento area.


Hotels close to Sac State:

  • Comfort Inn - (916) 379-0400
  • Courtyard Marriott - (916) 403-9393
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - (916) 927-2222
  • Hilton - (916) 922-4700
  • Holiday Inn - (916) 446-0100
  • Larkspur Landing - (916) 646-1212
  • Motel 6 - (916) 383-8110
  • Red Lion Sacramento Inn - (916) 922-8041
  • Residence Inn (by Marriott) - 1-800-218-7214

Airport Transportation

If you are flying into Sacramento International Airport, you can catch the Super Shuttle to campus. No appointment is necessary when leaving from the airport to Sac State, but you must make a reservation for pick-up.

Rental Car Agencies

Public Transportation

Consider taking Sacramento Regional Transit to campus. There are a number of bus routes that drop you off on the north side of campus. In addition, light rail can drop you nearby at the 65th street station. From there you can take a short walk to campus or take a connecting bus.

Parking at Sac State

Parking permits are required during Orientation and are included in Orientation fees. You can access your parking permit by clicking the New Student Orientation button in the Student Center of My Sac State (similar to when you made your initial reservation). When you click on New Student Orientation, your confirmation will appear. By clicking on a button in the lower right corner of the screen you can print your parking permit.

We recommend you park in Parking Structure 2. A campus map can be found on the orientation website by clicking here.