California State University, Sacramento

California State University, Sacramento, also known as Sac State, is a metropolitan university that is among the largest campuses in the California State University system with a beautiful location along the American River. It has a multicultural student body of 28,000, and graduates about 6,000 students each year. 

Its 300-acre campus features lush landscaping and 3,000 trees. Miles of trails stretch along the nearby American River Parkway, linking the campus and student housing with bike, hiking and equestrian trails that extend from Folsom Lake and Old Sacramento.

Our map is a typical campus map, featuring buildings, a few stairs, some trees and a levee. Except for that levee, it is a very flat campus. 

Directions: From Sacramento, take Highway 50 east to the Howe Avenue-Power Inn exit. Bear right for the CSUS exit, which puts you onto Hornet Drive. Turn left at the end, onto College Town Drive. From the east, take Highway 50 to Howe Avenue. Go straight through the intersection to College Town Drive. After crossing State University Drive East, the road name changes to State University Drive South. Go one more block and turn right at the Information Booth. Parking Lots 7 and 8 will be on your right and left. Or, the nearest parking to Guy West Plaza is Parking Structure II, next to the bookstore; to get there turn right onto State University Drive East and drive until you see the parking structure on the left. The parking fee is $6. Look for machines that dispense tickets in the lots and parking structures (You can use a credit card).

To walk to Guy West Plaza, head north between the Bookstore and the Union (you will see the bridge off on your right).

Here is a campus map.

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