Life at California Institute of Integral Studies
From our rooftop Zen garden to art exhibits and a popular organic café, CIIS offers students places to balance their intense learning experiences. A short walk away, public transportation provides easy access to a vibrant, multicultural city and destinations throughout the Bay Area.
CIIS is located in the heart of San Francisco. Our neighborhood—the South of Market District (SoMa)—is centrally located, within a short walk of top-notch restaurants, cafes, galleries, museums, cultural attractions, and nightlife.
By bus, bike, train or car, it's a short trip to other parts of the city and beyond.
With its ideal climate, abundant natural beauty and open space, and exceptional cultural resources, the San Francisco Bay Area excels in quality of life. Visit some of the websites below to learn more about life here.