California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 575-6100

Visiting CIIS

The best way to learn about CIIS is to visit our Mission Street campus—especially while classes are in session. Contact our admissions team to set up a tour.

They can arrange for you to sit in on a class, and speak with faculty, students, and alumni from your programs of interest. Even better—time your tour with one of our Public Programs & Performances or Saturday Night@CIIS events.

You can also attend an an Open House or an Information Session.


There are a variety of different hotels that are convenient to CIIS, including some quirky and cool options that could spice up your stay in the city:

Good Hotel
Holiday Inn Civic Center
Hotel Nikko
Hotel Monaco
Hotel Tomo
Hotel Whitcomb
Phoenix Hotel
San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront


Food and Drink

CIIS is adjacent to some of San Francisco's hippest foodie neighborhoods, and in this city, you can get just about any type of meal imaginable. Whether you're looking for vegan fare, farmer's markets, locally sourced meats, or fourth-wave coffee shops, it's all right here. Here are some tools to help you narrow your search:

Eater SF
Grub Street
Vegetarian Restaurants
Open Table


San Francisco is a world-class city, diverse and dynamic, an intellectual and creative hub. Whether you're looking for fine arts or street arts, our cultural offerings run the gamut.

Museums, Galleries, and Art Events
Asian Art Museum
Oakland Art Murmur
SF Station Arts Events Listings

Film and Music
San Francisco Film Society
Bay Area Film Festivals
Bay Area Video Coalition
Bay Area Women in Film and Media
Roxie Theater
Noise Pop

Literary Events
826 Valencia
Literary Death Match

Stay Connected

News and More
SF Gate
Bay Guardian
SF Weekly
SF Appeal
East Bay Express

What's Happening Around Town
The Bold Italic
Fun Cheap SF

City Guides and Local Search
SF Station