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John F. Kennedy University’s three campuses offer professional and affordable environments for meetings and events in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The University’s main campus is located at 100 Ellinwood Way in the beautiful Ellinwood Business Park in Pleasant Hill, California.   Conveniently located off of Highway 680 near Walnut Creek and Concord, this facility offers ample parking and the area landscape and pond provide a pleasant backdrop for a conference or meeting. The Pleasant Hill campus has numerous meeting rooms that can accommodate groups from 25 to 100 and a computer lab with 21 stations.

Our Berkeley Campus is located in the historic H. J. Heinz building at 2956 San Pablo Avenue at the corner of Ashby and San Pablo Avenues. This campus is easily accessible from I-80 and is close to all forms of public transit. The Berkeley Campus offers meeting rooms for groups that can seat up to 75 people theater style seating.

Our campus in San Jose located at 3031 Tisch Way is in a sophisticated office building adjacent to Santana Row, just off Highway 280. The San Jose facility can host meetings or groups of up to 60 people and offers underground parking.

Weekly and monthly meetings can be accommodated offering numerous conference and classroom layouts which include state-of-the-art audio visual equipment for your convenience and a wide variety of options to satisfy the needs of your event.

In addition, our Pleasant Hill campus houses our Classic Café which serves a wide variety of high quality food and beverages between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Professional catering services are also available to serve your needs.

For further information or to schedule your event, please contact Laura Berry, Conferences and Events Coordinator, at 925-969-3441 or

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John F. Kennedy University is an affiliate of the National University System.