Katipunan Avenue is a major access road in Quezon City. It spans from the north, in the University of the Philippines, and intersects several major roads like Aurora Boulevard and Boni Serrano. It can also be accessed through the Pansol-Balara area which goes through White Plains and the Corinthian Gardens villages.
Major schools like Ateneo de Manila University and Miriam College can be found here, along with many restaurants, residence halls and other establishments aimed at the student population. Students often refer to it by the nickname "Katips". Due to its accessibility, Katipunan is known to be a place where many people, especially college students, hang out and reside.