Visiting UC San Diego
Getting to UC San Diego
Find driving directions, information about public transportation, and links to maps.
- Driving directions to:
- Current Traffic Conditions
- UC San Diego Shuttles and Buses
- San Diego Trolleys, Bus Service, Trains, etc.
- San Diego International Airport Shuttle Services
Parking at UC San Diego includes both metered spaces and permit-only parking lots and structures. Space may be limited, so visitors are encouraged to use public transportation when possible.
- About Visitor Parking
- UC San Diego Parking Maps
- Accessible Parking (for visitors with a Disabled Person placard or license plate)
In addition to dining and catering options on campus, you'll find dozens of restaurants in the surrounding area as well as some grocery stores. Follow the links for details.
- Places to eat on campus
- Fast food and casual dining at Westfield UTC mall
- Selected restaurants near UC San Diego (San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau list)
- Nearby grocery stores:
Hotels close to campus (partial list); ask if special rates are available for UC San Diego visitors:
- Del Mar Inn (ask for the "UC San Diego COSMOS rate")
720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA
- Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa
9700 N. Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037
- Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037
- Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla
8901 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037
- Sheraton La Jolla
3299 Holiday Court, La Jolla , CA 92037
For additional lodging options, search San Diego area hotels.
- Interactive campus map
- Find an ATM
- UC San Diego Bookstore
- Copying and printing services
- Dining options on campus
- Guided campus tours for the general public
- Guided campus tours for prospective students and families
- Guided Library tours
- Library services
- Post Office (Price Center)
- UC San Diego Calendar of Events
- UC San Diego Wireless Overview