Visiting UC San Diego

Getting to UCSD

Find driving directions, information about public transportation, and links to maps.


Parking at UCSD includes both metered spaces and permit-only parking lots and structures. Space can be limited and visitors are encouraged to use public transportation when possible.


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.


Hotels close to campus (partial list); ask if special rates are available for UCSD visitors:

For additional lodging options, search San Diego area hotels.

Campus resources

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