DIRECTIONS TO UCSD

Directions from San Diego International Airport:

Exit the airport via N. Harbor Drive. Turn left on Laurel Street. Proceed up the hill and turn left on India Street (the wider street as there is a split street). Drive alongside the freeway on India, and take the two left lanes to enter the ramp onto Interstate 5 North. Drive 10 miles north, and exit on La Jolla Village Drive (Exit 28B). Turn left on La Jolla Village Drive, pass the freeway bridge, and turn right at the first light on Villa La Jolla Drive. Drive up the hill and turn right at Gilman Drive. Turn left to continue onto Gilman Drive. Turn left onto Voigt Drive. Reach the end of the street and turn right to continue onto Voigt Drive. The third stop sign will have Lot P502 on the right and Atkinson Hall on the left.

Directions from Interstate 15 Southbound:

Take State Highway 56 West/Ted Williams Parkway exit, and continue onto Highway 56 West. Take the ramp onto Interstate 5 South, and then follow “Directions from Interstate 5 Southbound”

Directions from Interstate 5 Southbound:

Exit on Genesee Drive (Exit 29), and turn left onto Genesee Drive. Drive up the hill and turn right at the second light onto Campus Point Drive. Make a right at the first light onto Voigt drive. Reach the end of the street and turn right at the intersection to continue onto Voigt Drive. The third stop sign will have Lot P502 on the right and Atkinson Hall on the left.

Directions to Marshall Lower Apartments and Hopkins Parking Structure: Follow preceding directions leading to Voigt Drive to Atkinson Hall. Pass the third stop sign to head straight down and up the hill. Pass the fourth stop sign and Marshall Lower Apartments is on the left and Hopkins Parking Structure is on the right when going up the hill past the fourth stop sign on Voigt Drive.

Public Transportation from San Diego Airport:

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (LINK) Take the 923 bus to Downtown, and take the 150 Express bus (not available on Sundays) or the 30 bus straight up to UCSD Campus. On Sundays, take the 30 bus down to Old Town Trolley station and take the Green Line to the Santa Fe Depot in Downtown, and take the 923 back to the airport.

DIRECTIONS TO MANDEVILLE AUDITORIUM (Taiko Jam):

From Lot P502 (Qualcomm Institute/Atkinson Hall): Exit the parking lot and turn right on Voigt Drive (west bound). Turn right on Hopkins Drive. Pass the stadium and turn left to continue onto Hopkins drive. Turn left onto Scholars Drive North (2nd stop sign). Keep going straight all the way to the end, and turn left onto Muir College Drive, and then make a first right onto Lot P207. After parking, walk southeast to Mandeville Auditorium (look for the Sun God Statue which is past it). There may be available spots in Lot P206 which is closer.

From I-5: Exit La Jolla Village Drive (Exit 28), and turn into La Jolla Village Drive westbound (turn left if exiting Northbound or right if exiting Southbound). Go straight and La Jolla Village Drive will become North Torrey Pines Rd. Make a right onto Muir College Drive. Turn right on the 2nd parking lot on the right onto P207. After parking, walk southeast to Mandeville Auditorium (look for the Sun God Statue which is past it). There may be available spots in Lot P206 which is closer.

PARKING ON CAMPUS

VISITOR RATES:

$2/hour or $20/day from Monday to Friday all day, available on all spaces marked “V” (white), “S” (yellow), and “B” (green). “A” (red) spaces are not available until 4:30pm (excludes signs that say “A” required 24/7). Attendees will be able to move their cars to other valid spots during the day, given there are available spots.

There is no charge for weekend parking, inclusive of red spaces listed above.

PARKING LOTS CLOSEST TO NATC FACILITIES:

  • Atkinson Hall/Qualcomm Institute: Lot P502.
  • Marshall Lower Apartments: Hopkins Parking Structure, Lot P308
  • UCSD PARKING WEBSITE  

SHUTTLE SERVICE ON CAMPUS

There is a campus shuttle that loops around campus on the (Campus Loop) route on weekdays (Monday through Friday) only with the last drop-off at 6PM: https://transportation.ucsd.edu/shuttles/campus-loop.html#Academic-Break-and-Summer-Sched