Directions to Library Buildings

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Directions to Geisel Library

Driving directions from north of La Jolla

  • Take Interstate 5 SOUTH; exit on GENESEE AVENUE and veer right (west).
  • TURN LEFT at 3rd light on NORTH TORREY PINES ROAD.
  • TURN LEFT at next light on NORTH POINT DRIVE.
  • A Campus Information kiosk is on the right at the 2nd stop sign.

Driving directions from south of La Jolla

  • Take Interstate 5 NORTH; exit on GILMAN DRIVE and head north; continue about 1.5 miles.
  • A Campus Information kiosk is on the right. 

Transit Information

  • City bus routes 3041150201/202, and 237 all go through UCSD.  Exit at Gilman/Myers stop for Geisel Library.
  • Choose University of California, San Diego from list of landmarks when using the San Diego MTS trip planner.

Directions to Biomedical Library Building

Driving directions from north of La Jolla

  • Take Interstate 5 SOUTH; exit on LA JOLLA VILLAGE DRIVE west.
  • Proceed to GILMAN DRIVE and TURN RIGHT.
  • A Campus Information kiosk is on the right.

Driving directions from south of La Jolla

  • Take Interstate 5 NORTH; exit on GILMAN DRIVE.
  • TURN LEFT at stop sign onto Gilman Drive; continue about 1.5 miles.
  • A Campus Information kiosk is on the right.

Transit Information

  • City bus routes 30, 41, 150, 201/202, and 237 all go through UCSD. Exit at Gilman/Myers stop for Geisel Library.
  • Choose University of California, San Diego from list of landmarks when using the San Diego MTS trip planner.
  • Free Shuttle Service is available between main campus and Medical Centers at Hillcrest and East Campus.

Directions to Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives

Access to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives is by appointment only. Please contact Special Collections and Archives (SC&A) at spcoll@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-2533.

Revised: D. Tweedy, 11/31/16

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