Directions to Library Buildings

Visitor parking information/permits and campus maps are available at campus information kiosks. Directions to:


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, 237, and 921 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.

Floor Plans


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 3041150201/202, 237, and 921 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.

Floor Plans


Directions to Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives

Access to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Archives is by appointment only. 

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.
  • Go 1 mile to LA JOLLA SHORES DRIVE.
  • TURN RIGHT (west) on LA JOLLA SHORES DRIVE; go down the hill about 1 mile to Scripps.
  • TURN RIGHT on EL PASEO GRANDE, then RIGHT again on DISCOVERY WAY.

Driving directions from south of La Jolla

  • Take Interstate 5 NORTH; exit on LA JOLLA PARKWAY (formerly Ardath Road); go east and down the hill (about 1.5 miles).
  • TURN RIGHT on LA JOLLA SHORES DRIVE and go 1 mile to EL PASEO GRANDE.
  • TURN LEFT, then RIGHT on DISCOVERY WAY.

Parking

  • Park in metered spaces in one of 2 lots on either side of Discovery Way.
  • To avoid feeding the meter, park for free along the streets just a short walk south of Scripps.

Transit Information

  • The Scripps shuttle to/from main campus runs weekdays every fifteen minutes from 7:15am to 6:15pm (7:30am to 6:30pm from Scripps), and every 30 minutes from 6:15pm to 8:45pm (6:30pm to 9pm from Scripps).
  • Visit the UCSD Scripps shuttle page for details.

Maps & Directions