Family Weekend Directions and Parking

Main Campus parking information:

  • Download the Direction and Parking Guide for information about directions and parking on campus.
  • Park in the Hopkins Parking Structure on Friday and in the Gilman Parking Structure on Saturday and Sunday (see Family Weekend Parking Guide). 
  • If you're checking-in Friday, you must purchase a Visitor parking permit in the lot or near the lot where you park. Parking is not allowed in spaces designated as Reserved/24 hours, 7 days, unmarked curbs, loading/unloading and handicap.
  • There is no parking permit required for Saturday and Sunday; however the same restricted parking areas apply.

From the North:

  1. Take I-5 south.
  2. Take the La Jolla Village Drive exit.
  3. Turn right onto La Jolla Village Drive.
  4. Take the Gilman Drive ramp.
  5. Turn right at Gilman Drive.
  6. Follow Gilman Drive to the Gilman Parking Structure, which is located off Villa La Jolla Drive and Gilman Drive.

From the East:

  1. Take I-8 west.
  2. Merge onto I-5 north.
  3. Take the La Jolla Village Drive exit.
  4. Turn left onto La Jolla Village Drive.
  5. Take the Gilman Drive ramp.
  6. Turn right at Gilman Drive.
  7. Follow Gilman Drive to the Gilman Parking Structure, which is located off Villa La Jolla Drive and Gilman Drive.

 From the South:

  1. Take I-5 north.
  2. Take the La Jolla Village Drive exit.
  3. Turn left onto La Jolla Village Drive.
  4. Take the Gilman Drive ramp.
  5. Turn right at Gilman Drive.
  6. Follow Gilman Drive to the Gilman Parking Structure, which is located off Villa La Jolla Drive and Gilman Drive.

Gilman Parking Structure Parking payment kiosk / automated machine Price Center East steps and entrance

From left to right:  Gilman Parking Structure (corner of Gilman Drive and Russell Lane); Gilman parking pay station kiosk; Price Center East, steps and entrance to Check-In.

Questions:

Questions regarding parking during Family Weekend should be directed to the Parents' Helpline at (858) 534-7273, or email parents@ucsd.edu.