Family Weekend Directions and Parking

Parking information:

Please be aware that the campus is undergoing construction in certain areas that have required community members to plan accordingly to park on campus.

  • Driving directional signs to parking structures:
    • Friday, October 19: driving directional signs will only be provided to Gilman Parking Structure.
    • Saturday, October 20: driving directional signs will only be provided to Hopkins Parking Structure.
    • Sunday, October 21: driving directional signs will only be provided to Gilman Parking Structure.
      ** From each location, please follow walking signs to the Price Center Plaza for check-in or for the closing brunch on Sunday at the Price Center West Ballroom.

  • Parent and Family Programs designated specific parking structures related to where you will begin or end your day during Family Weekend. Please follow these instructions:
  • Parking permit:
    • Friday, October 19, you must purchase a Visitor parking permit in the Gilman Parking Structure. Parking is not allowed in spaces designated as Reserved/24 hours, 7 days, unmarked curbs, loading/unloading and handicap.
    • Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, a parking permit is not required; however the same restricted parking areas apply.

  • Check-In
    • Friday, October 19, check-in purposefully begins at 4 p.m. when employees and students are likely to leave for the weekend to help Family Weekend participants find parking with a little bit more ease.
    • Friday, October 19 and Saturday October 20, check-in will take place at the Price Center Plaza. Follow walking signs from the parking structure.
  • Download the Direction and Parking Guide for information about directions to and parking on campus.

Directions to Gilman Parking Structure

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. Turn right onto Villa La Jolla Drive.
  5. Follow Villa La Jolla Drive to the Gilman Parking Structure.

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. Turn right onto Villa La Jolla Drive.
  6. Follow Villa La Jolla Drive to the Gilman Parking Structure.

 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. Turn right onto Villa La Jolla Drive.
  5. Follow Villa La Jolla Drive to the Gilman Parking Structure.

Directions to Hopkins Parking Structure

From the North:

  1. Take I-5 south.
  2. Take the Genesee Avenue exit.
  3. Turn right onto Genesee Avenue Drive.
  4. Turn left on North Torrey Pines Road.
  5. Turn left onto Campus Point Drive.
  6. Follow signs until you reach the structure on the right, past the RIMAC Field.

From the East:

  1. Take I-8 west.
  2. Merge onto I-5 north.
  3. Take the Genesee Avenue exit.
  4. Turn right onto Genesee Avenue Drive.
  5. Turn left on North Torrey Pines Road.
  6. Turn left onto Campus Point Drive.
  7. Follow signs until you reach the structure on the right, past the RIMAC Field.

 From the South:

  1. Take I-5 north.
  2. Take the Genesee Avenue exit.
  3. Turn left onto Genesee Avenue Drive.
  4. Turn left on North Torrey Pines Road.
  5. Turn left onto Campus Point Drive.
  6. Follow signs until you reach the structure on the right, past the RIMAC Field.

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Questions:

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