For information about the area, please visit the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau at


Directions to Atkinson Hall

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[ campus map and parking options ]

A permit is always required if you wish to park on the UCSD campus during the week and may be purchased for $6/day at several locations. Conference participants are encouraged to park in one of several nearby lots in green spaces only. These lots fill quickly in the morning and if these lots are full, please park in lot P705, where a courtesy UCSD Regents Express Shuttle will pick up attendees and drop them near Atkinson Hall (at the Warren Apartments stop).

More information, maps and directions can be accessed at or through the UCSD parking website. If you have questions, concerns, or special requests please contact Jennifer Zimmerman (858-534-6135, .


Transportation to/from Airport

By Shuttle: A number of companies operate shuttle vans. Cloud 9 shuttle, +1-619-505-4950, or +1-800-9-SHUTTLE) Shuttle Service is available on the Transportation Plazas across from Terminals 1 and 2 via the skybridge. If you find yourself arriving at the Transportation Plaza with at least 5 other conference-bound persons, ask Cloud 9 for an "exclusive rate," which can reduce fare costs up to $4 per person.

By Rental Car: Car rentals are also available at the airport, with shuttles providing transportation to the rental facilities. A map and driving directions from the San Diego Airport to Calit2 are available here (using Google Maps). General directions UCSD are also on the Web.

By Train or Bus: Train information and fares can be found via the Metropolitan Transit System. Both the train (Amtrak) and bus (Greyhound) stations are located in downtown San Diego, not far from the airport. The Cloud 9 Shuttle will provide service from either station to UCSD; you can call them at +1-619-505-4950 or +1-800-9-SHUTTLE.

By Taxi: Taxi fare to or from the airport, bus station, or train depot is approximately $40-$50 each way. The following providers can be contacted for additional information and reservations:
    Airport Yellow Cab of San Diego: +1-619-234-6161
    Red Top Cab: +1-619-531-1111
    San Diego Co-Op Cab: +1-619-280-5555
For local La Jolla transportation, contact: La Jolla Cab Co. at +1-858-453-4222.