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Maps and Directions

The LGBT Resource Center is located on the UC San Diego main campus in La Jolla. Our building is located in between Mandeville Center and the Original Student Center, and we are on the top floor.  Here is a link to a PDF of the campus map with the location called out.

We have a large common area and library, a community kitchen, conference room, our Heritage room for small groups and individual study, a gender neutral restroom, and offices for the staff. The large common area and library contains informational materials on LGBT issues, flyers of upcoming events, and desktop computers for your use as well as comfortable seating. Our library houses a variety of books, DVD's and videos on topics related to sexual orientation and gender identity. It also contains magazines and the Campus LGBT Historical Collection. For room reservations, please check out our room reservation policies and procedures.

Hours and Accessibility

For the summer of 2022 the LGBT Resource Center is open from Tuesday through Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm. If you want to connect with a specific staff member please feel free to phone ahead to confirm their office hours (858) 822-3493.

The LGBT Resource Center is completely accessible to people with disabilities. There are multiple handicap parking spaces near the Center in parking area P113. If you have any questions or concerns regarding accessibility issues within the Center, please contact Korie Houston, our Programs & Operations Coordinator, at or (858) 822-3493.

Driving and Parking

  • Take Interstate 5 either north or south to the La Jolla Village Drive Exit.
  • Take the La Jolla Village Drive Exit and turn west on La Jolla Village Drive (left if you are northbound, right if you are southbound).
  • Go through the stoplight at Villa La Jolla Drive (north). Bear right onto Gilman Drive (east). As you enter campus, you will see the South parking garage on your right.
  • Please note - there is no drive up parking to the LGBT Resource Center. It is a short distance from two parking lots which offer hourly and full-day parking options. See below.

Closest Parking

  • For short term parking: Continue on Gilman Drive past the Sotuh Parking Garage, and through the stop sign. Go underneath the wooden pedestrian bridge. At the next stop sign, turn left. Bear immediately right into Parking Area P113. Handicap and pay by space parking is available here, $2/hour. From P113, head into the heart of the original Student Center. Past the General Store and Food Co-op is a large elevator directly in front of you. Take the elevator to the 3rd floor, and turn right. The LGBT Resource Center is directly in front of you!
    Get directions for P113
  • For all day parking: Continue on Gilman Drive and turn right into the South Parking Garage 
    Get directions from the South Parking Garage
  • Check this map to help guide you.

Public Transportation

The Blue Line Trolley is the best option for getting on to campus.  For information on bus routes from your area to connect to these routes, please visit the web site of the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System.