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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

The LGBT Resource Center is open from Monday through Thursday 8:00am-7:00pm and Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm. 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 a parking garage (under construction) 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

  • Continue on Gilman Drive past the Parking Garage (under construction), 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
  • Continue on Gilman Drive and turn left onto Scholars Drive South. Go up the hill, past the Che Cafe and the Theatre District. Immediately after Revelle College Drive, turn left into Parking Are P102.  Access the Paystation, print a pass, and display it in your vehicle.  Then head north and cross the street. You will walk onto campus, and see Gailbraith Hall on your right.  Walk past this, and you will be in Revell Plaza.  Cross the plaza diagonally, and continue north.  You will eventually bear right (east) into the Original Student Center.  The LGBT Resource Center will be located in the northeast area of that cluster of buildings which make up the Orgnal Student Center, in building 289 on the top floor. Take the stairs or elevator to the top floor and it will be located on the east most side of the walk way.
    Get directions for P102
  • Check this map out to help guide you from lots P113 and P102 to the LGBT Resource Center.

Public Transportation

Several public bus routes go through UCSD, including the 30, 41, 101, 150, 201/202 SuperLoop (Gilman Bridge Stop), 204 SuperLoop, and 921, which have bus stops on Gilman Drive or elsewhere on campus. The LGBT Resource Center faces Gilman Drive and is a short distance from many of these bus stops. The nearest bus stop to the LGBT Resource Center is located around that Gilman bridge which is frequented by the 150, and the 201. 

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.