Location, directions and parking

University of California, San Diego
San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC)
10100 Hopkins Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093

San Diego Supercomputer Center’s Auditorium E-B212 located on the ground floor of SDSC’s east entrance, just off the driveway on Hopkins Dr, close to the Hopkins Parking Structure, Northwest end of UC San Diego campus.

The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is the closest airport to UC San Diego and SDSC.

For driving directions see the visitors page on the SDSC website

Download a Local Area Map with housing, SDSC, parking, coffee, restaurants

Transportation Options

For cab or shuttle Pick-up/Drop-off:

SDSC is located just south of the RIMAC Arena.

A taxi or transportation service can be used from the airport. Helpful link for taxi service in San Diego:

Public Transportation surrounding UC San Diego


General logistics during the Summer Institue


Light refreshments and lunch will be provided throughout the week to all attendees. Monday evening offers a reception and Thursday evening hosts a dinner at the beach.

Laptop Required

The Summer Institute is designed as hand-on program and does require that you bring a laptop with administrative privileges and wireless connectivity. Wireless is available to all attendees through SDSC and UC San Diego networks.

Remote Participation

Remote participation is not available.


Scholarship recipients: On-Campus Room & Board (R&B)

Housing accommodations for R & B Scholarship participants is offered through UC San Diego Guest Housing. Check-in Sunday, August 5 after 4:00 p.m. Check out Friday, August 10 by 1:00 p.m. at the Village Conference Center. See website for check in location and details. Also, see additional map above which identifies on campus points of interest, housing, and where to check-in.

Be sure to see FAQ page for directions and further details.

UC San Diego Guest Housing

UC San Diego Conference Services offers “Guest Housing” conveniently located and affordable on-campus housing to University guests and affiliates during the summer season.

UC San Diego Check Inn guests will stay at The Village at Torrey Pines, one of the Universitys newest communities and home to Transfer Students during the academic year. Located on the campus of UC San Diego just a few miles from La Jolla’s famous beaches, shopping, and dining, the apartments feature modern amenities, contemporary décor, and are within easy walking distance of everything on campus. Explore The Village!

Local Hotels

There are many hotel options surrounding UC San Diego and SDSC. The few listed below are located just off campus and may offer a university rate. Be sure to ask if a “UCSD Rate” is available when contacting hotel. An extended list of hotels can be found on the SDSC Visitor page.