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You don't have to be enrolled to appreciate the vast green lawns of this major university, which is home to the Mingei International Museum of World Art.
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9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wear good walking shoes! It's the biggest UC campus (size wise) if I remember our guide correctly. My daughter is a prospective student and it is our closest UC campus. She thinks it may be too big for her (and also too close to home)....More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing things are happening at UCSD! Good luck to all the Engineering and Computer Science students!

Thank C C
Reviewed 13 September 2018

I brought my niece here for a College tour. Wow, they didn’t miss a beat on explaining the school, and all it has to offer. Definitely, sign up on their website to get a spot. The tour was thorough, fun and informative! It made the...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Go to the Visitor's Center (or take a Triton Tour) to get a map of all the interesting things (outdoor art sculptures - The Stuart Collection, murals, buildings, etc...) that are on this amazing campus. It's definitely worth a half day of exploring/walking around. Best...More

Thank meplusfamily
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We took a tour of the campus and loved it. Worth a visit. There are many pieces of art on the campus like a tilted room on the engineering building (You can visit only on Tuesday I think. We went on Monday)Also Library architecture is...More

Thank Kitu N
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I was very impressed with this campus. It is so pretty and walkable. The library is such an unusual structure (pictured here). There is a path to follow that looks as if you are walking on a snake. On top of the engineering building is...More

Thank bonnierph
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great University at a great location in a great city of San Diego. The campus is beautiful and vibrant. Many restaurants in the Price Center area. Good bookshop, many beautiful Eucalytus plantations and an iconic Giesel Library build. Don't miss seeing Fallen Star building on...More

Thank CJDish
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The campus has some great walking trails with interesting art objects spread thru out. Large caps with lots of interesting things to see. Beautifully laid out.

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The UCSD campus is a delightful place to walk, with outstanding architecture, woods, restaurants, concerts and other things to do and places to see. Plus, its close to beaches, ocean views and lots of other attractions. Amazing how many locals have never visited the campus...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed 26 June 2018

UCSD has a beautiful campus. Many mature shade trees as well as newer drought tolerant plantings. Great for a stroll on a hot day. There are also walking paths through wooded areas. Observe parking regulations carefully as noted on signs

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amparojay1
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The campus is open to the public. However, parking at the University is challenging. Be careful to read posted signs regarding parking very carefully - they ticket aggressively. There are a few lots where you can pay to... More
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