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Contact Information & Directions

The CREATE central office is located on the third floor of the Social Sciences Public Engagement Building on the UC San Diego campus. To get to our building, use these directions or this interactive map. 

Physical Address


UC San Diego

Social Sciences Public Engagement Building

9625 Scholars Drive North

Third Floor, Room 0305

La Jolla, CA 92093-0036

Mailing Address 


UC San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0036

La Jolla, CA 92093-0036

Delivery Address (FedEx, Amazon, UPS, etc.)

CREATE at UC San Diego

Public Engagement - Room 0301

7835 Trade St. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92121


Phone: (858) 822-2271


Parking Information

Below are the nearest parking lots to CREATE's offices. Please note visitors are only allowed to park in parking spaces labeled with white ‘V’. Do not park in any green ‘B’ or red ‘A’ parking spaces if you do not have the adequate permit to avoid getting a parking ticket.

Visitor (V) Parking Rates (ParkMobile zone 4752)

  • 30 minutes or less: no charge
  • Each additional hour: $4.20 (daily maximum $33.60)
  • After 5 p.m. weekdays and on weekends: $2.10/hr. (maximum $8.40)

Public Transportation

The San Diego trolley now goes directly to the UC San Diego campus, with about a 15 minutes' walk to our building. To plan your route use UC San Diego Blue Line Schedule and other resources found on this document.

For the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding further parking options or alternative transportation, please visit the UCSD Parking & Transportation website.

Contact Faculty & Staff

Visit our People page to find all of CREATE’s Faculty & Staff contact information. If you do not know who to contact, you can email us at

Map Links

UC San Diego Interactive Campus Map and Directions to CREATE

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