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Air Travel

San Diego International Airport
3665 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101-1022

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Driving from the airport to UCSD

Start at 3665 N Harbor Dr, San Diego on Airport Exit - go 0.3 mi
Continue on N Harbor Dr - go 0.8 mi
Turn left on W Laurel ST - go 0.4 mi
Turn left on India ST - go 0.9 mi
Take I-5 North - go 8.4 mi
Take the Gilman Dr/La Jolla Colony Dr exit - go 0.2 mi
Turn left on Gilman Dr - go 1.5 mi
There will be a visitors information center on your right where you can pull in and get parking permits and directions to various points on campus.

Parking at UCSD

If you plan to park at UCSD, you must purchase and display a valid parking permit during these hours: Monday through Friday, 6 am-7 pm. You can purchase parking permits at either UCSD Visitor Information Center; you can also pick up a campus map.

Parking Map of the UCSD campus


The Holiday Inn Express in La Jolla has offered a special group rate for people participating in and attending Teknika Radica's "Powering Up/Powering Down."

The group rate is $69/night (vs. regular rate of $99/night) for a single queen bed and $79/night (vs. regular rate of $119/night) for a room with two double beds. Prices don't include taxes. Please make your reservations by January 15. After January 15, the special rate will be honored, but unclaimed rooms will no longer be held for conference attendees.

Hotel amenities: near beach; outdoor pool; free continental breakfast; whirlpool; kitchenette. Also provided: 24-hour front desk service, conceirge serivice; laundry and dry cleaning services; free local phone calls; porter;  public transportation within walking distance; complimentary parking.

To access this special group rate ($69/$79) for "Powering Up/Powering Down", please call 1-800-HOLIDAY or call the La Jolla Holiday Inn Express directly at  (858)-454-7101 and use the code: "TKR"

Holiday Inn Express La Jolla
6705 La Jolla Blvd.
LA JOLLA, CA 92037
Tel: 1-858-4547101
Fax: 1-858-4546957
Email: hielajol@pacbell.net
Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM

Teknika Radica will be providing shuttle service to and from this hotel and conference events. Airport shuttles to Holiday Inn Express can be arranged individually upon arrival at San Diego airport. The cost to Holiday Inn Express with an airport shuttle is $20.

Map of the hotel area

Driving from the La Jolla Holiday Inn Express to UCSD:

Start at 6705 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla going towards Playa del Norte St - go 0.7 mi
Turn right on Pearl St - go 0.4 mi
Turn left on Girard Ave - go 0.1 mi
Turn right on Torrey Pines Rd - go 3.2 mi
Turn right on La Jolla Village Dr - go 0.1 mi
Take exit ramp (towards Gilman Dr after first light (La Jolla Scenic Dr). Continue on ramp - go 0.1 mi
Turn left on Gilman Dr - go 0.2 mi
There will be a visitors information center on your right where you can pull in and get parking permits and directions to various points on campus.

“Powering Up/Powering Down” is sponsored in part by the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA), the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA), and the UC San Diego Department of Music in connection with the departments of Visual Arts, Music, and Literature at UCSD along with the UC Riverside and Los Angeles campuses.