Location/Check-in Maps Transportation Housing Campus Information San Diego Visitors Information
FSCI TWITTER HASHTAG AND SLACK TEAM
We will be using Twitter Hashtag #FSCI to communicate with attendees via Twitter. We have also set up a SLACK Team for FSCI. We have sent out an invitation to all FSCI participants and ask that you all sign up. We will be making announcements through the SLACK team and channels. The Slack Team for FSCI is 'Force11Sci' Click on this link to join the Slack Team https://join.slack.com/t/force11sci/shared_invite/MjE2MTA3NDA2NTAwLTE1MDA2NTQ1MjEtNGZjOWM5YTkzZg
LOCATION/CHECK-IN (MAP & DIRECTIONS)
FSCI will be held on the NW part of the UCSD Campus. See Maps & Directions link above.
Housing Check-in (Daily 7am – 9pm): Eleanor Roosevelt College (ERC) Student Activities Center, 9851 North Torrey Pines Rd. La Jolla, CA 92093
Housing Check-in (Daily 9pm – 2am): The Village at Torrey Pines West, Building 3, North Break, 2202 Scholars Drive North. La Jolla, CA 92093
Housing Check-in After Hours (Daily 2am – 7am): For those arriving after hours – Between 2am and 7am please call The Village and they will provide you with your room key: 858-534-4165
FSCI Registration Badge Pickup (Sunday 3pm – 6pm): Eleanor Roosevelt College (ERC) Student Activities Center, 9851 North Torrey Pines Rd. La Jolla, CA 92093
FSCI Registration Badge Pickup (Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm): Institute of the America's – Auditorium Lobby, 10111 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
FSCI will be held on the NW part of UCSD Campus with courses and sessions being held in five different buildings. The main gathering place, including for badge pick-up and a lounge area will be at the Institutue of the Americas.
Like the rest of San Diego, La Jolla benefits from a mild, Mediterranean climate that is sunny and temperate throughout the year. The average high temperature stays between the mid-60s and mid-70s, with August beeing the warmest month the degrees can reach up to 90. However, we are located close to the beach and we have a cool breeze, a sweater might be required for cool nights.
The summer institute attire is very casual – please dress comfortably, summer/beach attire. Shorts, T-shirts and flip flops are welcome.
San Diego Airport
San Diego Airport is located approximately 25 minutes from the UC San Diego campus. Flights arrive daily from across Canada, the US.
The Airport is located 10 minutes from Downtown and serviced by 22 major and commuter airlines including non-stop flights from Mexico, Canada, Japan and the UK, San Diego International Airport is managed by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority and receives more than 16 million passengers a year.
For more information by TSA (Transportation Security Administration).
Transportation From the Airport
- Rental car at the Airport
- Airport Shuttles in and off the Airport.
- Taxi Cab – A taxi to the university from the airport will cost approximately $50
- Public Transportation
On Campus Housing
On Campus Housing can be reserved through the registration system. Rooms are $56.00 per night.
To reserve on-campus housing, click here
Local Housing Off Campus
For those who wish to stay in hotel during the FSCI summer institute, we can provide you with the information about the hotels that are near the campus.
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa – Closest Hotel to the Institute location.
Fitness On Off Campus
UC San Diego recreation is opening the gates for you! If you want to exercise, play basketball or just to stretch your muscles you have a few options on the campus, from swimming to weight room. You can find the description and hours on the UC San Diego Recreation website
Students: Day pass- $3, Flex pass $2 a day but you have to buy a minimum of 5
Non-Students: Day pass- $10, Flex pass $7. With any of the passes you can visit any room or activity on the campus.
Eat & Drink on Campus
Here you can explore more dining options on campus:
UC San Diego Dining Facilities
PRICE CENTER – SHOPS, RESTAURANTS, BOOK STORE, ETC
Check out Yelp, TripAdvisor, or other restaurant reviewing sites for more ideas!
SAN DIEGO INFORMATION
San Diego Visitors Bureau
On the San Diego Convention Center and Visitor Bureau website you can find more information about hotels, local transportation, maps and directions, weather information, and more.
Additional exciting places In San Diego
- Expedition at Sea: Sally Ride at Birch Aquarium at Scripps – Jul 30, 2017–Feb 9, 2018 at 9:00 am
- San Diego is full of beaches and great views – find your perfect beach
- Downtown night life
- Art & Culture
- Taxi information
- San Diego Groupon
- Sea World
- San Diego Zoo
- Discount’s website
- Balboa Park
- Lego Land