SDSC Summer Institute 2014: Big Data Meets HPC



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SDSC Summer Institute 2014

HPC Meets Big Data

Travel & Housing

Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements and expense to attend the Summer Institute.   However, a select number of on campus room and board scholarships will be extended. 

Travel to SDSC
The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is the closest airport to UC San Diego and SDSC.  The Getting Here map offers directions, campus map and exact locations for housing check-in, SDSC, and to help you navigate around campus.

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On-Campus Housing
UC San Diego Conference Services offers on-campus apartment housing.  Housing is made available to attendees of the Summer Institute.  Campus apartments can have up to 4 private rooms, with shared bathroom, kitchen and living space. Roommates will be assigned according to gender and by request.  Those attending with room and board scholarships will be assigned a room and will also receive 3 meals daily at the local commons.  On-campus single shared apartment or a private apartment are also available to those attending without room and board funding.  Additional days may be accommodated.

For on-campus housing details and reservations:

Parking permits are always required on the UC San Diego campus.  Be sure to check with Guest Housing or use parking kiosks. 

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 the "UCSD Rate" is available during your stay.

Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa
9700 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 550-1000

Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
3299 Holiday Ct.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 453-5500
(800) 345-9995

The Residence Inn
8901 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 587-1770
(800) 331-3131

Additional local hotels can be found at

Taxi or transportation service can be used from the airport.
Terramoto Transportation
(619) 269-7397
Torrey Pines Transportation
(858) 997-6866
Super Shuttle
(800) 974-8885