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UC San Diego, Department of Neurosciences
Biomedical Research Facility II (BRF2)
Offices 3A25 and 3A26


Driving Directions

Please note that "9500 Gilman Drive" is a singular address for the entire UC San Diego campus, it will not bring you to our actual building. We recommend using this Google Map, or navigating to the nearest major cross streets: Gilman Drive and Biomedical Sciences Way. ​From Gilman Drive, turn EAST onto Biomedical Sciences Way. Continue heading EAST on Biomedical Sciences Way until you reach the Biomedical Research Facility II (BRF2) building.

You can also reference the UCSD Camps map here.

Visitor Parking

Nearest visitor parking spaces are located on the 3rd level of South Parking Structure (within short walking distance to the BRF2 building), Gilman Parking Structure , or lots P603 , P602 . A UC San Diego Parking Permit is required and may be purchased from Pay Stations in hourly or daily increments. Pay stations accept credit cards or exact cash. As of Mar. 2023, rates are $4/hour or $32/day. Stays 30 minutes or less are free of charge.

Valet Parking

Valet Service is available weekdays from 7:30AM – 6:00PM, the visitor rate is $34/day. The nearest valet lot is located in P610 on Biomedical Sciences Way , within short walking distance to the BRF2 building. 

Accessible Parking

If you have a Disabled Person (DP) placard or license plates, you may park in these spaces without a parking permit: Handicap-accessible spaces designated by the wheelchair symbol, metered spaces (no fee required), or parking spaces marked S, B or A (no permit required). For additional information please refer here.

San Diego Blue Line Trolley

If traveling to campus from Southern San Diego County, you may also take the trolley to visit us. Taking the north bound Blue Line, please get off at the UCSD Central Campus Station. From there, you may walk a short distance to BRF2. 

Walking directions from UCSD Central Campus Trolley Station to BRF2 here.

More information on planning your trip to UCSD via Trolley here.