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General Info

Hours of Operation

The Craft Center is open during our quarterly in-person class & open studio sessions. 

* Hours of operation are subject to change based on staff availability, campus Covid policy, special activities, holidays, and other events.

** Hours of operation vary when classes are not in session but generally business office staff follow typical office hours of 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Mailing Address

UC San Diego Craft Center
Mosaic Building
9605 Scholar’s Drive North, Mail Code 0180
La Jolla, CA 92093


Directional Map to the Craft Center (pdf)

6th College
Mosaic Building
2nd floor

Directions & Parking Info

Please Note! Google/Google maps still has us listed under an old address and as permanently closed. Please don’t rely solely on Google.


The physical address of the Craft Center is 9605 Scholars Dr. North, La Jolla, CA 92093, in the heart of the newly built North Torrey Pines Living and Learning Neighborhood on the northwest part of campus. We are on the upper level of the Mosaic Building at Sixth College by the Rooftop Restaurant (3rd floor if you are taking the stairs on the west side of the complex and 2nd floor if taking the elevator from the parking garage or taking the stairs by the lecture hall).

From North Torrey Pines Rd, enter campus on Muir College Drive. Turn south on Scholar’s Dr. North. Follow that past Extension and at the second stop sign, turn left (and then veer right) into the Scholars Drive parking structure.


Please park in the Scholars North Parking Structure found on the intersection of N Torrey Pines Road & Muir College Dr. Visitor spots are found on the 1st level (B1) of parking structure under the Craft Center

IMPORTANT: Visitors are allowed to park in V spots all the time AND A*, B & S spaces after 4 pm on weekdays after 4 pm AND all day on weekends. *(not valid where posted “A permit required 24 hours a day, 7 days a week”)

First 30 minutes is free via Pay stations or Park Mobile App

  • Pay at pay stations
  • OR Use Park Mobile App on Phone:
    • Make an account or sign in to one, and connect a valid debit/credit card
    • Use Code: 4752 for Visitor Spots
    • You’ll need your license plate number
    • Confirm how long you’ll be paying for.



  • Before 5 p.m. – $3/hour
  • After 5 p.m. – $1.50/hour
  • $30 daily maximum


  • First hour free via app or pay station
  • $1.50/hour
  • $6 daily maximum

A properly dated V pay station permit provides visitor parking in these spaces:

  • V: 24 hours daily
  • D: 24 hours daily
  • S: 4 p.m. – 7:40 a.m. daily
  • B: 4 p.m. – 7:40 a.m. daily
  • A: 4 p.m. – 7:40 a.m. daily (not valid where posted “A permit required 24 hours a day, 7 days a week”)

For further information visit the Transportation website:

If you have concerns or suggestions on how we can make programming more accessible, please contact the Craft Center team at or by phone (858) 246-4537.