UC San Diego Summer Intern Housing Program

Are you interning in the San Diego area this summer? If so, UC San Diego offers easy, comfortable, and affordable accommodations from June 20, 2020 to September 7, 2020. Located atop a cliff overlooking serene beaches and coastline, UC San Diego is considered one of the most beautiful campuses in the state. Just 12 miles north of downtown San Diego, the university boasts giant eucalyptus groves, spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, wide open recreational spaces, and the perfect balance for professional development and personal enjoyment. Complimentary Wi-Fi will keep you connected and accessible transportation options will allow you the opportunity to explore all the local attractions and create unforgettable memories!

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Summer interns will receive a private, single occupancy bedroom in a shared apartment (max of 4 people per apartment).

Apartments include sizeable kitchens with full-sized appliances, a microwave, basic cookware, and flatware. Bedroom includes wardrobe (no hangers provided), dresser and desk. Complimentary Wi-Fi, on-site laundry facilities, weekly housekeeping of common areas, and trash removal are also included in your stay.

The Neighborhood

Summer intern housing is located in the Eleanor Roosevelt neighborhood located on the northwest part of campus. Buildings are organized around a series of large outdoor spaces, terraces, and promenades, allowing guests to enjoy San Diego’s temperate climate and create a sense of community. Meeting rooms and community lounges are all conveniently located nearby, as well as the RIMAC recreation facility. Torrey Pines State Beach/Natural Reserve and Torrey Pines Glider Port and Golf Course are just a short walk away.

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On Campus

Summer intern housing is located next to Café Ventanas, a residential dining facility, which offers an all-you-care-to eat menu in the summer. Meals can be purchased using cash and credit card. The Price Center, which is within a few minutes walking distance, offers various fast food options such as Jamba Juice, Lemongrass Farm, Subway, Starbucks and more.

Off Campus

San Diego has no shortage of amazing food. Less than 10 minutes away you will find the Westfield UTC mall which is home to over 60 casual and specialty dining locations. Grocery stores such as Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Ralphs are a short bus ride away if you prefer to prepare your own meals using the kitchen amenities included in your stay.

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Transportation and Parking

UC San Diego is within 5 miles of La Jolla Shores, La Jolla Village, and Westfield UTC mall, providing ample opportunities for water activities, dining, entertainment, and shopping. Public transportation from campus includes UC San Diego shuttles, MTS buses, ZipCar, Uber / Lyft, and more.

If you are bringing a car to campus, permits can be purchased online for daily, weekly or monthly options.

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Explore San Diego

Great weather. Beaches to mountains. Local Craft beer. Night life. America’s finest city.

In a city as diverse in culture, history and activities, there’s always something to do! San Diego is home to the world-famous San Diego Zoo, scenic Balboa Park, and historic Gaslamp District, as well as MANY other attractions—explore San Diego!

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Hospitality and Conference Services

Business Hours: 8am to 4:30pm
Phone: 858.534.4220
Email: summerinternhousing@ucsd.edu