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Department of Mathematics
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
9500 Gilman Drive # 0112
La Jolla, CA  92093-0112
United States of America (USA)


Applied Physics & Mathematics Building (AP&M)
Room 7409 (7th Floor)
Open Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Questions regarding anything about the undergraduate program (e.g. undergraduate courses, admissions, majors, transfer credit equivalencies, enrollment authorizations, petitions, planned course offerings, tutoring, etc.) should be sent to mathadvising@math.ucsd.edu.

Questions regarding anything about the graduate program (e.g. graduate courses, admissions, degree offerings, etc.) should be sent to mathgradadmissions@math.ucsd.edu.

General IT questions can be sent to mathhelp@math.ucsd.edu. Technical questions regarding the website and all other questions can be sent to webmaster@math.ucsd.edu.

For faster response, please send any academic/instruction-related questions directly to the appropriate email address for the undergraduate/graduate programs listed above instead of to the webmaster. If your question is urgent due to an immediate deadline, please instead telephone the department during university business hours.

For specific information about individual members of the Mathematics department (email addresses, phone numbers, offices, etc.), please see the alphabetical department directory.


From the Airport

San Diego International Airport - Lindbergh Field (SAN) is the nearest major public airport, about 13 miles south of UCSD. There are a number of shuttles and taxi services around the airport that offer transportation directly to UCSD. As of September 2006, price is roughly $40.00 and the commute time is about 25 minutes.

Driving from North of La Jolla

  • Take Interstate 5 South.
  • Exit on the La Jolla Village Drive offramp.
  • Turn right (continuing West).

Driving from South of La Jolla

  • Take Interstate 5 North.
  • Exit on the La Jolla Village Drive offramp.
  • Turn left (continuing West).

  • La Jolla Village Drive will curve and become North Torrey Pines Road.
  • Turn right at Muir College Drive (continuing East) at the UCSD Muir Entrance.
  • Turn right into the first parking lot on your right (Parking Lot P208).
  • Park in any of the parking spaces marked with a yellow "S" or a green "B".
  • You can buy a short-term parking permit at a pay station kiosk located in the corners of the parking lot.
  • If you do not have a valid permit on display in your vehicle for the visitor-permitted parking space, you risk being fined by UCSD Police.
  • The Applied Physics and Mathematics (AP&M) Building is located southeast of Parking Lot P208.
  • The Front Desk for the Mathematics Department is in Room 7409 on the 7th Floor (exit the passenger elevators and turn right).

Due to campuswide parking congestion and frequently-changing parking lot restrictions/reservations, visitors should arrive early before any scheduled appointments/events in order to obtain a valid parking permit and parking space. Other nearby parking to AP&M are Parking Lots P206, P207, P302, P303, P304, the Pangea Parking Structure, and the Hopkins Parking Structure. Please see Visitor Parking for more detailed information.


Main Offices

Contact Office Phone
Front Desk / Main Office AP&M 7409 (858) 534-3590
Department Chair AP&M 7313 (858) 534-0730
Undergraduate Program AP&M 7409 (858) 534-3591
Undergraduate Math Advising AP&M 7409 (858) 534-3590
Math Testing & Placement LITR 231 (858) 534-3373
Graduate Program AP&M 7402 (858) 534-3591
Center for Computational Mathematics (CCoM) AP&M 7402 (858) 534-3591
Computing Support AP&M 6018 (858) 534-4591
MSO (Business Officer) AP&M 7331 (858) 534-3593