Hotel, Travel, and Additional Information

Special Symposium rates can be found at the following hotels:

The Dana on Mission Bay
1710 W. Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
$139.00 per night (Mention USD Digital Initiatives Symposium for this rate.)
Inquire about shuttle service to USD

Days Inn
543 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108
619-297-8800 ext. 550 or 800-227-4743
Monica Mercado, Sales Manager:
$90.00 per night (Mention USD Digital Initiatives Symposium; this rate is valid until March 21, 2018 and requests received after that date will be provided on a space and rate available basis.)
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Best Western Plus La Hacienda Hotel Old Town
4014 Harney Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Must call for reservations. Symposium rate available until March 22, 2018. Reservations made after March 22, 2018 are subject to availability.
$145 per night (Taxes and fees not included.) Mention USD Digital Initiatives Symposium to receive this rate.
Includes breakfast, dinner and two drinks.

Travel to USD
The Symposium will be held at the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice located just southwest of Copley Library.
Driving Directions

Daily rates for parking in the USD West Parking Structure are $8.00. Trams travel regularly from the Parking Structure to KIPJ and Copley Library. Parking passes can be purchased in parking structure kiosks or via the Whoosh! App. For additional parking information please visit Parking Services.

Other Transportation Options
Those using public transportation, or staying at the Best Western Plus La Hacienda Hotel Old Town, can ride the USD tram from the Old Town Transit Center for free. These trams run roughly every half hour from 6:45 to 9:45 AM and from 3 PM to 7:30 PM. For more tram information and maps, please visit USD Tram Services.

Johnny Car Sedan Services (Mention USD staff/student/guest for discount)

Dietary Needs

The menu will include vegetarian and gluten free items.

Pre-conference/Workshop registration (Monday, April 23) includes Wine and Cheese welcome reception on Monday.
Full-day conference registration (Tuesday, April 24) includes Wine and Cheese welcome reception on Monday as well as breakfast and lunch on Tuesday.

Local Attractions

List of recommended nearby restaurants.

Contact Information

Comments, questions, and requests for more information should be directed to Amanda Makula at .