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Southern California Earthquake Center

University of Southern California (map)
3651 Trousdale Parkway, Suite 169
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0742

Phone 213/740-5843
Fax 213/740-0011
e-mail: SCECinfo {at} usc.edu

Visiting USC SCEC Headquarters

By Car:

From the Harbor Freeway (110) South or North, exit at Exposition Blvd. Continue WEST on Exposition; turn RIGHT at Vermont Ave and RIGHT again into the entrance at Downey Way.

From the Santa Monica Freeway (10) East or West, exit at Vermont Ave. Continue SOUTH on Vermont; turn LEFT into the entrance at Downey Way.

Day Permits for the Downey Parking Structure are by reservation only and may be picked up at the booth just inside the entrance. After parking, walk EAST to the Zumberge Hall along Downey Way or Bloom Walk. Zumberge Hall is at the intersection of Bloom Walk and Trousdale Parkway.

Limited hourly parking is available at various locations - see https://transnet.usc.edu/index.php/daily-and-hourly-parking/

By Rail/Bus:

The Expo Line light rail connects from Downtown L.A. or Culver City to the USC/Expo Park Stop. Enter campus at the gate at Exposition and Trousdale. Zumberge Hall is the second building on the left. (Metro Trip Planner)

On weekdays, USC runs a shuttle service to the UPC campus from Los Angeles Union Station. Get off at the JEP House Stop and walk SOUTH along Trousdale.