Parking

Please check your confirmation email to find more information on parking.  Look out for the Arts & Lectures signage on campus once you arrive to lead you to your event.  

For more information, please visit the Parking Services website.

Driving Directions

California State University San Marcos
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096

CSU San Marcos is conveniently located in North San Diego County — only a short drive from the City of San Diego, Riverside County and Orange County. The campus is easily accessed from Interstates 5 and 15:

From Interstate 5

  • From Interstate 5, merge onto eastbound Highway 78
  • Drive approximately 14 miles on eastbound Highway 78, then exit at Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • Turn right to go south on Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • After approximately .3 miles, turn left onto E. Barham Drive
  • Make your first right onto Campus Way
  • Head to the top of the hill and make a left at the light onto Campus View Drive
  • You will see the 6-story parking structure in front of you
  • Please park on the 6th floor in the roped-off and event parking designated section only to avoid a parking ticket

From Interstate 15

  • From Interstate 15, merge onto westbound Highway 78
  • Drive approximately 4.5 miles on westbound Highway 78, then exit at Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • Turn left to go south on Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • After approximately .3 miles, turn left onto E. Barham Drive
  • Make your first right onto Campus Way
  • Head to the top of the hill and make a left at the light onto Campus View Drive
  • You will see the 6-story parking structure in front of you
  • Please park on the 6th floor in the roped-off and event parking designated section only to avoid a parking ticket