Visitor Information

Seahorse on display at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Explore where the wonders of the ocean come alive! 

Scripps Crossing bridge

Maps and Directions

Getting to and around the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus.

Scripps Forum with blue sky

Venue Rentals

Scripps Seaside Forum, the Martin Johnson House, and Birch Aquarium at Scripps can be rented for weddings, conferences, and other events.

Dining at Carolyn's

Dining at Scripps

On-campus, casual dining options are available at Caroline's Seaside Cafe, Cups, and Splash! Cafe at Birch Aquarium for the Scripps community and the public.

Scripps Shuttle

Shuttle Information

The Scripps shuttle is a free service that provides transportation to the UC San Diego community from Scripps to the main UCSD campus.

A man and a woman walking on Scripps Pier

Public Tours

Come learn more about this jewel of the University of California system.

View of Scripps Campus

Virtual Tour

Click through an interactive Google Map to learn about Scripps buildings and other campus landmarks.

Birch Aquarium Kelp Cam

Kelp Cam

Explore a diversity of fish and invertebrates that make their home within the local kelp forest via Birch Aquarium at Scripps's High Definition Kelp Cam.

Scripps Pier Cam

Pier Cam

The Scripps Pier Cam provides a streaming video feed of surf north and south of the Scripps Pier.