OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE
April 19, 2017
ALL ACADEMICS, STAFF AND STUDENTS AT UC SAN DIEGO
The 35th annual Sun God Festival will be held from noon to 6:00 PM on Saturday, April 29th. Due to the construction of event infrastructure, Hopkins Drive will be closed from 6:00 AM on April 29th through 6:00 AM on April 30th. During that time Hopkins Drive will be closed to all traffic between Scholars Drive North and Voigt Drive.
Additionally, as part of increased health and safety initiatives related to the Festival, Scholars Drive North will also be closed to all traffic between Pangaea Drive and North Point Drive from 6:00 AM through 10:00 PM on Saturday, April 29th.
Please note these additional impacts to parking and transportation on campus during the weekend of the Sun God Festival:
-Voigt Drive will be closed to west-bound traffic between Engineers Lane and Hopkins Drive from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM on Saturday, April 29th. Parking will be prohibited in this section of Voigt Drive during those times.
-Access to Hopkins Parking Structure, Marshall Lower Apartments Lot (P308) and Library Loop on Hopkins Drive (P309) will not be available from Voigt Drive 6:00 AM through 10:00 PM on Saturday, April 29th. Inbound traffic to those areas will be limited to event-related vehicles. Please note that outbound traffic from Hopkins Parking Structure is subject to delays.
-Spanos Loop on Northpoint Lane (P359) and the Rady Parking Lot (P357) will be closed from 8:00 PM on Friday, April 28th through 10:00 PM on Saturday, April 29th. Parking in the Rady Parking Lot (P357) will be impacted throughout the day on Friday, April 28th.
We urge all festival attendees to use an alternative transportation option to get to and from the event on Saturday, April 29th. The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System will provide bus service to the campus that day. To learn more about transportation options available on the day of the Sun God Festival, please visit: http://sgf.ucsd.edu/info.html
UC San Diego community members not attending the event are encouraged to find alternate parking locations to help ease congestion, reduce their delays and facilitate pedestrian traffic to and from the festival on Hopkins Drive.
If you have questions, please contact Alex Kushner, Director of the University Events Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.