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MAP & DIRECTIONS

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Norris Dental Science Center
925 West 34th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0641
(213) 740-2800
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Situated in the University Park Campus, the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles and is easily accessible via major freeways, Metro Expo line, as well as LA Metro buses.

Directions & Parking

From the 10 Santa Monica Freeway (Eastbound)
Take the Vermont Ave exit, and turn right (south) on Vermont. Turn left onto Jefferson and enter at gate of choice (see below).

From the 10 Santa Monica Freeway (Westbound)
Take the Vermont Ave exit, and turn left (south) on Vermont. Turn left onto Jefferson and enter at gate of choice (see below).

From the 110 Harbor Freeway 
Exit on Exposition Blvd. Head west, then turn right on Vermont. Turn right onto Jefferson and enter at gate of choice (see below).

Royal Street Entrance
Royal Street Structure
Open Monday – Friday, 6 am – 8 pm ($12)
Enter off Jefferson at Royal Street (east of Hoover)

McClintock Avenue Entrance
Royal Street Structure
Open 24 hours Monday – Sunday, unless specified ($12)

Downey Way Entrance
Downy Way Structure
Open 24 hours daily ($12)
Enter off Vermont at 36th Place

Parking

Option 1: Upon arrival at the gate, ask the Entrance Attendant to direct you to the nearest parking structure to the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry.
Option 2: Tell the Entrance Attendant you would like to park at a metered spot by the Royal Street Entrance.
Option 3: Find metered street parking outside of campus on the south side of Jefferson Blvd, between Hoover and Vermont.


Public Transportation

The University Park Campus is easily accessible by various public transportation options.

Metro/Metrolink

Southern California’s rail system offers routes serving the University Park Campus (UPC). From the Metro Expo line, get off at Jefferson/USC station.  USC also provides free tram service between UPC and downtown Union Station for travelers using Metrolink or Metro lines. The USC tram runs Monday-Friday, and picks up at the Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Berth/Station #4. Check the tram schedule.

Bus

The Metro route 38 stops at the corner of Jefferson Boulevard and McClintock, which is closest to the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. For your best routing option, check the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro (323.446.3876).

Alternatively, the LADOT Dash route F stops at the corner of Jefferson and McClintock. See LA Dot for schedules and more information.


From the Airport

Google Maps driving directions from LAX to UPC
Airport shuttle services can also take you to campus:

Prime Time Shuttle

(800) RED-VANS
primetimeshuttle.com

Super Shuttle 

(800) BLUE-VAN
supershuttle.com

$16 per person to/from campus and LAX for shared ride van service

Hotels Near USC

Radisson Plaza Hotel Midtown Los Angeles
3540 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213)748-4141
Within walking distance to USC campus
Ask for USC special rate

JW Marriott Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 742-6855‎
Estimated Time and Distance: 7 minutes; 2.8 miles
Ask for USC special rate

Luxe City Center
1020 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213)748-1291
Estimated Time and Distance: 8 minutes; 2.8 miles 
Ask for USC special rate

Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel
711 South Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 488-3500
Estimated Time and Distance: 9 minutes; 3.3 miles 
Ask for USC special rate

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
404 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 624-1000
Estimated Time and Distance: 10 minutes; 3.9 miles
Ask for USC special rate

Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 624-1011
Estimated Time and Distance: 10 minutes; 4 miles
Ask for USC special rate

Vagabond Inn
3101 S. Figueroa St,
Los Angeles, CA, 90007
(213) 746-1531
Within walking distance to USC campus

For any additional information, please call 213-821-2127 or email cedental@usc.edu.

 

 

 

 

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