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Motorist Assistance Program (MAP)

Learn how to contact the Motorist Assistance Program (MAP) if you are stranded with vehicle problems.

MAP is a free service that quickly responds to stranded drivers requiring:

  • A battery jump
  • Low tire inflation
  • Gasoline — 1 gallon per calendar year

Note: Service is not available for motorcycles or hybrid/ electric vehicles.

To receive assistance

Vehicle location
Time of day

Medical Center La Jolla

  • 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. weekdays
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. weekends
(858) 534-8108
Hillcrest Medical Center 6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. weekdays (619) 543-6524
All other times (619) 543-3762
Coast, Mesa, and La Jolla Del Sol apartments Service unavailable

Note: Participating motorists must sign a waiver releasing the university from any liability in the event of vehicle damage.

Tell us how we’re doing. If you have ideas for improving Transportation Services, please e-mail them to TellTPS@ucsd.edu.