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La Jolla Innovation Center

The La Jolla Innovation Center (LJIC) is planned as a new, state-of-the-art facility that will house several programs from UC San Diego Health, UC San Diego School of Medicine, and UC San Diego Extension serving students, patients and the larger community. It will include approximately 110,000 square feet of office and educational space, a ground-floor café accessible to the public and approximately 275 parking spaces.

Project Details

  • Project Manager: Julie Kilpatrick - Director: Real Estate, P3 Development
  • Phase: Planning
  • Executive Design Professional: Gensler
  • Contractor: TBD
  • Anticipated Commencement: Summer 2021
  • Location: La Jolla Village Drive and Villa La Jolla Drive
  • LEED Certification Goal: Silver rating

Draft Environmental Impact Report

In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), UC San Diego completed a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed LJIC Project. The Draft EIR will circulate for a 45-day public review period from February 5 through March 22, 2021.  During this time, agencies and the general public are invited to review and provide comments on the adequacy of the Draft EIR.

An online public hearing on the Draft EIR will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 25. Comments on the Draft EIR from interested persons or groups will be accepted at the hearing for entry into the administrative record. Register for the online hearing. Comments may also be emailed to LJICcomment@helixepi.com.

UC San Diego will provide written responses to all comments received in the Final EIR, which will be posted below upon completion. The Draft EIR and its Notice of Availability, which includes information on the public review, online public hearing, and how to send comments, can be viewed or downloaded using the links below. To view the PDFs in your browser, we recommend using the current version of Chrome or Firefox. Some browsers may not support online viewing of large document files; if this is the case with your browser, you will need to download the file to your desktop. To do this, click on the PDF link and when the new tab opens, click the “download” symbol in the upper right corner.