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About the Office of Research Affairs (ORA)

Find contacts, mailing information, and mission statement for the Office of Research Affairs.


Link to full list of contacts for ORA


Phone: 858-534-9758
Fax: 858-534-3868


Office of Research Affairs
UCSD Main Campus
Building: 965 University Center
On the corner of Gilman Drive and Russell Lane.

Parking is available in the Gilman Parking Structure.

Mailing Address

Office of Research Affairs 
University of California, San Diego 
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0043


The Office of Research Affairs supports, facilitates and promotes world-class research at UC San Diego by:

  • Providing services and resources that enhance research and other creative endeavors
  • Enhancing partnerships and collaborations among researchers at UC San Diego and between UC San Diego and government, industry and other research enterprises
  • Developing infrastructure and policy that promote innovation, an entrepreneurial culture, communication, and compliance on the UC San Diego campus
For more information, contact our main desk at (858) 534-9758.