Come see what we’re all about

We welcome visitors during select times throughout the year. Take a student-led campus tour, sit in on a class, dine at a campus eatery, or attend one of our admissions information sessions. Email us at ldsgero@usc.edu, or give us a call at (213) 740-5156 for more information.

Finding your way around

We look forward to welcoming you to our community. Use the tools below to map your itinerary before you arrive.

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
3715 McClintock Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213) 740-5156

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Directions to the School

110 (Harbor Freeway) North

  • Take the Exposition Boulevard exit.
  • Go straight through the 37th Street light. Keep left.
  • Go under the freeway bridge and across Flower Street and Figueroa Street.
  • Turn right on Vermont Avenue.
  • Turn right at 36th Place/Downey Way and enter USC at Downey Way Entrance (formerly Gate 6), at Vermont Avenue and 36th Place. When you arrive at the gate notify the attendant that you have a reservation under your name and they will provide you with a parking pass. The Downey Way Parking structure (formerly known as PSA) is immediately to your right after passing through the gate at 36th Place.

110 (Harbor/Pasadena Freeway) South

  • Take the Exposition Boulevard exit. Keep right.
  • Go across Flower Street and Figueroa Street.
  • Turn right on Vermont Avenue.
  • Turn right at 36th Place/Downey Way and enter USC at Downey Way Entrance (formerly Gate 6).
  • Obtain a parking pass at the parking kiosk and park in Downey Way Parking Structure (formerly Parking Structure A (PSA)).

10 (Santa Monica Freeway) East

  • Take the Vermont Avenue exit. Turn right at the light. Travel south on Vermont Avenue.
  • Turn left at 36th Place/Downey Way and enter USC at Downey Way Entrance (formerly Gate 6).
  • Obtain a parking pass at the parking kiosk and park in Downey Way Parking Structure (formerly Parking Structure A (PSA)).

10 (Santa Monica Freeway) West

  • Take the Vermont Avenue exit. Turn left at the light & travel south on Vermont Avenue.
  • Turn left at 36th Place/Downey Way and enter USC at Downey Way Entrance (formerly Gate 6).
  • Obtain a parking pass at the parking kiosk and park in Downey Way Parking Structure (formerly Parking Structure A (PSA)).

405 (San Diego Freeway) South or North

  • Transition to the 10 (Santa Monica Freeway) east heading toward Los Angeles.
  • Take the Vermont Avenue exit. Turn right at the light. Travel south on Vermont Avenue.
  • Turn left at 36th Place/Downey Way and enter USC at Downey Way Entrance (formerly Gate 6).
  • Obtain a parking pass at the parking kiosk and park in Downey Way Parking Structure (formerly Parking Structure A (PSA)).

101 (Hollywood/Ventura Freeway) South or North

  • Transition to the 110 (Harbor Freeway) south.
  • Take the Exposition Boulevard exit.
  • Go across Flower Street and Figueroa Street.
  • Turn right on Vermont Avenue.
  • Turn right at 36th Place/Downey Way and enter USC at Downey Way Entrance (formerly Gate 6).
  • Obtain a parking pass at the parking kiosk and park in Downey Way Parking Structure (formerly Parking Structure A (PSA)).

5 (Golden State/Santa Ana Freeway) South or North

  • Transition to the 10 west (Santa Monica Freeway ) and then to the 110 south (Harbor Freeway).
  • Note: An alternate route if you are north of downtown and driving south on the 5: Exit directly to the 110 south and take it through the downtown area to Exposition Boulevard which is just south of downtown.
  • Take the Exposition Boulevard exit.
  • Go across Flower Street and Figueroa Street.
  • Turn right on Vermont Avenue.
  • Turn right at 36th Place/Downey Way and enter USC at Downey Way Entrance (formerly Gate 6).
  • Obtain a parking pass at the parking kiosk and park in Downey Way Parking Structure (formerly Parking Structure A (PSA)).

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

  • Take the 105 (Century Freeway) east.
  • Transition to the 110 (Harbor Freeway) north.
  • Take the Exposition Boulevard exit.
  • Go straight through the 37th Street light. Keep left.
  • Go under the freeway bridge and across Flower Street and Figueroa Street.
  • Turn right on Vermont Avenue.
  • Turn right at 36th Place/Downey Way and enter USC at Downey Way Entrance (formerly Gate 6).
  • Obtain a parking pass at the parking kiosk and park in Downey Way Parking Structure (formerly Parking Structure A (PSA)).