CWSL - Legal Scholarship

Border Myths Symposium

Directions to Border Myths Symposium


California Western School of Law is an urban campus located in beautiful downtown San Diego, between the neighborhoods of Little Italy and Banker's Hill. The law school is within short walking distance to the city's courthouses and famous Gaslamp Quarter. The campus consists of three buildings: the Administration Building at 225 Cedar St., the Law Library at 290 Cedar St., and the Classroom Building at 350 Cedar St. The symposium is being hosted in the 350 Cedar St. building.


Via Car

  • Southbound
    I-5 South: Exit at Front St./Civic Center. Take the left fork of the off-ramp toward Second Ave. Off-ramp ends on Cedar St. Cross Second Ave. Continue one block. The 350 building will be on your left.

  • Northbound
    I-5 North: Exit at Sixth Ave. towards Downtown. Continue on Elm St. Turn left on Second Ave. Turn left on Cedar St. Continue one block. The 350 building will be on your left.

Parking - UPDATED

The parking lot at the corner of 2nd Avenue and Cedar Street will be open and available for attendees to park for FREE.

Parking in school’s parking lot is on a first come, first served basis. Map of Parking Lot Location:

Additionally, metered parking is available on the street or you may park in any of the area lots.

Via Train

Take the Amtrak Coaster or San Diego Trolley to the Downtown/Columbia Street station. From the station, the law school is a 15-minute walk. Local taxis are also available (approximate cost: $10 each way).

Via Plane

California Western is located approximately 10 minutes from the San Diego International Airport (SAN). Upon arrival, take a local taxi to the law school (approximate cost: $15 each way).