UC San Diego Student and Staff

UC San Diego Student and Staff Birch Aquarium Tickets

UC San Diego students, staff and faculty receive discounted Birch Aquarium general admission* tickets. You must purchase your timed tickets online in advance. Use promo code UCSanDiego at checkout. For entry, you will need to present your current UC San Diego student or staff ID.

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*General admission single-day tickets are valid only during normal aquarium hours of 9 a.m.-5 p.m. They are not applicable for programs, special events, or concerts.

UC San Diego Student and Staff Memberships 

Members experience unlimited admission for a year of fun and exploration at Birch Aquarium! Your membership helps further our mission to connect understanding to protecting our ocean planet.

UC San Diego Student

UC San Diego students are eligible for a special level of membership. Enjoy unlimited aquarium admission for one year and 10% off at Splash! Cafe & Gift Shop.

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UC San Diego Faculty/Staff

UC San Diego faculty and staff are eligible for specially priced memberships at Birch Aquarium. All faculty and staff receive $10 off a Family Membership, Dual Membership, or Individual Membership. To receive this discount, please call at 858-534-5771.