Balch Auditorium is located near the corner of Columbia Avenue and Ninth Street. Enter Scripps college through the entrance on the corner of Columbia and Ninth. Balch Auditorium in the first building on the left. On the Scripps College map to your right, Balch is building number 3 on the bottom left corner. Look for the white balloons to guide you to Balch.
1030 Columbia Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711
Parking: Please park on the streets near Scripps College (Columbia Ave, 10th Street, etc.) Alternatively, you could park in the parking lot across from Scripps College on Columbia Avenue near the McAlister center. Also please feel free to park in CGU parking lots a block away. These parking lots are located on Dartmouth Avenue in between 10th and 8th Streets.
Major highway routes to Scripps and the other Claremont Colleges are the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10), the Orange Freeway (57), the Pomona Freeway (60), and the Foothill Freeway (I-210).
To reach Scripps College from any area except Pasadena, take the 10 Freeway to Indian Hill Boulevard (exit 47) and drive approximately 2 miles north. Turn right onto Tenth Street and proceed east. Cross over College Avenue. Scripps College will be directly in front of you when Tenth Street ends.
To reach the 10 Freeway from Orange County and the south, take the 57 Freeway north or, from Long Beach, take the 605 Freeway north. From west and southwest of Los Angeles, take the 60 Freeway east to the 57 Freeway north to the 10 Freeway east. Once on the 10 Freeway, follow the previous directions to campus.
From Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley, take the 210 Freeway east and exit at Towne Avenue. Turn right onto Towne, then left onto Foothill Boulevard. Continue on Foothill just over a mile and turn right onto Dartmouth Avenue. Turn left onto Tenth Street. Scripps College will be at the end of Tenth Street.