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at University of La Verne Campus

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Tel: 1(909)-593-5555
E-mail: lav@ELS.edu

  • Beautiful small campus located in a suburban community
  • Usage of campus facilities: Gym, library, game room and lounges
  • Old Town Pasadena, Santa Monica Promenade, Huntington Gardens, Hollywood, City Walk and Ontario Mills nearby
  • Universal Studios, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farms, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Los Angeles Zoo
  • Downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood, Beverly Hills and many great beaches
  • Year-round mild to warm weather
  • Join ELS on Social Media! #ELSLaVerne



Area Description

Hollywood and distinguished museums. The Center, which is located on the University of La Verne campus, near a residential community full of small businesses, provides a friendly, small town atmosphere. There are plenty of small shops and restaurants in the area with good public transportation. The population of La Verne is about 32,000 people, so it's fairly small compared to large cities in the area.

Area Attractions

  • La Verne is located east of Downtown Los Angeles (museums, concerts, sporting events) and Hollywood, Beverly Hills and many great beaches
  • Beautiful small campus located in a suburban community
  • Year-round mild to warm weather
  • Universal Studios, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • Museums: Getty Center, LACMA, Science Center, Natural History
  • Concerts: Hollywood Bowl, Disney Concert Hall, Staple Center, Microsoft Theater; Professional
  • Sport teams: LA Lakers, LA Clippers, Anaheim Angels, LA Dodgers, LA Kings, Anaheim Ducks and LA Galaxy
  • Old Town Pasadena and Huntington Library & Gardens
  • San Dimas State Park (horseback riding) and Raging Waters, Southern California's largest water park
  • 18 hole golf course nearby
  • Shopping Malls (Eastland Center, West Covina Plaza, Montclair Plaza & Ontario Mills)
  • Transportation: Bus (Foothill Transit) and train (Metrolink)

Distances to Key Locations (from ELS Center)

Housing Options: Minutes Method  
Homestays in the area (Homestay) Up to 45 Walk/Bike/Bus/Car  
University of La Verne Residence (Student Residence (on campus)) 10/3/3 Walk/Bike/Car  
Local Places:      
ELS Classrooms 2 Walk  
Airport 60/45 Car  
Bank 25/15/10 Walk/Bike/Car  
Downtown Area 120/45 Bus/Car  
Post Office 30/15/20/10 Walk/Bike/Bus/Car  
Restaurants 15/5/2 Walk/Bike/Car  
Shopping Mall/Outlet 45/20 Bus/Car  
Supermarket 25/15/20/5 Walk/Bike/Bus/Car  
Pharmacy 25/15/20/5 Walk/Bike/Bus/Car  
Sports Stadium 60/45 Bus/Car  
Other Nearby Cities:      
Hollywood, CA 120/45 Bus/Car  
Las Vegas, NV 240 Car  
Los Angeles, CA 120/120/45 Train/Bus/Car  
Pasadena, CA 120/45 Bus/Car  
San Diego, CA 120 Car  
San Francisco, CA 420 Car  
Santa Barbara, CA 120 Car  
Santa Monica, CA 150/55 Bus/Car  

Local Transportation

  • Local buses serve local La Verne vicinity for about $1.00 per ride or $35 per month for a bus pass
  • Students can use the Metrolink train from the Pomona North station in nearby Pomona (3 km) to go to Los Angeles Union Station ($9.50 roundtrip weekends) and beaches ($16.25 roundtrip weekends)

Recommended Hotels

Sheraton Suites Fairplex
601 West McKinley Avenue
Pomona, California 91768
Phone: 909.622.2220

Red Roof Inn
204 North Village Court
San Dimas, CA 91773

Hotel Casa 425
425 West First Street
Claremont CA 91711
Phone: 866.450.0425