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Kitchen Exchange

Kitchen Exchange

NOW OPEN ON WEDNESDAYS - 10 am to 12 noon!

The Kitchen and Baby Equipment Exchange Rental Service is a service provided by Oceanids, a UC San Diego support organization.

International post-doctoral fellows, visiting scholars, and faculty who are staying at UC San Diego for one year or less are eligible for this service.

Kitchen equipment and baby furniture are available for a very small rental fee depending upon the condition and number of items. A deposit is also charged which is refunded upon return of articles in reasonable condition. 

The Kitchen Exchange is located off of Library Walk, next to/behind the Career Services Center and is specifically located in Parking Lot 416 off of Mandeville Lane (look towards Career Services Center for a storage container).

For emergencies, please contact Liz at (858) 232-7545 or email Please provide your name, telephone number and message.  Your call will be returned promptly.

For returns, please contact either Liz Wills @ (858) 232-7545 or Judy Vacquier @ (858) 361 0418 and we will arrange to meet with you.

During Summer, please contact Judy Vacquier via email at or 858-361-0418 for returns!