Resource Guide for Faculty Fellows

Helpful tips for visiting faculty fellows at Emerson College Los Angeles.

Resident Faculty Resource Guide


Emerson College Los Angeles
5960 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Please do not hesitate to call the Front Desk for directions: 323-952-6411

Temporary Parking 

Please park in the public parking lot on the ground floor of the Emerson Los Angeles Building (please enter the first driveway on the left/east side of the street when turning onto Gordon Street from Sunset Boulevard. Ground Floor parking gate is open Monday-Thursday from 6 a.m.-11 p.m. and on Friday-Sunday 6 a.m.-9 p.m. If your guest needs to leave the garage outside of those hours, notify security to unlock and lift the gate.

Check In

Once you arrive at Emerson, please take the elevator or stairs to the main lobby on the 2nd floor and check in with the Front Desk Staff. Security will sign you in and check out a key to your assigned apartment.

Check Out

All keys (apartment, copy room, office) should be returned to the security desk upon moving out of the building.

Move-In Carts

Carts are available for use. If you would like to reserve a cart, please contact the undergraduate department coordinator at ELA with the number of carts needed and your move-in date. Carts will be available for pick up in the lobby.

Long-Term Parking

If you plan to have a car during your stay, please notify us to receive a parking space assignment. You will need to provide the vehicle information, make/model/license plate. The underground parking entrance is located at the rear of the building off Gordon Street (second driveway). To enter the underground parking garage and access the gate, you must have your Emerson ID and there is no call button.

Rental Car

Emerson has a contracted rate with Enterprise Rental Car. To receive the discount be sure to select “Direct Billing” when visiting the Enterprise website.


All guests must sign in with security each time they enter the building. Overnight guest parking: Guest parking is available in the Ground Floor level of the building. You must inform security of your guest’s name, vehicle make and model and number of days staying.

Copy Machine

A copier is available for use in the Academic Internship Department Monday-Friday during operating hours. There is also a copier available for use on the 4th floor (east tower) in room 472.


A washer/dryer is located inside the apartment.

Kitchen Amenities

Kitchen’s come fully stocked with cookware and utensils.

Local Grocery Stores

  • Trader Joes – 1600 North Vine between Sunset and Hollywood (11 minute walk)
  • Ralphs – 7257 West Sunset Boulevard (7 minute drive)
  • Gelson's – 5877 Franklin Avenue (15 minute drive)
  • Pavillions – 727 North Vine Street (7 minute drive)


The trash room is located south of the elevator at the end of the hallway.


The gym is located on the 4th floor of the west tower Open seven days a week from 6 a.m.-12 a.m. As a courtesy to the students please avoid using the gym during heavy populated hours.


Please use the following address for mail delivery:

Emerson College Los Angeles
ATTN: Your Name
P.O. Box #150
Los Angeles, CA 90078

Facilities will notify you via email when you receive mail or parcels.


All FedEx and UPS packages should be addressed to:

Emerson College Los Angeles
5960 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028

After-hours Security/Facilities

After hours, security and facilities are always available around campus and you can contact the front desk 24 hours at 323-952-6211


Security is accessible 24 hours a day at 323-952-6211. Feel free to contact security with any questions regarding security concerns, parking, providing access to the building for guests, etc. 


Any issues with facilities please contact ELA_Facilities [at] emerson.edu (ELA_Facilities[at]emerson[dot]edu).

Room Reservations

Please contact the undergraduate department coordinator to make a room reservation at any of the following rooms:

  • Bill Bordy Media Center
  • Di Bona Distance Learning Room
  • Bright Screening Room
  • Conference Room
  • Rehearsal Space A
  • Rehearsal Space B
  • Audio Post Room

Building Tour

A guided building tour can be arranged by calling 323-952-6411 or with any student working the front desk.


Read the LA Faculty-In-Residence Pet Guidelines & Agreement (PDF) for information about bringing your pet to ELA. 

Housing agreement

Download and sign a copy of the LA Fellows Housing Agreement (PDF).