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Notary Program

Policy and Records Administration ensures that notaries are available on campus and at other locations for both university-related and unrelated business, and assists individuals in becoming notaries.

Fees are set by the notary’s discretion, not to exceed $10 per signature. No fees apply to university-related business.

Notaries On and Off Campus

The following notaries provide services on campus and at medical centers. All work is performed weekdays by appointment only; you must call or email in advance.

Notarial services are also provided by commercial enterprises, such as banks, check-cashing stores, and mobile notaries. See local listings below.

UC San Diego Public Notaries

Name Department/ Location Mail Code Phone
Main Campus

Deirdre Vernon
Notary Program Coordinator

Policy & Records Administration
108 University Center, 2nd floor


(858) 534-0103

Mary Anan* - services for registered students only

Student Legal Services
Student Services Ctr, 5th Floor,
Rm 527


(858) 534-4374

Pamela Fruge

Education Studies
Pepper Canyon Hall, Rm 384


(858) 534-4875

Amy Giang-Tran

San Diego Supercomputer Center
Rm 478


(858) 822-0890

Shirley J. Lash

Skaggs School of Pharmacy
Rm 1115E


(858) 822-5503

Mary Maldonado*

Experiential Learning Business Office
Student Services Center, 5th floor


(858) 822-6862

Tes Nebrida

Student Health Services
Room 234


(858) 822-7553

Satomi Saito

UC San Diego Library
Geisel Library


(858) 534-0873

Teri Simas

Ctr for Advanced Computational Science Engineering
Atkinson Hall, Rm 6404


(858) 534-5034

Torrey Pines Center North/ South

Aaron A. Borovoy

Creative Services and Publications
Torrey Pines Center North, 1st Floor


(858) 534-6840

Veendah McCunney

Campus Planning
Torrey Pines Center South, Rm 460


(858) 534-0106

Karin McGregor

University Development
2nd Flr, Room 241


(858) 534-7447

Ronise Zenon

ACT-IT Infrastructure
Torrey Pines Center South, Rm 365


(858) 534-8421

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Denise Lewis

Marine Physical Lab, Point Loma
Bldg. 106, Rm 135


(858) 534-3114

Moores Cancer Center & Thornton Hospital

Catherine Santiago

Radiation Onclology, MCM 2 Rm 217


(858) 657-7628

UC San Diego Medical Center

Dion Brown*

Graduate Medical Education
135 Dickinson, Rm 3, 2nd floor


(619) 543-8254

Robyn Meehan*

Graduate Medical Education
135 Dickinson, Rm 3, 2nd floor


(619) 543-7242

For UC San Diego Medical Center notarial service after hours, weekends, and holidays:
Call Dion at (619) 618-5413 or email db3466@gmail.com, or
call Robyn at (805) 878-9609

*Notary with an outside commission and extended training in loan documents who assists the UC San Diego notary program with university-related and unrelated business

Local Public Notaries (for non-university business)

Name Location
U.S.E. Credit Union
858) 534-2802
UC San Diego Campus
$10/per signature (serves account holders only)
Check Cashing Center
(858) 274-5709
910 Grand Ave., pacific Beach
$10/per signature
Weekdays 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Postal Annex
(858) 457-1072
3368 Governor Dr., University City $10/per signature
Weekdays 9 a.m. to 6p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Postal Annex
(858) 541-1882
4203 Genesee, Clairemont
$10/per signature
Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (After 4 p.m., you must call to schedule an appointment.)
Postal Annex
(858) 453-9798
8677 Villa La Jolla Dr., (inside Ralphs) $10/per signature
Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The UPS Store
(619) 291-5678
302 Washington St., San Diego
$10/per signature
Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mobile Public Notaries

San Diego Notary Now
(619) 784-1221

$45 flat fee (includes travel and up to four signatures)
Appointment required

William MacIntyre
(858) 253-1450
$10/per signature plus travel fee
Appointment required
(858) 233-6654
$10/per signature plus $39.50 travel fee to campus
Appointment required
Se habla Espanol

Notary Services

UC San Diego notarial services include:

  • Certifying copies of Powers of Attorney
  • Powers of attorney
  • Health care directives
  • Notarization of documents in foreign languages
  • Acknowledgements
  • Jurats (oaths/affirmations)

Services are provided by bonded, professional notaries public, who are certified by the California Secretary of State. The fee for notarial services is a maximum of $10 per signature. Copies made on behalf of the signer cost 30 cents per page.

No fees shall be collected:

  • For university-related business
  • For verifying any nomination document or circulator’s affidavit
  • From a U.S. military veteran for notarization of an application or claim for:
    • Pension
    • Allotment
    • Allowance compensation
    • Insurance, or
    • Any other veteran's benefit.

Notarial services are offered by appointment at locations throughout the UC San Diego campus and medical centers. Consult the list on this page and request an appointment.

What to Bring to a Notary Appointment

You will need to bring the following items with you to a notary appointment: 

  • Unsigned document(s) with all information completed (enter "N/A" where not applicable)
  • One of these acceptable forms of identification (issued within the last five years):
    • Driver's license (issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles)
    • Idnetification card (issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles)
    • U.S. passport
    • Passport issued by a foreign government (must be stamped by the U.S.Immigration and Naturalization Service or the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)
    • Driver’s license issued by another state or authorized Canadian or Mexican public agency
    • Identification card issued by another state
    • U.S. military identification card with the required photo, personal description, signature, and identification number (Note: Some military identification cards do not contain all the required information.)
    • Inmate identification card issued by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, if the inmate is in custody
    • Employee identification card issued by an agency or office of the State of California or an agency or office of a California city or county
    • A credible witness who personally knows both the Notary Public and the signer and reasonably believes that the signer's circumstances make it difficult or impossible for him/her to obtain another form of identification (onliy if the signer does not possess any of the identification documents authorized by law to establish the signer’s identity; and the credible witness does not have a financial interest and is not named in the document signed)
  • The designated fee(s) for service established by the Notary

Become a UC San Diego Notary Public

The notary public program assists individuals who are required by their department to become a notary. The notary program coordinator guides the applicant through the process and provides information for the applicant's successful commission.

The notary program is also responsible for and operates by recruitment; however, it is not responsible for payment of any fees outside of its program recruitment.

To learn more about becoming a UC San Diego notary public, read the Policy and Procedure Manual, section 470-5 (PDF), Supplement I: Guidelines for Becoming a Notary Public.

UC San Diego Notary Quizzes

Deirdre Vernon


For assistance or more information about finding or becoming a notary, contact Deirdre Vernon, (858) 534-0103.