Get to Know UC San Diego

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Virtual Fall Showcase on November 7! We hope you enjoyed learning about the UC application, UC San Diego’s unique college system, student support services, academic divisions, and more!

Recordings of each session are available below.

Schedule

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. PST

Welcome

The Learning, Lifestyle and Landscape of UC San Diego

From academics to student life, learn about the opportunities you'll have at your fingertips here at UC San Diego. Includes a welcome from the Director of Admissions!

9:40 - 10:20 a.m. PST

Academic Division Highlights

Enjoy informative sessions from academic divisions at UC San Diego, including an overview of majors and programs within each division, opportunities for students, and Q&A. Learn more about our academic divisions and majors.

Division of Arts and Humanities

Division of Biological Sciences

Division of Physical Sciences

Division of Social Sciences

Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science

The Jacobs School of Engineering

Rady School of Management

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

10:30 - 11:10 a.m. PST

UC Application Preparation

A Deep Dive into Personal Insight Questions (PIQs)

Admissions Officers will provide you with tools and tips that will assist in effectively responding to Personal Insight Questions (PIQs).

FAFSA and the California Dream Act Workshop

Get your questions answered about the FAFSA and the California Dream Act by knowledgeable Financial Aid and Scholarship Counselors.

Presenting Yourself on the UC Application for Incoming First-Years

Learn tips for filling out the UC Application, including a brief walkthrough of the application and Q&A with Admissions Officers.

Presenting Yourself on the UC Application for Incoming Transfers

Learn tips for filling out the UC Application, including a brief walkthrough of the application and Q&A with Admissions Officers.

The UC San Diego College System

Learn about UC San Diego's unique College System, including an overview of each college, tips for ranking the colleges on the UC Application and a Q&A panel with current students.

11:20 - 11:50 a.m. PST

Student Support Services and Student Life

Cultivating Inclusivity: Campus Community Centers and Programs

Hear from UC San Diego's Campus Community Centers and Programs: Asian Pacific Islander Middle Eastern Desi American Programs and Services, the Black Resource Center, Cross-Cultural Center, Intertribal Resource Center, LGBT Resource Center, Raza Resource Centro, and Women's Center to learn more about student support and inclusion on campus.

Financing Your Education

Learn about the options and resources available to help pay for college with the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.

The Triton Transfer Hub and Transfer Student Panel

The Triton Transfer Hub was created for transfers, by transfers. Hear about resources and programs offered through the hub and get your questions answered by current transfer students!

12:00 - 12:30 p.m. PST

Student Support Services and Student Life

Academic Enrichment Programs: Research at UC San Diego

Get to know UC San Diego's Academic Enrichment Programs, which empowers students seeking to become integrated in the research community on campus.

Housing and Dining

Explore the different housing and dining options available at UC San Diego. Take a closer look at pictures of the dining and residence halls and community programming.

International Student Panel sponsored by the International Students and Programs Office

Hear about resources and programs offered through the International Students and Programs Office and get your questions answered by current international students!

Military-Connected Student Resources

Join the Student Veterans Resource Center staff and Benefits Coordinator to learn more about programs, services, and resources to support the success of our military-connected students.

Triton Tide: UC San Diego Athletics

Welcome to the new era of Division I athletics at UC San Diego! Discover more about Triton Tide—the official engagement group of UC San Diego, athletics events, and more.

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. PST

First-Generation Student Celebration

Celebrating First-Generation Accomplishments Across UC San Diego

Hear from First-Generation community members about their accomplishments and experiences at UC San Diego.

Digital Viewbook

Interested in learning more about life at UC San Diego? Get a glimpse into our top-notch academics, cutting-edge research, exciting student life and more in our viewbook. This digital version features videos, pop-out interviews and other interactive content.

Explore Digital Viewbook

Please note: this digital viewbook is optimized for viewing on a laptop or desktop.

A non-interactive version is available as well.

Interactive Content

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Triton Talks

Triton Talks

From academics to student life, learn about the various resources, programs, and opportunities you’ll have at your fingertips at UC San Diego.

Triton Talk Recordings

Watch the recordings of previous Triton Talks such as:

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Presenting Yourself on the UC Application
Learn tips for filling out the UC Application, including a brief walkthrough of the application and a chance for Q&A with UC San Diego Admission Officers!