Structural Engineering

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Incoming Students

The Student Survival Guide for Structural Engineering at UC San Diego

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Admitted Student Webpage Orientation 

There will be department specific mandatory orientation on Tuesday September 17, 2024 on campus.  More information will be sent to your UCSD email.  You will also receive information regarding your faculty mentor/advisor shortly before the Orientation. 

Information regarding orientation, registration (enrollment for classes), campus ID, health insurance, planning your classes will be sent to you in an email in mid June

If you have any VISA related questions, please contact the International Students & Programs Office.  You can request appointments here.

If you have any questions regarding Residence for Tuition Purposes, please contact the Residence Deputy.


Address: Matthews Ln, La Jolla, CA 92093 (Structural Materials Engineering Building)

Schedule content is subject to change; please check back frequently.



10:45 a.m. Check-in
11:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Department Chairs and Student Affairs.
11:20 a.m. Q&A with Student Affairs and Chair's Student Council
Your chance to ask questions based on Canvas
information and Graduate Student Handbook.
12:00 p.m. Ice Breaker
Get to meet other incoming graduate students
through an activity.
12:30 p.m. Lunch with Faculty and Student Organizations Fair
Student Mixer and time to ask any other questions.


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