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Incoming Students

Download the 2023-2024 Student Survival Guide


Please check out the following websites:

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Admitted Student Webpage Orientation 


There will be department specific mandatory orientation on Wednesday, September 20th, 2023 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 late July

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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