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Asian and Pacific Islander
American Heritage Celebration Month
Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration Month
Join the campus community this May in honoring the legacy and contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans. The monthlong commemoration is centered around the theme “Uplifting Generations Through the Spirit of Community” and will feature performances, films, lectures and more.VIEW CELEBRATION MONTH EVENTS
Chase your Curiosity
UC San Diego is made up of a dynamic coalition of brilliant individuals, each with the courage and conviction to pursue the depths of knowledge. You’ll find Tritons below the oceans, beyond the sky and as far flung as your imagination will take you. This video celebrates that spirit and the people who follow their curious minds to unbelievable places.
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We merge disciplines and surpass expectations, empowering students to think creatively across boundaries, resulting in unimagined discoveries.Learn More
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Your journey is unique—whether as a first-generation student, a community college transfer, an international scholar or student veteran—and we are dedicated to your success. Dive deep into our vibrant learning community taught by award-winning faculty with an ocean backdrop.
UC San Diego first-year and transfer students come from all over California and throughout the world—ready for challenge and discovery
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Research and Innovation
Here, students can unleash their curiosity to help shape new fields and transform lives.Learn More
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Whether you’re a first-year, transfer, or graduate student, the UC system has one of the most generous and progressive financial aid programs in the nation. College is within your reach.
Our Thriving Student Life
Stay connected, even while apart. Join online live dance and yoga classes, watch experimental performances, participate in virtual wellness workshops and more.Learn More