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It’s Triton Time

With UC San Diego’s annual Homecoming just weeks away, the energy across campus is electric as the university gears up to welcome its Triton family home. The weeklong all-campus celebration is back and better than ever—and it’s guaranteed to be an experience you won’t want to miss.

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September 29, 2022

Franklin Antonio Hall Opens its Doors

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October 4, 2022

Time-Restricted Eating Improves Cardiovascular Health for Firefighters

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September 29, 2022

First-Ever Mycobiome Atlas Describes Associations between Cancers and Fungi

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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.

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Looking to prepare for college, advance your career with certificate and degree-related programs, or just seeking to enrich your personal growth? We offer a range of courses and programs to help you meet your goals.

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Here, students can unleash their curiosity to help shape new fields and transform lives.

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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.

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Stay connected, even while apart. Join online live dance and yoga classes, watch experimental performances, participate in virtual wellness workshops and more.

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