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Don’t miss one of Sixth College’s most anticipated events of the year! Kuncocshun is the PREMIERE music festival on campus, hosted by Sixth College's Festivals Committee! There will be tons of free food, activities, merchandise, live music, amusement rides, prizes, giveaways, a photobooth, and more!

Can't wait to know who'll be performing? Follow our event page below to get the latest hints on who our headliner will be for the festival! Who knows, maybe you might even win some free swag out of it!
 
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Super Mario Chocolate Festival: Sixth Edition
 
OH NO. Bowser has once again taken Princess Peach. Who will save her? The Super Mario Brothers can along with friends Toad, Yoshi, and YOU! On May 11th, get ready to race down Rainbow Road and have a choco-LOT of fun.

The journey to Bowser's Castle starts at at the Sixth College Dogghouse (near the Residential Halls). Whether you start from the land of ERC / Marshall / Muir / Revelle / Warren towards the final level land: Sixth College. Make sure to come out and bring your neatest pairs of overalls! Bring your kart and get ready to hop your way to Sixth College's Annual Chocolate Festival.

Happens Friday, May 11th, from 12-3pm at the Sixth College Dogghouse!
 
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Take And Make Great Photography with SCSC's Historians
 
Wonder how to make this exact photo? Join the Sixth College Student Council Historians for a discovery tour of creative lighting in digital photography. We are excited to have UCSD Wushu Club at our event performing Asian Martial Arts right in front of the camera to make a fantastic shot.

What's more? Sixth College resident Rachel Seo, a YouTuber who made a lot of popular videos about UCSD, will also be there to share her experience making videos watched by thousands. Professional resume portraits will be provided in the end!

Happens Saturday, May 5th, at 2pm at the Sixth College Lodge . Stay tuned for the event page on the Sixth Res Life Facebook page.
 
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Butterbeer Fest 2K18 Photos are now AVAILABLE!
 
Wonder where to download your Butterbeer Fest 2k18 event photos? Click the link below to open the spell book to travel back to our photobooth! Photos taken by Jerry Zhou. Follow @SixthResLife on Facebook to stay tuned with event updates, and to find your photos from previous Res Life events!
 
Check Them Out Here
 
 
 
Apply to be a Sixth College Peer Advisor!
 
This is a great opportunity for Sixers looking to get more involved with Sixth College and gain useful work experience! Sixth College Advising is currently looking for two Peer Advisors for the 2018-2019 academic year! Peer Advisors support the Sixth College Academic Advising team by providing academic advising to first and second year students as well as creating and conducting workshops or other projects to best serve our students.

To apply to this position or gain more information, log-on to PortTriton and search Job #851465 . Deadline to apply is May 7, 2018
 
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Introducing: SNYCU's Basic Needs Section
 
Basic Needs refers to the most essential resources required to thrive as a student, which includes access to nutritious food, stable housing, and financial wellness resources.

SNYCU is proud to present the Basic Needs Section for it's future newsletters. You can find resources, events, and information on Basic Needs after the "Public Meetings" section at the bottom of this newsletter! For more information on UC San Diego's Basic Needs program, check out their website in the link below.
 
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Academic Advising
 
 
Located at The Hub in Pepper Canyon Hall (2nd floor) ( Website )

Have a question but can't walk in? Use our Virtual Advising Center ! Open 24/7.
 
 
 
 
 
Important Reminder for Graduating Students!
 
Graduating this year? Please do not forget to fill out your Degree and Diploma Application (DDA)! Deadline to apply is May 1st ! This will secure your name in the commencement booklet as well! 
 
Complete It Here
 
 
 
Register for All-Campus Commencement!
 
Register for All Campus Commencement and your college, Graduate Division, or professional school ceremony. You will be directed to the UC San Diego Bookstore to order your regalia after you register. Student registration closes May 23, 2018 .
 
Register Here
 
 
 
Sixth College Graduation Stoles NOW AVAILABLE! 
 
If you are graduating in June 2018, the Sixth College Graduation Stoles are ON SALE NOW! You can choose from a Special Limited Edition Commemorative Graduation Stole (pictured on the left), or a Timeless Graduation Stole (pictured on the right). Quantities are limited. When they are gone, they are GONE! So buy them now!
 
Buy Yours
 
 
 
SmartClassroom Reservations: Updated Link
 
The SmartClassroom provides space for Sixth College student organizations and students to work, experiment, and engage with each other in a STEM-to-STEAM mixed-use and collaborative space. It extends the principles of Sixth, a community made up of interdisciplinary majors with diverse backgrounds, and the college’s commitment to fostering and supporting students exploring the intersections of culture, art, and technology.

If you are a Sixth College student or organization wanting to reserve the SmartClassroom or its sound booth, please fill out the reservation form below.
 
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Events
 
 
 
UCSD Grad Fair
 
Now’s the time to purchase your cap & gown, or bundle and save with a Triton Grad Pack. Find out about diploma frames, class rings, grad announcements, more exclusive sales, senior portraits, last chance for academic discounts on Apple computers, discounts and more. Happens May 15th-17th, 10am-6pm at the UC San Diego Bookstore, 2nd Floor. 
 
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UCSD Grad Nite
 
THE OFFICIAL KICK OFF TO GRADUATION! Your One-Stop Shop for Graduation and an evening of fun. The Bookstore is reopened in the evening just for you. Happens Tuesday, May 29th, 6-9pm at the UC San Diego Bookstore 
 
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Sexual Assault
Awareness Month
 
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The goal of SAAM is to raise awareness of sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. Please check out the events happening all month in the link below.
 
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CAPS Daily Drop-In Workshops for Spring 2018
 
Want to gain skills to increase well-being today? CAPS Daily Drop-In Workshops are open to all currently registered UCSD students. You do not need to make an appointment—simply show up and enjoy! These educational workshops are not professional counseling or psychotherapy. Learn more about the dates of each workshop in the link below.
 
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Ring Ceremony 2018
for Graduating Engineering Students
 
At this event, engineering graduates commit to upholding the standards of ethics, integrity, and quality as practicing engineers and as graduates of the Jacobs School. You will be recognized by name as you walk across the stage and receive a ring from the Dean of Jacobs School of Engineering, to be worn as a symbol of this commitment. RSVP by May 13th. Ceremony is on Saturday, June 16th, from 7:30-9:30pm at Warren Mall .
 
RSVP
 
 
 
Outreach Trivia Night
 
Venture over to Muir to meet new people and test your knowledge of various trivia categories! Free entry to all UCSD students and prizes for the winning team! Make this a weekly event and turn up the competition! All students welcome. Come with friends or by yourself to join a team of four! HappensMonday, April 30th at 7pm at the Muir Woods Coffee House .
 
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Language Conversation Tables: Spring 2018
 
LCTs are one of I-House's most popular programs and they involve a collection of tables each featuring a different language. There are hosts at each table that facilitate the learning of that language! LCTs provide students with the opportunity to learn another language the easier way by conversating. Happens every Tuesday at 6pm in the Great Hall .
 
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South Asian & Desi Forum
 
These forums are for all undergraduate, graduate and professional student of South Asian origin, or South Asian American students. The purpose of the forum is to have an open and supportive space to discuss experiences as a people of South Asian descent and to build community. Happens weeks 2-9 from 4-5pm at the Main Conference Room (Pepper Canyon Hall, 2nd Floor) . Please see the flyer below for the forum dates.
 
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Yoga Zone: Vinyasa
 
An invigorating and dynamic style of yoga in which breath and movement are linked in a flowing sequence to create heat, flexibility, strength, and awareness. Originating from the practice of Ashtanga, this style is also referred to as ‘flow yoga’ or ‘vinyasa flow.’ Happens Monday, April 30th, from 10-10:45am at The Zone 
 
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Human Trafficking Awareness
 
Did you know that San Diego is one of the top cities of Human Trafficking in California? Human Trafficking is a much bigger problem that people think. With this event we hope to educate people about the severity of this issue so we can help stop Human Trafficking. Happens Tuesday, May 2nd, from 7-9pm at the Revelle College Room and Wednesday, May 3rd, from 5-8pm at the Price Center Theater .
 
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Art & Soul:
Watercolor Painting
 
Let the watercolor flow onto the page to create a masterpiece. Workshops are free; all supplies and materials provided. Space is limited and is first come, first served. Happens Tuesday, May 1st, from 11am-12pm at The Zone .
 
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Passport to Culture: Cuba
 
Earn your passport and travel to Israel! Learn about life and culture from current students who have lived and studied in various regions of the world. Enjoy a taste of traditional food from the highlighted region each week. If you'd like to share your own experiences from Israel as a panelist, please fill out this form . Happens Thursday, April 19th, from 3-4pm, at the I-House Kathmandu Lounge .
 
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BOSS & Outreach Present: Sunset Beach Yoga
 
Come to La Jolla Shores Kellogg Park for sunset yoga and a beach bonfire afterwards! Registration is for yoga, bonfire is open invite. Happens Friday, May 4th, from 5:45-7pm at the La Jolla Shores Kellog Park .
 
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Outreach & Revelle Go to the Birch Aquarium
 
Have you been to the world famous Birch Aquarium? Spend your Sunday morning with the Outreach Coordinators as we take a fun trip to see 5000+ fish! The highlight of our visit will include a Kelp Forest Dive Show at 10:30am which people can watch divers feed fish! Tickets are a discounted price of only $5! Happens Friday, May 6th, from 9:30am-1pm. Meet at Revelle Plaza .
 
RSVP
 
 
 
Where No Story Has Gone Before: An Evening With George Takei
 
Join Professor Terrazas for a lively discussion regarding improvisation in music and life. Event is open to the public. Students with a UCSD ID will enjoy limited free appetizers! Happens Monday, May 7th, from 6-7pm at The Loft .
 
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International Idol
Talent Show 2018
 
Outreach Coordinators and International House are excited to invite you to the annual International Idol Talent Show, featuring incredible talents from around the world. Bring your friends to enjoy a night of music, magic and much more! Happens Friday, May 11th, from 6-7:30pm at the Great Hall in I-House .
 
RSVP
 
 
 
Triton at Padres Ball Game
 
Wanna check a Padres Game off your bucket list? What better way to experience American culture than a baseball game? Join us for a day at Petco Park where we will watch the San Diego Padres take on the St. Louis Cardinals! Tickets on sale for only $15 (transportation included)! Happens Sunday, May 13th, from 11:30am-6pm. Meet at the Student Services Center at 11:30am .
 
RSVP
 
 
 
Job Opportunities
 
 
 
Apply to be an Outreach Intern!
 
Interested in expanding your leadership experience? Want to get paid while helping to build a community among the international and out of state students at UC San Diego? Then apply to be a paid intern for the 2018-2019 Academic Year! Apply Now!Applications close May 4th .

How to apply:
1. Apply via Port Triton #850986
 2. Email resume & cover letter to outreachcoord@ucsd.edu
3. Fill out application in the link below.
 
Apply Here
 
 
 
Apply to be a GAP Mentor!
 
The Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) pairs one incoming international or out of state student with one current international or out of state student at UC San Diego. Mentors and mentees are paired in June and then communicate virtually all summer to assist with the incoming student's transition to UC San Diego. Then once everyone is back on campus in the fall, we celebrate with a GAP Mixer!
 
Apply Here
 
 
 
Apply to be a Conversation Leader for International Students! (UCSD Extension)
 
Are you a native-English speaker looking for a summer job? Work as a Conversation Leader for the English Language Institute at UC San Diego Extension this summer and earn money while you have fun meeting and facilitating conversation with our wonderful international students!

Orientation/Info Sessions: Monday & Tuesday, May 7th & 8th from 9-10am at the UCSD Extension English Language Institute.
 
Apply Here
 
 
 
Apply to be a Triton Edge Mentor!
 
Triton Edge Mentors are vital to the success of the Triton Edge Program. Mentors are current UCSD students who serve as a peer resource to their cohort (8-10 Triton Edge Participants), assisting with the transition to UCSD and American classroom culture. Mentors work individually and as a team to create and implement a variety of events during the 5-week program during Summer Session II.

Applications close May 4th. Apply via Port Triton #850592.  
 
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Sixth College Conference Funding Support
 
Sixth College encourages students to be actively engaged in research as well as creative and artistic forms of expression. This especially includes presentation at conferences of artistic or other projects and research papers either alone or jointly with other students or faculty mentors. More information can be found at Sixth College's home page .
 
Apply Here
 
 
 
Public Meetings
 
 
Sixth College Student Council (SCSC)
Thursdays, 5:15 PM
Main Conference Room
(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
Email
Website

Culture Committee
Wednesdays, 5pm
The Lodge
Email

Arts Committee
TBA
Email

Tech Committee
Tuesdays, 7pm
TBA
Email

Spirit Committee
Thursdays, 4pm
The Dogghouse
Email
 
 
Festivals Committee
Wednesdays, 6pm
The Dogghouse
Email

Special Events (SPEC) Committee
Tuesdays, 5pm
The Dogghouse
Email

Marketing Committee
Thursdays, 8pm
The Dogghouse
Email

Rules Committee
TBA
Email

Finance Committee
Wednesdays, 11am
Main Conference Room
(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
Emaill

Sixth College Community Board (CoBoard)
Mondays, 7pm
The Dogghouse
Email
 
Sixth Video Production Club
Tuesdays, 7pm
Main Conference Room
(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
Email
Website

Sixth Television Club
Tuesdays, 4pm
The Lodge
Email

Queer Sixers United (QSUN)
Mondays, 6pm
LGBT Resource Center
Email

Project Sixth
Second Sunday of every month, 7pm
Foodworx Dining Area
Email
Facebook Page

Sixth Transfer Organization and Commuter Society (UCSD STORCS)
Tuesdays, 4pm
Location TBD
Email
Facebook Group
 
 
 
 
Basic Needs Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
Any registered UC San Diego student who is facing challenges with their access to adequate food, stable housing, or financial resources is encouraged to complete this form .
 
 
 
CalFresh SuperClinic
 
Do you need extra grocery money? CalFresh provides monthly food benefits to purchase groceries for students who qualify! HappensThursday, May 10th, from 9am-3pm at the Sixth College Room in the Price Center .
 
RSVP
 
 
 
Food Recovery Network Distributions
 
Our mission is to help feed students and fight food insecurity. ALL foods offered were recovered and saved from becoming compost or trash. We have free prepared food accessible for international and undocumented students every Tuesdays from 3-4pm and every Fridays from 11am-12pm at The Hub in the Original Student Center. Bring your own plate and utensils!
 
RSVP
 
 
 
Commuter Resources
 
 
 
 
Sixth College Commuter Lounge
 
Cook in the kitchen, surf the web on the computers, take advantage in renting a locker, or watch TV. Just swipe your UCSD student ID at the door. Have questions? See the Sixth College Front Desk or contact Jesse Rapport, the Coordinator of Student Activities.
 
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Campus Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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