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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 23rd, 2018 .
 
Register Here
 
 
 
•  K u n c o c s h u n  •  2 0 1 8  • FT. NIEMAN •
 
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 (Baked Bear, Churros El Tigre, and Masala Street!), activities, merchandise, live music, amusement rides, prizes, giveaways, a photobooth, and more!

Did you hear? Our headliner this year will be Los Angeles-based artist  Nieman . Check out his music here for some modern takes on some throwback sounds. We can't wait to see you there and dance long with us!

Happens THIS FRIDAY, May 11th, from 4:30pm-7:30pm at Warren Field!
 
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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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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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Graduating soon? Learn about the REAL WORLD: Money Matters
 
You can take control of your financial stability for life after college. Learn how to budget, save, and negotiate salary. It's time for the REAL WORLD: Money Matters.

Dinner provided. Happens Thursday, May 10th, from 5-6:30pm at The Great Hall .
 
RSVP
 
 
 
Graduating Soon? Learn about the
REAL WORLD: Transitioning from College To...
 
Are you graduating soon? Join us for a panel discussion with recent UCSD grads as they share their journeys beyond graduation. Learn how they answered the question “what are you doing after graduation” and lived to tell about it! CAPS will provide information about finding support and supporting others through the transition. An hors d’oeuvres mixer will be held after the presentation (You are graduating, this may be your last chance for free food!).

Happens Monday, May 14th, from 5-6:30pm at The Faculty Club.
 
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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.
 
 
 
 
 
Sixth Writing Workshop
For International Students & English Language Learners
 
Come to learn more writing tips to revise your CAT final project from our English Language Learner tutors and enjoy free tacos!

Happens Thursday, May 10th, from 5:30-6:30pm at the Smart Classroom (in the Annex of Pepper Canyon Hall 2nd Floor).
 
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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!
 
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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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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 .
 
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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, May 7th 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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The Zone Presents:
Hungry 4 Healthy –
Banana Bread Muffin
 
Do you have a good wellness tip? Have you ever wanted to contribute to the vault of Zone Tips? Well, here's your chance! Submit your tip in the link below.  Ends May 13th!  
 
Submit Here
 
 
 
The Zone Presents:
Hungry 4 Healthy –
Banana Bread Muffin
 
Come join us as we demo Banana Bread Muffin, hosted by Erin Kukura, Fitlife RD, and enjoy some FREE samples! All materials and ingredients will be provided. Seating is based on first come, first serve. HappensMonday, May 7th, from 12-1pm at The Zone 
 
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The Zone Presents:
Body Composition
 
Walk in for your free analysis which includes: body weight, percentage body fat, total body water, and blood pressure. One free assessment per quarter is available to registered UCSD students. HappensTuesday,  May 8th, from 9:30-10:15am at The Zone.
 
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UCSD Student Foundation Presents H.A.G.S.:
How About Give to Scholarships?
 
Come out to the Student Foundation’s week long event, H.A.G.S.! We're gearing up for summer, so join us during week 6 to get some free goodies and learn more about how you can make an impact on campus before the school year ends. HappensTuesday,  May 8th-10th, from 10am-2pm at Library Walk 1985. On May 9th we will be at Sun God Lawn.
 
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The Zone Presents:
Art & Soul –
Decorate a Lanyard
 
Decorate a lanyard that will carry you through the quarter! Workshops are free; all supplies and materials provided. Space is limited and is first come, first served. Happens Tuesday, May 8th, 11am-12pm at The Zone .
 
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The Zone Presents:
Financially Savvy –
Budgeting with Bae
 
Learn fun and healthy relationship skills and tips on how to plan a date night or a trip with your partner! Hosted by CARE at SARC. Healthy snacks provided. Happens Tuesday, ay 8th, 12:30-1:30pm at The Zone .
 
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Things Left Unheard:
A Mental Health Panel on Queer Asian American Communities
 
Join APIMEDA and CAPS for a conversation about the intersections of racial/ethnic, sexual, and gender identities and the role they have on mental health and well-being. Happens Tuesday, May 8th, from 11-30am-1:30pm at the Cross Cultural Center Art Space.
 
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Marshall Ultimate
Frisbee Game
 
It’s Ultimate Frisbee season! Come out and play ultimate frisbee for a chance to redeem $100 on whatever you want. We welcome all levels of frisbee players, even those who have no experience at all! FREE BBQ after the tournament! Happens Tuesday, May 8th, from 6-8pm at Marshall Field . Register your team or yourself in the link below.
 
Register Here
 
 
 
Global Forum:
Reese Elrich –
Trump's Chaos in the Middle East  
 
Join us for a forum with Peabody award winning correspondence Reese Ulrich as he offers his first hand observations of the current wars and how they could end. Happens  Wednesday, May 9th, from 4-6pm in the Great Hall at I-House .
 
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Passport to Culture:
South Korea
 
Earn your passport and travel to South Korea! 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 South Korea as a panelist, please fill out this form . Happens Thursday, May 11th, from 3-4pm, at the I-House Kathmandu Lounge .
 
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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 .
 
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DVC Presents: BIOHAZARD
 
UCSD’s on-campus Deejay Club presents a 100% Dubstep dance event free for UCSD students +1 guest! Located at The LOFT and featuring live DJs, and all the wub wub wubs you know and love. BIOHAZARD is set to be our biggest event of the quarter. Be sure to check our our Facebook event page for more info! Happens Friday, May 11th, from 7-11pm at The Loft .
 
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I-HeArt: Eurovision Stream
 
Join us as we livestream the finale of this year Eurovision, one of the biggest singing competition in the world. Check out our FB page for further updates. Happens Saturday, May 12th at the Asante Classrooms. Time TBD .
 
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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 .
 
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The Inaugural
Global Impact Summit
 
The Business Council of UC San Diego is proud to present the first-ever Global Impact Summit. this first-of-its-kind conference will feature panels and keynotes from speakers across industries, all tied together along the uniting thread of global impact in an era of upheaval. Happens  Saturday, May 126th, from 9am-4pm at the Rady School of Management.
 
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Job Opportunities
 
 
 
Volunteer for Sixth College Commencement!
 
We are looking for enthusiastic students who would like to volunteer for Sixth College Commencement on Sunday June 17, 2018. The ceremony begins at 6:30pm; volunteers need to be available beginning at 5pm. Students living in residence in Sixth College may be approved for late check-out (Monday by Noon on June 18th). If you are interested in volunteering or need more information, please contact us!
 
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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
 
 
 
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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