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Sixth News You Can Use
Welcome Week 2017 Edition
 
 
 
 
Hey Sixers! Just a reminder to keep attending the UnOlympics dance practices every day at 11am until the day of the UnOlympics! Help bring home the Golden Shoe to Sixth College this year! Learn more here .

Are you a commuter or live off-campus this year? Stick around until the end of the newsletter to find Commuter Highlights & Resources to help you get around campus during our Welcome Week events! 
 
 
 
Spotlights
 
 
 
9/23 - Movie Under the Stars
 
Bring a camping chair or a blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars! In honor of our Welcome Week theme, we will be watching Disney Pixar's The Incredibles!

WHERE : Sixth Res Hall Quad
WHEN : 8pm
 
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9/24 - On the Quad
 
Come out and enjoy the sunshine, make new friends, eat good food, and soak up the last Sunday of summer!

WHERE : Sixth Res Hall Quad
WHEN : 2-4pm
 
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9/25 - Org Fair
 
Your one-stop shop for getting involved at UCSD! Afterwards, you can cool off with some Kona Shaved Ice!

WHERE : Sixth Res Hall Quad
WHEN : 2-4pm
 
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9/25 - Pre-Convocation Gathering
 
Gather as a Sixth College community, take the “Sixth College Promise,” receive your Sixth lanyard, and walk to Convocation as a community of Sixers.

WHERE : Meet up at The Dogghouse (at the Sixth Res Hall Quad)
WHEN : 4:15pm
 
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9/25 - Target Night
 
Need to make a Target run? Busses will shuttle you to and from Target! Shop while enjoying DJ’d music, enter to win a Target gift card, and get a student discount!

WHERE : Meet at the Rupertus Lane Bus Stop (across the street from Croutons).WHEN : Busses will take you to and from target from 7:30pm-12am (lat bus departs from campus at 10:45pm).
 
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9/26 - Creating Your Long Term Academic Plan
 
Thinking about adding a minor? Interested in studying abroad? Planning on getting internships? All of these things require academic planning. Join the Sixth College Academic Advisors as we walk you through the steps necessary to create a long-term academic plan.

WHERE : Digital Playroom (2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
WHEN : 9-10am
 
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9/26 - Student, Faculty, and Staff Lunch
 
Enjoy lunch with UCSD professors and Sixth College staff members. Get your questions answered and receive some valuable insight into making the most of your UCSD experience.

WHERE : Pepper Canyon Hall Courtyard
WHEN : 12pm
 
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9/26 - Navigating Sixth Academic Advising Resources
 
Virtual Advising Center? Degree Audit? Not sure what these resources are? Join the Sixth College Academic Advisors for a workshop on how to use these resources! Together, we will review the Sixth College GE requirements and show you how to navigate the Sixth College website, how to submit a question through the Virtual Advising Center, and how to read your degree audit. These resources will help you tremendously during your time at UC San Diego so learn how to use them early.

  WHERE : Digital Playroom (2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
WHEN : 3:30-4:30pm
 
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9/26 - Idea Machine: The Mind of a Triton!
 
UC San Diego students, are you aware of the components that go into learning? Take a step back and think about how you learn. How is your 'idea machine' functioning? Join us an discover tools and skills to be more mindful and successful as you start your journey here at UC San Diego.

  WHERE : Pepper Canyon Hall 121
WHEN : 2pm-3:30pm
 
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9/26 - Welcome Home Playfair
 
Be a part some amazing controlled chaos! Meet new people, make some friends, have a blast running around with 100s of your fellow Sixers, and grab a treat at the ice cream truck!

  WHERE : Warren Field
WHEN : 6pm
 
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9/27 - UnOlympics Tailgate
 
Practice the UnOlympics dance one last time, get outfitted for the dance, grab some lunch, and get pumped to bring home the coveted Golden Shoe!  (Only dance participants will receive a shirt)

  WHERE : Sixth Res Hall Quad
WHEN : 10am
 
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9/27 - First Generation Student Panel
 
Come and meet UCSD staff and faculty that were the first in their families to graduate from college. Make connections and learn more about FGS Link, Sixth’s program for first-generation students.

WHERE : Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 106
WHEN : 5pm
 
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Events
 
 
 
Be a Voice For Sixth!
 
Sixth College Student Council is looking for people to join the team! Click the link below to see all the open positions, their descriptions, and the application link! You can also learn more at the Org Fair on 9/25 at the Sixth Res Hall Quad from 2-4pm!
 
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Commuter Highlights & Resources
 
 
 
Sixth Commuter Student Welcome Social
 
Meet fellow Sixth commuting students, staff, and check out a space just for you to relax, study, and gather with friends! We will provide free coffee and bagels as you set off on your first day of class! Hope to see you at the Commuter Center!

WHERE : Sixth College Commuter Lounge (1st floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)
WHEN : Thursday, 9/28, 8:30am-11am
 
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Parking On Campus During Welcome Week
 
Want to know where you're able to park during Welcome Week? Need to understand parking permits? Curious about weekend parking? Click the link below for all on-campus parking resources!
 
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Public Transit
 
There's several mass transit routes that any student has access too. Click the link below to learn about the many bus/trolley routes and how any student can utilize them to their fullest extent!
 
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Public Meetings
 
 
 
 
 
Campus Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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