Orientation Leader Applications, Siblings Day, Scholarships, and more!
Sixth News You Can Use
Winter Quarter Week 2
Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings
Commuter Resources • Campus Resources
Apply to be a Sixth College Orientation Leader!
CALLING ALL SIXERS (and/or Sixth College lovers)! Do you have a passion for Sixth? Do you enjoy guiding others? Do you want to make an everlasting impact on a future Triton? And do you want to earn valuable leadership skills? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then consider applying to be a Sixth Orientation Leader for the Class of 2022!

Have questions? Join us during our info sessions! Times and locations can be found on our website below. 
New OL applications close on Monday, Janurary 29th @ 4:30 PM. Senior OL applications close on Wednesday, January 24th @ 4:30 PM .
UC San Diego Siblings Day 2018
It’s time for a sibling reunion! Join us for Siblings Day, a wonderful campus tradition for UC San Diego undergraduate students and their young siblings. With loads of activities you can compete in our Sibling Rivalry games, tackle the Challenge Course or Rock Wall, or master the annual Sibling Scavenger Hunt.

Registration closes Friday, January 19 . Fee waivers for families of need available upon request, first come first serve. Hope to see you there!
Apply to be a Sixth Discussion Leader!
Gain teaching experience and build relationships with faculty, staff, TAs and peers by becoming a Discussion Leader for a First Year Experience course! This position will include a paid training during Spring Quarter (CCR approved!), and you will begin teaching Fall of 2018.

Applications are due Friday, January 26th at noon. For more information and the application link, visit the First Year Experience Program website .

Attend an info session on January 17th @ noon at the Student Services Center Room 450. THERE WILL BE COOKIES!
Involved in Student Government? Apply for our Scholarships!
Dear students involved in UC San Diego's student governments,

We have two UC San Diego scholarships available through the easy-to-complete online application! They are the Tom Tucker Alumni Leadership Scholarship, a $10,000 one-year award, and the Marchick-Rallo Alumni Scholarship, at $2,000 per 2 years award.

Our deadline is on 
Monday, February 6th, at 11:59pm ! To apply, log onto Tritonlink, and find the application under Financial Tools  Financial Aid  2018-2019 Academic Year Scholarships.
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.
SURVEY: Help Bring More Maker Spaces to UCSD
Our friends at the CAT Program at Sixth College are working towards bringing more Maker Spaces across UC San Diego. If we have enough voices speaking up, we can make sure that our campus is the best in the nation at giving you what you need for makers of all kind. Please take the time to respond to our survey linked below bySunday, January 28th . Your input is really important!
CAPS Drop-in Workshops:
Winter 2018
Our workshops are a great way for students to learn valuable psychological skills in a short amount of time. Students neither have to make an appointment nor do they need to be active CAPS clients to attend a workshop - just show up to as many as you like! See our calendar in the link below to see the many workshops offered this quarter.
Want a Free Health Assessment? Come to 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, January 16th, 9:30-10:15am at The Zone .
The Zone Presents:
Art & Soul - Decorate

A Sleep Mask!
Come decorate a sleep mask to help you catch more Zzz’s and sleep better at night. Happens Tuesday,  January 16th, 11am-12pm at The Zone . 
Equity-Minded Leader Seminars
Learn what it means to be an equity-mionded leader. These seminars emphasize the development of competencies on social justice and equity-mindedness through experiential activities and discussions that seek to help students gain awareness of social identities and identify practices to become a more equity-minded leader. Seminars will be on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-1:50pm in the Marshall College Room from weeks 2-5 .
The Zone Presents:
A practice to help increase focus and concentration, reduce stress and gain a sense of well-being. Whether or not you have ever meditated, you may enjoy this sampling of techniques as they guide you to the blissful silence behind thoughts. Seated, standing, lying down and moving techniques may be covered. Suitable for all levels of experience. Happens Thursday, January 18th, 10-10:30am at The Zone .
Group Acupuncture Sessions
Group Acupuncture Sessions at Student Health Services are low-cost, one hour sessions (up to 3 students per session) with a licensed acupuncturist, provided exclusively for registered UCSD students. Our next session date is Thursday, January 25th, 10am-3:30pm at the Student Health Services . You must make an appointment by calling our number, which can be found in the link below. $20 fee.
The Zone Presents:
Flu Clinic
Get your flu shot at The Zone! Walk-ins welcome. No appointment needed. TDAP vaccines are also available. Happens Friday, January 19th and Tuesday, January 23rd from 11:30am-4pm at The Zone .
Asian Women's Forum
The Asian Women’s Forum is a place for self-identified Asian women to connect with other Asian women students on campus, share experiences, obtain/receive support, and build community. The forum is open to new members all quarter. Members are welcome to drop-in anytime during the quarter and stay for all or any part of the time. Happens every Friday, 2pm-3:30pm at the Muir Half Dome Lounge .
Job Opportunities
Apply to be a UC San Diego Overnight Program Host!
Help host a prospective UCSD student! We were once at that stage in our lives where we were worried about entering college, and just because we are here in college now doesn’t mean we should forget to help the ones that are still on their way. It’s more than just an experience to show them the school, it’s an opportunity to provide yourself as a resource to mentor/femtor a student currently in the process of transitioning out of high school, and empower them to pursue higher education.

We are looking for hosts for the Black Student Union, Jacobs School of Engineering, and SPACES programs! To learn more about each program, read 
here .

Applications close Tuesday, January 16 . The event is on April 12-14. If you have any questions, contact overnightspacesucsd@ucsd.edu .
Be a Multicultural Undergraduate Intern at the Getty
Apply to be be an Multicultural Undergraduate Intern at the Getty Center in Los Angeles over the summer! Aiming to encourage greater diversity in the professions related to museums and the visual arts, the internships at the Getty are offered in administration, conservation, curatorship, museum education, library collections, public programs, and technology projects. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply.

The deadline is 
Thursday, February 1st, at 5pm .
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 .
MUIR 2 (Winter 2018) – Now Open To All Transfer Students
MUIR 2 is now open all all Transfer Students across the Six Colleges. Incoming students for the 2017-18 academic year will be pre-authorized to enroll. This course equips Transfer Students with the best practices and critical skills on how to succeed at a large research university. Topics include: effective research and study skills, personal well-being, communication skills, research and experimental learning, academic success strategies, and more. Consider enrolling today!
Public Meetings
Sixth College Student Council (SCSC)
Thursdays, 5:15 PM

Main Conference Room

(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)


Culture Committee
Mondays, 6pm

The Lodge Small Room


Arts Committee
Fridays, 4pm

The Dogghouse


Tech Committee
Tuesdays, 7pm

Main Conference Room

(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)


Spirit Committee
Thursdays, 4pm

The Dogghouse

Festivals Committee
Wednesdays, 7pm

The Dogghouse


Special Events (SPEC) Committee
Tuesdays, 5pm

The Dogghouse


Marketing Committee
Thursdays, 8pm

The Dogghouse


Rules Committee

Finance Committee
Wednesdays, 11am

Main Conference Room

(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)

Sixth College Community Board (CoBoard)
Mondays, 7pm

The Dogghouse


Sixth Video Production Club
Tuesdays, 7pm

Main Conference Room

(2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)


Sixth Television Club
Wednesdays, 6pm

The Lodge


Queer Sixers United (QSUN)
Mondays, 6pm

LGBT Resource Center

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.
Campus Resources
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