Sixth News You Can Use


In This Issue:
Academic Advising
Academic Programs
Commuter Info

Weekly Meetings


Sixth College Graduation Stole

Commemorative Graduation Stole for UCSD Sixth College is still for sale on Sixth College E-Store through June 8th. The UCSD and Sixth College logo are beautifully embroidered. The teal trim detail gives the stole a polished finish.

The purchaser can pick up the stole from the Sixth College HUB located on the 2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall, starting Week 10. We will send out emails once they are ready to pick up.


Volunteer for Commencement!!!

We are looking for enthusiastic students who would like to volunteer for Sixth College Commencement on Saturday June 11, 2016. The ceremony begins at 5:30pm; volunteers need to be available beginning at 4pm. Students living in residence in Sixth College may be approved for late check-out. If you are interested in volunteering, or would like more information, please contact Diane LeGree at

Sixth College Graduation Ceremony

UC San Diego All Campus Commencement 

Summer 2016 CAT Practicum Courses

Read about all the exciting Practicum opportunities being hosted by Sixth College in Summer Sessions I and II 2016 on the Practicum websiteProposals are still being accepted for these CAT 124 classes!

Sixth Academic Advising

Advising Hours Spring 2016

Walk-in Hours: 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30-11:30am and Monday-Friday 1:30-3:30pm
Appointments: Wednesday 1:30-3:30pm and Thursday 9:30-11:30am

Location: Sixth College Hub, Pepper Canyon Hall, 2nd Floor
If you wish to schedule an appointment, please give us a call at 858-534-9001 or come in person to the office.

**Please check the VAC ( for up-to-date advising hours and closure notices.

Summer Course

HIEU 116C - Greece & the Balkans in the 20th Century

Description: The course can count towards Sixth College's Narrative, Aesthetic, and Historical Reasoning breadth requirement, as well as a variety of majors and minors (History, International Studies, European Studies). The class covers the period from 1914 to the present. Topics addressed include the two world wars, modernization, authoritarianism, the Cold War, political violence, the collapse of Communism and the expansion of the European Union.
Date: Summer Session II
Time: (see WebReg)
Location: (see WebReg)
Instructor: Juan Carmona Zabala (

Students interested in finding out more about the class (i.e. about its contents, the instructor, the requirements that they can have the course counted for, etc.) should take a look at this short video:

Sixth Academic Programs

Programs this Week 

Spring Writing Studio Hours

Come in to check your content, clarify your ideas, get revision tips, and enjoy some snacks!
Date: Monday through Thursday
Time: 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Location: Room 261 in the Digital Playroom on the second floor of Pepper Canyon Hall

Spring Practicum Advising Walk-In Hours

Have all your Practicum questions answered in a one-on-one advising session!
Date and time:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Room 253 in the Academic Programs Office on the 2nd floor of Pepper Canyon Hall
Note: Note: The Writing Studio will be closed during Finals Week, so be sure to take advantage of this last chance to get feedback on your final papers! 

Practicum Opportunities

Summer 2016 CAT Practicum Courses

Read about all the exciting Practicum opportunities being hosted by Sixth College in Summer Sessions I and II 2016 on the Practicum websiteProposals are still being accepted for these CAT 124 classes!


Events around the campus

Outreach Trivia Night: Week 10

FOOD, FACTS, FRIENDS, & FUN! Meet new people and test your knowledge of various trivia categories! Free entry to all UCSD students and prizes for winning team! Make this a weekly event and turn up the competition! ALL STUDENTS WELCOME! COME AS A TEAM OR BY YOURSELF!
Date: Tuesday, 5/31/16
Time: 7:00-8:00 PM
Location: Middle of Muir "MOM" (Below Pines Dining Hall)
Facebook Event Page

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. For more information visit:

Date: Wednesday, June 1st
Great Hall

Global Drug Decriminalization & Tijuana's HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Join UC San Diego's Global Health Institute and the Open Society Foundation as we welcome Sir Richard Branson. Sir Branson is a world-renowned business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Recently, he has turned his creative energy on the decriminalization of drugs worldwide, teaming up with the United Nations and the Global Commission on Drug Policy to revise the current harmful policies.

We invite you to participate in the screening of the documentary "Breaking the Taboo," and excerpts from Jon Cohen's book, Tomorrow Is A Long Time, followed by a panel exploring how decriminalization of drugs would affect the spread of HIV in Tijuana, with critical dialogue surrounding this issue.

Visit for more information

Date: Wednesday, June 1st 2016
Time: 12p-2p (Doors open at 11:30)
Location: Great Hall
Registration (REQUIRED):

Breather Series: Arts and Crafts

Come to de-stress or take a break from work or school. Take home what you create, whether it is a picture frame, wooden box, canvas, etc. All supplies provided! All are welcome!

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016
Time: 12pm - 3pm
Location: CCC ArtSpace
For more info contact:

Passport to Culture: Cuba

EARN YOUR PASSPORT & "TRAVEL TO CUBA ". Learn about life and culture from current students who have lived and studied in various regions of the world. Enjoy a traditional taste of food from the highlighted region each week! Week 10 "Passport to Culture" will highlight Cuba! ALL STUDENTS WELCOME! FREE FOOD! If you'd like to share your own experiences from Cuba as a panelist, please fill out the following form
Time: Thursday, 6/2/16 from 3:00-4:00 PM
ocation: International House (Near ERC) Cuzco Lounge
Facebook Event Page


Free for ALL UCSD Undergrads! 21+ needs valid government issued ID.

Date: Friday, June 3
Time: 3-6pm
Location: Rimac field


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Your honesty and valuable feedback will help us continue to improve The Zone for students at UCSD
Questions? Contact The Zone at
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Upcoming Events

The Zone presents: Therapy Fluffies

The popular pups are back! The Zone will be bringing many certified therapy dogs to campus to help you de-stress during finals! Studies show that animal therapy has many health benefits, including stress reduction. Grab your friends and come play, relax, and de-stress with nearly two dozen fun-loving canines during finals week!

Date: Tuesday, June 7th
Location: Library Walk

Commuter Info

Sixth College Commuter Center

Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 104

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. Email:

Weekly Meetings

First Generation Student Link
Main Conference Room (2nd floor PCH) 

Festivals Committee
Mondays at 7:00pm
The DoggHouse

Technology Committee
Mondays 8:00pm
The Lodge

Mondays at 8:00pm
The DoggHouse

Sixth College Bible Study
Mondays at 8:30pm
The Lodge (small room) 

Special Events Committee (SPEC)

Spirit Committee
Tuesdays at 6:00pm
The Commuter Lounge

Arts Committee
Wednesdays 6:30pm
The Lodge

Culture Committee
Wednesdays or Fridays at 7:00pm
The Lodge (TV room)

Video Production Club
Thursdays at 7:00pm
Main Conference Room 

Sixth College Student Council (SCSC) 
Thursdays at 5:15pm 
Main Conference Room (2nd floor PCH)

Knights of the Square Board
Sundays at 7:00pm
The DoggHouse