Sixth News You Can Use


In This Issue:
Academic Advising
Academic Programs
Commuter Info

Weekly Meetings


We are Hiring a Student Affairs Intern!

Are you looking for a job for the 2016-2017 school year? Do you love graphic design, events planning, and this newsletter? This is a great opportunity for you to get more involved with the Sixth community and gain valuable work experience! Click here to read the job description and apply be sending your resume and cover letter to Jesse Rapport at

Love being a Sixer? Volunteer for Transfer Triton Day 2016!

Show off all that Sixth College has to offer to newly admitted transfer students! Meet and greet newly admitted Sixers and their families. There are several ways you can help out! You can sit on a student panel where you share your perspective of being a Sixth College student, you can greet new admits and direct them where they need to go, or field questions at the question and answer table. Our goal for the day is to make new admits and their families feel welcome and help them decide if Sixth College is the right fit for them.

Transfer Triton Day 2016
Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time: 9:00AM-12:30PM.

Breakfast, lunch and a t-shirt will be provided!

Interested in volunteering? Please fill out this Google form:
Questions? E-mail:

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.

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

2016 Practicum Excellence Award

Be recognized for your outstanding Practicum project! To apply please submit a letter of support, a 1,000 word essay, and sample work to by Friday, May 13, 2016. Winners will receive an invitation to a Provost's reception, a certificate of recognition, a $75 cash award, and special recognition at Commencement! For more information visit
Date: Friday, May 13
Time: Before midnight

UCDC Information Session

Learn about how to fulfill your Practicum through UCDC in a helpful information session!
Date: Thursday, May 14
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: Dolores Huerta Room


Events around the campus

Career Chats w/ CSC

Date: Wednesday, April 27th
Time: 2:30p-3:30p
Location: The Zone
Chat with Roxanne Farkas, a CSC Advisor, about professional career objectives and goal setting so you can be more successful in obtaining your career goals.

Questions? Contact For more information visit

Barre Fit

Date: Fri, April 29th
Time: 10:00am – 10:45am
Location: The Zone

A full body workout fusing the best elements of ballet, pilates, muscle toning and conditioning.

Questions? Contact The Zone at

I-House Global Forum - Kawasaki Disease: Is the answer blowin' in the wind?

Facebook Event Page

Date: Tuesday, April 26
Time: 12 pm
Location: Great Hall 


Call for Nominations for Outstanding Senior and Graduate Student Awards

This spring, Student Affairs and the Graduate Division will recognize two graduating students who have earned recognition in the UC San Diego community for their outstanding academic and leadership performance, and for enhancing the student experience at UC San Diego. One award will be given to an outstanding graduating undergraduate student and one to an outstanding graduating graduate or professional student.
While strong academic performance is important, the primary purpose of the award is to recognize students for their service to the university and contributions to student life as a student leader. Award recipients should possess the qualities and record of achievement to become future alumni leaders.

The award recipients will each receive $1,000, a special gift from UCSD Alumni and recognition at the Graduate Student Leader Reception on Saturday, June 4, and the All-Campus Commencement on Saturday, June 11.
Nominations may come from UCSD faculty, staff, students, and alumni. More information about the award criteria and the application process can be downloaded from The deadline for submission is Friday, May 6, 2016.

Sign up to be a GAP mentor!

Want to expand your leadership experience? Interested in helping international and out-of-state students? The Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) is a summer-long peer mentoring program designed to assist incoming undergraduate international and out-of-state students in acclimating to a new environment and making a smooth transition into university life. GAP Mentors provide friendly support in order to engage our undergraduate non-resident students, introduce campus resources, and help them create solid relationships within the UC San Diego campus. Sign up here!

International Idol - Cultural Talent Show w/ Mixer

Want to showcase your talent? Want to share your country's culture? Sign up to perform at the Cultural Talent Show hosted by the Outreach Coordinators and I-House on May 11, 6:30-8:30pm at Great Hall! We are looking for both individuals and groups that want to perform. All students are welcome! Sign up now through this link:! For more information, contact Yang Liu at Check out the Facebook Event!

CATLab.Make - a new organization has sprung up in Sixth College!

CATLab.Make is the only Maker - dedicated organization in Sixth College and on campus! It is an organization dedicated to serving the Maker community, intersecting art and technology, and providing Maker - related activities and events.

Memberships are now open. Please contact Johnny Koo,, for more information

Saltman Quarterly Research Journal

Applications to join the 2016-2017 Saltman Quarterly Team are out now! The Saltman Quarterly Research Journal is UCSD's undergraduate research publication for biological sciences and is committed to communicating science and research. For more info on joining, check out the application on our Facebook event

Date: April 29th, 2016
Time: by 5:00pm

Job opportunities

The Zone is Hiring!

Do you love The Zone? The Zone is hiring for the 2016-2017 academic year! Apply now on Port Triton and use the Port Triton ID (Programming: #816488 and Graphic Design: #816487).
Questions? Contact

Apply to be an Outreach Coordinator Intern for Sixth College!

Interested in expanding your leadership experience? Want to get paid while helping plan, market, and support outreach efforts for international and out of state students? Then apply to be a paid intern for the 2016-2017 Academic Year!
Check out Job #818478 on Port Triton, email your cover letter and resume to, and fill out the application here!.

Upcoming Events

Sun God Festival Newsletter

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