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Finals Week Fall Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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It's Finals Week!

Good luck on your finals! If you have any questions regarding classes, gpa, etc., the Advising Office and the Virtual Advising Center will be open until December 20th.




Apply to be an Orientation Leader!
Are you looking for a rewarding leadership and employment opportunity? Join the Legacy and apply to be an Orientation Leader! Orientation Leaders develop public speaking and group facilitation skills, a greater campus knowledge, and build connections with staff, current students, and incoming students and their families, plus much more!

Applications accepted through here until Thursday January 16th, 2020. Contact if you have any questions.



APIMEDIA Community Time!
The Asian Pacific Islander Middle Eastern Desi American (APIMEDIA) Program invites all to come together, learn, and hang out in a safe and open environment

Come out to the Dogghouse from 4pm-6pm on every Wednesday. This week, get free candy and blue books!

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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.
You can also contact us by phone at (858) 534-9001



CAT 125R is the online version of CAT 125. Both CAT 125R and CAT 125 fulfill the Sixth College requirement. Search on Webreg to plan or enroll in a section.



Join Global Ties through ENG100D or ENG 100L
Join Global TIES through ENG 100D and ENG 100L this Winter 2020! Register for ENG 100D and/or ENG 100L on WebReg and fulfill Sixth Upper Division Practicum Requirements.
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DataHacks 2020
The Data Science Student Society (DS3) is proud to present DataHacks, a 24-hour data science hackathon! In this hackathon, participants may choose between 3 datasets to analyze and answer questions pertaining to the specific dataset. The first wave of applications for DataHacks will be closing on December 15th, so apply now at to have a better chance of getting in!

Apply by December 15th to participate in DataHacks 2020

Join us on February 8th -  9th at PC East Ballroom

Contact if you have any questions!

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Men's Basketball: UCSD vs. Sonoma State | UCSD vs. CSU Monterey Bay | UCSD vs. CSU East Bay
Show your school spirit and support Men's Basketball as they go head to head with other colleges in these upcoming games. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Sonoma State: Thursday December 19th at 7:30 PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU Monterey Bay: Thursday January 2nd at 7:30PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU East Bay: Saturday January 4th at 7:30PM at RIMAC Arena
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Women's Basketball: UCSD vs. Sonoma State | UCSD vs. CSU Monterey Bay | UCSD vs. CSU East Bay
Show your school spirit and support Women's Basketball as they go head to head with other colleges in these upcoming games. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Sonoma State: Thursday December 19th at 12PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU Monterey Bay: Thursday January 2nd at 5:30PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU East Bay: Saturday January 4th at 5:30PM at RIMAC Arena
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Hard Hack
HARD HACK registration is OPEN! This year you'll interact with representatives from Northrop Grumman, Texas Instruments, and many more to be announced very soon. We will be offering more hardware and of course there will be free food and lots of swag! Don't know anything about hardware? No problem- this is a great opportunity to learn something new from fellow ECE students with industry experts who will be on site mentoring you throughout the hack!!! All majors, grad/undergrad are welcome to participate.
Wednesday January 17th (6PM) to January 18th (10PM) at Price Center West Ballroom

Register Here!

Have any questions? Submit your questions here!
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Move Your Body, Tone Your Mood
Learn basic mindful movements to reduce stress and improve mood!
Every Monday, from 10am-10:45am at the Zone next to Jamba Juice.
Learn more about the Zone





Gay Men's Relationship Forum
Join us for conversation and connection. This community forum addresses relationships, sexual health, community building and more.
Every Monday, from 2:30pm-4pm at the Women's Center Small group Room
Contact if you have any questions! 




Outreach Trivia Night
Venture over to Muir to meet new people and test your knowledge of various trivia categories! Each week one category will highlight California, another state and another country and the other three categories are miscellaneous! Free entry to all UCSD students and prizes for the winning team. Come with friends or by yourself to join a team of four!

Want to sponsor Outreach Trivia and spread awareness about your department/org? Sign up

Every Tuesday, from 7pm-8pm at Muir Woods Coffee House
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Learning Conversation Tables (TLC)
Come learn a new language by conversing with a host in a casual setting.
Every Tuesday, from 5pm-6pm at the Great Hall at International House.
Contact if you have any questions! 
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Asian American Community Forum
An informal drop-in group designed for Asian American students to discuss topics relevant to their experiences in a supportive environment. Bring your lunch and join us!
Every odd week on Tuesdays, from 12pm-1pm at the Cross Cultural Center Conference Room.
Contact Dr. Dianna Quach at (858) 534-7710 if you have any questions! 




Black Women's Collective
Join us for conversations about our experiences as Black women and connect with other women on campus. Dinner will be provided.
Every even week on Thursdays, from 5:00pm-6:30pm at the Women's Center
Contact if you have any questions! 




Outside the Box Discussion
Join us for an open dialogue hosted by CAPS and safe space of multiracial/multiethnic and other non-dominant identities to share personal experiences and be heard.
Every odd week on Thursdays, from 5:00pm-6:30pm at the Cross Cultural Center Tranquility Room
Contact if you have any questions! 





Job Opportunities

Apply for the Capital Fellows Program

The Capital Fellows Programs are nationally recognized public policy fellowships offering unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of California state government. Fellows work for 10-11 months as full-time, paid staff members in the State Assembly, State Senate, Executive Branch or the Judiciary. The fellowships are administered by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento, and are an outstanding opportunity for college graduates to engage in public service and prepare for future careers.
    To apply, click here by February 3rd, 2020. Have any questions? Contact the Sacremento State's Center for California Studies at or (916) 278-9606.

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Public Meetings

Sixth College Student Council (SCSC)
Thursdays, 5:15pm Main Conference Room
(2nd Floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)

Website | Facebook

Finance Committee
Wednesdays, 1pm
Main Conference Room
(2nd Floor of Pepper Canyon Hall)

Teal Team Sixth (SCSC Programming Committee)
Wednesday, 6pm
The Dogghouse
Facebook | Contact

Tech Committee
Thursdays, 7pm
Location Varies, Contact on Facebook for Location

Website | Facebook
Sixth College Community Board (CoBoard)
Mondays, 7pm
The Dogghouse

Facebook | Contact



Apply for the Tucker $10,000 award and the Marchick-Rallo $4,000 award
Are you or were a part of UCSD's student governemtn? You are eligible to earn scholarship money through one these two rewards! Click here to apply!

Deadline to apply is January 27, 2020

Contact if you have any questions!

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Basic Needs Resources

Winter Break Housing
Need a place to stay over winter break? Whether it’s just a few nights or the whole break, we’ve got you’ve covered! We have worked with local hotels to get a discount block for UCSD students! See the information below. Limited availability. First come, first serve.
Marriot Hotel
  • $89/night
  • Offered 12/14/19 through 12/29/2019 and 1/1/20 to 1/5/20
  • Sign up here!


Hotel Del Mar

  • $80 for single; $90 for double room
  • Offered 12/14/19 through 1/5/20
  • Email & say you're with UCSD!



Holiday Airport Shuttle
Going home for the holidays? Need a ride to the airport? UCSD has a holiday shuttle that can take you to and from the San Diego International Airport. The shuttle costs $5 to use and reservations can be made online. Reservation is required and it is on a first come first serve basis so get yours soon. Click here for more RSVP and general information about shuttle dates and times. Contact if you have any questions



Grocery Shuttle
We are excited to promote a free weekly shuttle service to Convoy and Balboa Ave! You can find various grocery stores like 99 Ranch Market, Balboa International Market, Food 4 Less, Zion Market, Tropical Star Market and Restaurant, and H-Mart. You can learn more about the route and various departure times as well as access several coupons and special offers for UCSD students here.We encourage anyone who is planning on shopping to bring your own grocery bags. See you there! Every Saturday from 12:00pm-7:30pm during Fall, Winter, & Spring Quarter excluding University holidays. Pick up at Mandeville Loop.



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

Campus Resources

Coffee and Dine with a Prof
Want to get to know a professor, faculty member, or graduate TA better? Get coffee or dinner with them through our Coffee With a Prof or Dine With a Prof program. Pick up a voucher at the Sixth Student Affairs Office, located at the second floor of Pepper Canyon Hall after reading the instructions here.
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