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Week 0 Fall Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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ASCE & Triton Fest Presents: Virtual Fall Y'all

Triton Fest is proud to partner with the office of Associated Students Concerts & Events to welcome both incoming and returning students to the UC San Diego campus with our Virtual Fall Y’all Festival - a free event for all current UCSD undergrad and graduate students with valid PID number.

Join us Sunday, September 27, 2020 from 8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. over Zoom
ASCE and Triton Fest Present: Wong Fu & You

You've watched their stories, now meet one of the creatives behind Wong Fu Productions! Philip Wang is an esteemed alum of UC San Diego, who co-created Wong Fu while he was an undergraduate studying Visual Arts. You can submit a question for Phil to possibly answer! The Q&A and Pre-Registration forms are linked in the Facebook Event Description.

Join us Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 7:00 p.m.- 8:00p.m. on Zoom!
Triton Fest Presents: A Magical Gathering

Grab your suitemates, roommate, friends, or family for a magical evening with esteemed magician, Kevin Li! This virtual magic show will surely blow your mind, and you might even learn a trick or two. Join us Friday night at 7:00pm and stay tuned afterwards for a special giveaway! Pre-Registration for this event is linked in the Facebook Event Description.

Join us Friday, October 9, 2020 from 7:00 p.m.- 8:00p.m. on Zoom!
Homecoming @ Home

Meet up at a fun reunion, cook up tasty treats or try breaking a record with friends. Jump into the Esports Tournament, Zumba your way to a world record or work up a sweat at the Virtual Triton 5K. Dance the night away at the Virtual Triton Tailgate Party and bring your spirit to the ultimate Homecoming pep rally!

For more details check out Homecoming @ Home! and make sure to Register now!

Tritons Vote!  

By signing up on UCSD’s TurboVote site, you’ll always know when elections are happening, and have the information you need to vote with confidence. Sign up for election reminders via text and/or email. You can also start the voter registration or re-registration process (perhaps you have a new address or a party affiliation change!) and apply for an absentee ballot.

Return to Learn Program: COVID-19 Screening

Are you staying on campus during the academic year? You may be eligible for a free COVID-19 testing from the UCSD's Return to Learn Program. Click here for more details.

Important San Diego Announcement: Face Mask Required

Starting May 1st, all people in San Diego are required to wear face masks in public and within 6 feet of another person. While this order is in effect, this does not substitute any other forms of health guidelines. Keep washing your hands, follow the stay at home order, and practice social distancing.

Coping with Covid-19

Check out our new Sixers Engaged Apart (SEA) website for COVID-19 updates, virtual resources, and more. 
COVID-19 Basic Needs Resources

Check out all the available resources to help you get through the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Hub: Emergency Housing: Emergency housing for UCSD students

Together We Rise: Housing Assistance for former youth

YMCA: Transitional housing for 18-24 tear olds in SD

Rent Assistance FinderFind organizations in your area to support
with rent assistance

U-Haul30 days free self-storage

Stimulus Check: Guide to understanding eligibility for stimulus checks

UnemploymentIf you have lost your job because of COVID-19 you could be eligible
for unemployment

COVID-19 Student ReliefEmergency funding to higher education students

Short Term Loan UCSDEmergency $500-$1000 available once per quarter

The Hub: COVID-19 Special Relief Fund FormFor those experiencing a financial crisis either related to loss of wages or other financial need impacts
California Labor Laws


Hope Scholars Grocery Gift Cards: Available upon request to Hope Scholars students

The Hub: Triton Food PantryFood available to UCSD undergrads and grads on campus and via the new mobile pantry

Feeding San DiegoLocations of various food distribution sites and their eligibility

San Diego Food BankLocations for free food distribution across the county

CalFreshApply to get up to $194 a month per household member on an EBT
card. Assistance available via The Hub

Just In TimeBasic needs for foster youth and other crucial services

SD Unified School DistrictFind free meals provided for children while schools are closed
Technology and Transportation

Echoes of HopeResources for current and former foster youth,
low-income, and at-risk youth, between the
ages of 13-30: bus gift cards, grocery, housing

Low Cost Internet Access: Affordable internet through Comcast

iFoster: Technology devices to former foster youth

Enterprise Rent a Car: Reduced prices and age minimum for rentals


Academic Advising

You can meet with a Sixth College Advisor in a brief, 15-minute Zoom walk-in advising session during posted Walk-In Advising hours using the "Meet with Advisor" tab of the Virtual Advising Center. 

To access walk-in advising, please log into the Virtual Advising Center. An announcement at the top of the homepage will include additional instructions. If you need additional support or instructions, please call our remote front desk at 858-534-9001.

Welcome Week and Week 1.
Monday – Friday: 10:00am – 11:45am and 1:30pm – 3:30pm
*You must sign in at least 15 minutes before the end of the walk-in period to meet with an advisor.
** Hours are subject to change. See our website for any changes.

Week 2 – Finals week:

Walk-In Advising:

Monday and Thursday mornings: 10:00am – 11:45am
Monday – Friday afternoons: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
*You must sign in at least 15 minutes before the end of the walk-in period to meet with an advisor.
**Hours are subject to change. See our website for any changes.
Appointments: Wednesdays 7:30am – 11:30am

*Appointments start Week 3 and need to be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 858-534-9001.


Women's Center Welcome Week Open House
Join the Women’s Center (virtually) for our annual Welcome Week Open House. This is a great chance to learn more about the Women’s Center, get to know our staff and meet new people.
Join us Tuesday, Sept 29th or Wednesday, Sept 30th 4pm!

Register now!
Engineers on the Green
Interested in staying involved during school year? Check out Engineers on the Green! Engineers on the Green is an online showcase of all the different engineering organizations on campus. EOTG will take place on discord over a course of 5 days from October 5th to October 9th. RVSP now to the event to learn how you can get involved and get the latest info on Amazon Giftcard Giveaways that will take place!

2PM - 6PM each day from Monday, Oct. 5th - Friday, Oct. 9th 


UCSD Esport Recruitment  


Are you looking to experience what it is like working in the esports industry? @UCSDEsports is recruiting! Apply for one (or more!) of their open positions.
Apply by Sunday, October 11th @ 11:59pm
Kappa Alpha Pi Fall 2020 Recruitment
Pre-Law student? Interested in becoming a lawyer, or wanting to find a profession in the legal field? Then come meet Kappa Alpha Pi, UCSD's Premier Pre-Law, Co-Ed Fraternity! We're a Pre-Professional Fraternity dedicated to serving the Pre-law community at UCSD, fostering pre-law professionals in a majority STEM school. If you're interested in becoming a member, or would like to learn more about our free workshops and events, then please join us for our recruitment week! The first event starts on Monday, October 12th, and the last event is on Friday, October 16th. More details are on our Facebook Event Page! Can't wait to see all y'all there!
Check out our Facebook Page here for more information!
Contact or 661-212-6012
 about questions or more information!

Welcome to UCSD - Buddy Program
Sign up to our program to find a buddy in our virtual quarter! This program is open to all classes and is a way for incoming freshmen and transfers to meet new people in school based on majors and interests!
Contact if you have questions!

Click here to sign up!

Meet the Orgs 2020 - presented by UCSD Business Council
Come out and get to know 15+ UCSD premier business orgs through our annual fall recruitment tabling event, virtual edition on the Uniflow platform.

Join us October 3rd. Saturday from 11am - 3pm
Contact Miyu Nakajima - UCSD Business Council for more information or go to the FB page here!

Urban Design Challenge 2020 University Center Experience Survey
Campus Planning wants to hear from you! In preparation for the kick-off of the Urban Design Challenge 2020, focused on improving circulation and mobility in the University Center, we are working to gather data from any experiences you’ve had in our study area. 
Please fill out our University Center experience survey at
If you have any questions, please visit or contact
Urban Design Challenge 2020: University Center Interim Mobility Plan

Campus Planning, Transportation Services, and the Young Planners’ Society would like to invite you to join our University Center Interim Mobility Plan Urban Design Challenge

The Urban Design Challenge will run from October through December and will generate ideas to create an Interim Mobility Plan for the University Center. This Design Challenge seeks to develop and implement a temporary plan to improve wayfinding from the Trolley, improve safety, and create a bicycle and pedestrian-oriented environment throughout University Center. All aspects of the event will be completed virtually. You will receive an email to confirm your registration status after you complete the registration form.

Triton Tools and Tidbits Podcast

How can we as a campus community support each other, and our students, to succeed in this unique environment? What tools do students need to succeed in an era of physical distancing? How can students maintain connectivity to their networks in a remote environment, sustaining a sense of community while in a non-traditional campus environment? Every Thursday, Triton Tools and Tidbits seeks to answer these questions while highlighting resources available to students across Student Affairs units and the UC San Diego campus community. Visit the website to listen and subscribe!


Every Thursday online

Click on the website link for more details
Health Promotion Services
Want to spend time doing activities that are fun and engaging? CAPS and the Zone are here to provide you events that will keep you active and have a good time!
Check out the link below to view upcoming events!
Learn More

Job Opportunities

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Public Meetings

Sixth College Student Council (SCSC)
Thursdays, 5:15pm Online Meeting, please contact us for updates and meeting link if available
Website | Facebook
Sixth College CoBoard
Mondays, 7:00pm Online Meeting, please contact us for updates and meeting link if available
Website | Facebook

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Basic Needs Resources

Commuter Resources

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Campus Resources

Tele Medicine Visits with SHS Providers
Now available! Free with SHIFT/RAFT. Call (858) 534-3300 to set a date and time. Download the MyChart app to your smart phone or tablet.
Triton2Go Mobile Ordering App and Reusable Container Program
Housing, Dining and Hospitality is excited to launch the all-new Triton2Go, a mobile ordering app and reusable container program! APP: Place your order and receive an alert when it is ready for pick up. Plus, secret menu items! Starting Oct. 5, all to-go meals in HDH dining locations will be served in reusable containers.
Access UC Path
Are you a Student Employee?​ Remember to access UCPath.​​​ UCPath is UC San Diego's human resources and payroll system. Access today to review your personal information and verify your home address. Also, enroll in Direct Deposit, a fast, convenient, and secure way of getting paid.​

Learn more about UC Path here!

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