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Week 3 Fall Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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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!

Join us in 20+ events from October, 19th–25th, 2020! 

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

National Transfer Student Week

At UC San Diego, we love our Triton Transfers! Our transfer students make up about 33% of the undergraduate population and are a valued part of our campus community. We want to celebrate and support the diversity of the transfer student experience. Join in on this celebration! We will be hosting a variety of events and programs all across campus. View our website for the full schedule and to register for your events in advance. Participate in National Transfer Student Week Events and be entered into a drawing to receive a Triton Transfer Gift Package! For every activity you attend, your name will be entered into the drawing.

Join us October 19th - October 23rd!

Additionally, join us for our first Inter-College Transfer Social Hour of the year! Although we may not be able to meet in person, moving virtually can't stop the fun and friendship! For this Transfer Social Hours, take a break and unwind as we play some online board games and meet other transfer students from across different colleges. In your registration you will have an opportunity to help select the board game you would like to play – on the “table” are Codenames, Among Us, and options from Jackbox Games.

Join us Wednesday, October 21st, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 970 6996 2093

Coping with Election-Related Stress and Trauma

The 2020 election is at the forefront of national conversation and it can impact us all regardless of political opinion. Witnessing demeaning language and hostile behavior from political leaders and the media can be difficult, especially for survivors of violence, abuse, and bullying. It might be difficult to focus on work, school, or be fully present with family and/or loved ones. Join CARE at SARC for a guided discussion focused on managing stress and enhancing resilience during the 2020 Election.

FOR STAFF AND FACULTY Co-hosted with the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) Join us Tuesday, October 20, 12pm-1pm on zoom!
FOR CURRENT STUDENTS Join us Thursday, October 29, 5pm-6pm on zoom!


Tritons Vote!  

The November election is fast approaching and next Monday, Oct 19th, is the LAST DAY for you all to update your voter registration to your current address, or register for the first time. Many of you have moved addresses often this year given the pandemic or other circumstances, and it’s important that your registration and mailing address is up to date so you receive your ballot on time. Register for the first time or update your registration status right here! As the largest and most diverse generation alive right now, young people have a chance to make a real impact in our country if every eligible voter participates in elections. In order to make sure that you can raise your voice and cast your vote in the upcoming local, state, and federal elections, you need to be registered to vote at your current address. If you need to register for the first time or you moved since you last registered, you can update your registration right here. Voting Resources: Check your voter registration status and find out more about upcoming elections, including how to vote safely by mail. If you have moved back home you need to update your address. Want to help get out the vote this Fall? The Vote Coalition is working this Fall to make sure every student on campus gets the chance to update their registration and turns out on Election Day. They have volunteer and internship opportunities available. Sign up here to learn more.

Meet your Sixth College GE requirements while exploring London next summer

Would you like to spend five weeks in the culturally rich city of London learning about the history of travel media, reading detective stories, and meeting your Sixth College graduate requirements? Attend UC San Diego's "Detecting London" Global Seminar in summer 2021! You'll get to meet Professor Phoebe Bronstein, learn more about program courses and excursions, and find out about funding options and the application process. Included courses: CAT 125GS: Public Rhetoric and Practical Communication, LTWL 172GS: Detecting England: Narrating Crime in British Media

Join the information session: Wednesday, October 21, 3:00 - 4:30 pm on Zoom.


Return to Learn Program: COVID-19 Screening

Are you staying on campus during the academic year? Stay up to date with the Return to Learn Fall Plan, CA Covid Notify, Q&A: Covid spread, testing/screening and more! 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

Sixers Engaged Apart
Attention all Sixers! We are happy to introduce our website SEA - Sixers Engaged Apart! 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


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


Transportation & Technology

Echoes of Hope
Resources for current and former foster youth,low-income, and at-risk youth, between theages 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


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.


Marshall College 50th Anniversary Public Health Initiative Program
Learn about health disparities and community organizations that address them, and help create and execute projects designed to improve community public health access, guided by experts in public service fields.

Join us at October 19th, 2020 at 6:00pm PST on zoom!

 Integrity Awareness Week
Every year, the UC San Diego Academic Integrity Office organizes and highlights events, workshops, and resources with the goal of bringing awareness to integrity during Integrity Awareness Week (IAW). This year, Integrity Awareness Week will be held from October 19 - 23, 2020 to coincide with Global Ethics Day and International Day of Action Against Contract Cheating (October 21, 2020).

Join us October 19th - October 23rd on zoom!

Voter Rights 
Join us for a discussion on the history of voter suppression in the U.S. and how we can be politically active through a variety of actions!

Join us Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 from 4pm-5pm through a zoom webinar!

I-House Language Conversation Tables 
Learn a language with friends! Learn ASL, French, Korean, Mandarin, or Spanish with a student host in a fun vibrant setting! (occurs regularly between October 20 - December 1) *Co-Curricular Record (CCR)-eligible opportunity*

Join us at our first session Tuesday, October 20th from 5:00pm - 6:00pm (PST)!

 Triton Networking: Business Industry 
Mark your calendars, Triton Networking: Business Industry is coming up soon! Join us on Oct 21st (4pm-6pm) and talk to recruiters and alumni in industries such as consulting, finance, marketing, and technology. This is an opportunity to have an engaging conversation with recruiters and alumni and learn about the companies you're interested in. RAFFLE FOR 1 on 1 CALLS WITH RECRUITER/ALUMNI Participants will have the opportunity to be entered into a raffle for 15-minute coffee chats (online 1 on 1 calls) with industry professionals. The event is capped at 250 students, so RSVP on Handshake now to secure your spot now!

Join us Wednesday, Oct 21st from 4:00pm-6:00pm!

Microtomes How to Read a Paper Workshop 
Interested in research, but overwhelmed or having a hard time actually reading research papers? Microtomes will be hosting a workshop going over tips and tricks on how to read academic research papers!

Join us Wednesday 10/21/2020 from 7:00-8:00pm PST!

Let’s Break a Record!
Tritons, let’s dance our way to a place in history, as UC San Diego attempts a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title! Just tune in to our livestream Zumba® class, hosted by Recreation's very own Hector Fletes, then upload a video of your finest moves following the class to our Facebook Event Page. We’re attempting to break this record: “Most videos of people doing Zumba® uploaded to Facebook in one hour.” Official instructions and details will be provided upon registration.

Join us Friday, Oct 23rd at 4:30pm!

Sonic Doom
Come out to our Virtual DJ Event /Concert hosted by DVC UCSD.

Join us 10/30/2020 & 10/31/2020 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm on bothdays on twitch!

Fall First-Gen Event
The Role of Self-Care and Collective Care College and life demands a lot of us. The list of items you are attending to can go on and on. Join us as we discuss the importance of both self and collective care. We will share strategies and resources.
Join us Tuesday, November 10th, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 980 6756 0564
Learn more about the event here!
Register now!
Global Trivia Night!
In collaboration with International House

Want to test your trivia knowledge and a chance to win an Amazon gift card? Join us at Global Trivia Night for some trivia fun and get a chance to meet your peers!

Join us Thursdays from Week 2 - Week 3 at 7:00pm-8:00pm!

Black Women's Collective
Join us (virtually) for conversations about our experiences as Black women & femmes and connect with others on campus.

 We will meet even week Thursdays from 3:30-5:00pm; stop by when you can and stay for as long as you want.

Women Writing History Project
Join the Women's Center for Women Writing History: A Coronavirus Journaling Project, inspired by the National Women's History Museum's Women Writing History Project. We invite women, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming people in the UC San Diego community to journal and share their experiences of life during the pandemic.

Follow us on our project Instagram @ucsdwcjournal for daily journaling prompts and to stay connected to the project.

Women’s Center Fall Student Survey
We know that the upcoming school year will be unusual, and we at the Women’s Center are committed to finding unique and creative ways to support you, be in community, and provide resources. Whether you are an incoming first year or transfer student, continuing student, or graduate student, the Women’s Center is here for you.
I-House Monday Cooking
Participants share ingredients lists and instructions on how to make their favorite dishes I-House posts the content in regular Monday segments
Success Coaching Virtual Drop-In Hours
The Student Success Coaching Program is available for drop-in appointments Monday – Thursday. Students are encouraged to meet with any Success Coach to discuss topics such as: Navigating transition and adjustment to being a college student, connections to campus resources and support services, motivation and organization in the virtual environment and much more.

Drop-In appointments Monday – Thursday!

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

ISPO is hiring!
Look for these jobs on Handshake:
#4096968 ISPO Graphic Design & Marketing Assistant / STDT 4 #4097323 ISPO Student Assistant Communications & Marketing / STDT 3 #4097525 ISPO Video Production Assistant / STDT 4
Come join the ISPO family!
Applications close October 18th at 11:55pm
Now Hiring - Writing Mentor Job Opportunity
Do you enjoy work that involves peer collaboration? UCSD's Analytical Writing Program (AWP) is now hiring undergraduates to work as writing mentors for the 2020 - 2021 school year in winter and spring quarters. Writing Mentors within the Analytical Writing Program’s Embedded Writing Mentor Program work with their peers to help them become better, more confident writers—by teaching and leading conversations about students’ writing strengths and challenges.
Zoom interviews are currently being scheduled. Two-quarter positions for winter-spring are available.

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

Check Back Later For More Updates!


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Basic Needs Resources

Grocery Shuttle
Housing, Dining, and Hospitality (HDH) along with Transportation Services and Basic Needs at UC San Diego have partnered to offer a free weekly shuttle service to La Jolla Village Square and Convoy from The Village, Pepper Canyon for both Graduate and undergraduate students. You can find various dining options there as well as grocery stores (99 Ranch Market, Balboa International Market, Food 4 Less, Zion Market, Tropical Star Market and Restaurant, and H-Mart).
Running every Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm every 30 minutes


Fall 200 Triton Food Pantry
The Triton Food Pantry is excited to announce that we have started a Delivery Project in collaboration with DoorDash, United Way, and 211 San Diego. Our goal is to make food more accessible for students who are unable to make it to either of our locations on campus due to a variety of circumstances.
any situations listed in the red graphic to the left, please proceed to check out our order form!

Order form will open the 28th, closes on the 6th for the first delivery to be on the 13th.


Mobile Pantry
Wednesdays La Jolla Park east: 3pm-5pm, Hillcrest 3:30p-4:45pm


Food Recovery Network
Apply for Calfresh here! 
CalFresh Application Assistance Webinar
October 30th 12pm-2pm
CalFresh Basics with The Zone
October 20th 2pm-3pm
Walk in Hours:
Monday 11am-12pm, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Tuesday 11am-12pm
Wednesday 2pm-4pm
Thursday 11am-1pm
 Friday 1pm-2:30pm, 4pm-6pm


Commuter Resources

  Check Back Later!

Campus Resources

iCafé – Your Passport to Culture!
Travel the world with []ICafé! Join us Fridays at noon when we explore a different country each week. No passport, no facemask, no cost! Enjoy cultural ambassadors sharing about their countries, play Travel Trivia, enjoy the Cook Club, and have fun with sports and fitness in our Global Playground. Win prizes!
No passport, no facemask, no cost! #icafe
This week we travel to Mexico!

Join us Friday, October 16th from 12:00-1:00pm on zoom!
Prizes? Of course!

Fun Perk: I hour CCR credit for students each Friday!


Learn more about iCafe here!

Register now!

Follow us on Facebook here!

CAPS: Community Forum
Join us in Community forums! These are identity-based forums to serve diverse student groups. The forums allow students to connect with each other through a Zoom meeting. These are spaces for both undergraduate and graduate students to build community and maintain relationships with one another. The forums give students a space to build social connection during this time of physical distancing. .

Please see the CAPS group webpage to find the Community Forum schedule:

CAPS: Tritons Coping & Connecting
The Tritons Coping and Connecting Forum is a space for students to come together to check in about their experiences during the unprecedented circumstances of this Fall Quarter. This forum offers a space to connect, support, and share resources during the time of COVID-19 and discussion topics may include stresses of virtual learning, Zoom fatigue, physical distancing, and social disconnection. Please join us every other Tuesday starting October 13. This forum is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Join us Tuesdays at 1-2pm (even weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, & 10)

CAPS: Coping During COVID-19
These are unprecedented times and you may be feeling overwhelmed, stressed, isolated, depressed, and/or anxious at times. This workshop aims to help students manage those difficulties and develop coping skills to increase resilience and well-being during this pandemic..

Join us Fall quarter (weeks 2–10) | Mondays 1 pm–2 pm

CAPS: Wellness Wednesdays
Join us in learning care strategies and stress management amidst the challenges and adjustments this quarter may bring. This Dialectical Behavioral and Self compassion based seminar is offered every Wednesday during the Fall 2020 quarter.

Join us Wednesday Week 2-10 | Time: 1:00-2:00 PM

CAPS: Mindful Thursday
Join us for this introduction to mindfulness workshop. You can expect didactic content on the nature of mindfulness, formal and informal practices, as well as group discussions.

Join us Week 2-10 | Time: 3:00-4:00 PM

iFlourish Technology Offerings at CAPS
iFlourish is an online self-improvement program. We offer three self-guided technology programs that provide evidence-based intervention designed to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. They are desktop, mobile, or tablet-friendly. They are free, anonymous, and available exclusively to UCSD students. Please sign up using your ucsd email address at
Fall on the Playground
A new set of Playground classes just started for Fall quarter! Choose from a variety of LIVE Zoom classes everyday including yoga, guitar, dance, watercolor, cooking, fitness and more. A full schedule can be found on our Playground site. Make sure to get your Fall one-time password for access; this will allow us to provide you better security and an improved customer experience within our virtual environment. You can get your password here.
Return to Rec
We are back with outdoor, in-person classes! The new Return to Rec membership will give you the Recreation access you’ve been missing. Return to Rec Memberships are required for Students, Faculty and Staff before reserving a class.
Cross Cultural Center
Follow UC San Diego's Cross Cultural Center on instagram, facebook, e-news, and youtube!
CARE Monthly Calendar
oin CARE at SARC at one of our events this month! Learn more by visiting our instagram @ucsdcare or registering at one of our events using
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 New Student Employee?​ Access UCPath and Ecotime​.
UCPath is UC San Diego's human resources and payroll system. Access UCPath to review your personal information and enroll in direct deposit. Ecotime is UC San Diego's timekeeping system. Access Ecotime to complete your timecards by the deadline in order to get paid on time.

Learn more about UC Path here!

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