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Week 10 Fall Quarter

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

Finals are approaching! Study hard but remember to take breaks when needed. Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? UCSD provides resources for you to relax or talk to someone either professionally or as a community. Check out some of the links below:

The Zone

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Student Health Services

and many more!




We Want to Hear From You!
Sixth College students - we would like to hear your voice! The results from this survey will help us to understand ways to make UC San Diego a more active, dynamic, and vivid college campus, with a wide range of activities, events and programs for the student community to enjoy.

Take the survey!



The Snuggle Is Real
Sixth College Coboard presents our Fall Quarter Destress Event: The Snuggle Is Real! Come by to make care packages for yourself or some friends and make some smores to take home! Take your mind off of studying for finals and bring some friends for cookies, smores, and goodies galore!

Come out to the Dogghouse from 5pm-7pm on Monday December 2nd
Contact if you have any questions

Learn More



UCSD World Aids Day

UC San Diego will honor World AIDS Day throughout the week following Sunday, December 1st, 2019, to focus attention on and raise awareness about the impact that HIV/AIDS has had and continues to have in the San Diego community, the nation, and the world. Our campus sponsors a number of opportunities in recognition of World AIDS Day. Here are some events that will be happening throughout the week:


Monday, December 2nd
Day With(out) Art
Screening and Q&A
12:00 - 2 PM in Literature Building Room 155
State of HIV in
The Black Community
11:30 AM - 1 PM at the Black Resource Center
Free HIV Testing from the UCSD AVRC’s Good to Go Program
11:00 AM - 2 PM at the Black Resource Center


Tuesday, December 3rd

World AIDS Day Craft

11:00 AM - 12 PM at The Zone

Free HIV Testing from Family Health Centers
10:00 AM - 4 PM at the UCSD LGBT Resource Center


Wednesday, December 4th

SHA World AIDS Day

11:00 AM - 2 PM on Library Walk
Free HIV Testing from the UCSD AVRC’s Good to Go Program

11:00 AM - 2 PM on Library Walk

Thursday, December 5th
Free HIV Testing from Family Health Centers

10:00 AM - 4 PM at the UCSD LGBT Resource Center
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!

Learn More


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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 BSU’s Annual Kwanzaa Event 
Kwanzaa is a very important holiday that celebrates African heritage in relation to African American history. Traditionally, it is celebrated through feasts, gift-giving, gathering as a community and honoring our ancestors. For that reason, Kwanzaa is an annual event that the Black Student Union holds for its general body members. This is a community building event that attempts to educate students on black history and principles of Kwanzaa and how to strengthen their connection to their black heritage. RSVP Here
Monday December 2nd, from 6:30pm-9:30pm at the Price Center East Ballroom

Contact Kaylee Howard at if you have any questions!

For special accomodations, contact or at (858) 255-1494 



Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is a national day devoted to promoting charitable deeds before the start of the holiday season. Join Camp Kesem at UC San Diego on December 3rd in the fight to support the more than 5 million children that are impacted by a parent's cancer through their biggest fundraising event. Help them raise money by BUYING tickets to our Opportunity Drawing with prizes from Nixon, Patagonia, Corepower Yoga, Barry’s Bootcamp, Orange Theory Fitness, Pigment, Brazilia spa, Eureka, Snooze, and MORE!
Buy tickets here.
Tuesday December 3rd, from 8am-6pm at Library Walk

Contact Jason Chang at or at (626) 362-6094 if you have any questions!



Open Dyalog
 Open Dyalog is a non-profit student organization that hosts weekly open discussions on different topics every Tuesday. Come join us this week for our open discussion on Inclusive Language on December 3rd. All thoughts and perspectives are welcome. 
Tuesday, December 3rd from 6:30pm-7:30pm at Cross Cultural Center (2nd Floor PC)
Contact if you have any questions! 
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Men's Basketball: UCSD vs. Chico State
Show your school spirit and support Men's Basketball as they go head to head with Chico State. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Chico State: Thursday December 5th at 7:30 PM at RIMAC Arena
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Women's Basketball: UCSD vs. Chico State
Show your school spirit and support Women's Basketball as they go head to head with Chico State. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Chico State: Thursday December 5th 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

Communications Assistant Internship
Triton Connection is a student internship program on campus and is currently looking for 1 student interested in an internship as a Communications Assistant with the California Sea Grant department in SIO. Pay rate is $14.00 an hour (work study is accepted but not required).

To apply for this position, click here by December 3rd. Have any questions? Contact Sally Morgan at



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


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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