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Sixth News You Can Use

Week 7 Fall Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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Sixth College Office Closed on Veterans Day
The Sixth College Office and academic advising will be closed on Veterans Day, Monday November 11th. We will continue normal our normal hours on the following day.




Toasty Advice
Can't make it to walk-ins? Need a quick snack? Come join your Sixth College Academic Advisors and RAs for FREE food and advice! We'll be serving some TOASTY grilled cheese and garlic bread, and your advisors will be available to answer questions! Please note: Toasty Advice is intended for quick enrollment questions. For long-term academic planning, please schedule an appointment by calling 858-534-9001 after meeting with your major department.

Come out to the Lodge from 3pm-5pm on Wednesday November 13th



 Sixth College's "Women in the Arts: Las Hermanas Iglesias"
Join us for a Performative Artist Talk by Janelle and Lisa Iglesias that explores issues of hybridity, social participation, and transnational identities. Free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.
Come out to Visual Art Facility (VAF) Performance Space, next to Sixth College from 5pm-7pm on Wednesday November 13th

Click here to RSVP your seat



Apply to be an Orientation Leader!
Join the Legacy and apply to be an Sixth College Orientation Leader! Tune-in to our live Instagram Info Session (@sixthcollege) on November 14th at 3:30 pm to meet some of the OLs and learn more about how to make an impact in the Sixer Community!.

Applications accepted through Handshake by searching "Orientation Leader" until Thursday January 16th, 2020. Contact if you have any questions.



International and Out-Of-State Sixers in Leadership
Want to get involved in Sixth? Want to know different leadership opportunities that Sixth College has to offer? Have questions about application processes and deadlines? Join the Outreach to hear about experiences from student leaders and professional staff in Sixth College! You will also have the opportunity to network 1:1 with them! Free snacks and drinks will be provided.

Come out to the Sixth Dogghouse from 2pm-4pm on Friday November 15th
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Black Life: Images of Resistance & Resilience in Southern California
Sixth College African Black Diaspora LLC and Marshall College invite you to “Black Life: Images of Resistance & Resilience in Southern California” at the Museum of Art in Balboa Park. The exhibit features photos from the most critical periods in the US for the advancement of African American civil rights, their subjects included politicians, activists, entertainers, and athletes in everyday life settings. Their body of work reflects candid images of a community whose lives were rarely reflected in the wider media. Transportation, museum admission, and a meal will be provided for free!

Come out to Balboa Park from 11:30am-4pm on Saturday November 16th

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Winter/Spring 2020 Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship
Are you planning to study abroad this winter or spring? Want a little extra cash to fund your trip? Apply for the Winter/Spring 2020 Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship! Please read the information and follow the instructions given here in order to apply.

All applications must be submitted to by the end of the day on Friday, November 22.



Thanksgiving Dinner with Outreach
Join the Outreach Committee for holiday traditions, fun activities, and a traditional turkey meal at Sixth College!

Come out to the Lodge, Large Room from 5pm-7pm on Monday November 25th

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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.



CAT 124: Public Health Fair
If you have an interest in medical professions and need to fulfill your Practicum requirement next quarter, take CAT 124: Public Health Fair in Winter 2020!

Submit a Practicum proposal by the end of the day on Friday, November 22
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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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Anger and Conflict Management Seminar
Join us for an in-depth seminar hosted by CAPS to learn how to deal with conflict and anger. You will leave with valuable information that will help you improve your relationships, receiving both practical tips and a deeper understanding of where anger comes from and how to control it.
Tuesday November 12th, from 3:30pm-6:00pm at Murray's Place, Student Health Services Center.





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 November 5th. All thoughts and perspectives are welcome. 
Tuesday, November 12th from 6:30pm-7:30pm at Cross Cultural Center (2nd Floor PC)
Contact if you have any questions! 
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DeWitt Higgs Memorial Lecture
Join Carmen G. Gonzalez in a discussion and examine the effects of climate change in racial subordination while evaluating the legal and policy responses to climate change.
Thursday, November 14th from 2pm-4pm at the Great Hall.








Passport to Culture: Argentina and Chile
Earn your passport and "travel" to Argentina and Chile! Learn more about life & culture from current students who have lived and studied in various regions of the world. Enjoy a taste of traditional food from the highlighted region each week!
If you'd like to share your own experiences in Argentina and/or Chile, please sign up here:
Sign Up!
Thursday November 14th, from 3pm-4pm at the I-House Kathmandu Lounge
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Interviewing Across Culture
Do you want to get interview experience? Are you unfamiliar with interview culture in America? Join Outreach & the Career Center for an interview workshop specifically catered towards international students to learn about tips and tricks for that perfect interview.
Tuesday November 19th, from 12:30pm-2pm at the Career Center, Horizon Room
Learn More





Symposium:Enhancing the International Student Experience: Strategies for Successful Collaboration and Engagement 
We are still accepting registrations for the symposium on Enhancing the International Student Experience: Strategies for Successful Collaboration and Engagement at UC San Diego. Learn, share, and discuss successful institutional strategies, and examine effective approaches to enhancing the international student experience. Register here!
Wednesday November 20th, from 8:30am-4:30pm (Reception immediately following from 4:30pm-6pm) at Price Center East Ballroom.

 Deadline to register is Friday November 15th
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Triton World Cup
Are you ready for some fútbol? All UC San Diego students, staff and faculty are invited to compete in the International Education Week (IEW) Triton World Cup! Sign up here to compete!
Friday November 22nd, at 1:30pm-4pm at Warren Field
Learn More About IEW






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

UCDC Internship at Washington, DC
Want a chance to intern at Washington DC? Apply to be part of the UCDC program! UCDC is an academic program that allows students to continue their studies and gain valuable on-the-job experience. Open to all majors, Washington, DC hosts extraordinary internship opportunities in every field. Learn more about UCDC here.

To apply for UCDC, apply here by November 18th. have any questions? Contact



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!



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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