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Week 8 Fall Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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Available On-Campus Tutoring Resources
The Teaching+Learning Commons offers walk-in and online tutoring, study groups, and writing support. Visit them online or in Giesel for more information! Oasis offers workshops and tutorials for Math, Science, and Language Arts, as well as drop-in and by-appointment tutoring. Stop by the third floor of Center Hall or visit them online to learn more.




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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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.



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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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
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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 climate change on November 19th. All thoughts and perspectives are welcome. 
Tuesday, November 19th 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. Point Loma and UCSD vs. CSU San Marcos
Show your school spirit and support Men's Basketball as they go head to head with Point Loma and CSU San Marcos. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Point Loma: Tuesday November 19th at 7PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU San Marcos: Thursday November 21st at 7:30PM at RIMAC Arena
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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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Passport to Culture: South Africa
Earn your passport and "travel" to South Africa! 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 South Africa, please sign up here:
Sign Up!
Thursday November 21st, from 3pm-4pm at the I-House Kathmandu Lounge
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Women's Basketball: UCSD vs. CSU San Marcos
Show your school spirit and support Women's Basketball as they go head to head CSU San Marcos. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. CSU San Marcos: Thursday November 21st at 5:30PM at RIMAC Arena
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Morning Sign Out GBM #3
Morning Sign Out will be having its third and final GBM of the quarter where we will enjoy free pizza and hear from Jim Galvin, a representative from the Study Abroad office.
Thursday November 21st, from 8pm-9pm at the PC West Bear Room

Contact if you have any questions! 





I Wish I Knew - How To Prevent Plagiarism
In this informative academic writing workshop, we will have the Academic Integrity Office and the Writing Hub from the Teaching + Learning Commons to guide us how to avoid plagiarism and to grow our confidence in academic writing.
Friday November 22nd, from 1:30pm-2:45pm at Green Table Room at 2nd Price Center East
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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






Sunset Yoga and Beach Bonfire
Midterms got you down or is your stress level high because of approaching finals? Come unwind with outreach - participate in beach yoga and bonfire, while watching the sunset. Buy your ticket here!
Friday, November 22nd from 4pm-6pm at La Jolla Shores

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Outreach Trip to Balboa Park
Join Outreach on a Saturday morning to explore your beautiful city of San Diego! We will be visiting Balboa Park - San Diego Art & Space Museum, and San Diego Natural History Museum. Your ticket includes transportation, and admission for two museums. Not to mention, so much more fun and cheaper to come together and make some new friends!
Saturday November 23rd, from 10am-3:30pm at Balboa Park

Meet at UCSD Lot P502 to be picked up by provided transportation
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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

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, click here by November 18th. Have any questions? Contact



FUSION Career Fair
Most companies at the career fair will offer work visa sponsorship so they will actually be looking at what you are CAPABLE of and not just WHERE you're from. This career fair is open to students of ALL backgrounds and majors, meaning that this event is not just for international students. We love being inclusive and we know everyone is out there trying to get HIRED! The Chinese Union will be co-hosting a pre-career fair workshop (Interviewing Across Culture) with Outreach Coordinators, Career Services Center, and the Academic Internship Program on November 19th. Secure your spot by RSVP.

Join us on November 25th at Price Center West Ballroom from 5PM-9PM. Have any questions? Contact Pei-Yun Tsai at

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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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