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Week 2 Spring Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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Coping with Covid-19


In light of the current COVID-19 situation, UCSD and Sixth College will continue to aid all in all aspects as you continue their college career. We provide these resources to you here during these troubling times.

Helpful Links

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Managing Anxiety and Stress

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation during an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

Coronavirus Anxiety: Helpful Expert Tips and Resources

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

Helping Children Cope Emotionally with the Coronavirus


Lost Wages Due to Covid-19?

Are you a student employee who can longer work on-campus and unable to work remotely? Check out this form to view your options for financial assistance. Please contact your employer regarding additional income options based on remote work availability/paid administrative leave/un-used Federal Work Study Hours described in campus communications before filling out the form.

Intake Form for Lost Wages for Student Employees


Online Library Resources

Available online library resources:

Access to Library Materials

Electronic Reserves

Digital Copy Request

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Coping With Coronavirus Stress

Feeling stress out due to COVID-19? Read this article about tips and steps to think about and consider in taking care of your mental health.

Read Here




Student Leadership Awards *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

Want your hard work to be recognized? Apply for the Sixth College Student Leadership Awards! We are accepting applications until Friday, April 10th at 11:59 PM through the link below. Here are the following categories you can apply for:

The Dean’s Award for Leadership and Service

The Dean’s Award for Leadership and Service is awarded to a graduating senior who has demonstrated excellence, outstanding leadership, and significant service contributions to Sixth College through academic and/or co-curricular activities. The award recipient will have demonstrated leadership and active participation within the Sixth College community.

The Teal Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior

The Teal Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior is awarded to a graduating senior who has contributed to positive community building in Sixth College through creativity and innovation, has helped create or has contributed to Sixth College traditions, and has shown a remarkable level of dedication and service to Sixth College.

The Alumni Association Outstanding Student Award

The Alumni Association Outstanding Student Award is awarded to a graduating senior who has 1) achieved academic excellence (minimum of 3.0 GPA) and 2) has brought distinction to Sixth College and UCSD through leadership, service, civic engagement, and involvement in the campus and San Diego community.

Oceanids Service and Leadership Award

The Oceanids Service and Leadership Award is awarded to a student in Junior class standing (90 credits completed) who has demonstrated leadership and service to the UCSD campus community at the college or campus-wide level. Examples of such service might include, but are not limited to, significant contributions of service to UCSD through student organizations, Athletics, campus-wide Advisory Boards, or student government.

Please read through application thoroughly and know what is required. As part of your application, you are required to submit a letter of reference. Letters of reference should be completed by a professional staff member, faculty member, or community member who can speak to your qualifications for the award to which you are applying. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide the link to upload the letter of reference to the person writing their letter. Late letters will not be accepted.

Apply by Friday, April 3rd by 11:59 PM

Apply Here



Success In Remote Learning
As classes start to move online, you can still succeed wherever you are! Check out this video here to learn about you can get the most of out your online learning experience for the upcoming quarter.

Sixth College Graduation Stole Pre-Order!

The Sixth College Signature Graduation Stole commemorates the year of your accomplishment, as well as the College's Logo. It is definitely something that you will want to add to capture your memories here at UC San Diego. Pre-order your graduation stole today and pick them up later in the school year! There's only a limited quantity and orders will come on a first come first serve basis.

Order Here!


College Council Elections

It's that time of year again! The AS Elections are happening soon for the 2020-2021 school year. Click on the link below to find information about the election's timeline, candidates, and other useful information. Remember to vote starting on Monday April 6th.

Polls are found on TritonLink starting on Monday April 6th to Friday April 10th until 4pm

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Sixth College Practicum Survey

Complete a survey about your experience fulfilling your Practicum requirement and enter to win a $25 Starbucks gift card! Fill it out here. You may also have your Practicum project featured on the Sixth College website!



UC San Diego Tritons - We Would Like to Hear Your Voice!

The results from this survey will provide ideas to make the outdoor public spaces on campus more active and dynamic with a wide range of programs and events. Participation in this survey is voluntary.

Take the survey!

Academic Advising

Located at The Hub in Pepper Canyon Hall (2nd floor) (Website)

Walk-in advising has been transitioned to virtual meetings using Zoom. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to protect the safety of our community in accordance with university, state, and local guidelines. 

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.



Remote Learning Resource Site
We created a website to help support you during this transition. Click here to visit!



Academic Success Webinars

Are you concerned about your academic standing? Interested in developing academic goals? Join Sixth College Advising in our webinar that focuses on achieving academic success! This is intended for students who may have been placed on academic probation in the last quarter, but is open to all students. Registration required, see details including zoom link found here.


Tuesday April 7th from 2PM to 3PM and Wednesday April 15th from 10:30AM to 11:30AM

Contact if you have any questions!

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Spring 2020 Policies Q&A
Join Sixth College Peer and Academic Advisors as we review key exceptions to policies and deadlines for Spring 2020. We will conclude with a Q&A session to help answer general questions about how these policies and deadlines may impact you. Full details found here.

Wednesday April 8th from 2PM to 2:45PM. Click on the link below to join during this time.

Contact if you have any questions!

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Phi Sigma Pi 2020 Spring Recruitment Events
This quarter, due to the special circumstances, we are doing a virtual recruitment session! We will hold info sessions on Zoom(ID can be found on facebook page) and please join anytime to talk to our brothers on April 6-7th. The facebook page address is Check our instagram page at @phisigmapiucsd and feel free to ask us any questions. We are all very excited to talk to all of you guys!
Monday April 6th and Tuesday April 7th from 6PM to 7PM at Zoom

Learn More

Contact Wendy Liu ( or Venetia Lin ( if you have any questions!
Thrive - Peer Health Coaching 
The Thrive Peer Health Coaching Program provides undergraduate students with personalized support and guidance from a trained peer health coach. In a one-on-one setting, our coaches will help you assess your desired well-being goal, create a behavior change plan using "SMART" goal-setting, and help you identify and develop the knowledge and skills to improve your well-being. Peer Health Coaches will also provide you with the resources and support necessary to attain your goal.

Click the link below to learn more about how to request a peer coach

Learn More



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! Register here to get information about our zoom link.
Every odd week on Tuesdays, from 12pm-1pm on Zoom
Contact Dr. Dianna Quach at (858) 534-7710 if you have any questions! 



Job Opportunities

Apply to be an Outreach Intern
Interested in expanding your leadership experience? Want to get paid while helping build community among international and out of state students at UC San Diego? Then apply to be a paid Outreach Coordinators Intern for International & Out of State Students for the upcoming academic year! Applications due April 24th, 2020. *All interviews will be done via zoom.
Contact if you have any questions

Apply Here

TRiOSummer Jobs
UC San Diego’s TRIO Outreach Program has a variety of summer job opportunities to work with Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math Science and Educational Talent Search programs.  We are looking for experienced and motivated tutors, resident assistants and academic enrichment trainers who can help build the college going pathways for local San Diego youth.  We conduct academic programs in residential and commuter settings that serve over 200 diverse students from grades 9 – 12.  We offer summer programs at different locations, including UC San Diego, SD City College and Mount Miguel High School. Here are the following jobs you may apply for whether as a UCSD student or not:

For UCSD Students:
Resident Assitant
: Provide college mentorship to high school students in a residential setting (Apply at UCSD Handshake Job#- 3587312)

Academic Tutor: Provide academic support to high school students in Math, Science, English, and Italian Language (Apply at UCSD Handshake Job# - 3587353)

For Non-UCSD Students:
Tutor: Provide academic support to high school students in Math, Science, English and Italian Language (Apply at Job#- 104060)

Resident Assistant: Provide college mentorship to high school students in a residential setting (Apply at Job#- 104008)
Academic Trainer: Provide academic-based lessons to high school students.
Math Job#- 103936
English Lit & Comp Job#- 103966
Science (with Lab) Job#- 103968
Italian Language Job#- 103969)
Summer Residential Program
Training: June 15th - June 19th
Program Date: June 21st - July 24th 
Contact if you have any questions




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


Check Back Later!

Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduate Students
Scholarship Opportunities for Transfer Students
Scholarship Opportunities for Study Abroad

Basic Needs Resources

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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