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Week 7 Spring Quarter

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Hello SNYCU readers! Thank you for helping me from the past few weeks. Right now I'm enjoying all the apples you've helped gather for me so there will be no scavenger hunt this week. Check back next week, I'm going to need help again soon!






Sixth College Button Design Contest

Want your design on a button. Sixth College is accepting design submissions! Winners will recieve a $50 amazon giftcard. Rules, guidelines, themes, and submission can be found in the form here. Submissions are accepted until May 29th
Contact if you have any questions!




Seniors, We Have A Present For You!

Heard the news of a virtual commencement? It's definitely a new way to graduate but that doesn't mean you can't log in with style! On behalf of Sixth College, we present to you a new Zoom background you can use. You can download it in the link below with the other available Sixth Zoom backgrounds we have. Remember to use your UCSD email to have access.

Zoom Backgrounds




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.





Take a Look at Our New Home!

Curious about what the new Sixth College would look like? No need to wait! Take a look at the video below to get a preview of our new home!

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A Present From Sixth College!

Missing Sixth College as much as we do? Try these Sixth College Zoom backgrounds that you can use! Show your spirit at home and online! You must use your UCSD email to access them.

Zoom Backgrounds




Success Coaches are Available!

Attention! Success Coaches are now available to meet with all students, campus-wide. Success Coaches are highly trained in identity-conscious and appreciative advising approaches for holistic student support. You can meet one-on-one with any of our Success Coaches by simply joining our zoom room Monday-Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-3:00pm: We look forward to meeting with you!





Take the UC Undergraduate Experience Survey

Want to see a change within our campus? Got an idea you want to implement for students? Let your voice be heard with the UC Undergraduate Experience Survey! Look in your UCSD email or visit here to access the survey.




Spring Triton Fest 2020

Never fear! Spring Triton Fest is here - online! Have a good time at home with these upcoming events: Good, Clean Fun Our curated list of content to enjoy from home titled Good, Clean Fun. The list is updated every Friday and includes everything from fun videos to watch and our new Spotify playlist to wellness tips and professional development opportunities. Take a look at list in the link below. It updates every week so check back every week to see what you can do.

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UCPath is Coming!
Do you work for UC San Diego?​ UCPath is coming! ​ ​UCPath is UC San Diego's new HR and Payroll system. Get ready today by reviewing and updating your personal information and home address in AYSO. Also, enroll in Direct Deposit, a fast, convenient, and secure way of getting paid while supporting social distancing.​ ​For more information, click on the link below.

Contact if you have any questions!

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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.





Loan Exit Counseling

Need more information about loans? Join us in one of our upcoming info sessions. RSVP is required and unique to each date provided.

May 14th, 10:30AM to 11:30AM (Link)

May 15, 1PM to 2PM (Link)

Contact if you have any questions! Subscribe Here




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!






UCSD Recreation: Playground

Need to do something when you're bored? Check out these events from the Playground hosted by UCSD Recreation.

Spring Esports

Recreation is now hosting Esports spring leagues! Free for students enrolled in spring quarter and Rec members. Games include FIFA 2020, League of Legends, NBA2K20, and Rocket League. Sign up for the night/time you want to play your weekly matches. Gift Cards will be given to 1st and 2nd place! Questions? Email

Register Here


Rec Online

Can't make a LIVE Zoom class? Not to worry, we have a ton of prerecorded content to watch on your own time. Videos range in topic and format like Trainer Tips, Recipes from our Rec Dietitian, World Dance, Circuit Training and more!

Access Here


New LIVE Classes Hapkido Basic Skills Mondays, 4-4:30pm

This 30 minute class will start with some light cardio or strengthening & stretching then focus on one or more basic techniques used in Hapkido. Focus topics will include blocks, strikes, stance, kicks, falls, rolls & stick patterns.


Vinyasa Flow with Liora Thursdays, 4:40-5:35pm

A form of Ashtanga yoga that emphasizes breath with movement in a fast paced, dynamic and challenging way. This class will end with a longer session of breath work and relaxation.

Live Class Schedule

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Get Up Tritons!

Need motivation to get up and work out? Sign up for the "Get Up Tritons!" newsletter. Our daily emails are sent at 10am, 12pm (Learn @ Lunch) and 2pm to provide instructional exercise videos you can follow from the comfort of your desk, office, or home. Our fitness instructors will teach you how to reverse the negative effects of sitting--all for free! Contact if you have any questions!

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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!




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






Academic Advising


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.




Try Virtual Tutoring
The Teaching + Learning Commons offers virtual, peer-facilitated Supplemental Instruction and study groups, as well as writing support.





Maintain Healthy Habits
The Zone has virtual programming and resources that can help you form healthy habits. Reach out to CAPS if you need mental health support.





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






Celebrating #FirstGen Class of 2020
Are you graduating this year and a first generation student? Share your experience at UCSD! Let us showcase your accomplishments during your time here to the entire UCSD community.

Share Your Story






Brief Survey - About 20 minutes – Personal Attitudes and Experiences - $250 Lottery Entry
Researchers in the psychology department are conducting a study on student’s experiences right now with the COVID-19 situation. You will be entered into a $250.00 lottery for participating in a study about your personal attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors, and demographics. Typical completion time is 20 minutes, most people finish in 10-30 minutes. Participation is anonymous, and a link will take you to a separate survey where you can enter your information for the lottery so that your email is never connected to your anonymous responses. Additional details can be found by clicking the survey link below.

Take The Survey




SDFLC & BSPH Capstone Students Present: Consumer Credi
Come sit in and learn about how to manage your credit with experts from San Diego Financial Literacy Center! RSVP for our final Zoom session.

Monday May 11th from 2PM to 3PM via Zoom
(RSVP in the link below)

Contact if you have any questions!





Why Belonging is Conditional: The Effect of Microaggressions on Asian Americans
CAPS is holding a panel about mental health, racism, and xenophobia.We will discuss the history of racism and xenophobia that Asian Americans have historically faced in the United States and the impact that these things have on the mental health of the community and the individual. RSVP is required.

Tuesday May 12th from 11:30AM to 1PM via Zoom





Triton Transfer Hub: Alumni Panel
A gateway to hear about transfer alumni’s experiences at USCD and their career path after graduation.

Wednesday May 13th from 4PM to 5PM via Instagram Live @TRITONTRANSFERS

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Relationships and Mental Health in Asian and Pacific Islander Communties
Join CARE at SARC for a guided conversation highlighting the attitudes in Asian and Pacific Islander communities surrounding mental health and relationships. We will focus on how these attitudes have affected our family dynamics and relationships while addressing impact of sheltering in place. RSVP required.

Wednesday May 13th at 5PM via Zoom

Contact if you have any questions!

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Triton Fest Presents: Tito Boy Project
Anthony Ayatin, the creator of Tito Boy Project, will be taking over our Instagram to show us how to cook a delicious fried chicken and fried tofu sandwich. Their team earned first place at the Pac Arts Movement's "Chew the Scene 2019."

Thursday May 14th from 6PM to 7PM via Instagram Live @ucsdtritonfest

Triton Fest Instagram

Contact if you have any questions!




Hija Ausente: Stories of an Immigrant
Join us for an art show displaying the work of Mexican artist Dulce Lopez Gonzalez who uses her different art to address issues such as corruption, racism, sexism, immigration, international policy, and trafficking. RSVP required.

Thursday May 14th at 5PM via Zoom
(RSVP in the link below)


Contact if you have any questions!




Critical Psychology New Horizons for Revolutionary/Reformation
A discussion on how we can steer psychological findings towards social change, starting with you.

Friday May 15th from 3:30PM to 5PM via Zoom
(RSVP in the link below)

Contact if you have any questions or if you need accomodations!


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Apply to Be A Part of OURS 2020!
Sign up to participate in OURS, an opportunity for undergraduate students to share their research with the large research community here at UC San Diego by submitting a video presentation documenting your research!
Deadline to submit is Saturday May 16th

Learn More

Contact you have any questions!




You're Too Sensitive
Join us in our discussion as we navigate social justice, fragility, and complicity within our communities and in popular culture. The pre-recorded program will be available on the CCC YouTube channel.

Wednesday May 20th from 4PM to 5:30PM via CCC YouTube Channel

Learn More

Contact if you have any questions!




Tea and Paint Night
Join us for virtual Tea and Paint Night! Follow along as we paint your own masterpiece together.Supplies will be provided through the request form here.

Thursday May 21st from 6PM to 7PM via Zoom

(Zoom Meeting ID: 474500879)

Zoom Link

Contact if you have any questions!



Yoga Zone
Join us for a virtual yoga class with CAPS to help reduce stress and anxiety, and improve your mood. This practice will lead you to a sense of peace and general well-being. Dr. Dianna Quach is a clinical psychologist and a certified yoga instructor, RYT. All levels are welcome! Video is recorded and will be available on our website for later viewing.

Every Monday from 10AM to 10:45AM via Zoom

Contact if you have any questions!

Zoom Link




Live Well, Be Well
Health Promotion Services presents Live Well, Be Well -- a podcast where we speak candidly about all things wellness! We'll be covering everything under the sun when it comes to wellness. From resilience and stress management to sex and relationships to alcohol and cannabis, and everything in between! Our goal is to inspire you, to help you feel connected, and to help you discover new ways to live your best life. New episodes are released every Monday & Thursday! Subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

Every Mondays and Thursdays at 8AM on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

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Triton Transfer Hub Digital
Triton Transfer Community Forum
Chat with transfers and the transfer Hub staff and post to Q&A and bullentin board

Access Anytime. Moderator Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 9AM to 6PM and Fridays 9AM to 1PM

Talk With Us 

Triton Transfer Virtual Meet Up

Chat with transfers and the transfer Hub staff and post to Q&A and bullentin board

Tuesdays from 12PM to 2PM
Thursdays from 4PM to 6PM

Zoom Link 

Live Stream
Join us for the topic of the week. Use the chat and ask any questions

Wednesdays from 4PM to 5PM via Instagram @TritonTransfers

Contact if you have any questions!

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Virtual ISPO Coffee Hours
Join us for ISPO Coffee Hours - Virtually! Bring your favorite coffee mug and cozy up to your screen on Tuesday, April 7th at 10am (PST) We look forward to seeing you there!

Every Tuesday at 10AM via Zoom link

Zoom Link






Hungry For Healthy
Cook delicious and healthy meals on a budget with our virtual cooking demos. Log on to get a chance to win a grocery gift card to Ralphs!

Every Wednesday from 10AM to 10:45AM via Zoom

Contact if you have any questions!

Zoom Link






Global Interviews
The I-House Global Forum Fellow is interviewing students from near and far about their current experiences and informing us on conditions around the world in the process. New videos drop every Wednesday at 3PM.

Every Wednesday at 3PM, new videos are posted on our Facebook page

Contact if you have any questions!

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Cultivating Conversation
A bi-weekly podcast by the CCC interns. New podcasts on Thursdays of Week 4,6, & 8!

Thursdays Weeks 6 and 8 via Cross-Cultural Center lnstagram IGTV @ucsdcorssculturalcenter

Contact if you have any questions!

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Cross Cultural Center (CCC) Office Hours
Miss the CCC community? Looking for accountability while getting work done? Want someone to chat with? Come join us for our virtual office hours!

Wednesdays Week 7 and 10 from 1PM to 2PM via Zoom
(Zoom ID: 944 2326 5688)





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




Gelila Mesfin
Take a look at our virtual art gallery hosted by the UCSD Cross-Cultural Center.

Art Gallery







Isabel Cabanillas Art Gallery
Check out our virtual art gallery hosted by the Cross-Cultural Center currently displaying the work of Isabel Cabanillas.

Visit the gallery anytime!

Contact if you have any questions!

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Piyarat Piyapongwiwat Virtual Art Gallery
Check out the first of the Cross-Cultural Center's virtual art galleries! Now displaying Thai artist Piyat Piyapongwiwat's collection of photographs entitled "Queerness."

Visit the gallery anytime!

Visit Us

Contact 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

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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!
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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! 
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Outreach Trivia Night
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. We will host trivia via Kahoot and Zoom this quarter and a sign-up form with more information will be updated through our FB page, so don't forget to check out our FB event page!

Want to sponsor Outreach Trivia and spread awareness about your department/org? Sign up

Every Tuesday, from 7pm-8pm online
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Virtual Learning Conversation Tables (TLC)
Come learn a new language by conversing with a host in a virtual casual setting.
Every Tuesday, from 5pm-6pm online
Contact if you have any questions! 
Learn More

Pre-Register Here




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! 




Black Women's Collective
Join us for conversations about our experiences as Black women and connect with other women on campus.
Every even week on Thursdays, from 5:00pm-6:30pm on Zoom
Contact if you have any questions! 

Zoom Link




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! 






Collaboration of Passport to Culture and iCafe. Learn about a new country every week online with other students! Registration required to access Zoom link.
Every Friday, from 12pm-1pm online
Contact if you have any questions! 
Learn More

Register Here




Job Opportunities

CARE Intern Recruitment
We are hiring for the 2020-2021 academic year! We need the talents and skills of a brilliant UCSD student to help us with social media and marketing next year! If you are interested, check out the job posting on Handshake! Applications due by May 15th!
Apply by May 15th at 12PM via Handshake

Contact if you have any questions!





Apply to be a GAP Mentor!
The Global Ambassador Program (GAP) is a summer-long mentorship program that matches incoming international and out of state students with current UC San Diego. Being a GAP Mentor is a great leadership and volunteer opportunity! 
*GAP Mentor Trainings will happen virtually in Spring Quarter. 

Apply Now




Become A Summer RA
Want to make an impact on student residents living on-campus? Apply to be an RA in the summer! Be a part of the residential life program at UCSD and help plan events for students and guide them through their college career while being compensated.

Apply through Handshake, job #3640644. Please contact if you have any additional questions.






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 Online Meeting, please contact us for updates and meeting link if available
Website | Facebook

Finance Committee
Wednesdays, 1pm
Online Meeting, please contact us for updates and meeting link if available

Teal Team Sixth (SCSC Programming Committee)
Wednesday, 6pm
Online Meeting, please contact us for updates and meeting link if available
Facebook | Contact

Tech Committee
Thursdays, 7pm
Online Meeting, please contact us for updates and meeting link if available

Website | Facebook
Sixth College Community Board (CoBoard)
Mondays, 7pm
Online Meeting, please contact us for updates and meeting link if available

Facebook | Contact




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Basic Needs Resources

Commuter Resources

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Campus Resources

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.
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