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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.





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!






Student Leadership Awards

Want your hard work to be recognized? Apply for the Sixth College Student Leadership Awards! We are accepting applications until Friday, April 3rd 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 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






Plug-In @ PC: Late Night Study Fest

It's almost finals week and we got you covered! Throughout finals week, Price Center will have open study spaces in The Loft, East Ballroom, Sun God Lounge, and more. Feeling hungry? Most Price Center eateries will have special hours that week, staying open until midnight. Stay tune to our Kickoff event where multiple activities are happening on Sunday March 15th from 9PM to Midnight. The following kickoff events are: Lo-Fi Study Jam @ The Loft Silent Disco @ PC Dance Studio Chair Massages @ PC East Ballroom

Come out to Price Center starting on Sunday March 15th from 9pm-12am

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Outreach & Sixth Flower Fields Bus Trip

Join Outreach and Sixth College Student Council as we explore the Carlsbad Flower Fields! The trip will include visiting the gorgeous flower fields for your favorite insta shot as well as tractor rides and mazes to explore the area before heading back to campus! Ticket includes entrance to the flower field and transportation from UCSD to Carlsbad and back. Buy your ticket here!

Come out to the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch on Saturday April 11th from 9:30am-1:30pm

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Graduates, Get Ready for Sixth College Commencement!

It's almost time for graduation! Start getting ready for Sixth College Commencement by clicking the link below to learn about registration, rules and guidelines, and other accomodations.

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Teal Tuesdays

On Tuesdays we wear teal. Show your college spirit by wearing teal on Tuesdays with your fellow Sixers!




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!




APIMEDA 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

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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




Coffee or Dine With A Prof
The Dine-With-a-Prof and Coffee-With-a-Prof programs allow undergraduate students to get coffee or dine with one of their esteemed faculty members or graduate teaching assistants for free! Undergraduate students may participate in the Dine-With-a-Prof program once per quarter during the academic year and the Coffee-With-a-Prof program twice per quarter during the academic year. Visit this link to learn more and sign-up.





TMC 15 Public Service in America
In this course, you will discover the history and importance of the independent sector, develop your interests into purposeful practice, and meet experienced community leaders. Take this class in the Spring Quarter! Want more information about it? Visit your Academic Advisor.






7th Annual BioTechathalon Competition
Want to solve a real-world biotech problem, network, and have a chance to win cash prize? Sign up for the 7th Annual BioTechathalon Competition with a group of 4 to 6 people in the link below.
Applications accepted until Wednesday March 25th at 11:59PM

Competition will start on Saturday April 4th

Contact if you have any questions!

Apply Here

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Volunteer at UCSD's Overnight Program
Are you interested in making an impact in the lives of high school students? Consider joining UC San Diego’s Overnight Program as a volunteer! As part of a three-day, 2-night program where admitted high school students are welcomed into our vibrant campus community, volunteers will be responsible for ensuring that a seamless and memorable experience is had for all of our participants. Volunteers are not required to participate in all three days but are more than welcome to do so.

Apply by April 2nd in the link below

Contact if you have any questions!

Apply Here
UCSD APSA APIA Heritage Month Documentary Casting Call
This May, UCSD’s APIA community will be celebrating APIA culture and history through a series of events centered around the theme, “Building on Legacies of Resilience.” We’re looking for folks who are interested in participating in the creation of a documentary showcasing stories of resilience within APIA communities. Our goal in creating this documentary is to document and share these narratives to highlight stories that are typically untold. Sign up in the link below.
Sign up by Friday April 3rd at 11:59PM

Apply Here

Contact if you have any questions!




Excel with Integrity Art Contest
Enter the Excel with Integrity Art Contest and show how you excel with integrity and win up to $250 Triton Cash. Any type of artwork is allowed so get creative!
Submit Here!

Submissions are due Wednesday April 1st at 9AM

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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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

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:
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


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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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