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Week 3 Winter Quarter

Spotlights • Academic Advising • Events • Job Opportunities • Public Meetings Scholarships • Basic Needs Resources • Commuter Resources • Campus Resources 
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SCSC Winter Appointments

If you are interested in student government, or are passionate about Sixth College, apply to become a part of our Sixth College Student Council family? For a list of open positions, click here.

Apply here by January 21st at 11:59PM

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Chat With A Peer Advisor

Questions about Pass/No Pass? Can't make it to walk-in hours? Come meet with one of our Peer Advisors at the Lodge get your questions answered!

Join us on Wednesday January 22nd at the Lodge



Become A Peer Advisor!

Want to get more experience in Sixth College? Apply to be a Peer Advisor! You will provide academic support for first and second years and design programs and workshops that students need while enhancing your co-curricular record!

Apply here by Wednesday January 22nd



Drawing With Light

Join us to learn more about Lori Hepner, a Pittsburgh based new media artist working primarily in performative light painting, fine art photography, and community centered public art projects. She will be hosting a talk event on january 23rd and will lead a light art workshop that all students can partake.

Join us on Thursday January 23rd from 5-7PM at the East Forum 4th floor, Price Center for the talk event and Friday January 24th from 11AM-3PM at the VAF Performance Space for the workshop (bring a personal landscape image on a USB drive you would like to use or on your cell phone)



Sixth Lunar New Year Celebration

Join Outreach and Co-board as we celebrate the Lunar New Year! Come enjoy free food and learn to make dumplings, do calligraphy, decorate paper fans, and lots more!

Join us on Friday January 24th from 6PM-7:30PM at Sixth College Dogghouse

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Sixth College Townhall Meeting

Food will be provided! Come join us for information and voice your opinions.

Join us on Tuesday January 28th from 5:30-7PM at the Multipurpose Room, Student Center



UCSD Sibling Day!

Spend a day with your sibling here at UCSD and join some of the events held by the university! Register here by Friday January 31st.

Siblings Day will be held Saturday February 8th from 9AM-3PM. See you there!




Commuter Sixers! We Want to Hear From You!

Want to improve your college experience as a commuter student? We can help! Fill out this survey to help us learn how we can best serve you




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!



College Bowl

Put your knowledge to the test! Compete with other Sixers in a trivia game to win prizes and compete with students from other colleges. Register before February to reserve your spot.

Register here!



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



Create A Quarter By Quarter Plan!
Have you created a quarter-by-quarter plan? Find a time to meet with your major advisor, then make an appointment with your Sixth College advisors!




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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10th Annual Integrity Award Nominations
Each year, UC San Diego recognizes campus community members who have made substantial contributions to academic, research or professional integrity. Please consider nominating a UC San Diego community member or department/unit for the 2020 Integrity Awards here. Honorees will be recognized at our 10th Annual Integrity Awards Ceremony on April 15, 2020.

Nominate a UCSD member by Tuesday January 21st at 9AM

Contact if you have any questions!


Campus to Career Series: Translating Transferable skills
Can you name the skills from your experiences in school, at home, volunteering, and/or student organizations, that can translate to a future internship or job? Employers often look for individuals who can demonstrate a good set of soft and hard skills. Come out for an activity to identify YOUR standout transferable skills and a review of career readiness competencies at UCSD. Presented by an Academic Internship Program Internship Counselor.
Tuesday January 21st at the Zone from 3:30PM to 4:30PM

RSVP Here!



International Students Preparing for Grad School 
Are you an International Student interested in applying to Graduate school, but don’t know how to go through the process? Come to our interactive workshop and learn from Staff and other students applying to graduate school while enjoying some pizza and soda.

Wednesday January 22nd at Thurgood Marshall Room Price Center from 12:30PM to 1:30PM

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Winter Org Wilderness 2020
Interested in learning more about the many organizations on campus, and getting more involved? Want to take a break from midterms and come play games with your friends? ... Or even get free food? If you answered YES to any of these questions come join The One Stop Desk and AS Office of Student Organizations on Library Walk, Jan 22 for our annual Winter Org. Fair to learn more!

Wednesday January 22nd at Library Walk from 12PM to 5PM

Contact Bolarin Lawrence if you have any questions!


Morning Sign Out GBM #1
Morning Sign Out will be having its first GBM of the quarter where we will be going our writing schedule and introducing our org to any new potential writers, editors, and graphic designers.

Wednesday January 22nd at the Great Hall at PC Green Table Room from 8PM to 9PM

Contact if you have any questions!

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University Centers presents: Commuter Appreciation Week!
Start Your Day with FREE Coffee @ the Price Center Commuter Lounge! Dates: Tuesday, Jan. 21 - Friday, Jan. 24 Time: 8-11AM ** Bagels with ACCB on Friday 1/24 ** Skip the Traffic Events! (5PM to 7PM) Tues. 1/21 - Study Spa @ Price Center Ballroom East Wed. 1/22 - TV Dinner: Fast & Furious @ The Loft Thur. 1/23 - Doctor Sleep @ Price Center Theater Fri. 1/24 - Skip the Traffic: French Fry Day @ The Loft

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Changing the World Without Losing Your Mind: A Changemaker Week
Learn about the ways Alex Count, an acclaimed nonprofit leader, balancing between pursuing success and maintaining a personal life.

Wednesday January 22nd at the Great Hall at International House from 5:30PM to 7:30PM

Contact if you have any questions!

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Jacobs' Journal Winter 2020 Recruitment
Are you interested in science, engineering, or journalism? Curious about the myriad of undergraduate student projects across UCSD? We are Jacobs' Journal, a NEW engineering research journal on campus, designed to showcase original student work and research, and applications are currently OPEN for winter quarter recruitment! We are looking to recruit staff writers, editors, and review board members as well as executive positions (Secretary). Applications are LIVE here!

Apply by Wednesday January 22nd at 11:59PM

Contact Trisha Ngyuen at if you have any questions!

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Senior Student Success Series:Workshop #3 - Savings,
Budgeting, and Investing 
Dive into what it means to be financially fit. Topics include saving, budgeting and investing. More workshops involving different topics to come. For CSAP graduating seniors, attend 4 of these workshops and receive a free cap and gown. Workshops are open to all students.

Join us on Thursday January 23rd from 12PM to 1PM at Student Services Center Room 300

Contact Maria at if you have any questions!

Register Here!



Cross-Cultural Center's Winter Involvement Fair
Are you looking to get involved? Join us at the Cross-Cultural Center's Winter Involvement Fair! There will be snacks, school supplies, and giveaways, as well as the chance to decorate your own tote bag. Meet student org leaders, and get to know some valuable departments on campus!

Thursday January 23rd at the Cross-Cultural Center from 3PM to 5PM

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 Kaibigang Pilipin@'s High School Conference (KP HSC)
High School Conference is a whole day, on-campus event in which we empower high school students from around the San Diego County. We are looking for volunteers, workshop hosts, and funcilitators for our event. Apply through one of the following links: Funcilitator

KP HSC will be held on Saturday February 1st at Price Center from 7AM to 9PM

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Men's Basketball: UCSD vs. Humboldt State | UCSD vs. Stanislaus State
Show your school spirit and support Men's Basketball as they go head to head with other colleges in these upcoming games. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Cal Poly Pomona: Thursday January 30th at 7:30PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU San Bernardino: Saturday February 1st at 7:30PM at RIMAC Arena
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Women's Basketball: UCSD vs. Humboldt State | UCSD vs. Stanislaus State
Show your school spirit and support Women's Basketball as they go head to head with other colleges in these upcoming games. Let's go Tritons! Click here for ticket information.
UCSD vs. Cal Poly Pomona: Thursday January 30th at 5:30PM at RIMAC Arena

UCSD vs. CSU San Bernardino: Saturday February 1st at 5:30PM at RIMAC Arena
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 Bending The Curve: Climate Justice Now - Global Forum
A timely discussion on the topic of Climate Justice focusing on climate communication and climate education.

Wednesday January 29th at the Great Hall at International House from 5PM to 6:30PM

Contact if you have any questions!

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BRC Change-a-thon
The BRC, in collaboration with The Basement, is hosting a change- a -thon with the intention of facilitating a creative problem solving incubator with a focus on the Black experience. Sign up here.

Saturday February 1st at the Basement from 9AM to 9PM 

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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

First Year Experience - Become A Discussion Leader


Interested in teachine, leadership, and collaboration? Become a discussion leader! Apply to experience a paid training oppurtunity that you can put in your co-curricular record.
Want more information? Come to one of our info sessions and get free cookies
Wednesday, January 22nd @ 3PM in the Marshall Admin Building, Room 127
Friday, January 24th @ NOON in the Student Services Complex, Room 350
Monday, January 27th @ 1PM in the Marshall Admin Building, Room 127
Apply at and search "Discussion Leaders" by January 31st at 11:59 PM
Contact if you have any questions



Apply for the Capital Fellows Program

The Capital Fellows Programs are nationally recognized public policy fellowships offering unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of California state government. Fellows work for 10-11 months as full-time, paid staff members in the State Assembly, State Senate, Executive Branch or the Judiciary. The fellowships are administered by the Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento, and are an outstanding opportunity for college graduates to engage in public service and prepare for future careers.
    To apply, click here by February 3rd, 2020. Have any questions? Contact the Sacremento State's Center for California Studies at or (916) 278-9606.

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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


Apply for the Tucker $10,000 award and the Marchick-Rallo $4,000 award
Are you or were a part of UCSD's student governemtn? You are eligible to earn scholarship money through one these two rewards! Click here to apply!

Deadline to apply is January 27, 2020

Contact if you have any questions!

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Grand Challenge Scholars Program
Want to gain professional skills and gain exclusive benefits from your learning?The Grand Challenge Scholars Program is an innovative certificate program for UC San Diego undergraduate students. The program is designed to encourage students to focus their curricular and co-curricular experiences on addressing one or more of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Deadline to apply is January 31, 2020

Contact if you have any questions!

Apply Here

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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